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We are a specialist Recruitment & Training business serving the fresh food, fresh produce, horticulture, agriculture and the garden & leisure industries.
The business is owned and managed by industry experienced professionals who are committed to offering pragmatic, value for money, people centred business solutions at all levels within the horticulture, agriculture and fresh food supply chains. We provide a range of services that can be tailored to suit a variety of business requirements - not just traditional recruitment solutions but also other people centred services such as training & development, interim managers and non–executive directors.
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Based in the West Midlands and an industry leader, our client continues to grow and develop an increasingly strong hold in the soft fruit sector Looking to further strengthen their growing expertise they are now looking for an experienced Senior Grower Manager The role will start as site based, working to agreed production KPIs. They are therefore looking for experience already gained in a protected cropping environment Required experience: A focus on the customer is key and the successful candidate will already have gained experience in the supermarket supply chain FACTS qualified or compliant is highly desirable Excellent IT skills to assist with results analysis and predict the way forward This is a team based environment where good communication with all stake holders is essential Salary neg.If you are interested please give me a call to discuss
Our client is a well regarded and established fresh produce trading business in the UK. They are currently looking for an established and experienced fresh produce trader to join their team and help them to develop their sales for the business The Role:- Working with the business' current suppliers and your own contacts, ensuring the best prices, quality and delivery of product Developing the company's list of customers and growing the business through strategic targeting and development of key areas Ensuring smooth delivery of orders and efficient payments to suppliers The Candidate:- Will be an established name in the industry, with good customer contacts around the country and good supply contacts at source Must have the right drive and desire to push the business forward. Not afraid to get stuck in! Good communication skills are essential as there will always be a lot of balls in the air at once
Our client is a wholesale nursery growing hardy nursery stock from three sites in south Hertfordshire employing approximately 35 full time staff. They supply a wide range of customers in the horticultural trade. In addition to their own grown material they source and supply almost any plants required by their customers, from other growers both in the UK and mainland Europe. Currently they have vacancies for enthusiastic and committed staff to join their production teams as Nursery Operatives. The positions will be based at their sites near Hertford and Hatfield, but may involve placements at their third site near St Albans. Generally, the position is concerned with plant care, maintenance and potting. Full training will be given as necessary. Training will include both practical training undertaken 'in-house' and attendance at external courses. Certain elements of training will lead to recognised qualifications e.g. first aid, use of forklifts etc. Ideally candidates should possess either a horticulture qualification or practical experience in horticulture and PA1 & PA6 certificates are desirable. Technical skills should include: plant knowledge, ability to identify plant pests and diseases knowledge of plant husbandry techniques Other skills needed for these positions include: an enthusiastic and willing attitude; good communication skills A driving license is not a requirement of the job, but you will need to have your own transport to get to their sites (no suitable public transport available). About THE PACKAGE: Remuneration: Salary range £12k - £16k, depending on experience and relevant qualifications. Hours: 39hour week Our normal hours of work are 8.00am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday, with half an hour for lunch (normally between 12 and 2pm). Holiday: All staff are entitled to annual paid leave of 23 days, in addition to 8 days statutory (bank) holidays. Other benefits: Group Personal Pension Plan and Health Insurance scheme.
Our Client is a leading suppliers of growing media (substrates and plant propagation systems) to professional horticultural businesses worldwide. They are seeking a top Sales Representative to work in their well established Northern Territory. The position: The Area Sales Representative is responsible for all sales activities, the positioning and promoting of the company and realisation of sales targets, activities and budget within their area. You will give professional/technical advice and support to existing and potential customers, create and follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field research, prepare proposals and be responsible for after sale activities. Together with the European Sales Manager you will also prepare, develop and implement sales and marketing strategies for your markets. Furthermore you will represent the company at (inter)national exhibitions and events. Your profile: To qualify for this position, you will be experienced in a sales and/or consultancy position in the UK horticultural/agricultural industry (business to business). You will work on bringing relevant contacts into the business and show a strong affinity with the product range. Excellent communication and negotiation skills with the desire to grow the business. Keywords: self-started (proactive), strong focus on results and customer service oriented. Willing to travel frequently within the territory (overnight stays will be necessary) and occasionally abroad. The offer: An excellent opportunity for an experienced account/sales representative within a growing, international oriented company, driven by quality, innovation and sustainability. A dynamic, enthusiastic, open and committed culture. they offers an attractive remuneration package with company car. The nature of the position will require a home-based office.
