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Trainee Farm Manager

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This stunning inter-generational property is a credit to the family’s vision and their continuous improvement philosophy. The property boasts a mixed enterprise model of sheep, beef, forestry and maize on 1005ha’s of flat sand country. This well-developed operation requires a Trainee Farm Manager to demonstrate their skills across the sheep and beef operation of 3200 terminal sired ewes and 350 cows.

This role provides a fantastic opportunity for someone who is in the transitional phase of their career and wanting to develop their Farm Manager capabilities with full support from the Owner. The appointee will display excellence in the fundamentals of farming and be striving to take on more responsibility as capability develops. The ability to manage stock demand and feed supply to set the operation up for the key events of mating, lambing, calving and weaning is critical in this well-appointed property. Maintenance and development fit into the work programme around these dates.

The business seeks a team player who is motivated to create a culture of quality throughout. You will have a high level of personal pride and presentation and will demonstrate strong relationship skills as in time a Shepherd / General will be hired to complement the operations. Forward planning and attention to detail will ensure success.

The position comes with a 3 bedroom house with a full complement of enclosed farm yard sheds and gardens, 20 minutes from Wanganui. Great schooling is nearby and the ocean is at your doorstep.

Your career will be enhanced by this opportunity and this property will be a pleasure to manage.

Applications will be processed as they are received.

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8 Mar 2018

Work Type:
Manawatu / Wanganui
Tunnel Hill
  • Sheep and Beef >> All Sheep and Beef