JH067 - Assistant Herds Manager - SW
De Lacy Executive has been retained to source an Assistant Herds Manager on a diversified estate in the South West.
De Lacy Executive has been retained to source an Assistant Herds Manager on a diversified estate in the South West. Reporting directly to the Farms Manager, the successful applicant will work towards having responsibility for the 170 cow autumn calving herd on a well-equipped unit, as well as 3 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. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to make their mark on this unit that is going under refurbishment in the Spring.
Have responsibility for milking, herd health, youngstock and record keeping
Maintain high standards for themselves and for the farm team
Maintain high standards of professional integrity and an ethical approach to business as part of the Companys Management Team
Work with the team to 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 Management and the right personality to be able to eventually lead a team
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
Work under the guidance of the existing herd manager 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 house, located on the farm.
Interested? Please e-mail your enquiry or CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Jadine Huxtable on 01885 483440 for more information.
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This job has now been closed.
- Added: 6th February 2019
- Ref: JH067
- Type: Farm/Unit/Forestry/Yard Manager , General Farm/Unit/Forestry Worker, Trainee - General - For subsequent management roles
- Salary: An attractive package is offered with an attractive house, located on the farm.
- Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, SW ENGLAND,