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Category: Assistant Manager
Location: Manawatu

Massey University

Assistant Manager - Farms

Reference: CS_SAEAHE_480_03/21

Assistant Manager – Farms
College of Sciences
Palmerston North

Due to Covid-19 and the worldwide pandemic, we are currently only accepting applications from New Zealand Citizens, New Zealand Residents who are either residing in New Zealand or overseas OR applicants who hold a valid work visa and are currently living in New Zealand.

Massey University’s Agricultural and Horticultural Enterprises are looking to appoint an Assistant Manager to lead the team on the Dairy 4 Unit

This is a fixed-term 15-month appointment and is an excellent opportunity for you to gain further momentum in your career, with some large herd and multi-herd experience. You will be able to make the most of this opportunity while being exposed to exciting new research and modern farming systems.

If you have a minimum of three years of dairying experience and are wanting to gain further momentum in your career, then this is an excellent opportunity for you. This role will provide you with the prospect of expressing your previous experience and advancing your career development while being exposed to exciting new research and modern farming systems.

Depending on your experience, the package ranges from $55-$65k and the farms are close to the city of Palmerston North, which enables easy access to exceptional schools and community facilities.

We offer five days on two days off (Fri/Sat or Sun/Mon) and all required PPE gear is provided by the university.

The position is on a 600 cow farm, through an automatic 50 bale modern rotary dairy shed. Duties will include, milking, stock management and general farm maintenance duties.

To be successful in appointment to this position, you will need to have a strong work ethic and proven dairy farming ability.

If you wish to apply please apply at

For further information, contact the Massey Agricultural and Horticultural Enterprises office on or (06) 350 5176.

Applications close: 11 April 2021
Reference number: CS_SAEAHE_480_03/21

For further information and to apply online, visit:

Date Posted: 2021-03-25


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