Production

FARM MANAGER JOB (CALL US :0303931490)

Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION
Plan and allocate feed using feed budgeting techniques to achieve production
targets
 Source required supplements and grazing to achieve production targets
 Develop and implement an annual nutrient management plan, in conjunction with
the Business Manager, Landcorp Agronomist and the fertiliser supplier’s
representative
 Develop and implement cropping and regrassing programme
 Manage weeds and pests to maintain pasture and crops.
Animals
 Develop, review and implement animal health programme.
Qualifications – Desirable:
As a farm manager you will ideally have (as a minimum) a National Certificate in Production
Management and be working towards one of the higher qualifications identified below:
 National Diploma in Agribusiness Management
 Diploma in Agriculture
 An agricultural science/management Bachelor’s Degree

Knowledge, Skills & Experience (Essential):

 have a proven ability in the farm management field in keeping with the size and complexity
of this position;
 have the necessary planning and organisational skills to achieve targets and carry out
Company policies as applicable to this property;
 have the ability to act with tact and diplomacy in motivating and disciplining staff while
complying with the requirements of the Employment Relations Act 2000;
 be able to provide role clarity and ensure teamwork amongst staff;
 be self-motivated and able to communicate effectively at all levels both within and outside
the Company;
 accept the role as a manager within a corporate farming operation and work actively as a
team member in developing and achieving Company objectives;
 promote and project a positive attitude towards the Company and its objectives;