Stock Manager

  • Rural Directions
  • Victoria, Australia
  • Mar 01, 2021
Full time Drystock

Job Description

This young, friendly livestock team have strong relationships with NZ and will support the move to Victoria by reimbursing your relocation costs.

  • Young & friendly team including fellow kiwis
  • Strong relationship with NZ
  • Attractive remuneration including relocation costs


Warrambeen is situated in Central Victoria, Australia and is privately owned by the Taylor family, it has been in their family for 130 years. They have developed this unique land into a Merino sheep breeding and cropping operation.

The Livestock business has a detailed plan 5 year plan to drive up farm carrying capacity, lamb and wool production, with a focus on profitability and sustainability. This role is supported by some of the best merino advisers in Australia and New Zealand.  


The Stock Manager will be responsible for the day to day stock work on the farm, as well as assisting the Farm Manager with the management of the overall operation. Key responsibilities include:

  • Co-ordinating livestock contractors
  • Infrastructure maintenance
  • Pasture management and livestock grazing
  • Condition scoring, will teach/upskill in this area
  • Communicating with the farm team, stock agent and livestock advisor


Along with relevant agricultural experience and a passion for farming, you will need the following to be successful in this role:

  • A capable team of working dogs and the ability to manage large flocks of sheep, and be able to plan
  • Good levels of stockmanship with a keen eye for animal health in stock
  • An understanding of environmental compliance
  • High energy and a caring attitude, take ownership
  • Computer literacy


This position provides an excellent opportunity for personal growth within a successful farming business. The team is young and friendly, and have a strong relationship with New Zealand; the previous and current managers being New Zealanders. There is an attractive remuneration package including accommodation options to suit required needs and relocation costs.

Warrambeen has a good rural community with plenty of recreational activities to get involved in. It is only a 1.5 hour’s drive to Melbourne International Airport and the Victoria Surf Coast.


To view a Job Information pack please visit  or give the Rural Directions team a call on 06 871 0450 for a confidential chat (Ref# 675901)

Applications close Sunday 21st March 2021

Due to border restrictions, we are only able to consider candidates currently residing in New Zealand or Australia with full eligibility to work in Australia.