Position: Associate

Job type: Full-time

Salary: Negotiate

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Due to an internal promotion, we’re looking for a Farm Manager to head up our team of five at Tram Road Dairy Unit, located 10 minutes south of Westport.

If you’re passionate about pasture management and feeding and you have a drive to continually develop the knowledge and skills of your team members, this is the role for you. In addition, we’re looking for someone with proven coaching and people leadership skills and good risk management / awareness.

You’ll work closely with a supportive business manager with in-depth local knowledge to help you get the best out of the farm. Your skill in monitoring performance, managing the budget, and planning day-to-day activities on-farm will be the key to success in this role. We also have specialist advisory support in our Wellington office for agronomy, environmental requirements, and animal welfare that you can draw on.

Tram Road Dairy is part of our Cape Foulwind complex of farms. It’s a 450 ha property and milks 850 cows through a 60 bail rotary with ACR’s, Milk hub and an in-shed feeding system. Tram is a unique dairy farm due to its undulating terrain with sandy soils and significant amount of QE2 and DOC reserves within its boundary. Recreational activities abound, both inside and outside the farm boundary.

A 3-bedroom house is available with this role. The house is close to the school bus stop and the location allows easy access to a wide range of recreational activities. This role comes with a comprehensive salary package which includes life and health insurance and additional benefits. Pāmu is proud to offer development and training as well as provide employees with a good work-life balance.

For more details about the role, please phone Jack Raharuhi – Operations Manager on 027 838 7295.

Applications close 13th June 2021

Pāmu is the brand name for Landcorp Farming Limited, and successful applicants will be employed by Landcorp Farming Limited.

Pāmu provides a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and undergo a criminal background check prior to being appointed.

To be eligible for this role, you must be available for an in-person interview and have unrestricted legal rights to work in New Zealand.

Our values are core to who we are at Pāmu and the way that we all work together. We are Grounded, Genuine, Bold, and Shoulder-to-Shoulder. To read more, click on this link to see them on our website.

Due to border restrictions, we are only able to consider candidates currently residing in New Zealand with full work eligibility. If you are a NZ citizen or resident returning home, please be sure to include an explanatory note with your travel plans & timelines for being back in the country.

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