Assistant Farm Manager - Root Crops

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Coldham, Wisbech
£30-33k plus benefits
19 Sep 2019
17 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Part of the renowned and historical Elveden Farms & Estates, the holding at Coldham covers some 3,500 acres growing arable and root crops. World class producers of fresh produce, marketing onions and potatoes under their own brands; Elveden Produce and Garden of Elveden, the business supplies supermarket, wholesale & processing sectors.

On their behalf, we are exclusively engaged to recruit an Assistant Farm Manager who will take visible day to day responsibility for the smooth and efficient running of the Coldham Estate, reporting to the Farm Manager. Practical skills, proven experience in leading, motivating and managing teams and demonstrable problem solving abilities are all required, together with a confident and decisive personality.

The Assistant Farm Manager will be expected to have a working knowledge of all the machinery associated with the operations of a large arable and root vegetable business, with a  "hands on" approach.

Key application criteria;

*Management experience of some duration offering a collaborative yet decisive style

*Proven ability to lead by example demonstrating a practical approach

*An effective problem solver who can think on their feet, delivering with efficiency

*A willingness to learn and expand their skill set

*Unafraid to take full responsibilty and "own" the role & its objectives

*Understanding of the lifestyle and commitment that such a position entails

We are a high profile business with an enviable reputation seeking and duly rewarding the very best on merit.

A vehicle, laptop & mobile telephone are offered. Accommodation may be available.

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