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Agricultural/Farm Manager - Home Counties - A909

De Lacy Executive have been retained by a progressive Farming/Horse Feed business based in Hertfordshire. Growing, harvesting, drying and packing forage crops.

We are looking for an experienced Manager or Assistant Manager looking for the next step up to join their team.

This is an excellent career opportunity offering a varied role managing their own land and that of contract growers. You will be responsible for seeing the cycle through from agreeing new land with contract growers to Harvest and final packing of products.

The Role and Responsibilities:

  • Crop Planning
  • Basic agronomy/Crop walking
  • Liaising/relationship building with contract growers
  • Harvest planning organising and implementing
  • Staff recruitment
  • Managing a large team during the harvest period
  • Machinery purchasing/maintenance scheduling
  • Compliance with current H&S legislation and quality assurance schemes

Candidate Requirements:

  • Experience of growing/harvesting forage crops an advantage
  • Strong organisation and people management skills
  • Drive and determination
  • An enthusiastic 'can-do' practical attitude
  • Mechanically minded
  • Good IT Skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Able to work flexibly to achieve the overall aims of the business


This is a key role in the business with a lot of responsibility. A competitive remuneration package, including company vehicle, will be on offer to the right candidate.

To apply:

Please e-mail your CV and covering letter to:

For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Amanda Latham on: DDI 01885 485524 or Mobile 07730 218934

Thank you.

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Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

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