Stock Manager

  • Ohana LP
  • Jul 26, 2020
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Stock Manager

We are looking for a passionate and forward thinking person for our 519ha (effective) sheep and beef breeding and finishing farm that also acts as a support block for a 2nd farm.  The property has a good mix of breeding and finishing country.  In previous years there has been a large investment into genetics to give a sound genetic base to the stock.  We are moving into a new phase on farm with development work being undertaken, our aim is to maximise efficiency on farm and develop an exceptional property to enjoy working on.  The position is supported with modern equipment and up to date technology with an ongoing investment into infrastructure.  We are looking for a positive person with an open mind who is prepared to adapt to the changing farming situations that we find ourselves in.  

Primary schools nearby in Aria and Pio Pio with secondary also at Pio Pio, school bus drop off point 5kms from house.  Tidy 4 bedroom family home with swimming pool.  Property is located approx. 50km SW of Te Kuiti, 25km to Pio Pio and 12km to Aria.

This position would suit someone who is looking to progress their career it would suit someone who is looking to step into a sole charge position.

Competitive remuneration package available.

Successful applicant must be

  • honest and reliable
  • self-motivated, fit and healthy and tidy
  • Able to work alone and organise casual staff effectively
  • Able to follow farm policies including H & S, environmental and animal health plans
  • competent in ATV and tractor driving skills
  • Experienced in sheep and beef breeding and finishing to achieve KPI’s


The Succesful applicant must have

  • Good stock handling skills and animal husbandry.
  • Good team of dogs, minimum of 4 under good control. (covered tidy kennels provided)
  • Good Communication skills
  • Good record keeping and computer skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • An ability to perform fencing R & M and an understanding of water systems.
  • Sound pasture and soil management skills and weed management


If you require more information please call 021682271 or send cv to applications close 15th August.