Farm Manager
Full Time Permanent
Manager/Supervisor
MACCLESFIELD
Farm Work
TBC
12/07/2019
08/08/2019

Description

FARM MANAGER

An opportunity to manage and potentially invest in a

CHESHIRE DAIRY FARM

 

Rob and Val Sims are looking for a Farm Manager.   

They are offering an attractive salary with a house and for the right applicant, an opportunity in the future, to become part of the farming business with an equity purchase or profit share.  This is part of their succession plan, as they have no immediate successors and it can be tailored to suit both parties.

They were awarded “Dairy Innovator of the Year” in the British Farming Awards 2016.

 The farm:

  • A highly profitable dairy farm   

  • 93 ha all grass farm that is well set up with tracks and a good layout

  • Currently there are ~ 260 spring block calving cows with all replacements purchased in (cows served to beef).  

  • Modern 20:40 herringbone parlour with backing gate 

  • Cow accommodation is being increased in anticipation of expansion to 300 cows and more land. 

The applicant needs to …

  • be experienced in dairy farming

  • have good knowledge of grazing management                                             

  • have the ability to achieve good fertility

  • have an understanding of KPIs  

  • be able to use relevant computer software

  • be able to manage people along with organising contractors and purchases etc. for the business

Location:

Holly Bank Farm, Marton is located about 4 miles north of Congleton and 7 miles south of Alderley Edge.  Modernised three bedroom house and large garden available 400 metres from farmyard.  Village with pub, shop and good primary school quarter mile away.  Good local secondary schools.  Transport well served in area (M6 and Train Stations within 15 mins drive.  Manchester Airport within 25 mins drive).

 

In the first instance send your CV and a covering letter via email to [email protected]  Interviews will be arranged on farm and further information will be made available.

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