Category: Stock Manager
The New Zealand Farmers Weekly
Stock Manager / 2IC
STOCK MANAGER / 2IC
Otakanini Topu Incorporation is a 2,850ha sheep, beef breeding and finishing operation which includes a calf-rearing unit and large forestry programme. We winter 15,000 stock units. The farms are situated 53km north west of Auckland City on the southernmost part of the Kaipara Harbour.
We are seeking a skilled Stock Manager who will assist the Operations Manager implement the farm’s business plan to achieve the production and financial targets as set out in the plan. Increasing production and maintaining a high stock standard will be a requirement of the role as well as being able to work alongside the Business Support Team.
Cultural, sustainable and environmentally-aware farming practices are important to the farm owners. The Stock Manager will be second-in-charge and will deputise for the Operations Manager from time to time.
The Stock Manager will need:
• Three or four trained working dogs
• Strong leadership skills
• Pasture management, feed budgeting, animal husbandry and animal health skills
• Communication and time management skills
• Experience in farm health and safety
The successful applicant will enjoy a competitive remuneration package including a four-bedroom home which is close to numerous local beaches and attractions within the Auckland region.
Primary and secondary schools are all within a short distance on sealed roads.
Applications or enquiries should be emailed or sent to: email@example.com or
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Date Posted: 2018-09-24