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H092 - Broiler Farm Manager - Somerset

Our client is looking for a dedicated and experienced Farm Manager to take responsibility for their poultry farm in the South West. This is an exciting opportunity to join our clients expanding and reputable business.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day management of the farm and subsequent team. This is a dynamic and progressive business and the opportunity will suit somebody who holds similar credentials.

Responsibilities will include:

Ensuring excellent welfare of livestock.

Ensuring all aspects of running the farm are met.

Maintaining safe working practices.

Overseeing weekly weighing on both sites.

Organising and overseeing contract cleaners and catchers.

Managing and motivating a team.

Feed management/ordering.

Overseeing vaccinations.

Production performance.

Assisting the office staff with the staff rota.

General maintenance



Effective people management skills.


Excellent communication skills.

Computer and numerical literate.

Ability to carry out manual duties.

Previous experience in Broiler production.

Tractor driving skills useful but not essential.

Full clean UK driving license.

NVQ level 3 in poultry production or similar would be desirable.

Remuneration: A competitive remuneration package plus accommodation and bonuses will be offered to the successful candidate.

Interested to apply or to know more? Please call Harriet Smith on 01885 485528 or email:

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. Any details you provide will be securely retained and will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission. Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

De Lacy Executive is the recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business, Agri-Food and Land-based Business Sectors. It was established in 2000. The team of consultants consists of experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists who have developed a recruitment practice based on high ethical standards. De Lacy Executive is the only agricultural recruitment consultancy approved as a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UKs recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047) and is one of the few registered with the UKs Information Commissioners Office under the Data Protection Act.

This job has now been closed.


  • Added: 13th September 2016
  • Ref: H092
  • Type: Farm/Unit/Forestry/Yard Manager
  • Salary: A competitive remuneration package plus relocation allowance will be offered to the successful candidate.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, SW ENGLAND,