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Assistant Growing Manager

England, Norfolk
+ annual performance linked bonus
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

Job Details

Assistant Growing Manager

East Anglia


Picture this.

Start your day with a stroll in the countryside and grab a coffee before you head off to the farm for the day.

Spend the day helping to run the day-to-day potato operation alongside the Growing Manager.

Finish the day at an award-winning pub or another stroll through the gorgeous countryside East Anglia has to offer.

Sound good?

If you have potato knowledge from previous farming experience. Keep on reading…

What you'll be doing

Working for the largest potato packers and growers in the UK employing circa 400 employees.

You'll be the person managing the cropping and irrigation of this 400-acre but expanding site, growing potatoes.

You'll be crop walking, managing irrigation, organising fertiliser programmes and more.

As well as managing the day-to-day crop management, you'll be supporting the growing manager with additional responsibilities more broadly across the team.

You'll also be there to help manage the business management, farm budgets and more.

The day-to-day management of employees will be an area of support in the role, meaning you get to see a whole operation in this senior position.

What you'll need

The ideal candidate will have their FACT and/or BASIS but not to worry if not, this business will invest in YOU!

They are happy to put you through your FACTS and BASIS as well as other qualifications to help you develop and further your skills and knowledge.

Previous experience in potatoes and knowledge of crop management and irrigation is essential!

What's Next

For an informal chat, please call me, Kieran on 01780 480530, email or message me on LinkedIn. Don't worry if your CV isn't up to date, just send what you have already, and we can sort the rest later.


MorePeople are a specialist recruitment business for the food, fresh produce, horticulture and agriculture industries. Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience in the industry, we’re a growing team comprising of a mixture of ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters passionate about the sector.

Offering a functional approach to recruitment, we have dedicated expert teams to assist in all roles across a business;


  • Commercial
  • NPD
  • Operations
  • Technical
  • Growing
  • Agronomy
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • HR, Admin & IT
  • Rural Surveyors, Land Agents & Estate Managers

​​​​​​​The team are committed to offering the best recruitment service for all professional roles within the sectors in which we operate.

Find out more on our website at or call us on 01780 480530.


Company info
01780 480530
Cherryholt House
Cherryholt Road,

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