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Help shape the future landscape of UK agriculture with one of the most dynamic, reputable and exciting organisations in the industry.
To apply for a position at the AF Group, please email your CV and covering letter to: hr@theafgroup.co.uk

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Current Roles


Head of HR
Marketing Manager
Supply Management Specialist - Energy
Utilities Data and Bill Validator
AF Affinity Administrative Executive
Machinery Specialist

Head of HR

The AF Group - Farmers working together.

Our vision is to be recognised as the indispensable, independent ally of farmers.

We’re the UK’s largest farmers buying group. We’re a cooperative, owned by our members and we’re about to go on an exciting journey to reconnect with farmers and transform relationships with our members, our employees and our suppliers.

Reporting into the CEO, the Head of HR will lead the people management practices across AF and will be responsible for defining and developing an organisational culture that is aligned to the strategic plan and business objectives.

Do you have a passion for food and farming with a desire to help people feel recognised and valued for their contribution?

For more information please download the job description or email hr@theafgroup.co.uk

Marketing Manager

The AF Group - Farmers working together

Our vision is to be recognised as the indispensable, independent ally of farmers

We’re the UK’s largest farmers buying group. We’re a cooperative, owned by our members and we’re about to go on an exciting journey to reconnect with farmers and transform relationships with our members, our employees and our suppliers.

Reporting into the Marketing Director, we are looking for someone to oversee the day-to-day management and delivery of marketing communications across the Group. The role will include devising, briefing, researching and executing marketing communications across a wide range of channels and platforms.

Do you have a passion for food and farming, strong experience in digital platforms and the desire to make a real difference through your work?

For more information please download the job description or email hr@theafgroup.co.uk

Supply Management Specialist - Energy

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Supply Management Specialist to work within our Energy team. This role would suit someone who has previous experience of working to resolve technical and billing queries within the energy industry. You would be part of a specialist team of 7 whilst being part of a wider pillar of 15.

Reporting into the Business Manager – Energy, you will be part of the team responsible for working with members and suppliers to progress and resolve both technical and billing queries for members in relation to their energy supplies, and ensuring the seamless running of these supplies throughout the life of each contract. You will also ensure the provision of accurate consumption data for members to facilitate their energy management. You will always strive to deliver an outstanding level of customer service in every interaction you have with our members.

For more information please download the job description or e-mail hr@theafgroup.co.uk

Utilities Data and Bill Validator

We are looking for a full time Utilities Data and Bill Validator to work within our Operations team. This role would suit someone who has previous experience of validating both electronically and manually and be able to audit outside of these systems. . Validated bills to be incorporated into members monthly post out pack with invalidated bills to be categorised and logged for further query and investigation within the team or handed over to relevant specialist within the Energy or Telecoms teams as defined by query type.

It is essential that you have process and systems skills with an analytical focus and excellent attention to detail. You must understand the key elements of a utility bill and be able to compare and contrast with the utility contract and / or previous utility bills. You will be a confident and pleasant communicator and always act professionally with all of our stakeholders, at all times. The ability to pinpoint key issues, together with a 'can-do' attitude to resolving these issues swiftly are both essential skills needed for this busy and varied role.

For more information on this role please download the job description or e-mail hr@theafgroup.co.uk


AF Affinity Administrative Executive

We’re seeking a proactive individual with fantastic communication and organisational skills to fill the role of Administrative Executive. This is a full time and permanent role, suitable for someone with experience in administration, customer services, PA or with call centre experience.

Reporting into the Team Leader, you will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Affinity Fuel Team. Key functions will be to handle consumer enquires by phone, email and online, place fuel orders, chase payments, and support and grow the fuel business.

AF Affinity is a subsidiary of the AF Group, servicing smaller businesses and individuals. AF Affinity provides their members with the same services as AF, with its core business area in the fuel sector.

If you are interested in this role, please refer to the full job description below or email hr@theafgroup.co.uk.

Machinery Specialist

The AF Group - Farmers working together

Here at The AF Group we have a shared vision to be recognised as the indispensable, independent ally of farmers.

You may not have heard of us, but we have been around for over 30 years and are now the UK’s largest farmers buying group. We are a cooperative, proud to be owned by our members and honoured to be embarking on an exciting journey of reconnection with farmers and transformation of our relationships with our members, our employees and our suppliers.

Reporting into the Procurement Manager for Fuel and Machinery, we are looking for someone to work as an integral part of our fuel and machinery pillar, supporting business growth both for the pillar and for the wider Group. In this role you will provide expert technical advice and support to our members on all current machinery product lines. You will also provide excellent account management to our members, proactively identifying new business opportunities and facilitating prompt member and supplier query/billing resolution.

If you have a passion for food and farming, strong experience in account management and customer service and the desire to make a real difference through your work then we’d like to hear from you.

For more information email hr@theafgroup.co.uk

Catering Assistant, Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

Overview of role

Assisting with the day to day running of a staff café, you will work as part of a team of 2 to create an efficient and pleasurable experience for all customers. Your day to day role will consist or preparing sandwiches, baguettes, salads, toasties, paninis and a variety of hot dishes, for staff, along with assisting with the preparation of buffets, sit down lunches and breakfasts for visitors. Some light cooking may also be required. You will work with your team to maintain a clean and welcoming environment.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene certificate
  • Previous experience in a similar role is advantageous but not essential

    Personal Qualities

  • Used to working to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work in a highly demanding atmosphere
  • Able to come up with ideas for improvement and development of the business
  • Team player but also able to work alone and use own initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexibility would be required to meet the requirements of the role
  • Get in touch

    Contact us

    If you have any queries or would like to find out more please get in touch.
    info@theafgroup.co.uk 01603 881881Honingham Thorpe, Colton, Norwich, Norfolk NR9 5BZ
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