Farm Operational Manager

This is a fantastic opportunity to be a part a vibrant and locally unique community resource, joining a dedicated team of staff and volunteers.

Wellgate Community Farm is seeking a new Operational Manager to be responsible for the day-to-day management of the farm, including managing the staff team, responsibility for volunteers and overseeing the running of all projects, activities, events including associated administration and implementation of site development plan.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about farming and the natural environment and has experience of animal husbandry. They will also have experience of managing a staff team, the ability to work with people of all ages and abilities, the desire to enthuse and help them grow as individuals at the farm and the ability to work well under pressure.

We need someone who is client/customer focused and can ensure that the farm is a safe, welcoming and enjoyable place for people to visit and volunteer. They will need an awareness and understanding of Health & Safety, safeguarding and the legal responsibilities of running a community project and an open farm.

The post holder will also require a full driving licence and will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Please contact: liz@wellgatefarm.org or see our website for a full job description and details of how to apply.

Closing date for applications: 09:00am – Monday 3rd October

Proposed interview date: Monday 10th October

Wellgate Community Farm

Sep 15 2022
  • LocationEssex
  • Salary£26,000 - £28,000 a year
  • HoursFull Time
  • PositionPermanent
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