Working Farm Manager - Scotland

Location Castle Douglas
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Salary: Based on experience, house included
Contact name: Louise Palmer

Contact email:
Job ref: 14680LP
Published: about 1 year ago
Startdate: 1st October 2021 ideally

Working Farm Manager - Barwhillanty Estate, Parton, Castle Douglas, Scotland, DG7 3NS

Exciting opportunity for an experienced, progressive, forward thinking working farm manger on 5000 acre Estate in SW Scotland. The home farm of 935 hectare comprises of 1000 ewes, 250 hogs and 120 red deer hinds. A holistic view is fundamental to the success of activities on the wider estate with sustainability at its core. A desire to embrace technology whilst still being mindful of traditional methods is key.

Suitable qualifications and references essential.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate experience in the above and:

•Be able to work under his/her own initiative whilst maintaining exceptional standards of animal husbandry and grass management

•Be hospitable and a good communicator both publicly and within the estate team

•Be able to undertake machinery maintenance

•Keep detailed records with a good understanding of the Common Agricultural Policy

•Showing an interest in teaching may also be beneficial

Salary: Based on experience, house included.

To apply, please click on the 'apply now' button. Deadline for Applications: 1st August. Proposed Start Date: 1st October ideally.