Dairy Farm Manager, North Shropshire
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Dairy Farm Manager to join a team in North Shropshire as part of a well invested, progressive unit. The farm currently has 1,000 cows milked 3x in a new 72 point rotary and fed on AYR / TMR system where cow comfort and contentment is a priority.
This is an excellent opportunity for career progression with
attractive salary/house/benefits and potential for a profit share for the right candidate.
About the role:
We seek a practical person with an eye for detail, who can lead by example and inspire the team to maintain high standards. We require successful experience at managing people and high yielding cows, with a desire to engage at a strategic level with farm and cow management.
The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following skills:
- Ability to lead and organise staff (good people skills)
- Delegation and supervision of work for staff
- Effective communication skills to liaise with owners, co-workers, vets and advisers
- Knowledge of milking and dry cow feeding principles
- Understanding data and problem solving
- IT capability for dairy management software
- Drivers licence
Hours: 60 per week to include responsibilities every other weekend.
Salary: Basic 50-60k depending on experience. Total salary package including profit share /performance bonus of up to £75k pa.
Good opportunity to use your skills for the mutual benefit of yourself and the owner.
Herd manager’s house is available.
Interviews: Early January 2019
Closing date for applications 4th January 2019
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