Stock Manager - Kapiro Station - Kerikeri

Northland - Kerikeri, New Zealand /
Livestock Operations – Kapiro /
Permanent - On Farm
/ On-site
·         16,000 stock units, combination of breeding and finishing, genetics & dairy support
·         Bring your positive leadership style to this new opportunity
·         Located 10 minutes from Kerikeri, with 3-bedroom house included
 
Take the next step in your career as a Stock Manager at this diverse property and move closer towards farm management.
 
The Opportunity
We are looking for a Stock Manager to join our team at Kapiro Station. Kapiro is home to Pamu’s Rangitane angus herd along with a fully recorded sheep flock.  Located 10 minutes from Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands, Kapiro is a 16,000su breeding and finishing and Angus bull breeding property with a mixture of easy and rolling hill country over 1,780ha.
 
Your responsibilities would be:
·         Assisting the Farm Manager to ensure planning and farming operations are carried out
·         Leading, motivating, and developing a team of shepherds
·         Capturing and maintaining farm data records through Farmax, Farm IQ etc
·         Optimising farm performance and improving processes
 
About You
We are looking for someone who will fit into our positive, inclusive team culture and lead by example.
 
You will have:
·         Strong communication skills to build strong working relationships
·         Capability to lead, mentor and train staff (experience is an advantage)
·         Full team of capable dogs
·         High standards when it comes to health and safety and animal welfare
·         Pasture management and feed budgeting
·         Strong animal husbandry skills and ability to manage all animal health
·         High level of self-motivation with a strong and efficient work ethic
·         An understanding of genetics would be an advantage
·         Current, full drivers’ licence
 
There are requirements for record keeping, so you’ll be comfortable entering data and working with modern farm technology (weigh facilities, Farmax, Farm IQ etc.).  If you are unfamiliar with or haven’t used Farmax or FarmIQ, we’re happy to train a positive, motivated candidate who’s willing to learn. 
 
Benefits
Work life balance is very important to us and there are plenty of recreational activities in and around the Bay of Islands.   The role comes with a 3 bedroom plus office family home with internal garage, located only 5-10 minutes from Kerikeri, with local primary and secondary schools nearby (school bus at gate). 
How to Apply
For a chat about the role, please contact John Hallgarth – Farm Manager on 027 545 0783.
 
Applications close Thursday 2 February 2023.
We will be speaking to strong candidates as their applications come through so apply today!

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. 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.