Dairy Farm Manager – Thompsons Dairy Unit

West Coast - Reefton, New Zealand /
Dairy Operations – Dairy /
Permanent - On Farm
Are you looking for an opportunity to progress your career in a Dairy Farm management position? We have a fantastic opportunity for someone to become our next Farm Manager and lead our team on Thompsons Dairy Unit.
 
Thompsons Dairy Unit is made up of a team of four, located 15 minutes from Reefton and 45 minutes from Greymouth. The farm is a 307 effective ha property peak milking 680 cows through a 54 bail rotary with ACR’s and MilkHub.
 
This is a leadership role, so we’re looking for someone with excellent leadership skills or capability, first and foremost. It’s also critical you genuinely value people, animals and the environment, and have a willingness to learn new systems.
 
The things we are looking for in our next Farm Manager for Thompsons Dairy Unit include:
 
·       Solid Dairy Farming experience
·       Proven leadership and stakeholder management skills
·       Good all-round communication skills
·       Effective people management skills
·       Effective time management skills
·       Ability to use farm management technology systems and record keeping equipment
·       First class attitude to Health and Safety, Animal Welfare and Environmental Management
·       Current and full NZ drivers licence
 
This position includes a comfortable and modern 4 bedroom home. The location offers easy access to schooling options and a wide range of recreational activities. 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 Daniel Mears – Operations Manager on 021 150 9986.
 
Applications close 5pm 25th January 2021
Pāmu is the brand name for Landcorp Farming of NZ, and successful applicants will be employed by Landcorp Farming of NZ.

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.

Due to border restrictions, we are only able to consider candidates currently residing in New Zealand with full work eligibility. If you are a NZ citizen or resident returning home, please be sure to include an explanatory note with your travel plans & timelines for being back in the country.