CV reference number: 25735
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I am passionate about growing high quality food. As a highly motivated farm manager, I have a proven track record producing arable crops in a professional manner. Seeking to secure a position with a farming organisation in Norfolk where I can develop my current skillset further

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

First-Aid PA1, PA2, PA4, PA6. Rough-terrain Telescopic Handler. Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphide (Rabbit-Gas). Safe Use of Rodenticides. Chainsaw Crosscutting and Maintenance. 360 Digger. ATV. Various Health and Safety including Manual Handling. Fire-Safety. Working at Height. Abrasive Wheel. Driving License endosements including Category H (track-laying vehicle) and B+E (car plus trailer upto 3,500 kgs). Shotgun and Firearms Licenses (Open-certifiacte firearms)

Equipment experienceDrilling, Ploughing, Telehandler/fork lift, Tracked machine, PA2, PA1, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Able to conduct all combinable crop operations with utmost attention to detail and timeliness. Very capable of setting-up, calibrating and operating modern machinery such as wheeled tractors, crawlers, excavators, combine harvesters, sprayers, cultivators and drills. I am extremely competent with all leading guidance systems, precision farming including CTF, variable-rate applications. Versatile workshop skills in diesel engine repair, machinery refurbishment, repair and fabrication with MIG and MMA/Stick welding. I also have a good working knowledge of Gatekeeper primarily for record keeping and legislatory compliance but also additional precision farming modules.

Livestock experienceCalving, Lambing, Sheep, Beef
Other livestock experience

Various periods of seasonal work at lambing and calving time entailing many aspects of animal husbandry with sheep and beef cattle. Also some experience of foxhound husbandry where kennels were on-site.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age31
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6'2

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

I have a competitive edge and understand how to develop skills effectively to become proficient in a given craft.

Marital status

I have a wife and two young children

Where are you currently living?Norfolk
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

I have had a keen interest in farming from an early age, my immediate family were agricultural engineers and I have worked in agriculture since my early teens gaining valuable practical experience for some very varied businesses. I currently manage 600 hectares of arable cropping across a range of soil types.

Hobbies

Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family, and occasionally I ride motorcycle trials. I also enjoy fieldsports during the winter. Once upon a time I enjoyed a high level of success in dinghy racing, campaigning at international level for a number of years.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/01/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Norfolk
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