2IC/Stock Manager - Seven Hills

  • Rural Directions
  • Pahiatua, New Zealand
  • Jul 08, 2022
Full time Drystock

Job Description


Seven Hills Farming is a family-owned farming business, located just 15 minutes from Pahiatua and Eketahuna. The proud owners Bryan and Nicki Bendall run the highly successful Seven Hills Farming Angus stud; they have an on-farm bull sale in June.  

The property is 1450ha and offers a mix of contour from 200ha of flats and approximately 700ha of medium to steep hill country, there is also 500ha of Manuka. They are currently running 10,000su with a 50:50 split of Romney sheep and Angus cattle. 

For more information on Seven Hills Farming please go to https://sevenhillsangus.co.nz/  


The 2IC/Stock Manager role offers an 80:20 split between stock and general work. with a variety of work covering all aspects of the day-to-day stock work and gaining valuable experience on the intricacies of a stud operation and learning about genetics. You will have the opportunity to work autonomously and be part of a team.  


Along with 4-5 years of relevant experience and a passion for the industry, the successful applicant will have: 

  • Understands the fundamentals of farming 

  • A good level of stockmanship 

  • Well-controlled team of 4-6 working dogs  

  • Ability to lead a small team 

  • Have strong attention to detail & organisational skills 

  • Good numerical and verbal reasoning skills  

  • A high level of communication 

  • Good computer skills 


Due to the stud operation, you will require a high level of accuracy with your tagging and record-keeping, along with a strong emphasis on animal health. Ensuring the Animal Health plan is implemented and kept up to date. 


As part of the attractive remuneration package, there is a fully insulated modern four-bedroom home with a recently renovated kitchen. Seven Hills Farming is located just 15 minutes from Pahiatua and Eketahuna where there are plenty of recreational opportunities on offer including young farmers clubs, dog trialling clubs, and great sporting clubs and facilities.  

If you are looking to expand your skill base and take on more responsibility don’t miss this opportunity! 


To view a Job Information pack please visit https://bit.ly/3Pc5J2J (If the link doesn’t work please copy it into your web browser) or give the Rural Directions team a call on 06 871 0450 for a confidential chat (Ref# 936441).