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Area Manager - Rearing Farms

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Noble Foods c/o Veritas

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Job Title Area Manager – Rearing Farms

Location Notts – Oxon & Dorset

Salary £competitive basic salary + car + benefits

The Company:

From its origins as a small family business in 1938, Noble has developed into a multi-division, fast moving, innovative food business with a turnover in excess of £600m, employing over 1,700 people in the UK. Each of our divisions is unique, offering different challenges and exciting career opportunities.

We have an informal style and believe in pushing responsibility and accountability down to the local level. Whichever division you work for, we believe in training and developing all our colleagues and providing an environment where everyone can achieve their full potential.

As a company we are firmly committed to equality of employment opportunity and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

The Role:

  • Reporting into the Rearing Operations Manager the main duties of the role include:
  • Monitor farms teams and give support to maintain optimum performance against breed and company targets
  • To actively promote the continuous improvement of health and welfare of the birds under our care ensuring we achieve industry leading production standards.
  • Lead H&S, driving forward progress in order to achieve and maintain OHSAS 18001 accreditation across all sites
  • Ensure that an effective bio-security programme is in place, managed across all farms and exceptional site standards are maintained at all times.
  • Liaise and work closely with customers, facilitating farm visits to build and develop excellent customer relationships
  • Understand and operate within budgetary constraints and drive efficiency of farm operations.


The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in farm management and or a degree level education, preferably in an Animal Science/Agriculture although this is not essential. You could also be in farm management wanting to take your career to the next level. The ideal candidate will be based in the region of responsibility or willing to relocate.

Key attributes:

  • Work closely with industry partners on project development
  • People management, ideally operating in livestock roles
  • Natural Problem solver
  • Confident in making decisions
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Articulate
  • Prepared to support and develop staff
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to forge relationships in a challenging environment will be essential

If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date CV in word format quoting ref number 2962/97. All direct or third party applications will be directed to our outsourced resourcing Partners, Veritas Partnership Ltd.

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