Looking for a chance to progress your career in a management position? We have a fantastic opportunity for a Dairy Farm Manager to lead our team on Ruru Dairy Unit. Part of Pamu’s Weka Complex, located 10 minutes from Lake Brunner, 40 minutes from a ski field, 30 minutes from Greymouth and two and a half hours from Christchurch.
Ruru is a 441 effective ha block, which will milk 830 cows through a 60 bail rotary with ACR’s and MilkHub technology. To be successful in this role you will need to have excellent leadership capability, a willingness to learn new systems and you’ll value the same things we do; people, animals and the environment. Your responsibilities will include managing the day-to-day operations of the farm whilst working closely with the Business Manager to deliver quality results.
Excellent housing is available for the successful candidate. The location offers great access to a wide range of recreational activities and local schooling within a friendly community. Bus pick-ups from farm gate.
You will bring:
- Strong New Zealand dairy farming experience
- Proven leadership and stakeholder management skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to use farm management technology systems and record keeping equipment
- Effective time and people management skills
- First class attitude to Health and Safety, Animal Welfare and Environmental Management
- Current and full NZ drivers licence
We offer an attractive salary with additional benefits, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.
For more details about the role, please contact Daniel Mears on 021 150 9986.
We provide a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and a criminal background check.
You must have the legal right to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role. Apply below, including a brief covering letter and a current CV.
Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 18th September 2019.