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Category: Manager
Location: Central Plateau

The New Zealand Farmers Weekly

Unit Manager - DryStock

Unit Manager – Dry Stock

Situated just 30 minutes NW of Turangi this outstanding 1700ha dry stock
unit carrying 17,000su of cattle & sheep is seeking an experienced and
exceptional Unit Manager to lead their dry stock team.

Working under an Operations Manager, being one of five Unit Managers
within this business, a key function of this role is the leadership of and
setting a high standard for the team of three full time plus casual staff.

A priority for the owners is maximising the units potential to achieve
targets of 20,000su within five years, therefore progressive land
development and smart farming will be a key factor.

With contours 40% fl at and 60% hill the unit is ideally suited for good
livestock growth and finishing along with the Unit Managers’ ability to
manage pasture and animal health to maximise this.

Accommodation is a good three bedroom plus office home with double
garaging. The local primary school is only 15 minutes away, with secondary
30 minutes away, both serviced by buses.

Suitable applicants would be progressive and have a genuine passion for
the industry and its future in NZ, and have:

• A proven ability to work within a larger team and successfully lead a
• Exceptional livestock and pasture management skills
• A strong understanding of farm policies including Health & Safety and
adherence to these
• Effective communication and record keeping skills including good IT
• A team of up to five working dogs under good command
• NZ residency

An attractive remuneration package is offered for the successful applicant.

Applications close Friday 12 October 2018.

Please apply by email sending your current CV, including at least two
recent referees, to:

Anne Burdon – Cardon Rural Recruitment

Closing date: 12 October 2018

Date Posted: 2018-10-05


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