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We are glad that you are interested in joining the HHP team and usually have opportunities available.

Please send your CV to Viliana Ignateva at Heathlands Farm, Honey Hill, Wokingham, RG40 3BG with a covering letter explaining what you feel you would bring to the role.

Viliana.Ignateva@hallhunter.co.uk

 
Position IT and Data Manager
Job Description

The Role

We are currently seeking an IT and Data Manager with a strong background in IT management to manage a team of four and lead Hall Hunters IT function as an independent resource focused on supporting and enabling the business. To realise opportunities in information systems through appropriate technologies and to provide support and assistance to the users of the company’s IT systems.  Identify, design and implement system improvements with a specific aim of ensuring readily accessible management information with minimal administration input.  In conjunction with the HHP management team, develop strategic business system plan.

Responsibilities are focused on:

  • IT Strategy to ensure that systems are robust, secure and future proof.
  • System Stability & Performance to ensure adequate security, virus and spam protection is in place and ensure operating systems and software are kept up to date with the latest security updates and patches.
  • Manage server and user support on a variety of operating systems and applications
  • System Continuity to maintain the IT systems and infrastructure across the business to minimise downtime and ensure it remains fit for purpose
  • Software and Data to develop and lead clear system processes and continuous improvement of all business applications
  • Project Management and supporting Company Initiatives and demonstrate Company Values.
  • Establish and maintain long-term working relationships or partnerships between the company and selected suppliers / vendors

 

The Person

To be considered, applicants should have 5 years’ experience in an MS server environment with 3 years’ experience in data management.  You must be able to operate effectively in a high volume environment and be able to work diplomatically and confidentially as an Information, Systems and Technology Manager.  Applicants must be trained in systems analysis, systems design, project leadership and planning and control skills with an excellent working knowledge of Windows Server, Active Directory, Group Policy, SQL, Exchange, Terminal Server/Citrix and Nav.

Closing date is 3rd September 2017

Please submit your CV and cover letter to HTHHR@hallhunter.co.uk

 
Position Soft Fruit Grower
Job Description
Areas of Responsibility:  To increase the yield and add value to the main growing processes involved in soft fruit production.  Deliver crops at times required by the market with berries that look and taste great, delight the customer, are fast to pick, and have minimum wastage.

Reporting to: The Farm Manager  

Key Responsibilities:
  • Weekly planning / strategy meeting with Farm Manager and Technical Manager
  • Daily meeting with Technical Team / Operations Team / Husbandry Team / Irrigation Team to ensure efficient coordination of all activities and set priorities. 
  • Timely implementation of all tasks and growing operations to a very high standard - driven by clear understanding of plant stage, plant physiology, current and expected climate conditions and disciplined planning 
  • Clear vision of ultimate goal delivered through a clear strategy and ‘green finger’ approach
  • Plant care including pest management, irrigation, weed control, feeding, pruning, supporting and training.
  • Climate management including ventilation, use of shade net, wind breaks, different poly types
  • Fertility and substrate management and selection
  • Take the lead in using fertigation systems to maximize crop health, growth and yields
  • Crop Walking with agronomists and technical team to minimize yield losses from P&D and maximize productivity potential
Applicants must have relevant qualification in agronomy, horticulture, or food production and a minimum of three years commercial growing experience, preferably with soft fruit. Experience of protected cropping including irrigation and ventilation, and frost protection is essential. 
The ideal candidate will have both the knowledge and confidence to make independent decisions on a day to day basis and the ability to take responsibility for such decisions. Must speak English, be computer literate and be able to work both individually or in a team. 
The successful applicant will have an enthusiastic approach and possess a strong interest in learning and self-development, with a desire to fast track their career.  They will operate confidently; have well developed communication skills and a passion for plants and growing.  

If you would like to know more about this opportunity then please submit a current CV, together with a covering letter describing your suitability for the role to Viliana Ignateva, Recruitment Manager at HR@hallhunter.co.uk

Closing date for applications:  15th September 2017


 
Position Soft Fruit Team Leader
Job Description

The Hall Hunter Partnership is one of the UK's largest producers of soft fruit, supplying leading supermarkets, with the highest quality produce in a highly demanding marketplace.  It operates from 6 sites within the south of England and is likely to grow in the years ahead. 

Reporting into the Harvest Manager, the successful candidate will manage the day to day running of a team of soft fruit pickers. 

Tasks include:

  • Welcome and train new pickers
  • Meet team before each work area to discuss work details and rates/prices
  • Continually monitor pickers technique for improvement
  • Improve team productivity through picker efficiency and motivation
  • Ensure all materials and the field are ready for pickers
  • Monitor standards and quality
  • Be 1st contact person for their team
  • Monitor individual pickers trays and rates

The basic requirements for the position are:

  • Good level of English
  • Computer skills
  • Have an experience in harvesting soft fruit such as strawberries, raspberries, blackberries or blue berries
  • Willing to learn and develop new skills
  • Experience of managing a team

The ideal candidate will have both the knowledge and confidence to make independent decisions on a day to day basis and the ability to take responsibility for such decisions.

To apply for this role send your CV to Viliana Ignateva, Recruitment Manager at HR@hallhunter.co.uk

Closing date: 15th September  2017
 
Position Graduate Programme
Job Description Hall Hunter Partnership is the leading grower of soft fruit in the UK following consistent growth over the last 10 years. In order to maintain this growth and operate at the level of excellence demanded by the sector, we are recruiting our future management team.

A number of opportunities exist for high quality graduates, who aspire to be the best in British horticulture, to join the Hall Hunter Partnership Graduate Development Programme. Ideal candidates will come from horticultural, agricultural, business management or engineering backgrounds, however the most important attributes are enthusiasm and drive.

Successful applicants will join the HHP team and, over 1.5 years, experience all aspects of the business as a preparation for their future career with HHP.

Participants will rotate through a number of roles which will include most of the following:

1. Growing high quality crops (glasshouse or field)
2. Harvest Team coordination
3. Husbandry Team coordination
4. Quality assessment and management
5. Irrigation and nutrition
6. Tunnel management and climate control

Your development and education during the programme will be fully supported and structured so that each task area is fully covered and signed off as you progress.

Successful completion of the programme will result in you joining the HHP team on a permanent basis at one of our sites in Berkshire, Surrey or Sussex.

If you are interested in applying please send your CV and a covering letter, summarising why you should be part of our future, to Anastasia Sobol(
Anastasia.Sobol@hallhunter.co.uk).  Alternatively look at our Facebook page for more details.

Closing date: 15th September 2017
 
Position JOIN THE HHP TEAM
Job Description HHP is a growing business and is always looking for experienced managers in all facets of our business.

If you have a proven record in an agricultural business and believe that your experience could be valuable to us then please let us know.  We have worked with many individuals from a range of backgrounds and given them the opportunity to develop and deliver in areas that interest and enthuse them.

If you would like to have the opportunity to become part of the HHP team then please contact David Kay, Managing Director HHP (
david.kay@hallhunter.co.uk). 

Any enquiry will be treated in strictest confidence.
 
Position Future Managers
Job Description

HHP is a successful and expanding business. It’s success is due to the team of managers and staff who have worked together to consistently deliver top quality fruit for our customers.

Most of our management teams on each farm have started as pickers in the field, been promoted to supervisors and then upwards through the organisation. We would like to identify those individuals who are interested in developing yourselves into top supervisors and managers.

We offer a lot of training and development to support you and help you grow and offer excellent salaries to those who perform.

If you believe you have the drive and ambition to develop your career in HHP then please contact HR@hallhunter.co.uk

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