As a result of planned succession, the position of Working Farm Manager is available on a large-scale operation in South Lincolnshire. Working on the home farm and in conjunction with a substantial contract farming operation, the successful candidate will lead, manage and motivate a well-established team on a variety of high value vegetables, root crops and cereals.

In addition to the day-to-day responsibilities associated with running this large farming operation, the working manager will be involved in crop forecasting and the scheduling of planting, irrigation and harvesting for the of whole range of crops. There is also a requirement for detailed planning of the storage operation and all of the associated logistics, working effectively and efficiently with both suppliers and buyers.

Candidates with formal agricultural qualifications will have experience in profitable crop production and a good knowledge of operating large-scale farm machinery and irrigation systems. Reporting directly to the family owners, this position offers an exceptional opportunity for self-development and career enhancement.

The ideal candidate will be FACTS and BASIS qualified and will demonstrate people management and motivation skills with a hands-on approach to leadership. In return, a package that reflects the experience of the successful candidate is on offer.

For a confidential discussion about this role, or to receive more information, please call Brian Hutchison 0n 07765 222625 or email your CV with a covering letter to brian@hunterchaseconsultants.co.uk