Livestock Manager

Are you looking for the next step up in your career? Due to exciting developments on farm and internal promotions, we have a Livestock Manager role available for you.

The farm is located mid-way between Hastings and Waipawa and is a mix of limestone hill country and highly fertile flats. It is an intensive finishing operation trading winter finished lamb, bull beef and growing out Wagyu steers and heifers for our grain finished markets.

Key aspects of your role will be:

  • Livestock management, achieving animal performance targets, monitoring animal health, planning all stock movements, maintaining accurate tallies and records
  • Responsible for implementing plans and organising daily operations on farm, pasture management and feed budgeting
  • Staff supervision, mentoring and developing good shepherding practices amongst the team and leading by example
  • Championing a safe working environment

Working closely with, and reporting to the Livestock Operations Manager, this is a hands-on role requiring experienced stockmanship, strong communication skills with a positive, practical approach.

You will be well rewarded, get to farm in a great environment and will be exposed to a wide range of innovative farming practices and passionate people.

Being close to town gives opportunities for those with family and singles alike, with a wide range of schooling, sports, social and outdoor pursuits in close proximity along with employment opportunities for partners.

APPLY NOW with CV and Cover Letter, using the form below.

A full Position Description is available on request, from jobs@brownrigg.co.nz

Or to discuss further, contact Hayden Ashby 0272 931 682

NOTE: All applicants must be resident in New Zealand and hold appropriate entitlement to work