Mushroom Crop Manager

South West
Excellent salary for the right candidate
15 Oct 2013
12 Nov 2013
Contract Type
Full Time

De Lacy Executive is seeking a Mushroom Crop Manager to take responsibility for all crop husbandry whilst managing a team of 6-8 people. Our client is a successful specialist crop business in the South West of England.

The company seeks a manager who has a fundamental knowledge of crop husbandry and has the enthusiasm to quickly learn new crop technologies utilising high tech systems. To ensure that yield and quality targets are optimised and achieved; good planning and organisational skills are required, along with the ability to record and analyse crop data.  The successful candidate will have the competence to motivate and manage a well-trained production team.

Candidates should have an agricultural/horticultural qualification. Employment experience in mushroom crop husbandry is required, and a good understanding of supply chain management would be advantageous but not essential. The ability to proactively establish and maintain effective working team relations and a driving licence are essential.

The successful candidate for this attractive role can expect an excellent remuneration package plus the opportunity for career growth and diversification.

If you would like to have an exploratory, no obligation, discussion about this first class opportunity please call Catherine Edwards on 01684 310208. You can e-mail your enquiry or CV to

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. Any details you provide will be securely retained and will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission.

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

De Lacy Executive is the recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business, Agri-Food and Land-based Business Sectors. It was established in 2000. The team of consultants consists of experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists who have developed a recruitment practice based on high ethical standards. De Lacy Executive is the only agricultural recruitment consultancy approved  as a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UK's recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047) and is one of the few registered with the Information Commissioners Office under the Data Protection Act.

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