Variable Order Sharemilker or Farm Manager Position – Taranaki

November 11, 2016 at 2:12 pm

After 10 very successful years the sharemilkers at Faull Farms, Tikorangi, Taranaki have decided to retire 31 May 2017.

The award winning Faull Farms are looking for a high calibre, leading edge, high achieving farm management focussed variable order sharemilker or farm manager with drive, energy, initiative and vision to take Faull Farms into the next stage of expansion and development.

The owners of Faull Farms are committed to the dairy industry and have developed a high profile state of the art operation over the past 15 years.

Faull Farms have the largest single unit dairy investment operation in Taranaki and will continue to invest in technology, management systems and property to maintain its state of the art positioning and also to continue to develop a sustainable and successful dairy operation.

The successful candidate will need to display the same commitment, enthusiasm and vision as Faull Farms.

The candidate must be a self-starter and possess:

  • Energy, drive and a very positive ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Have experience in large herd management and intensive farming systems including excellent supplementary feed management skills.
  • Have experience with and knowledge of agricultural computer and farm measurement systems.
  • Have strong large herd management skills.
  • Experience in pasture management and growth monitoring.
  • Strong people management skills.
  • Strong verbal, written and personal communication skills.
  • Strong cropping and pasture development experience.
  • A strong commitment to sustainable environmental dairy farming practices.
  • The ability to work in and lead a team environment with consultant and owner input.

This is a long term appointment of at least 5-7 years and will include incentives based on Key Performance Indicators.

The farm retains consultants from Intelact and will retain operational consultants so the farm has very positive and strong management leadership.

The Auckland based Directors of Faull Farms (Gavin M Faull and Oliver R Faull) are directly involved in the day to day management and the successful candidate must be able to communicate regularly with the management and administrative support team in Auckland.

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of dairy farming development in New Zealand and take Faull Farms to its next level of development and expansion.

A full fact sheet on the farm detailing size, cow numbers, production statistics etc. is available by contacting the General Manager and Director Mr Oliver Faull based in Auckland on oliverfaull@swiss-belhotel.com or mobile +64 21 08114178 landline 09 5246023

Prospective candidates should file a two page memorandum setting out their personal credentials as to why they believe they are the best person(s) for the position.

A short list of candidates will be interviewed in November 2016.

Applications with full details including references, other supporting documentation and the two page memorandum must be submitted as soon as possible.

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Entry filed under: General Interest.

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