Arable Farm Operations Manager - Eastern Europe

De Lacy Executive is looking to recruit an Arable Farm Operations Manager for a large scale and expanding arable operation in Eastern Europe. This is a genuine career opportunity, not just a job, where the ideal candidate will have the opportunity to develop into senior management.

Our client has a range of business activities including significant farming operations in other parts of the world. The business is run to western European standards of ethics and professionalism.

The business has a diverse portfolio, specialising in cereals and oilseeds, peas and sugar beet. Achieving high yields in a fertile region under the GlobalGap certification, our client is seeking a candidate who will set and achieve high standards.


  • Manage all growing and storage matters including production tasks, crop rotation schedules and farm maintenance to a highly sustainable level.
  • Provide technical growing expertise, advice and direction.
  • Develop innovative approaches and techniques to continually advance new and best practice.
  • Be responsible for commodity sales.
  • Manage the sourcing of all inputs - seed, fertilisers etc.
  • Plan harvest activities, organise operations and help to maintain produce quality.
  • Human resource management tasks: disciplinary processes, re-organisation of labour force, labour management planning, farm staff performance appraisal system and staff training assessments.
  • Manage the sourcing and maintenance of all farm machinery and equipment.


  • A Farm Manager or arable agronomist with at least 4 years of relevant working experience.
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Able to manage large numbers of staff.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • A passion to excel and for self-development.
  • Able to work in a high-pressure environment with changing priorities.
  • An enthusiastic and flexible team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to learn the local language.
  • Excellent IT skills

Remuneration: A comprehensive competitive package is offered including a negotiable salary, vehicle, accommodation, flights home etc.

Interested? For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Laura Edwards on: Office 01885 483 440, DDI 01885 485 529, Mobile 07506 297 071 or e-mail your CV and covering letter to Thank you.

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