UK and Global Agricultural Recruitment. For Professionals by Professionals

Home > Jobs > Livestock Manager - East Midlands

Livestock Manager - East Midlands - HP038

An opportunity for a shepherd to put their skills and experience to use in a new context. Join a growing company with a track record of providing career progression and do a job that doesn’t require weekend work!

My client is an abattoir that requires a Livestock Manager to oversee their sheep holding facility and ensure the highest possible welfare standards. Sheep are held on site before slaughter, the Livestock Manager’s job is to lead the stock team through intake, animal welfare, licensing, weighing and grading.

A key part of upholding welfare standards is inspecting sheep and identifying any that arrive with health concerns – the Livestock Manager must be knowledgeable of and be able to detect common diseases, injuries and health problems that affect sheep.

Whilst the majority of this role will be hands on, stock management there will be an element of office work including overseeing transport logistics and spot checking livestock paperwork/licences. Basic computer skills will be required to operate the company’s livestock management system.

The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership qualities, be well organised and able to keep up with a fast-paced environment. Prior people management experience would be advantageous.

The role:

  • Manage intake, animal health/welfare, weighing and grading across sheep holding facility
  • Management of the livestock team (x10 approx)
  • Spot checking livestock paperwork
  • Liaising with transport team
  • Liasing with abattoir team

What you will have:

  • Extensive sheep husbandry experience
  • Organisation skills
  • Computer literate
  • Leadership skills
  • People management experience (Desirable)

How do I apply?

For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Harry Porter on: 01885 485524 (Preferred number) / 07875197231 or e-mail your CV and covering letter To Thank you.

De Lacy Executive Recruitment will upload your CV to our database and retain some data about you in order to process your application.

More information about our processing activities can be found at .

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence and your details 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 Recruitment is an Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice, and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office. De Lacy Executive Recruitment complies with all relevant data protection legislation.

Consultant Image

Apply Now


Do you have immigration permission to work in the uk?

I would like De Lacy Executive to contact me with relevant jobs

I would like De Lacy Executive to contact me with news and updates

Web development by Bluelinemedia