22 days ago
UK Watercress Farms Manager | Hampshire & Dorset | Competitive Salary + House
Are you an experienced Farm Manager who has experience growing watercress, herbs or salad crops? fresh produce / salad crops?
Our client is a leading supplier of fresh produce to major retailers in the UK. Due to grow within the business they're looking for a UK Watercress Farms Manager to oversee site operations and ensure the watercress production targets are met in full, within budget and within quality specification.
Reporting to the Farming and Procurement Director you will ensure that sufficient resources are in place to successfully manage day to day operations. You will also need to maintain planting programmes and ensure accurate crop availability and quality forecasts are produce on time. Assist the UK Senior Farms Manager in writing the annual budget.
Someone who has worked growing herbs / watercress or salads is essential. Also, someone who has come back an agricultural background and has growing experience. We are looking for someone who will potentially challenge the traditional methods of operation to develop the team and research production methods to increase efficiencies year on year and develop the team. BASIS and FACTS isn't essential but would be advantageous.
If this role would be of interest please apply or contact Lycia@morepeople.co.uk