Farm Manager

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Hereford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Apr 2019
Closes
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have ambitious plans for the future, and there hasn't been a more exciting time to join us, as we embark on a journey of growth and continued commitment to offering our customers the very best products and service.

Join us as a Farm Manager and you can be a part of the ambitious team that brings Avara Foods to life.

Purpose of the role:

The Farm Manager will be responsible for managing this company breeding laying farm, on a day to day basis. Whilst the main responsibility is for the well-being and performance of the livestock, this will by definition extend to the upkeep and appearance of the site as a whole.

The Farm Manager will be required to supervise farm employees and contractors when on site, and to maintain accurate records as stipulated by Avara Foods and UK legislation.

Other key responsibilities will include:

- Responsible for all aspects of managing the farm are met from in-take to depletion.
- Maintaining safe work practices of all employees and contractors on site.
- Ensuring the welfare of livestock, feed ordering, ventilation management, vaccination, record keeping etc. are met.
- Collecting and grading of eggs produced on site.
- Managing and leading a small team of people.
- Compliance with legislative and assurance scheme standards.

What we are looking for:

- Proven experience in chicken breeding is essential.
- Able to work with minimal supervision and carry out manual duties.
- Need to have effective communication skills and be self-motivated to gain results.
- Proven experience managing and leading a team.
- Possess own transport in order to be able to travel to other local farm sites.
- Basic Computer skills.
- NVQ Level 3 in Poultry Production or similar qualification is desirable however training will be given.

Due to Bird Welfare, it is important that you do not possess any avian pets or poultry.

What's in it for you?

As a valued member of our Agricultural team you can also look forward to a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package.

If you're ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer

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