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L049 - Assistant Farm Manager - Arable - Eastern Europe

De Lacy Executive has been retained to recruit an Assistant Farm Manager for a large scale, continuously expanding arable operation in Eastern Europe.

De Lacy Executive has been retained to recruit an Assistant Farm Manager for a large scale, continuously expanding arable operation in Eastern Europe.

Our client has a range of business activities including significant farming operations in other parts of the world. The business is run to western European standards of ethics and professionalism.

The business has a diverse portfolio, specialising in cereals and oilseeds, peas and sugar beet. Achieving high yields in a fertile region under the GlobalGap certification, our client is seeking a candidate who will set and achieve high standards.

This is a genuine career opportunity, not just a job, with the opportunity to step further up the management ladder.

Responsibilities:

To manage the day-to-day operations of approximately 1,500-2,000 ha under the supervision of the Farm Operations Manager, this will comprise of all growing, drying and storage matters on the site.

To develop innovative approaches and techniques to continually advance new and best practice.

To manage the sourcing, selection and maintenance of all inputs - machinery, equipment, seed, fertilisers, etc.

Ensure that tasks are completed to a high standard.

To lead the operations team (15-30 people) in planning and implementing crop rotations, field schedules, harvest activities, drivers and agronomists.

Candidate Requirements:

The ideal candidate will probably have at least a couple of years of relevant experience post graduation.

A highly ambitious and passionate character who thrives on challenges.

In return for training, ongoing support and opportunity the ideal candidate will be seeking to progress their career through the company rather than be "just passing though".

Ideally, a Degree in Agriculture or Agronomy.

Ability to work autonomously and manage staff.

Excellent IT skills

Willingness to learn the local language.

Remuneration: The excellent benefits package includes a competitive salary, housing expenses and a company car, as well as an appropriate leave scheme to the home country.

Interested? Please e-mail your enquiry or CV to lauraedwards@delacyexecutive.co.uk or phone Laura Edwards on 01885 485 529 for a completely confidential discussion or for more information.

All contact is confidential and none of your details will be passed to an employer without your prior approval.

This job has now been closed.

Summary

  • Ref: L049
  • Type: General Farm/Unit/Forestry Worker, Trainee - General - For subsequent management roles, Trainee Agronomist (Must possess HND/Degree and practical experience)
  • Salary: The excellent benefits package includes a competitive salary, housing expenses and a company car, as well as an appropriate leave scheme to the home country.
  • Location: EUROPE, UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations,