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At Kingdom Farming, we offer attractive career prospects as well as competitive benefits for those who join us.

About us

At Kingdom Farming we are an award-winning, family-run agricultural contracting business. We offer a wide range of multi-functional agricultural solutions that meet the needs of landowners and stakeholders across central Scotland.

We specialise in arable farming and thoroughly believe that a more sustainable form of agriculture is possible. With this in mind, at Kingdom Farming, we strive to get the most out of the productive land while enhancing habitats for biodiversity. The nature of the diverse landscapes we work with, requires an equally diverse skillset which in turn creates a wide range of career opportunities.

Since our establishment in 2009, we have expanded steadily by referral and recommendation. We are widely renowned for providing reliable, comprehensive and professional services to all our clients. Our reputation is a reflection of the skill and hard work of our team. We believe that through support, training and motivation, skill can be developed to its highest potential. At Kingdom Farming, we offer attractive career prospects as well as competitive benefits for those who join us.

If there are no job listings available at this time but you wish to be considered for future career opportunities, please send us your CV at paula.mcneil@kingdomfarming.net.

Arable Team:

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Skilled Machinery Operator Harvest 2024

The role of Skilled Arable Operator will require someone who can take responsibility for a variety of arable tasks to provide excellent service to our customers.  

Key Responsibilities:

This role will include a range of farm tasks including but not limited to: cultivations, trailer work, irrigation, excavator, and loader work.

Tractor Operations

  • Safely operate tractors and attached implements for various agricultural tasks including primary and secondary cultivations.
  • Conduct pre-operational checks and routine maintenance on tractors and equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.
  • Assist in crop planting and cultivation, adhering to best agricultural practices.
  • Collaborate with the farming team to plan and execute field operations effectively.

Essential Qualifications / Traits:

  • Valid Driving License.
  • Proven experience as Tractor Operator.
  • Familiarity with GPS-guided machinery and precision farming technologies.
  • Telehandler ticket.
  • Experience in agricultural practices and crop management.
  • Flexibility to work extended hours, including weekends, especially during peak farming seasons.
  • Strong attention to detail with an emphasis on precision and safety.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good physical condition, capable of working in various weather conditions.

Desirable Qualifications /Traits :

  • Workshop Skills
  • PA1
  • PA2
  • PA4S&G
  • Perform routine maintenance and adjustments on agricultural vehicles to ensure optimal performance.
  • Record operational data, such as crop yields and fuel use, ensuring accuracy and attention to detail.

We offer the right candidate the opportunity for career progression in the agricultural sector, supported by ongoing training and development. Immediate start available.

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • 30 Days Holiday
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • On site Parking
  • Sick Pay

Applications:

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to Paula McNeil at Paula.mcneil@kingdomfarming.net

 

Office Team:

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Finance Manager

To assist the Management Team with the Financial Reporting and Analysis of the business and to manage the flow of data between the Stock and Accounts Assistants.

This role involves preparing cashflow forecasting, stock analysis, variance analysis and financial reporting for both the Management Team and Clients.   You will also be assisting the Accounts Department with month end journals, overseeing VAT returns and year end reports.  

Responsible to: The Business Owner

Responsible for:  Accounts & Stock Assistants

Based at:

Kilrie Farm Office, Kilrie Farm, Kirkcaldy KY2 5UW.   This is an office-based position at a rural location and will require the successful candidate to have a valid driving licence and access to a vehicle.   There is no public transport.

Hours: Fulltime

Job Purpose:

As a member of the Management Team, the successful candidate will be supporting the Business Owner and contributing to the daily workings of the business with a hands-on practical approach.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Providing both the Management Team and Clients with all relevant financial reports and analysis, whilst building relationships with suppliers and clients.
  • Assisting with the development of quality assurance systems to ensure stock movements are recorded and reported accurately.
  • Overseeing and reviewing VAT returns and year end reporting for the business and its clients.
  • Managing and motivating the Finance and Stock Team.

Accountabilities:

  • Taking ownership of the Financial Reporting and Analysis of the business and building relationships with suppliers and clients.
  • Providing the business owner with support to ensure the efficient and smooth running of the business operation and performance across all areas of the business.
  • Ensuring that any actions in relation to stock movements are recorded and reported accurately and followed-up with relevant team members.

Essential Skills:

  • Financial Management : minimum 2 years post qualification experience
  • Finance/ Accountancy Qualification : ACCA, CA, CIMA, Part Qualified QBE
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Cashflow Analysis and Forecasting
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel
  • Time Management
  • Organisation Skills
  • VAT Reporting
  • Management / training / mentoring of Staff rming software packages e.g., Farmplan
  • An interest / knowledge of fund and equity raising and modelling for investmenbility to meet deadlines, manage competing deadlines and works well under pressure
  • Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • High attention to detail, with accuracy understand needs and expectations
  • Respond quickly to changing demands and demonstrate strong skills in prioritisation and time management
  • Multitasking capabilities
  • Ability to work under own initiative with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and be a flexible team player

Applications:

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to Paula McNeil at Paula.mcneil@kingdomfarming.net

 

Property Team:

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Roofing & General Property Maintenance Technician

We are seeking a Roofing & General Property Maintenance Technician to provide expert roofing services and perform a variety of property maintenance tasks. This role is crucial for maintaining and enhancing the structural integrity and functionality of our clients’ commercial and domestic properties. The ideal candidate will possess a strong ability to work at heights, a solution-oriented approach, and the versatility to manage a wide range of maintenance duties.

Responsible to: Property Operations Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive inspections of roofs to identify any damage and undertake the necessary repairs or replacements.
  •         Remove deteriorated roofing materials, prepare surfaces for new installations, and ensure a watertight seal..
  •         Accurately measure, cut, and fit roofing materials according to specific project requirements.
  • Estimate the labour and materials required for roofing projects and provide accurate quotes to customers.
  • Ensure adherence to project timelines and completion deadlines.
  • Follow strict safety protocols and procedures, especially when working at heights, to prevent accidents and injuries.
  • Work collaboratively with team members and other maintenance technicians to efficiently complete projects and coordinate necessary repairs and upgrades.
  • Stay updated on the latest building codes, best practices in roofing, and general property maintenance techniques.
  • Perform a broad spectrum of general property maintenance tasks to uphold high standards of care and upkeep.
  • Undertake additional responsibilities as needed, adapting to the organisation’s evolving requirements.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of various roofing materials and installation techniques.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in roofing (preferred).
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • Familiarity with relevant safety codes, building regulations, and industry standards.
  • Comfortable working at heights and in various environmental conditions.
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks, including heavy lifting and manual labor.
  • Reliable with excellent timekeeping.
  • Proven track record in roofing and general property maintenance.
  • Proficient in the use of hand and power tools, with strong carpentry skills for additional repairs.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Strong communication, problem-solving, decision-making, and time management skills.
  • Flexibility to handle emergency situations outside regular working hours.

Career Progression:

This position offers significant opportunities for career advancement in both the roofing and property maintenance sectors, with ongoing training and development. An immediate start is available for the right candidate.

Note:

This job description is not exhaustive and may evolve with the changing needs of the organization and the industry. The incumbent is expected to perform varied tasks as required by their role and the overall business objectives of the organization.

Applications:

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to Paula McNeil at Paula.mcneil@kingdomfarming.net

 

Let Us Help

Whether you have one tree in your garden or you are managing a whole estate, we are here to help you. Get in touch today!

Kilrie Farm, Kirkcaldy, Fife, KY2 5UW, Scotland.

+44 (0) 1592 269479

Paula.mcneil@kingdomfarming.net