Exciting new job opportunity at Ragmans Farm:
Salary: £25-28,000 pa
Hours: 37 hours per week with some weekend and evening work.
Location: Ragmans Lane Farm, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire
Do you have land management experience and want to work on an exciting and enterprising farm, committed to learning and developing sustainable solutions?
This new Farm Manager post will lead on the management and ‘hands on’ care of the land and land based enterprises, and contribute to the learning programme at the farm. This is an opportunity to shape the next phase of development on the farm.
Ragmans Lane Farm is a 60 acre farm based in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. Over the past 25 years we have developed a first-rate reputation and expertise on permaculture and sustainability. Our current enterprises include apple orchards and mushroom logs; hosting micro-enterprises; being a living classroom, for others and hosting individuals and groups to stay on the farm. We’re busy and we want to be even busier, so that we can share our learning with as many people as possible. For more information go to: www.ragmans.co.uk
We are looking for a person with land management skills and experience. You will have a track record of project management, innovation and problem solving skills. You will be able to demonstrate a passion for our work and a willingness to be flexible. You will be a great motivator and able to build strong relationships with colleagues, visitors, students and partners. You will enjoy managing staff and volunteers and sharing your knowledge and skills. You will be able to see the big picture, able to plan, manage operations and also be happy to get your hands dirty. A creative, resourceful, entrepreneurial team player and all rounder will flourish in this role. A full driving licence is also required.
Deadline for applications: 10am Monday 1st February 2016
Please download the Candidate Information Pack here
Dr Immo Fiebrig
Research Fellow, Permaculture Systems
CAWR Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience
Ryton Organic Gardens
Wolston Lane, Coventry
Warwickshire CV8 3LG
Tel (+ 44) 02477 651 628
Mob (+ 44) 07557 425 407