Dairy Farm Manager – Wingpoint Dairy

Wairarapa - Masterton
Dairy Operations – Wingpoint Dairy Unit /
Permanent - On Farm /
On-site
·         Competitive salary, health and life insurance
·         Modern 4 bedroom house
·         Wairarapa Farm – Close to Featherston and Martinborough
 
Pāmu offers a supportive environment with ongoing training and development.
 
The Opportunity
Are you an experienced Farm Manager or a leader looking to take that next step?  Do you have a passion for growing the land and people around you?
 
You will manage Wingpoint Dairy and the day-to-day operations of the farm and team.
 
You’ll have the full support of a Business Manager to help you settle into the role and assist in any areas where it’s needed such as financial reporting, planning, or pasture management.  Together you will work to deliver quality results.
 
We also have a robust health and safety regime at Pāmu, and Wingpoint has well maintained, up to date farm equipment.
 
We are looking to have someone start with us in the new season, so around 1 June 2024.
 
You will be responsible for:
•           Day-to-day management of dairy operations
•           Leading, coaching and mentoring your team
•           Organising logistics and maintaining accurate data
•           Managing risks and solving problems as they arise
 
The Farm
Wingpoint Dairy Farm is looking for a Farm Manager to take Wingpoint to the next level. With a recent investment in infrastructure this 330 ha farm is in great shape and ready for someone to continue adding value to it. Wingpoint has a 70 bail rotary with ACR’s and fantastic team of four experienced staff.
 
Milking 850 cows twice a day through a 70-bail rotary, Wingpoint is situated fifteen minutes from Martinborough and twenty minutes south of Featherston.
 
Join a close-knit community and a great lifestyle. Being located so close to Wellington, you will also get exposure to other areas of the wider Pāmu business.
 
About You
You will have excellent leadership capability, a willingness to learn new systems and you’ll value the same things we do people, animals, and the environment.
 
You will also have: 
·         Strong 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 use ag tech such as Farmax and FarmIQ so familiarity with those software packages would be helpful but is not required.

Benefits 
We offer a competitive salary with additional benefits including life and health insurance, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.  
There is a modern 4 bedroom house.
 

Apply Now 
Applications close Sunday 02 June
Don’t delay as we will be interviewing applicants as they apply.

To find out more about this opportunity contact Jason Halford – Senior Business Manager on 027 306 7004

To be eligible for this role, you must be available for an in-person interview and have unrestricted legal rights to work in New Zealand. We are unable to accept applicants on temporary work visas for permanent opportunities.

Pāmu provides a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and undergo a criminal background check prior to being appointed.  

Our values are core to who we are at Pāmu and the way that we all work together.  We are Grounded, Genuine, Bold, and Shoulder-to-Shoulder. To read more, click on this link to see them on our website. To see what it's like to work in our Dairy team, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Dairy Assistant at Pāmu, or to learn about what our Livestock team is all about, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Shepherd at Pāmu.

Pāmu is the brand name for Landcorp Farming Limited, and successful applicants will be employed by Landcorp Farming Limited.