Estate Manager

Estate Manager
Location: Scotland

The Company: A stunning Rural Estate set in an idyllic location.

The Industry: Farming, Estate Management, Management, Horticulture, Horticultural, Landscaping, Grounds Maintenance.

Purpose of the Job:
  • ‪Responsibility for all Health & Safety on the site.
  • Oversee, maintain and develop the overall security of the Estate.
  • ‪Continually review the processes the costs of estate management.
  • To act as a link to the local community.
  • Maintenance all facilities and equipment.
  • Management responsibility for the Estate staff, events, farm and woodlands.

Key Responsibilities:

  • ‪ Estate maintenance and upkeep.
  • ‪Involved with the planning of an annual maintenance plan and financial budget.
  • ‪Planning and managing staff resources.
  • ‪Procuring any third-party resources (labour or materials).
  • The vetting of staff working on the Estate.
  • ‪Work with the local council to provide a good relationship with the local community.
  • Farm Management skills including animal husbandry.
  • ‪Overall responsibility for any events or functions taking place on the Estate.
  • ‪Health & Safety.
  • ‪Internal project manager for the Estate farmlands and Estate animals.

Ideal Person Skills and Qualifications:

  • ‪Farm management skills including animal husbandry.
  • Livestock and arable farming experience.
  • An understanding and experience of providing Estate security.
  • ‪Proven organisational skills with an ability to prioritise, manage and complete a variety of tasks at times in periods of high pressure.
  • ‪Experience of management and experience of project management.
  • Excellent contractor management skills.
  • ‪An understanding of environmental issues.
  • An understanding of Estate functions and events.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • ‪Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • ‪Must be highly organised.
  • ‪Thrive on working to deadlines.
  • ‪Team player.
  • ‪Commitment to achieving high success rates.
  • ‪Professional and flexible approach.
  • ‪Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate at all levels.
  • ‪Positive attitude.
  • ‪Good with children.
  • ‪Enjoys a challenge.
  • ‪Have a problem solving approach.

Salary: £40K - £45K (plus excellent benefits to be discussed).

How to apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to;

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