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JH016 - Dairy Herds Manager

De Lacy Executive has been retained to source a Dairy Herds Manager for a large estate in Somerset. Reporting directly to the Farm Manager, the successful applicant will have responsibility for the 500 cow herd and associated youngstock, as well as 10 dedicated staff working to the highest standards of animal welfare. A good understanding of a grazing based system would be required and experience in PACE Keenan Feeding would be an advantage.

De Lacy Executive has been retained to source a Dairy Herds Manager for a large estate in Somerset. Reporting directly to the Farm Manager, the successful applicant will have responsibility for the 500 cow herd and associated youngstock, as well as 10 dedicated staff working to the highest standards of animal welfare. A good understanding of a grazing based system would be required and experience in PACE Keenan Feeding would be an advantage.

The Responsibilities:

Have responsibility for milking, herd health, record keeping and staffing rota

Maintain high standards for themselves and for the farm team

Ensure Farm buildings and equipment are maintained in a proper and safe manner

Maintain high standards of professional integrity and an ethical approach to business as part of the Companys Management Team

Support the Companys aim for high standards of Health and Safety for its employees, contractors and visitors

The Successful Candidate will:

Have previous experience in Herd and People Management

Be competent in AI, foot trimming and operating farm vehicles

Be computer literate with a sound knowledge of herd computer based records; Interherd experience would be ideal but not necessarily required

Be confident in managing and motivating the farm team through good leadership

Hold a full valid UK Driving Licence

Remuneration: An attractive package is offered with an attractive four-bedroom house, situated on the farm

Interested? Please e-mail your enquiry or CV to jadinehuxtable@delacyexecutive.co.uk or call Jadine Huxtable on 01885 483440 for more information.

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. Any details you provide will be securely retained and will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission. Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

De Lacy Executive is the recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business, Agri-Food and Land-based Business Sectors. Established in 2000 De Lacy Executive is approved as a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UKs recruitment industry and is registered with the UKs Information Commissioner under the Data Protection Act.

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Summary

  • Ref: JH016
  • Type: Farm/Unit/Forestry/Yard Manager
  • Salary: An attractive package is offered with an attractive four-bedroom house, situated on the farm
  • Location: SW ENGLAND,