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Assistant Flock Manager - Immediate Start - JH012

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An exceptional full time, permanent opening has arisen for a Assistant Flock Manager for a Sheep Farm based in the West Midlands for immediate start. Our client is seeking a candidate to manage a progressive and profitable flock and to maintain the highest standards of husbandry and management.

This is the perfect opportunity for someone looking to progress their career in the sheep sector; additionally, someone who has a dairy background who is seeking a change.

The Responsibilities:

  • Follow and develop the flock protocols in conjunction with the farm owner.
  • Lamb the flock with support.
  • Maintain animal health and welfare to a high standard - with assistance from staff or vets as required.
  • Achieve various production targets set for the flock.
  • Ensure all paperwork and computerised records are completed in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work environment.

The Requirements:

  • Several years of practical sheep/dairy experience with a passion for the industry.
  • An agricultural qualification. Desirable, but not essential.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Able to work with, contribute to and enforce protocols.
  • A good understanding and basic knowledge of: flock fertility, sheep nutrition and sheep health.
  • Well organised and proactive.
  • Computer literate.


A competitive remuneration package including a bonus and onsite accommodation.


At this initial stage, please email Jadine Huxtable your CV and covering letter (preferably in Word please) to jadinehuxtable@delacyexecutive.co.uk.

Thank you.

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. Absolutely none of your details will be passed to a third party without your prior permission. De Lacy Executive, established in 2000, is the recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business and Land-based Business Sectors. Experienced practical and allied trade agriculturalists who have developed a recruitment practice based on high ethical standards. Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees recruitment practice. Registered and complies with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

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