Experienced Farm Manager In New Zealand

Experienced Farm Manager In New Zealand

Experienced Farm Manager In New Zealand

A sprawling 642-hectare property, the largest within T H Enterprises Ltd Group. Self-contained wintering and 220ha silage feed supply in Central Hawkes Bay at Ashley Clinton, supporting around 300 young stock.

Job Description

Job Source: Seek

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Milking Area: 400 ha, with 90 ha for young stock grazing and the remainder as support runoff land.
  • Additional Lease Block: 110 ha, situated 7km away, utilized for wintering cows and silage production.
  • Total Property Size: 752 ha, encompassing all operational aspects.
  • Dairy Operation: Milk 1550 cows through an 80 Bail rotary shed with cup removers and a pro track system.
  • Production Target: Budgeted for 580,000 kgs m/s, managed by a full team of 7 staff.
  • Accommodation: Well-maintained homestead with three large bedrooms, 2 lounges, pool, fireplace, and heat pump.
  • Calf Rearing Opportunities: Available for partners involved in the operation.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties. You will be expected to perform different tasks to meet the organization’s overall objectives. 

CompanyTH Enterprises Limited
GenderAny
Employment TypeFull time
Job LocationTakapau, Hawkes Bay
Last Date of ApplyNot Specified
Experienced Farm Manager In New Zealand

Qualifications:

  • Team Player & Culture Builder: Skilled in fostering a positive team culture.
  • Staff Management: Experience in motivating and managing a substantial team.
  • Pasture Management: Proficient in intensive pasture management practices.
  • Effective Communication: Strong communication skills for clear team interaction.
  • Positive Attitude: Possesses a can-do attitude and passion for staff retention and training.
  • Safety Focus: Maintains a high level of health and safety standards.
  • Budget and KPIs: Experienced in reading budgets and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Technology Proficiency: Familiarity with Minda, farm reports, plate walk analysis, and Protrack (preferred).
  • Time Management: Demonstrates good time management skills.
  • Recruitment Experience: Skilled in the recruitment process for staffing needs.

Benefits

  • High-Quality Facilities: Enjoy top-notch accommodation and well-maintained equipment.
  • Strong Support System: Benefit from a supportive team, including an Operations Manager and Board.
  • Competitive Remuneration: Receive competitive pay and allowances.
  • Learning Opportunities: Join a successful family business, gain new skills, and advance your career.

How to Apply

CVs will undergo review in early February, and shortlisted candidates will be notified at that time.

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