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Hampshire County Council

Farm Business Administrator


Salary Range: £28,934 - £32,026 per annum

Work Location: Three Minsters House, Winchester

Hours per Week: 37

Contract Type: Temporary (3 years)

The Role:

We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Farm Business Administrator to join our friendly and hard working Rural Estates Team at Hampshire County Council. You will be primarily based in our Winchester offices, however our teams do work on a Hybrid basis, including working from home and visiting various sites across the Countryside service.

You will be responsible for the efficient administration of the County Council’s in-hand farming and land management activities, including budgeting and finance tasks; being the first point of contact with suppliers and stakeholders; and working closely with Countryside Service colleagues, farmers, farming & site managers to ensure that all tasks are completed to schedule and recorded in compliance with relevant policy and legislation. This role is an exciting mix of everyday tasks and more complex management issues that you will be expected to play a key role in resolving.

You will be an experienced administrator, with a real passion for farming and proven communication and organisational skills. You will be able to take responsibility, show initiative and pay close attention to detail. There will be involvement in all aspects of the Council’s farming activities, working closely with the rural Estates Team Leader and Countryside Service colleagues to ensure joined-up, efficient delivery and recording.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Recording & arranging environmental scheme delivery, movement records, cattle passports etc
  • Application for grants or similar
  • Book keeping, invoicing, diary organising
  • Recording of crop & livestock information where required, analysing data and carry out mapping tasks as required
  • Future planning of farm business, analysing expenditure and cost savings
  • Other varied duties as detailed in job summary

What we can offer you!

We offer a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace, where talent is truly recognised and developed. We have created an environment that you can look forward to being a part of and where you are empowered to be your best and believe in creating a workplace built on teamwork where people can grow and develop in their roles.

If you think you have what it takes to make a real difference in Hampshire, get in touch!

Hampshire County Council offers a competitive salary and benefits package, please see our website for details: Our Benefits Package

Hampshire is a beautiful place to live, with vibrant cities, miles of coastline and two National Parks. If you enjoy outdoor activities, you’ll find world class walking, cycling, sailing and much more. For more information, please go to:- Living and Working in Hampshire

Additional Information:

Farm Business Administrator - Job Summary and Person Specification

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

Josephine Palmer, Estates Team Leader (Rural) on 03707 798 057

Interview Date: w/c 12 June 2023

Closing Date: 31 May 2023

Apply here

Closing Date: 31/05/2023  Location: Three Minsters House, Winchester

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