Farm Manager - West Coast Dairy Support
West Coast - Cape Foulwind /
Dairy Operations – West Coast Dairy Support /
Permanent - On Farm
· Work with the Operations and Business Managers to deliver results
· Bring your leadership skills and stockmanship to this unique position
· Competitive salary, 4-bedroom home and health insurance included
Bring your enthusiasm, initiative, and genuine passion for farming to this Farm Manager opportunity on the West Coast
You will be responsible for the management of all animals and will manage the day-to-day operations of the farm whilst working closely with the Business Manager and Operations Manager to deliver quality results.
You will be responsible for:
· Managing multiple dairy stock classes
· Leading, coaching and mentoring your team
· Planning and organising logistics and maintaining accurate records
· Solving problems and managing risks as they arise
West Coast Dairy Support is a 560ha farm split up in two stunning blocks located 10 minutes South of Westport at Cape Foulwind. This farm is a part of our Buller Dairy Complex of which it supports.
Stock on farm consists of approximately 757 R1 calves, 740 R2 heifers, 212 bulls, 976 winter grazing.
You will have exceptional knowledge and experience in growing young stock, best practice animal health standards, feed budgeting skills with collaborative leadership skills. You also can use farm management technology systems and record keeping equipment.
You will be working closely with your team and the Farm Manager team, so you will have a high level of communication and planning skills. Health and Safety is a priority for us, so you must have a positive attitude towards Health and Safety.
A near new 4-bedroom house is available along with a comprehensive salary package which includes life and health insurance. Convenient location to schooling options and a fantastic range of recreational activities in the area such as hunting, fishing, surfing, tramping biking. Pāmu is proud to offer development and training as well as provide employees with a good work-life balance.
Applications close Sunday 19 March 2023.
For more details about the role, please contact Jack Raharuhi, Business Manager on 027 838 7295.
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.
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.