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Assistant Poultry Farm Manager

Protea Recruitment Ltd
£28k - £32k
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
General Management
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Protea Recruitment New role:

Job Title: Assistant Poultry Farm Manager

Industry: FMCG

Product: Food

Location: Kent

Salary: £28k - £32k + Accommodation

Position Summary:

We are currently seeking an Assistant Farm Manager to support with the daily operations of our poultry farm located in Kent. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in poultry or animal husbandry and possess the necessary skills to ensure the smooth and efficient functioning of the farm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise the day-to-day operations of the poultry farm, including the handling and care of birds, feeding, and ensuring the cleanliness and hygiene of the facilities.
  • Develop and implement farm management strategies, including monitoring and maintaining optimal environmental conditions for the birds' health and welfare.
  • Implement biosecurity measures and ensure compliance with industry regulations and standards.
  • Ensuring efficient production and high-quality output.
  • Monitor and maintain accurate records of bird health, production, feed consumption, and other relevant data.
  • Plan and manage staff schedules, including hiring, training, and performance management of farm staff.
  • Collaborate with suppliers and contractors to ensure the availability of necessary equipment, supplies, and feed.
  • Conduct regular inspections and repairs of farm buildings and equipment.
  • Utilize data and analysis to identify areas for improvement and implement appropriate solutions to maximize productivity and efficiency.
  • Coordinate with sales and marketing teams to ensure timely delivery of poultry products to customers.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proven experience in a similar role, preferably with at least 3 years of experience in poultry or animal husbandry.
  • Strong knowledge of poultry farming practices, including breeding, hatching, rearing, and general care.
  • Familiarity with health and safety regulations and biosecurity measures in the poultry industry.
  • Ability to manage farm operations effectively and coordinate staff schedules.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with team members, suppliers, and customers.
  • Proficient computer skills, including the use of farm management software and Microsoft Office.
  • Physically fit and able to perform farm-related tasks, including lifting heavy objects and working in various weather conditions.
  • Flexibility in working hours, including weekends and holidays, as required in the poultry farming industry.

How to Apply:

Please send a copy of your CV or call John on 07809117856 for more details.

Lead consultant for this vacancy: John Small

Due diligence:

**Protea Recruitment has authorization from our client to advertise and recruit on their behalf.

If you have not heard from one of our consultants within five working days from submission, you have not met the criteria of this vacancy set by our client and are unsuccessful in moving to the next stage. 

Thanks for applying.


A fresh approach to recruitment

​With a direct approach to recruitment, we Focus on the Food | Drinks | and FMCG sectors.

Our company's success has been built on the understanding that every business and candidate is unique; partnering with our clients, we focus on the culture fit, which is as important as matching a candidate's skills.

 Working with SME and Blue-chip businesses, from factory start-ups to replacing critical positions, our tailor-made services offer a bespoke recruitment solution for Full-Time, Interim and Fixed Term Contracts, from mid-level to board-level recruitment across all recruiting disciplines. 

Recruiting across Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, EU, MENA, Africa, and other countries worldwide, we are the recruitment partner for you for the Food / Drinks manufacturing sector.

For your perfect job or hire, don't hesitate to contact or call Matt on 0131 378 2530


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4 Lochside Way, Park
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