Farm Manager – Beef Finishing

A capable and motivated Farm Manager is required for the Omapere-Rangihamama Trust beef farm located 3 km from Kaikohe, Northland. This is a great opportunity for someone with energy and vision to continue improving this Ahuwhenua Trophy winning farm business.

The farm is predominantly a bull finishing enterprise of approximately 800 ha (effective). The farm is flat to easy rolling contour. Staff includes the farm manager, two full time shepherds and causal staff.

A three bedroom home and attractive remuneration package will be provided.

The person will implement the farming policy, including full stock/pasture management and supervision of staff and contractors.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Demonstrated ability to run a high performance farming system
  • Good communication and computer skills
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in tikanga Maori
  • Ability to work to, and contribute to the development of a business plan and financial budgets
  • A sound understanding of Health & Safety practices
  • Experience with staff management
  • Willingness and ability to learn new technologies

For more details and to submit applications, email kerry.keene@agfirst.co.nz before 10th May. To apply, email CV including references and a covering letter.