Situation Vacant Multiple Site Broiler Farms Manager - South West

Our client is looking for a dedicated and experienced Farm Manager to take responsibility for two poultry farms in the South West. This is an exciting opportunity to join our clients expanding and reputable business.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day management of the two farms and subsequent team. The farms are made up of new or well-maintained buildings. This is a dynamic and progressive business and the opportunity will suit somebody who holds similar credentials.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring excellent welfare of livestock.
  • Ensuring all aspects of running the farms is met.
  • Maintaining safe working practices.
  • Overseeing weekly weighing on both sites.
  • Organising and overseeing contract cleaners and catchers.
  • Managing and motivating a team.
  • Feed management/ordering.
  • Overseeing vaccinations.
  • Production performance.
  • Assisting the office staff with HR and routine admin.
  • Overseeing general maintenance/ground keeping.

  • Motivation.
  • Effective people management skills.
  • Enthusiasm.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Computer and numerical literate (Excel spread sheet).
  • Ability to carry out manual duties.
  • Previous experience in Broiler production.
  • Tractor driving skills useful but not essential.
  • Full clean UK driving license.
  • NVQ level 3 in poultry production or similar would be desirable.
A competitive remuneration package plus relocation allowance will be offered to the successful candidate.

Interested to apply or to know more? Please call Harriet Smith on 01885 483 440 or email: [email protected]

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. Any details you provide will be securely retained and will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission. Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

De Lacy Executive is the recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business, Agri-Food and Land-based Business Sectors. It was established in 2000. The team of consultants consists of experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists who have developed a recruitment practice based on high ethical standards. De Lacy Executive is the only agricultural recruitment consultancy approved as a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UK's recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047) and is one of the few registered with the UK's Information Commissioner's Office under the Data Protection Act.

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Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

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Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...