CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 82433

A young professional with strong academic and practical experience is looking for an agricultural challenge in the UK and Western Europe. Preferable in the arable sector. I have experience in soil management, machine operations, stuff management and commercial side of farming.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

MSc, BSc

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable

Other qualifications

Professional level - European Funding Project Manager EQF level 5
Algebra University College, Zagreb (Croatia)
To prepare, write and manage the projects,
Croatian legislation on European Funding,
To check and monitor budget expenditure,
To provide specialist advice and support.

Six Sigma and Lean: Quantitative Tools for Quality and Productivity EQF level 5
Technical University Munich, Distance learning (Germany)
Six Sigma and Lean enable organisations to measure and analyse production processes, to eliminate
waste and to evolve their management structures in order to motivate employees and improve quality
and productivity.

Advanced Leadership and Management EQF level 5
Shaw Academy, Dublin, Ireland
Leadership and Management Skills in the business environment.

The Economics of Agro-Food Value Chains, Technische Universitt Mnchen (TUM), Online
SFSCPx: Food Security and Sustainability - Crop Production Wageningen University & Research,
Online,
Diploma in English for Business Shaw Academy, Ireland, Online,

Tractor licence
Excavator licence

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence, International

Equipment experience

Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Poultry

Other equipment experience

I grew up on a small mixed family farm where I was involved in different tasks from a very early age.

Over the last few years, I have been working abroad as a team leader and machine operator, mainly on large scale farms in Western and Eastern European countries.

Over the last couple of years, I have been working in different areas of the agribusiness sector. Mostly on the modern farms in Western and Eastern Europe. Spain, the Netherlands, France, Belgium, Germany, Ukraine and Croatia.

I had the opportunities to work with different machinery such as Harvesters (Deutz-Fahr 36-10, Zmaj 142, Ploeger 530, 540, PMC 989, John Deere 6750), Tractors small to big models (Fendt, John Deere, Stayer, Zetor, Case, Same, Deutz-Fahr, Ursus, Landini, Valtra).

Other livestock experience

On a family farm, I was involved with different tasks in the dairy and poultry sector.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

-

Age

27

Marital status

No

Nationality

Croatia

Where are you currently living?

Podravska

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

On line learning, NGO leader, Youth educator, sport

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

169 cm 65 kg

Relevant health problems

No

Farming background

I have more than five years of practical hand experience within the arable and horticultural sector.

Last two years, I have been involved in the preserves harvesting in Western Europe, working with the latest machinery technology. For many years I am dreaming of starting my own agricultural company, therefore I am looking for intensive and high paid jobs (projects) abroad. Despite my academic education, I am a practical person with hands and mind on the ground.

05.2020. - 10.2020. - Harvesting vegetables for the Dutch contractors in Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Western Germany. Working with the modern harvesting machinery (Ploeger 540, Ploeger 530, Ploeger BP2100), different tractor models (Fendt, Stayer, John Deere, Case).

 

09.2020. - 03.2021. (currently) - Erasmus training for young entrepreneurs

M*** S****** is the second-largest egg producer in Slovenia and the third-largest apple producer in the state.

Working on an administrative site and working on farm diagnosis and recommendations for further development.

Partly working with agricultural equipment - Kubota tractor M135X and mulcher

06.2019. - 10.2019. Machinery operator- involved with the large scale harvesting operations

 (Netherlands)

Temporary job in the agribusiness industry. Working closely with the latest specialised equipment and

management techniques.

Involved in the harvest operations of vegetables across Western Europe (The Netherlands, France,

Germany and Belgium).

The company is a large scale vegetable producer on more than 4 thousand hectares internationally.

Production of spinach, peas, beans, broad beans, leeks, carrots, sugarbeet and potatoes +

contracting business.

12.2018. - 03.2019. Logistic operator - temporary

 Lisserbroek (Netherlands)

As a part of the professional programme Six Sigma&Lean

Logistic operations

Business: Flower bulbs

02.2018. - 09.2018. Project manager agribusiness

 Ukraine, Kyiv (Ukraine)

Work for British investors. The company is producing grains and oilseeds in Western Ukraine.

Currently operates on 7,000 hectares

Specific attention is given to sustainable farming

Crop management: cereals (wheat, barley, buckwheat), oilseeds (winter rape, sunflowers, soybeans),

and peas

Modern commodity farming techniques

Job responsibilities: management control software tools, agronomic analysis, field operations...

Working with modern agricultural equipment Fendt 936, John Deere 8400, 8200, Belarus 952

02.2016. - 04.2017. Crop trial manager

Haaren (Netherlands)

The Netherlands, Serbia, Hungary, Croatia

Organisational, Analytic and Operational skills, Research, Making an innovative business model

International trial coordinator for the strawberry plant propagation

Fresh plants, Misted tips plants, Mini-trays plants, Waiting-bed plants, Frigo plants

Managing workers, research, analysing, making conclusions, travelling.

09.2015. - 10.2016. Project assistant

Horticultural Innovative Network - South-East Europe (International)

Creating educational and business network in the Horticulture sector, cluster analysis.

An idea behind the project was sharing the knowledge between companies and Universities in the

horticultural sector.

01.2010. - 02.2015. Part-time agricultural jobs on the family farm and at local agricultural holding with a thousand hectares of herbs.

Working with machinery, organising the harvest work, assisting in business management. Tractors: IMT, John Deere, Deutz Fahr, Zetor, Ursus, Sonalika. Harvesters: Zmaj 142, Deutz Fahr 36-10.

Education:

2020. Professional level - European Funding Project Manager, EQF level 5

Algebra University College, Zagreb (Croatia)

To prepare, write and manage the projects,

Croatian legislation on European Funding,

To check and monitor budget expenditure,

To provide specialist advice and support

2017. M.Sc. in agribusiness EQF level 7

Aeres University of Applied Sciences, Dronten (Netherlands)

Critical analysis of agribusiness, business from a global perspective, applied business-oriented research,

leadership in agribusiness environment, agronomy, sales, project management.

2016. B.B.A. International Horticultural Management EQF level 6

CAH University of Applied Sciences, Dronten (Netherlands)

Horticulture advisor, production management, crop management, human resources management,

sales, business management, entrepreneurship, marketing, research

2015. B.A.Sc. Management in Agriculture EQF level 6

Krizevci, College of Agriculture, Krizevci (Croatia)

Plant production, marketing, financial management, human resources management, whole farm

planning, management and decision-making.

2012. Higher education - Agricultural technician EQF level 5

Agricultural high school Krizevci, Krizevci (Croatia)

Arable and horticultural production, Animal Husbandry, Agricultural Technology and Innovations,

Marketing and Economics

Preferences
Availability

Start: 20/03/2021 Finish: 31/12/2021

Preferred region

-

Type of job

Seasonal

Where would you like to work?

Western Europe, UK inculded.

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