Reference Number: 03432

Job Role Dairy Farm Manager in Canterbury, NZ Ref: 3432
Location Canterbury, NZ
The Farm This 2500 cow farm on the North Island of New Zealand is looking to hire a Farm Manager for the coming season.
It is one of New Zealand`s top producing dairy farms.
The farm is a split farming operation on a 580 hectare milking platform.
Milking is via rotary parlour with protrac, automatic drafting and a 1000 cow feedpad.
The farm is well maintained, operates with up to date machinery and carries 11 staff.
The Role We are seeking a person from June 1st 2022 to run the 2500 cow operation. Somebody who wants to progress to the next level is required here
The successful applicant will be expected to assume full management responsibility for the farm.
This is a tremendous opportunity to develop farm skills and experience and to your stamp on a well established complex feed system to maximise production.
The Applicant The Applicant: We are seeking a serious operator, well schooled in management, confident, diligent and capable with the ability to manage a small team.
The successful applicant will have a minimum of 5 years experience in pasture management, stock management and irrigation.Other key skills;
Committemant to walk the walk and lead health and safety on the farm.
Excellent problem solving and communication skills.
Experience in motivating and organising a team.
Ability to manage a feed plan to maximise production.
Grassland management skills.
Proven skills in mating management.
Computer literate (Accurate MINDA record keeping and reporting using Microsoft and other Windows based applications.)
Ambitious, dedicated with a eye for detail.
Results driven.
Ability to pass a pre employment drugs test
Driving licence essential.
Accommodation Comfortable accommodation is offered with the role and the operation is conducted in a very supportive family environment.
Great emphasis is focused on ensuring that employees have a positive work experience and that our reputation as a reputable employer is valued in the local community
Additional Info
Contact will be made with those applicants that have suitable experience for the role advertised. Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we receive we cannot reply to each application. Thank you for your interest and application.

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