Working Farm Manager

FGS Agri is a well-established farming company in the South East of England currently cropping in excess of 1,600ha and running a 600+ head beef herd.  As a continually growing, evolving and innovative business. The position of Working Farm Manager has arisen.

Using a ‘hands-on’ approach tackling the daily operation of the residential farm based at Pluckley along with additional contract and share farmed holdings across the South East.  Your priority will be to successfully grow consistently high-quality crops but your duties will include generating work schedules for the staff, accurate electronic record keeping using Gatekeeper along with being able to ‘stand in’ operationally during staff shortages.  Applicants are sought with experience of all aspects of arable farming, have an ability to communicate effectively at all levels, provide leadership and direction to your staff, be a team player, provide a dynamic outlook on the enterprise and if not qualified, willing to study FACTS and BASIS in the longer term.

Applicants should have a proven agricultural background and knowledge of the industry, have relevant certificates in machinery operation, be enthusiastic and willing to assist with other aspects of the business when required.  A competitive package will be offered to the right applicant.

Please send your CV and cover letter stating your current employment status and salary to Jonathan West via email; jonathan.west@fgsagri.co.uk Applications close 1st July 2016