Ref No. Job Reference No. - 28572
Farm & Estate Operations Manager job - Berkshire
South & South East

November 2023

Job Vacancy: Farm & Estate Operations Manager

Located in East Berkshire, we are principally a 350ha combinable crop arable farm with increasing amounts of diversification focusing on sustainability, rural property, and alternative land uses all aligned with our vision of:

Invigorated land, wildlife, heritage, and people


The Role:

  • Full time employee required to lead all farm machinery operations & maintenance, and help organise and implement estate & property repairs and upkeep.

  • We are looking for someone who is keen to integrate themselves into our business, bringing a positive attitude and good practical skills to maintain our high standards and help develop all our enterprises.


Qualifications - The Candidate will possess most of the following:

  • Further education in Agriculture or similar

  • Full driving licence

  • PA1, PA2, PA4s, PA6 Certificates and experience

  • Telehandler Certificate

  • GPS operation familiarity and general IT competency

  • Experience operating and maintaining all modern arable machinery

  • Workshop skills

  • Chainsaw experience and certificates

  • Estate maintenance experience water networks, fencing, hedging

  • Health & Safety + First Aid Training

  • Management / Supervision experience


Personal Attributes must be aligned with our core values:

  • Dedicated to high working standards and taking pride in their outcome

  • Well presented

  • Positive outlook

  • Safe working methods

  • Intuitive & proactive

  • Collaborative / Team player

  • Good communication


Remuneration / Contract:

  • Attractive accommodation available in a lovely location and close to great schools.

  • Salary package negotiable commensurate with experience and accommodation requirement. Anticipated range: £37,500 - £52,500

  • Employer contributing pension scheme (NEST)

  • Initial contract of 12 months with 3 months probationary period

  • 39 hours per week, 5 days a week with modest seasonal overtime requirement (e.g. spring spraying season + harvest and autumn planting)

  • Holiday entitlement minimum 28 days including bank holidays

  • Continued personal development and training


Application Process:

  • Please apply with your C.V. and a covering letter

  • Suitable candidates will be invited for an interview and a tour of the business

  • Closing date for applications: 5th December

  • Interviews expected: w/c 11th December

  • All applications will be dealt with in strictest confidence

Job Length



Start: 22/01/2023,
Finish: Not Specified







Accommodation Type

Family House

Accommodation Price


Other Accommodation Information

The farm is well positioned with several local towns nearby and good rail network to London and surrounding areas.

Good local schools.

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

2 miles

Smokers Accepted?


Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence


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