Posted 3 months ago

An opportunity has arisen within FGS Agri (part of the Heathcote Holdings group) for a Working Arable Farm Manager. We are an integrated business supplying the needs of the agricultural industry across south east England and currently cropping 1,200ha.

Key Features:

  • An opportunity to manage an arable unit within a mixed farming operation with a suckler herd in addition to contracting and organics businesses.
  • The use of the latest technology and machinery.

Aims and responsibilities:

  • Produce consistently high-quality crops with the support of our Agronomist.
  • Maximise the productivity and profitability of the Arable Enterprise within the confines of good agricultural practice and cross compliance.
  • Keep records for ACCS purposes, i.e. cropping, applications, field work, crop storage, rodent control and farm machinery maintenance.
  • Provide work instruction, direction and leadership to arable enterprise staff and to encompass responsibility for their motivation and discipline.
  • Undertake the management and operation of the Contract Spraying Enterprise.
  • Work as part of an integrated team with our Livestock, Organics and Contracting enterprises reporting to the Company Chairman.

Requirements for role:

  • An agricultural background and knowledge of the industry is essential
  • At least 5 years practical and relevant experience essential
  • Self-motivated with an eye for detail
  • Computer literate
  • PA1 & PA2 essential
  • BASIS would be an advantage

Competitive salary, company vehicle and accommodation available if required.

Ongoing training will be provided.

A full job description is available upon request.

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