Farm Manager - King Country

  • Rural Directions
  • Otorohanga, New Zealand
  • Jun 11, 2021
Full time Drystock

Job Description

A BIT ABOUT RUA OKI STATION LTD…

                            
Rua Oki Station is 1240 ha (677 ha effective) of easy rolling to hill country. It is currently a mixed enterprise running 6500 stock units both sheep and cattle along with dairy heifers currently contracted for grazing (12 month pre-existing contract). Rua Oki is currently being transitioned to new ownership.

The new owners have a comprehensive vision to further develop the land and resources by driving excellent environmental outcomes and building on the reputation of this beautiful property, by deploying fit for purpose people, livestock and infrastructure.

To view a video of this property please visit: https://youtu.be/xavez5Vf9x8

THE OPPORTUNITY…


The new owners of this property are looking for a hands-on Farm Manager with a modern thought process who is keen to drive animal production to optimise supply and demand on this farming operation.

The Farm Manager will be responsible for the planning, management and day-to-day running of the farm in a way that will drive the improvement of the aesthetics and physical performance of the property, resulting in financial growth.

This will be a busy operation, with many moving parts and will be a uniquely rewarding business to be involved in. The Farm Manager will contribute to the planning and budgeting of the property in collaboration with the owners and Board.

The new owners of Rua Oki Farm are committed to a very clear continuous improvement vision for the future.

A BIT ABOUT YOU…


The successful applicant for this role will be a hardworking individual who is willing to understand, contribute and buy in to the new owners’ aspirations and plans. To succeed in this role, you will bring your:

  • Excellent understanding of the fundamentals of farming
  • Strong understanding of feed quality and supply/demand
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Keen interest and ability in utilising technology and modern systems
  • Strong forward planning and time management skills
  • Team of well-managed dogs. 

ON OFFER…


There is a real opportunity here to showcase your skills and be recognised as a specialist in your field. There is a four bedroom home with elevated views over the farm and well established gardens included as part of a competitive remuneration package.


FURTHER INFORMATION:

To view a Job Information pack please visit https://bit.ly/3cyRQKZ (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#739595).

APPLICATIONS CLOSE SUNDAY 4TH JULY 2021

 Due to border restrictions, we may only be able to consider candidates currently residing in New Zealand with full work eligibility, or NZ Citizens/Residents returning home in 2021.

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