Farm Manager - Puketōtara Farm

Northland - Kerikeri
Livestock Operations – Puketōtara Farm /
Permanent - On Farm /
·         Manage a team of 3 on this efficient bull system farm
·         Based 15 minutes outside of Kerikeri, Northland
·         3-bedroom accommodation, health insurance and additional benefits included
A great opportunity to lead a team and expand on your farming career with a large, progressive farming organisation.
The Opportunity
We’re looking for either a current Farm Manager who is looking to broaden their experience or a confident and accomplished Head Shepherd/Stock Manager making their first step into farm management.
You will have the chance to learn and develop skills in business management, people leadership and lead change in a company with a customer focused strategy.
This role also gives you the opportunity to get comfortable with Pāmu systems and processes, as you will learn and run your own Farmax file and record data into FarmIQ.
The Farms
Puketōtara Farm is operating an intensive store/finishing system, farming Friesian cross bulls across 780 effective hectares.  Puketōtara Farm is located 15 minutes from Kerikeri.
About You
You will be a passionate, experienced Farm Manager or Stock Manager/Head Shepherd looking for your next challenge.
You will have:
·         A first-class attitude to Health and Safety, Animal Welfare and Environmental Management.
·         Excellent pasture management skills
·         Attention to detail, around stock performance and feed budgeting.
·         In-depth understanding and experience handling multiple stock units.
·         Excellent communication skills.
·         Technically savvy with a strong interest in recording technology.
·         Effective time and people management skills.
·         Excellent problem solving ability and creativity.
·         Current and full NZ drivers licence.
The role comes with a 3 bedroom house on-farm, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.
Apply Now
Applications close on Sunday 7 April 2024.
We will be contacting candidates throughout the advertising period, so apply now!
For an informal chat about the role, please contact Senior Business Manager, Craig Bell on 027 561 7249

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.