Agriculture Manager | General Manager | Poultry
We are working with a leading poultry supplier to the UK's retailers who are looking to bring in a Senior Manager to their Operations and Farming teams. This is a brilliant opportunity to join a progressive and successful business whilst also taking that next step in your management career.
This opportunity will see you taking responsibility for the broiler farms, hatchery's and the feed mills that supply them, taking operational control of them as one business unit. This will come with a number of direct reports alongside the opportunity to work strategically with a number of managers and contract growers. The simple goals for this role will be based around cost control and reduction whilst working to industry wide benchmarks. You will also be responsible for investigating new technologies, techniques and performance monitoring trends which will ultimately guide your unit to further success.
The end goal will be to run the business unit as efficiently as possible, across the broiler farms, hatchery and feed mills. Whilst also ensuring that the staff are well managed and you are splitting your time between day-to-day management and strategic thinking, keeping this unit on the forefront of the industry and its trends and developments.
The successful candidate will have the following:
Extensive experience in the poultry sector, specifically working with broilers, managing a number of farm managers & assistants. Experience with hatchery and feed production will be beneficial.
Team management experience will be necessary so great relationship building skills along with a proven track record of successful business unit management.
Experience with creating a great working strategy on behalf of an intensive agricultural business unit will be beneficial.
Excellent Microsoft Office skills and the ability to communicate with all levels and invested parties in the business unit.
There is a great salary on offer, which will be tailored to reflect the experience of the successful candidate. Along with a package to match this senior level role.
If you are interested and would like to find out more, please get in touch with Michael Kendall on 01780 480530 or firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential chat.