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H153 - Broiler Breeder Assistant Farm Manager - Herefordshire

Our client is looking for a dedicated Assistant Farm Manager to work on their Chicken Breeding Facility in Herefordshire. This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to pursue a career in the poultry industry.

Responsibilities will include:

Working with the Farm Manager to ensure all aspects of running the farm are met from chick in-take to turnaround.

Maintaining safe work practices of all staff and contractors on site.

Ensuring the welfare of livestock, feeding ordering, ventilation management, vaccination, record keeping etc. are met.

Covering farm in managers absence, when fully trained - carrying out pager cover and dealing with alarm calls during this period.

The successful candidates should have strong stockmanship skills with enthusiasm and the ability to learn. Candidates with experience in Chicken Breeding, rearing or laying would be highly desirable. Although candidates with broiler experience would also be considered.

The Requirements:

The ability to work with minimal supervision and carry out manual duties - essential.

Proven effective communication skills and people management skills - essential.

Self-driven to achieve results - essential.

Basic Computer skills - essential.

UK driving license.

NVQ Level 3 in Poultry Production or similar qualification - desirable but not essential.

The Rewards: A competitive remuneration package is offered plus accommodation.

The next step? To apply for this exciting opportunity, please e-mail your CV and covering letter (preferably in Word format please) to For more information please call 01885 483440

Thank you.

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. Absolutely none of your details will be passed to a third party without your prior permission.

De Lacy Executive, established in 2000, is the recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business and Land-based Business Sectors. Experienced practical and allied trade agriculturalists who have developed a recruitment practice based on high ethical standards. Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees recruitment practice. Registered and complies with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

This job has now been closed.


  • Added: 15th February 2017
  • Ref: H153
  • Type: General Farm/Unit/Forestry Worker
  • Salary: A competitive remuneration package is offered plus accommodation.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, WEST MIDLANDS,