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L078 - Senior Farm Manager - Oxfordshire

A unique challenge has arisen for an experienced Farm Manager who wants to be at the centre of an innovative farm pioneering a new and diverse approach to grassland management.

A unique challenge has arisen for an experienced Farm Manager who wants to be at the centre of an innovative farm pioneering a new and diverse approach to grassland management. With a strong emphasis on genetics and data recording with a strict breeding programme. This is an opportunity for the right candidate to take on a well-maintained farm, a challenge to develop this mixed beef and sheep enterprise into a highly profitable business.

The farm is settled in the idyllic Cotswolds, focussed on producing high quality stock from a New Zealand style grazing system. The private owner is dedicated to moving forward with grazing techniques and refining animal genetics. De Lacy Executive are seeking a forward thinking, innovative fam manager to take on the project to develop the farm technically and in capacity.

Requirements:

Sound knowledge of grazing techniques and technical pasture improvements.

The ability to keep all farm records e.g. Farm Assurance inspections and animal movements, up to date and to provide reports to the owner.

Understanding of livestock husbandry, animal welfare and genetics.

Ability to maintain farm machinery.

Capable of meeting targets, working to budgets and progressing the farm business using innovative methods through genetic enhancement.

Willing to give a long-term commitment to the role.

Flexibility and willing to become a part of the community.

Capable of maintaining the farm to high standards.

Full driving and trailer licence.

Well organised and proactive.

Computer literate.

Salary; A competitive salary will commensurate with experience and relevant qualifications. A comfortable 2 bedroom fully expensed cottage will be provided plus vehicle.

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.

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description.

De Lacy Executive is an Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office, complying with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

This job has now been closed.

Summary

  • Ref: L078
  • Type: Farm/Unit/Forestry/Yard Manager
  • Salary: A competitive salary will commensurate with experience and relevant qualifications. A comfortable 2 bedroom fully expensed cottage will be provided plus vehicle.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, SOUTH, MIDLANDS,