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Farm Manager

Employer
MorePeople
Location
Kent
Salary
Competitive salary + Accommodation
Closing date
12 Mar 2019

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Category
Fresh Produce
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

One of Europe's top producer of fresh produce is looking to take on a passionate and enthusiastic Farm Manager. They have farming operations all over Europe but you will be responsible for their baby leaf and herb farm in Kent.

The Job:

You'll be managing the site operations, ensuring production targets are met in full and within budget. This includes all planning, forecasting, buying of supplies, recruitment, H&S and logistics as well as all day-to-day growing responsibilities. You'll ensure that you and your team are growing the highest quality crops within all legal and company requirements.
You'll be reporting into the Head of UK Production and have the freedom to lead the farm with support available from your employer when you need it.

The person:

It is essential that you have experience of working in a similar position within fresh produce. Ideally you will have experience in baby leaf but if you have worked with brassica, carrots, parsnips or any other vegetable crop then we would still love to hear from you. Knowledge of irrigation and food safety is highly desirable, as are your FACTS & BASIS qualifications, however if you are not FACTS & BASIS qualified our client will put the right candidate through training if need be. A degree or equivalent qualification in agriculture, horticulture or a related subject is strongly preferable.

Package:

In return for your commitment to the business, you will receive a competitive salary depending on your experience. Accommodation is also available if desired.

To apply:

To find out more please apply via the link or contact Edina Bremner on 01780 480 530 or edina@morepeople.co.uk for a confidential conversation.

Company

MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Find Us
Location
Acanthus House
Belton Street
Stamford
PE9 2EF
GB
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