Growing Manager - Fresh Produce

Elevate Recruitment
West Sussex
Market related
27 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Growing Manager Our client, a successful fresh produce organisation based in West Sussex is looking for Growing Manager to join their expanding team. As a Growing Manager you’d be working for a market leading grower that supply high quality produce to some of the UK’s most established businesses. If you have an agricultural background and are looking to take the next step in your career, we want to hear from you. Growing Manager Responsibilities Manage the Crop Blueprint Drive the use of Blueprint in the business to replicate success, stop repetition of failure and drive yield and productivity Support the technical team on all growing elements, irrigation, fertilisation, sprays, climate etc Lead the development of the businesses internal agronomical capacity Support the Farm Managers in delivering their P&L for all crops Deliver 100% Potential/acre Manage the sourcing of the best plant material including new varieties Lead the Crop Groups to ensure solid outcomes and year on year delivery Be the internal company expert on agronomy for all Farm Managers, Assistants and Harvest Managers Work with internal customers to enable them to deliver full yield potential, on time and in line with specifications Growing Manager Experience Hold a recognised qualification (such as FACTS, BASIS) Agricultural background Excellent management skills Ability to use Budgets and financial controls Use of Muddy Boots software Ability to matrix manage project teams Full clean driving licence (Essential) In return for meeting the requirements for this organisation you will be rewarded with the opportunity to work for this impressive business. In addition, this includes a competitive salary. Elevate Recruitment & Training Consultants Limited are a specialist FMCG / Food industry recruiter. This vacancy is just one of a number of vacancies that we are working in the sector – please get in touch for further details. To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Commutable from: Portsmouth, Chichester, Worthing, Brighton, Southampton, Havant, Bognor Regis, Littlehampton, Fareham, Gosport, Horsham Key words: Fresh Produce, Food, Food Production, Fruit, Agricultural jobs, Harvest, Farm, Agri jobs, Agronomy jobs, FACTS, BASIS, Muddy Boots, Horticulture jobs, Agriculture jobs, Agronomist jobs This role may be suitable for you if you have a background as any of the following: Growing Manager, Assistant Growing Manager, Lead Grower, Head Grower, Assistant Grower, Farm Operations Manager, Propagation Manager, Propagation Site Manager, Fruit Manager, Fruit Grower, Glasshouse Manager, Operations Manager, Harvest Manager, Trials Manager This job was originally posted as