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S245 - Organic Speciality Crops Manager - Herefordshire

De Lacy Executive has been retained to recruit a speciality crops manager on an organic 200 acre site in Herefordshire. The farm is involved with producing arable and speciality crops for use in the cosmetic and FMCG sectors, varying from small scale horticultural cropping to larger scale orchard areas. Excellent environmental and organic practice is key to the success of this award winning business and we are seeking a like-minded individual to join this select team.

De Lacy Executive has been retained to recruit a speciality crops manager on an organic 200 acre site in Herefordshire. The farm is involved with producing arable and speciality crops for use in the cosmetic and FMCG sectors, varying from small scale horticultural cropping to larger scale orchard areas. Excellent environmental and organic practice is key to the success of this award winning business and we are seeking a like-minded individual to join this select team.

The successful candidate will liaise directly with the business owner and will be responsible for the day to crop management as well as general farm maintenance.

This position is a hands-on role and irrigation, pruning, weeding and harvesting are all elements.

Requirements:

An understanding of organic farming practices and horticulture.

Previous agricultural farming experience.

The ability to operate and maintain machinery.

The supervision of seasonal labour.

A commitment to the farms existing environmental principles.

An enthusiastic and flexible team player with good interpersonal skills.

Telescopic loader certificate is desirable but not essential.

Full UK driving licence

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A competitive salary package will be commensurate with experience and relevant qualifications.

Interested to apply or to know more? Please call Sarah Milburn on 01885 485 527 or email: sarahmilburn@delacyexecutive.co.uk

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.

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Summary

  • Ref: S245
  • Type: Farm/Unit/Forestry/Yard Manager , General Farm/Unit/Forestry Worker
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, WEST MIDLANDS,