Station Manager

Job Description

With a farming area of 20,000 hectares, The Grampians has capacity for 23,000 Stock Units, with further development planned. The current livestock policy includes fine wool merino, terminal cross halfbreds, a beef breeding herd and a merino wether flock.
With the recent retirement of the current Manager, The Grampians wish to appoint a progressive and proven Farm Manager. The position will report to the Board, with regular contact with the Board Chair and Farm Adviser, but will be responsible for delivering on agreed strategies and programmes as well as managing all aspects of the farming business. The Manager will be responsible for employing and managing up to six fulltime staff and is expected to continue to implement a positive and productive team environment.

Key attributes required include:
* Financial acumen, including budgeting and reporting,
* The ability to develop and implement sustainable and profitable farm systems,
* To be able to contribute, and demonstrate farming/business initiative,
* Manage and lead an effective team,
* Provide timely reporting to the Board,
* Work with regulatory authorities and other external service providers.

The position offers a competitive remuneration package including a modern 4 bedroom house. The property is located at 2115 Haldon Road and is in close proximity to the resort town of Tekapo (33Km). Both primary and secondary schooling is provided at Fairlie (41Km), with a school bus 20Km from the station houses. Timaru is approximately 85Km away.

If you are a progressive, forward thinking Farm Manager and would like to be part of an exciting future with The Grampians, please send your application and curriculum vitae to:

The Grampians Station Manager,
C/- Macfarlane Rural Business,
PO Box 418,
Ashburton, 7740

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Job type:

Full Time