Stock Manager - Aratiatia Farm - Taupo

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand /
Livestock Operations – Livestock /
Permanent - On Farm
·         Development opportunity
·         Great stock mix
·         Close to town
 
We are looking for a motivated individual, a person who is keen to accept responsibility, a person looking to advance themselves in agribusiness and a person that enjoys taking others with them on their journey.
 
As Stock Manager of Aratiatia Farm you will work alongside the Manager and other staff to achieve both personal and business goals.
 
Aratiatia is a 1989-hectare property running 19,500 stock units and as Stock manager you will have an integral role to play in this operation at all levels. Set within separate production areas the livestock portfolio includes a,
 
·         Recorded ewe flock
·         Angus beef breeding herd
·         Trade cattle
·         Dairy heifers
·         Deer
 
Excellent proven pasture management skills, including pasture and feed budgeting are essential. This along with your technical ability to record and analyse data will help you make informed and accurate business decisions.
 
The business and team are constantly seeking success and improvement, so being in a leadership role you would also need to be great at communication and documentation to organise the daily tasks and objectives for yourself and your team.
 
Aratiatia is located in a beautiful part of the country, with just a 5-10-minute drive into Taupo and local schools. This position comes with a renovated three-bedroom home and fantastic access to recreational activities within the Central Plateau region.
 
The role sits under the guidance of a supportive Farm Manager who encourages career development and offers a variety of responsibilities. This is an opportunity to be involved with a highly committed, dedicated and supportive team which has had a long history of developing people to help further their careers. The successful applicant will have the chance to see their own decisions in action and be exposed to all aspects of an agricultural business.
 
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.
 
Pāmu provides 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 and have a Full Class One Driver’s license. Apply below, including a brief covering letter and a current CV or résumé.
 
For an informal chat about the role, please contact Mark Cunningham – Farm Manager on 027 435 1428. Applications close on Tuesday 1st February 2022.
 
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.  

All new employees at Pāmu must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 on or before their start date, and be committed to keeping their vaccination status updated. If a medical exemption has been issued to you by the Ministry of Health, we may be able to consider your application on a case-by-case basis. Your vaccination status will be verified by a third-party provider as part of our pre-employment process. No details other than "verified" or "unverified" are held by our third-party provider or Pāmu.

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.  

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.