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Land Manager


About Us


The Harewood Estate lies nestled between Leeds and Harrogate, set in the sweeping landscape designed by Lancelot "Capability" Brown. The Estate covers some 4000 acres and includes a varied mix of habitats ranging from forest, parkland, grassland, arable, waterways and wetlands. The Estate is now looking to employ a Land Manager to coordinate various works that are undertaken across the Estate.


The Benefits

  • Salary 30,000-35,000 per annum DOE
  • Pension scheme
  • 22 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Discounted property rental


If you have supervisory and management experience in land management, estate management, farming or nature reserve industry this is a rare opportunity to get involved in shaping the land management of an iconic Estate.


The Role


As the Land Manager you will develop and deliver a range of work programmes including our field to fork livestock operation and a range of grant applications, while maintaining relationships with farmers, tenants and contractors. You will also explore and advance new areas of work for the Estate such as Rewilding and an animal farm.


About You


To join us a Land Manager, you will need:

  • Demonstrable experience of developing, delivering, monitoring and evaluating projects and programmes across an organisation
  • Experience of managing livestock (preferably with rare breed experience) with accurate record keeping
  • Experience of implementing and managing countryside grant schemes
  • Experience of setting, managing and working to budgets
  • Experience of survey methods and techniques used to develop and implement site monitoring programmes
  • A sense of humour, a can-do attitude and plenty of energy and stamina.


Other organisations may call this role Estate Manager, Warden, Livestock Manager, Farm Manager or Ranger.


For a more detailed Job Description and to apply (send cover letter, CV and 2 references), please email ben.lascelles@harewoodestate.co.uk


Closing date: 13th Aug 2019; Interviews: 25th Aug 2019




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