Working Farm Manager 

Location
North Kent
Salary
Competitive package
Posted
17 May 2021
Closes
14 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Working Farm Manager 

Down Court Farm

This is an exciting opportunity for a progressive and forward-thinking individual to take the next step in their career. We are looking for someone to oversee part of a large commercial combinable crops business, and to use their previous experience to help develop and influence a new venture to take the business past the reductions in BPS and maintain growth.

The business

The farm is situated in North Kent and expands to 3,000 ha of combinable crops, with a history of expansion and progression. There is a well-equipped and modern machinery fleet with a good level of investment in technology and infrastructure.

The role

The individual would be helping oversee roughly half of the area and reporting to the farm managing partner. This will be an active working role, including working with agronomists, driving combines and providing back up to the sprayer and other machinery operators.

The person

The role would suit someone looking for the next step in their career; likely educated to degree level and with around 5 years of experience working within a commercial farming business.

The individual would be competent and confident in the growing of arable crops, with BASIS and FACTS being advantageous to the role. Experience with root crops, irrigation and knowledge of growing onions would be beneficial. 

 

Competitive package including training to be provided where necessary. Accommodation available. Please contact sarah@downcourt.co.uk for further information.

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