Land/Farm Manager

Experienced Land Manager required in Gifford, Scotland (approx. 20 miles from Edinburgh)
This position comes with a house on the grounds of the estate. You also have access to a work vehicle.

Up to £38,000.00
Gifford, Scotland
Permanent Live-In

Core responsibilities:

  • The candidate needs to ensure all on-site facilities and equipment are kept in expertly maintained condition at all times
  • Ensure the needs of the Estate Owners are met, and they conform to all relevant compliancy regulations (hold all essential certifications and/or training for maintenance/gardening equipment etc)
  • Take overall responsibility for all Health & Safety matters on the site, ensuring actions are taken and processes & structures are in place to assure the safety of the family, staff and visitors
  • Have management responsibility for the Estate staff (including hiring and vetting), Estate events, Estate farm and Estate woodlands
  • Handling the Estate budget, recommending and implementing improvements to increase quality and reduce costs
  • Oversee, maintain and develop the overall security of the Estate, with a strong emphasis on the safety of Estate owner’s family


  • General Estate maintenance and upkeep
  • Working closely with owners regarding the budget and evolution of the Estate
  • Managing Estate staff along with hiring new staff
  • Health and Safety coordinator for the Estate
  • Upkeep and care of livestock
  • Internal Project Manager
  • Ensuring security is optimized
  • Working with the local community and school





Key qualifying criteria

  • Project Management qualification
  • ‪Management/Leadership Qualification
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • ‪Must be highly organised
  • ‪Thrive on working to deadlines
  • ‪Team player
  • ‪Commitment to achieving high success rates
  • ‪Professional and flexible approach
  • ‪Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate at all levels
  • ‪Positive attitude
  • ‪Good with children
  • ‪Enjoys a challenge
  • ‪Have a problem solving approach
  • Driving licence
  • Valid DBS
  • Supporting references
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