Dairy Farm Manager - Ruru

West Coast - Greymouth, New Zealand /
Dairy Operations – Dairy /
Permanent - On Farm
Looking for a chance to progress your career in a management position? We have a fantastic opportunity for a Dairy Farm Manager to lead our team on Ruru Dairy Unit. Part of Pāmu’s Weka Complex, located 10 minutes from Lake Brunner, 40 minutes from a ski field, 30 minutes from Greymouth and two and a half hours from Christchurch.
 
Ruru is a 441 effective ha block, milking 830 cows through a 60 bail rotary with ACR’s and MilkHub technology. To be successful in this role you will need to have excellent leadership capability, a willingness to learn new systems and you’ll value the same things we do; people, animals and the environment. Your responsibilities will include managing the day-to-day operations of the farm whilst working closely with the Business Manager to deliver quality results.
 
Excellent housing is available for the successful candidate. The location offers great access to a wide range of recreational activities and local schooling within a friendly community. Bus pick-ups from farm gate.
 
You will bring:
 
·         Strong New Zealand 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 offer an attractive salary with additional benefits, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.
 
For more details about the role, please contact Cameron Walker on 027 453 2168.
 
We provide 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. Apply below, including a brief covering letter and a current CV.
 
Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 23rd September 2020. 
 
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.  

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.

Pāmu is recognised within New Zealand and internationally as standing for best practice and sustainability.  We have a strong culture of safety and respect for the land, our people, and the animals under our care.  We’re a State-Owned-Enterprise with a nationwide portfolio of farms that produce milk, beef, lamb, wool, venison, deer velvet, wood and more.  Pāmu strives to be a leader in New Zealand agriculture, carefully creating natural products of high quality.