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Published by , 25/1/2017

GrowUp Urban Farms is an award-winning urban farming start-up. We use aquaponics and vertical farming to build sustainable farms in cities, reducing the environmental impact of feeding people in cities, whilst creating jobs and training opportunities. We’re looking for a new member to join the GrowUp Team as our Farm Manager, handling the day-to-day operations on the farm including production planning, fault fixing and farm team management. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about growing food sustainably in cities. Our Ideal candidate will have a strong background in horticulture, with both relevant experience and qualifications and be looking to apply their skills and experience in a new environment. Great people skills are an important part of the role – we’re a small team and you’ll be responsible for ensuring all farm staff are working effectively for both supervised and unsupervised tasks. You will be involved in both the plant and fish elements of the farm, and although it will not be essential to have experience in fish farming, ideal candidates should be will be willing learn and get stuck in. We are looking for someone who will join the team and grow with us, it is important that they share our company values and are prepared to work hard to deliver a high standard of work. Our ideal candidate will be looking forward to learning about how our business works and getting involved in the detail, so that you can be part of moving the business to the next stage. Above all you need to be a team player – our team is our most important asset and you’ll be a vital part of it. Full details can be found here: Job Description_FM_GrowUp Urban Farms.