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Farm Manager - Ukraine - L088

An exciting opportunity for a Farm Manager has become available for a large scale, continuously expanding arable operation in the Ukraine.

The business has a diverse portfolio, specialising in cereals and oilseeds, peas and sugar beet. Achieving high yields in a fertile region under the GlobalGap certification, our client is seeking a candidate who will set and achieve high standards.

This is a genuine career opportunity, not just a job, with the opportunity to step further up the management ladder.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To manage the day-to-day operations of approximately 1,500-2,000 ha under the supervision of the Farm Operations Manager, this will comprise of all growing, drying and storage matters on the site.
  • To develop innovative approaches and techniques to continually advance new and best practice.
  • To manage the sourcing, selection and maintenance of all inputs - machinery, equipment, seed, fertilisers, etc.
  • To lead the operations team (15-30 people) in planning and implementing crop rotations, field schedules, harvest activities, drivers and agronomists.

Candidate Profile:

  • The ideal candidate will probably have at least a couple of years of relevant experience post-graduation.
  • A highly ambitious and passionate character who thrives on challenges.
  • In return for training, ongoing support and opportunity the ideal candidate will be seeking to progress their career through the company rather than be "just passing though".
  • Ideally, a Degree in Agriculture or Agronomy.
  • Ability to work autonomously and manage staff.
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Willingness to learn the local language.

Remuneration: The excellent benefits package includes a competitive salary, housing expenses and a company car, as well as an appropriate leave scheme to the home country.

Interested? Please e-mail your enquiry or CV to or phone Laura Edwards on DD 01885 485 529/ 07506 297 071 for a completely confidential discussion or for more information.

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