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    Farm Manager - Southland

Reference no: 8HR1013
Posted: 11 Apr 2018
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Southland, New Zealand
Duration: Permanent - Full-time
Start Date: 1 June 2018
  • Have you got management experience in organic dairy farming?
  • Do you have strong leadership skills?
  • Can you point to experience in farming to specification with high levels of reporting?

This 266 ha farm is well set up and well through the process of converting to a certified organic operation.  We are now looking for a professional and highly competent Farm Manager with a track record of experience in organic dairy farming.  

It’s a given that you will be right across pasture management and animal husbandry, in addition we are looking for someone who:

  • is up-to-date with the compliance requirements of farming, thereby playing a pivotal part in protecting our business;
  • has previous experience in leading a team, and can enhance the farm’s reputation as an employer; and
  • most importantly, can demonstrate experience in working with systems to capture data – for gaining and maintaining our organic certification it is absolutely critical that the collation, analysis and reporting of data is very precise and very accurate, so we need to be confident of your ability in this space.

Located near Edendale on high producing soils this farm is well set up with a 54-bail rotary, ACRs, Protrack, in-shed feeding, a stand off pad, and a wide range of sheds.

Applications close 24 April 2018.