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Poultry Operations Manager - Director Designate - East of England - H200

An exciting position has arisen for a Poultry Operations Manager based in the East of England. There is also the exciting opportunity, for the successful candidate, to progress within the business and become a director. The company is well established and has a great reputation for producing quality poultry products that adhere to high welfare standards.

Due to increased demand for their products, further expansion plans now underway. As a result, the successful candidate will be responsible for continued growth of the business, sourcing new farms, land and growers.

You will be responsible for the daily operations of the business, including management of the whole growing process of the birds. The successful candidate will be responsible for all members of poultry staff, liaising with producers and clients and ensuring high welfare standards are met.

Further responsibilities:

  • Budgeting and maintaining accurate financial records
  • Organising sales and purchases of livestock.
  • Recruiting and training a team.
  • Ensuring compliance with industry regulations, quality standards, animal welfare, and health and safety standards are met.


  • Previous management experience in poultry.
  • The ability to manage and motivate a team.
  • Good communication skills at all levels.
  • Initiative, drive, motivation and ambition.
  • IT literate.
  • Valid UK driving license.

This is a rare and stimulating opportunity to join a leading and established firm with the opportunity to move into a Directorship role.

The Next Step: Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. Please e-mail your enquiry or CV to or call Harriet Smith on +44 (0) 1885 485528 / +44 (0) 1885 483440 for more information. Thank you.

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 operates within the international food supply chain and agri-business sector.

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