Farm Manager – Cheltenham Downs Station

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Pamu - Palmerston North - Manawatu

An exceptional management opportunity has become available on Cheltenham Downs station!

Cheltenham Downs is a predominantly flat contoured 1416 ha (1237.5 ha effective) sheep, dairy heifer, and cropping property near Feilding in the Lower North Island.

We are looking for someone to lead our team of four people on Cheltenham Downs Station as Farm Manager, delivering exceptional animal performance and business solutions.

With the support of a Senior Business Manager, you’ll be responsible for the operational aspects of the farm, combining your excellent people management and business acumen skills along with your practical experience in animal and pasture management.

The stock policies on Cheltenham Downs involve approx. 3,000 bought in ewes lambing, approx. 30,000 lambs finished in season, a winter lamb programme, plus rearing of dairy heifer replacements from the Pamu dairy portfolio. Cheltenham is an important finishing operation which has stock supplied from other Pamu breeding farms within the North Island. There is an increasing component of cash cropping on the property, for example maize and barley, plus use of specialised forages such as plantain and Lucerne.

This role includes a 4-bedroom house very close to Colyton/Fielding, and 20 minutes’ drive from Palmerston North.

This role will attract a remuneration package reflective of the successful applicants’ skills and experience, with additional benefits, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.

For an informal chat about this role please call Mary Murphy, Livestock Supply Chain Specialist on 027 295 0824.

Pamu provides a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and a criminal background check.

You must have the legal right to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.  Apply below, including a brief covering letter and a current CV.

Applications close 3rd June 2019.