Our Client is a leading suppliers of growing media (substrates and plant propagation systems) to professional horticultural businesses worldwide. They are seeking a top Sales Representative to work in their well established Midlands Territory. The position: The Area Sales Representative is responsible for all sales activities, the positioning and promoting of the company and realisation of sales targets, activities and budget within their area. You will give professional/technical advice and support to existing and potential customers, create and follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field research, prepare proposals and be responsible for after sale activities. Together with the European Sales Manager you will also prepare, develop and implement sales and marketing strategies for your markets. Furthermore you will represent the company at (inter)national exhibitions and events. Your profile: To qualify for this position, you will be experienced in a sales and/or consultancy position in the UK horticultural/agricultural industry (business to business). You will work on bringing relevant contacts into the business and show a strong affinity with the product range. Excellent communication and negotiation skills with the desire to grow the business. Keywords: self-started (proactive), strong focus on results and customer service oriented. Willing to travel frequently within the territory (overnight stays will be necessary) and occasionally abroad. Our offer: An excellent opportunity for an experienced account/sales representative within a growing, international oriented company, driven by quality, innovation and sustainability. A dynamic, enthusiastic, open and committed culture. Our client offers an attractive remuneration package with company car. The nature of the position will require a home-based office.
Our client is the single biggest importer of produce into the UK. We have a role as Business Unit Planner which report into the Category Manager/Commercial Manager and the role is to effectively plan and manage stock and ordering process, for a specific group of products - in this case flowers and plants. You will be required to work with the buyers on forecasting, work with suppliers to align their plans to yours, create and send order confirmations and manage stock levels. You will need experience in a similar role - planning, stock management, buying etc, ideally from a fresh produce background.
Our client is a successful, ambitious and passionate business with big plans for our future. We are taking steps to strengthen our team and our customer offer by investing further in new products and resources. The input of this person will be fundamental to developing the business. We have a Board and Management Team who are committed to taking brave steps to facilitate growth and this is a fantastic time to be joining. The ideal candidate will: Have solid experience in agriculture or fresh produce and want a company where you can put your knowledge and new ways of thinking to the test. Be a commercial operator with the ability to engage stakeholders across all functions operations, technical, procurement, sales etc. You will need the ability and character to be able to lead a team and have the ability to communicate with the industry, our customers and the rest of our business. Need to be strong with the numbers and financials that underpin the business. Experience in speciality veg would be advantageous but not a pre-requisite.
Our client has been successfully growing, preparing, packing and supplying vegetables to the major multiples and wholesale markets for many years. Due to continued expansion they are now looking for an experienced Technical Manager. This is an interesting and challenging position with good prospects of career development. The job: You will be responsible for all areas of the quality management system including BRC and organics standard compliance To be the first line for customer liaison and relationship building To manage a team of quality assurance people alongside the quality manager The person: A number years of experience in a fresh produce manufacturing environment in a technical function Man management experience HACCP level 4 is essential Along with excellent communication skills and self motivation
Our Client is one of East Anglia's largest commercial Grounds Maintenance and Landscaping Companies; based in Norfolk, they are seeking experienced Hard Landscapers. The successful candidates should be driven, hard-working team players with an exceptional attention to detail. Excellent opportunities for the correct candidates to excel and progress within the company. The ideal candidates must have at least 3 years' experience in Landscaping or construction. Must hold a valid CSCS card and any hard Landscaping and building qualifications will be favourable. Drivers licence is essential. Duties to include paving, laying patios, building walls and garden features. Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm (approx.) and some Saturday working. Candidates will be expected to be flexible, reliable and be willing to work independently and as part of a team.
