Arden Farms are situated north of Lincoln. Enterprises include: potatoes, onions & sugar-beet, vining peas, cereals and oilseeds. There is also a deer herd, with current plans to develop an added value enterprise on farm. The regular farm team totals five, who operate an RTK reliant/integrated, modern machinery fleet.
We are looking for an individual to join a close family team working alongside the owner, who is very much hands on. The new manager will have operational responsibility for much of the day to day activity across the land base.
With split sites and the complexity of growing high value crops with water, we are looking for a candidate that is all of the following;
- Agronomically sound
- Passionate about growing food
- Focused on soil health
- A problem solver
- Natural leader /communicator
- Very competent user of ag tech
- Commercially savvy.
Additional skills that you will need are excellent IT competency including Gatekeeper/mapping, fresh produce supply chain awareness and an accurate and timely, data recording mind-set. BASIS, FACTS are preferable. There will be significant career progression opportunities for the right candidate as the owners will look to hand over more of the running of the business to the right individual, as they grow into the role.
We offer a competitive remuneration package, including a house.
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Closing date – Friday 24th November 2017