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Farm Manager - Perthshire

De Lacy Executive
Competitive salary dependent on experience
Closing date
18 Apr 2024

Job Details

This large, progressively-minded Perthshire estate are seeking an experienced Farm Manager to oversee their diverse farming operations which include cattle, grassland, peatland management, conservation, forestry and renewable energy.

You will find this to be an interesting and varied role with the opportunity to drive and manage a number of exciting projects such as restoring the farm to its former glory and continuing the excellent environmental work that is already underway.

Your role will primarily focus on management of the estate’s 250 head of cattle (including a pedigree Angus herd), as well as driving various AECS projects and partnerships with stakeholders.

A mixed farming background would be highly desirable while experience with cattle is a must.


  • Oversee and manage pedigree herds
  • Manage pasture and silage production
  • Continue to nurture estate back to its full potential
  • Lead and mentor a capable team of estate staff (including passionate stockpeople and farm operatives)
  • Drive and manage environmental projects
  • Contribute extensively towards farm business management
  • Exercise adaptable approach to changeable agricultural policy
  • Embrace and champion the estate’s ways of working

What you will have:

  • Livestock farming experience
  • People management & leadership skills
  • Progressive mindset
  • Experience with AECS/ELMS schemes (Desirable)
  • Conservation background (Desirable)


  • Competitive Salary
  • Accommodation (3 bedroom house)
  • Vehicle

How do I apply?

For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Harry Porter on: 01885 485524 (Preferred number) / 07875197231 or e-mail your CV and covering letter To Thank you.

De Lacy Executive will upload your CV to our database and retain some data about you in order to process your application.

More information about our processing activities can be found at .

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence and your details 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 an Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice, and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office. De Lacy Executive complies with all relevant data protection legislation.


De Lacy Executive is the professional Agri-Business recruitment consultancy.

Since 2000 we have been recruiting within the agriculture, horticulture, fruit, fresh produce, primary food and other rural sectors in the UK and Internationally. We arguably have the largest database of candidates and regular employer clients.

In this period we have been privileged to help countless companies and jobseekers to achieve their employment goals.

We engage at all levels from trainee through to senior executive and in disciplines from production to technical and commercial.

Our team of nine is friendly, knowledgeable and experienced. We welcome your enquiries and offer our very best advice and service whatever the employment situation.

Most of us are agriculturalists by upbringing and education and have experience of working in the sector we serve before entering the recruitment industry.  We are well trained in recruitment practice and De Lacy Executive is the only Agricultural Recruitment business to be Approved by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation which promotes high standards within the recruitment industry.

We maintain the highest levels of confidentiality and are registered and conform to the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

 “Integrity, Knowledge and Confidentiality”.

We look forward to hearing from you.

De Lacy Executive Ltd. Suite 7, Malvern Gate, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

Tel: 01885 483440. E mail:

Company info
01885 483440
Suite 7
Malvern Gate
Bromwich Road

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