Our Client is one of East Anglia's largest commercial Grounds Maintenance and Landscaping Companies; based in Norfolk, they are seeking experienced Soft Landscapers. The successful candidates should be a driven, hard-working team players with an exceptional attention to detail. Excellent opportunities for the correct candidates to excel and progress within the company. The ideal candidates must have at least 3 years' experience in Landscaping. Must hold a valid CSCS card and any Landscaping qualifications will be favourable. Driver's licence is essential. Duties to include turfing, tree and shrub planting, ground preparation, seeding, staking, mulching and when required, hard landscaping. Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm (approx) and some Saturday working. Candidates will be expected to be flexible, reliable and be willing to work independently and as part of a team.
Our client is one of East Anglias Premier Environmental Services Provider who has a requirement for good, qualified grounds people to work on various projects across Cambridgeshire and Norfolk. Ideally they are looking for experienced staff with at least 2 years behind them and also. NPTC CS30, 31, 38 Full clean driving licence (B+E or Pre 97 an advantage) First Aid
Our Client is one of East Anglia's largest commercial Grounds Maintenance and Landscaping Companies; based in Norfolk, they are seeking experienced Landscape Gardeners. The successful candidates should be a driven, hard-working team player with exceptional plant knowledge and attention to detail. Excellent opportunities for the right candidates to excel and progress within the company are available. The ideal candidates must have at least 3 years' experience in the Landscape gardening sector, be able to demonstrate excellent plant knowledge and work to a very high standard. Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm (approx.) and some Saturday working. Candidates will be expected to be flexible, reliable and be willing to work independently and as part of a team.
Our client is a successful garden centre group who pride themselves in offering an aspirational and innovative environment for their customers to shop within. Currently they are looking for a creative and inspirational Buyer with good retail knowledge within the AB1 retail sector, as the person in this role will have responsibility for sourcing and managing a group of products within the Indoor Living/Home range. Based at their newly refurbished Hampshire site the Buyer will select product and analyse product performance whilst ensuring they hold the optimum levels of stock in order to maximise sales. You should have proven experience within a fast-paced buying environment. You should have experience of range building across large product areas and you should have a commercial outlook, always looking to create an opportunity to increase sales. Buying experience is essential to the role.
If you are an experienced agri-business consultant and are currently looking for a change of scenery, then I want to hear from you. We are currently working with a well regarded and progressive agri consultancy business, who are going through a period of solid growth. They have a number of positions for experienced consultants to join and (ideally) bring some new business with them. The Role:- Establishing, building and maintaining various relationships in order to develop strong business for the company. Advising on a raft of issues facing farmers/growers and going the extra mile to ensure your clients are fully informed of any upcoming issues. Becoming involved in financial business analysis, monitoring and control and budget and business plan preparation (amongst other things)The Candidate:- Will have had experience in agri business consultancy (or related role). The degree of experience will drive the overall salary An industry relevant degree would be an advantage but isn't essential Must be a good communicator and know how to get on well with farmers Will have a good head for numbers and be fully computer literate
This is a great opportunity to join a leading fresh produce business who supply the retail sector. The role Be responsible for supplier traceability Artwork approval Shelf life Assess, record and communicate product quality on arrival, during production, and despatch. Communicate non-conformances through all stages of quality control to the relevant departments Assist with training to ensure compliance to customer specificationsThe candidate Previous experience in a similar role, ideally within fruit. Excellent communication at all levels Good IT skills The ability to multi task Good leadership and management skills
A great opportunity to join a fresh produce business, to assess and report accurately on incoming raw material packaged product, stored product and assess its suitability for supermarket use. The role Produce reports on intake quality Assess stored product prior to out loading Assist with offsite and port work as required Conduct weight and size checks on raw materialThe candidate Ideally have a min of 2 years working within the fresh produce industry, and ideally have knowledge of fruit Ability to make decisions on product quality with regards to customer specifications Be able to work on own initiative Strong attention to details Good communication skills both verbally and in writing Computer literateShifts 4 on 4 off
