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Working Farm Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to take on the management of a forward thinking, dynamic organic dairy farm situated in the heart of the Cotswolds.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Dairy Farm Manager to oversee the running of a 200+ cow organic, pasture-fed dairy unit across 600 acres split between spring and autumn block calving.The farm has an independent artisan farm-house cheesemaker co- located on-site.

The role offers an opportunity to manage a regenerative farming system in charge of a young and dynamic team as well as playing a pivotal role in shaping the future of the farm. .The role comes with a standalone 3-bedroom recently renovated cottage.

The Manager will need to demonstrate excellence in all aspects of profitable dairy farm/ business management, including forage and grassland management alongside competent stockmanship.


  • Reporting directly to the Farm Owner
  • Day to day management of the dairy herd, dairy followers and staff
  • Management of forage stocks and grassland management.
  • Machinery and parlour work
  • Maintaining high levels of animal health and welfare.
  • Maintaining documentation etc for farm assurance schemes


  • Good communication skills
  • Technically competent
  • Competent IT capability
  • Proficient manager of staff
  • Grassland management experience
  • Environmentally aware
  • Experience of dairy management
  • Livestock husbandry skills (AI, foot trimming)

The salary will reflect experience. Training can be given to a suitable candidate.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence and should be made in writing with a full CV to:

Seb Clarke – Manor Farm Chedworth, Cheltenham, GL54 4AA or call 07908454015

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