Farm & Environmental Stewardship Manager - North Dorset - Velcourt
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Position Farm & Environmental Stewardship Manager Location North Dorset No. Required 1 Period Full-time

The Role

A FARM MANAGER WITH EXPERIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR THE DAY-TO-DAY MANAGEMENT OF AN ARABLE FARM IN NORTH DORSET AND FURTHER WORK ON ADJACENT ESTATE

The in-hand farm comprises of 650 ha. Adjacent land extends to over 1000 ha which will require largely management input to assist the Resident Agent on all farming and environmental matters.

We are seeking candidates with a real passion for farming, who have a keen eye for attention to detail, and the following attributes:

• Be a practical person, experienced in arable crop production and have knowledge of sustainable agriculture and environmental stewardship.
• Have excellent communication skills and have confidence to discuss matters at all levels of the business.
• Show willingness to learn, be adaptable and flexible in their approach to farming.
• Be able to operate machinery to a high standard.
• Strong business acumen.
• Computer literate.
• BASIS/FACTS qualified is not essential but preferred. On-going training will be provided along with attending technical/agronomy meetings.
• A working knowledge of cattle and sheep would be advantageous.
• People skills and owner/family engagement will be essential.

A competitive package is offered, commensurate with experience, including a house on the farm and a farm vehicle, plus the usual employee benefits.


Accommodation: House on the farm

Address: Hinton St Mary Estate
Sturminster Newton
Dorset
DT10 1NA


For More Information

For more information please contact Robbie Taylor 07771 507284 rtaylor@velcourt.co.uk


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