Our client is one of Europe's leading and largest privately owned food companies with an annual turnover in excess of £2b. The Job: To lead and coordinate the key technical strategic priorities on behalf of the business and major retail and wholesale customers You will be the senior technical contact with a number of major customers at category level Identifying and anticipating changes to customer's forward needs and ensuring individual site teams have the plans in place to deliver To support the site technical teams by dealing and problem solving with compliance authorities and customers The management of technical projects as required in line with strategic aims To be an "ambassador" with all stakeholders for the business in particular and the meat industry in general The person Significant technical/commercial experience at a senior level with supermarket customer facing responsibilities A real "doer" with change management credentials A commercial head, with proven skills across food manufacturing, retail and compliance sectors. Highly motivated and a consummate people manager Comfortable in a "matrix" environment with the ability to develop strong relationships across multi- site teams Location flexible
If you want to work with exciting products, year round challenges and be part of a passionate and driven team then look no further. The business is gearing up for growth and is fighting hard in its market. There is a requirement for an experienced junior category manager with experience in retail category management or buying. We are interested in speaking with candidates with category management experience from all sectors as long as there is commercial nouse, a customer focus, understanding of UK retail etc. You will be expected to work on buying, product development, sourcing product from international suppliers (China, India, Europe and the UK) and in managing the whole ranges of product in your category. This is a fabulous time to be joining this growing (and already successful) company.
We are currently working with one of the country's leading names in livestock nutrition. They are currently on the look out for an accomplished Regional Sales Manager who can help them to achieve their ambitious but achievable growth targets. The Role:- Responsible for achieving or exceeding the sales plan in the region and developing the annual plan Understanding the market trends, ensuring possible opportunities are picked up and capitalised upon Build and motivate the regional team of sales agents, driving them to hit their targets Providing a key communication link to the wider business, ensuring successes and challenges are all fed back in a timely manner The Candidate:- Will ideally have come from a farming background and have good knowledge of livestock (although this isn't essential) Will possess a proven track record in a sales management role and be able to demonstrate key sales achievements Will have a passion to drive success and be at the forefront of the market, leading the change Will be able to work under their own initiative and manage their own time effectively.This role can be home based, but will involve a lot of travel within the area, managing a team. To discuss further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Morten Andresen.
Our client is a well known web and catalogue gardening brand that are looking for a Marketing Assistant - Content to support the Marketing Content Manager in the production of product content for the relevant sales channels (Web, catalogue and PR Campaigns). Writing copy for product (website and catalogue), promotions, emails and newsletters and PR campaigns for all Brands.Set up new products on the Content Management System for all channels. Core Responsibilities Collates all new Product information in line with Product set up Process Set up of new products on Content Management System for all sales channels, ensuring all relevant information (such as copy, image, technical details, related products, etc) is accurate and up to date. Source images for new products, via the relevant sources available. Works with Product Category Managers to write product copy for the catalogue and website (long and short versions). Ensuring that different copy is written for products common in both brands. Writes copy for customer emails (up to 3 a week per Brand), monthly newsletters, all promotions and offers for each season, and PR campaigns as requested by the Marketing Content Manager. Writing a weekly blog for all Brands. Writes Press Releases for PR campaigns as and when required. Proofing catalogue and online product pages - specifically focusing on spelling, grammar and horticultural information. May attend Product Trials with Category Managers to source new images and create copy for new product introductions. Supports the Content Manager with keeping up to date with competitor activity and may get involved in ordering and trialling new varieties. Assists in the planning and preparation of any Events or Shows. Profile Previous horticultural copy writing experience essential. Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work under their own initiative and to deadlines. A hands-on team player who is experienced in dealing with tight deadlines and has a willingness to work under pressure. Experienced in horticulture (preferably qualified) or has an in-depth working knowledge and passion for gardening, with the ability to identify product benefits and write authoritative copy. Have experience of web based content systems or have a willingness and ability to learn. Have an excellent eye for detail and have experience of proofing online and offline content. To discuss this role further, please call 07929 013910 and speak to Dianne Saunders.
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