Agricultural Manager

Cranswick Country Foods - Leeds / Norfolk

An opportunity has arisen for an Agricultural Manager to have responsbilitity for co-ordinating & driving customer agri initiatives and over-seeing agri trials at Cranswick Farms.

Main duties include:

Writing & driving Agri Strategy with key Group Customers:

  • Key contact for Customer Agri teams
  • Co-ordination between customer, commercial team, sites & farms
  • Manage & run relevant Customer Agri groups including famer contact & appropriate trials
  • Implementation, monitoring & feedback on various farm trials
  • Responding to media enquiries & events

Group Projects:

  • Contribute to group R&D (CIEL, traceability, Horizon Scanning etc)
  • Maintain relevant agri literature (videos, booklets)

Conduct internal & external farm visits

Run regular Agri Upskilling days

Attendance & support at various Agri shows throughout the summer

Ad-hoc projects (Eating Quality etc)

Candidate requirements:

  • Deep understanding of pigmeat industry
  • General awareness of farming issues for retailers & farmer¬†Ability to apply technical knowledge of the industry, environment & legislation in a practical environment
  • Presentation skills
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Able to lead effectively and work with own initiative
  • Strong analytical and IT skills
  • Commercial awareness

A full job description is available upon request

Salary to be discussed at interview stage

If you are an internal applicant, please ensure you have made your line manager aware before applying.

To apply, please submit your covering letter and CV to:

Elaine Moon, Group HR Advisor (

Closing date: 28 April 2017