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Category: Farm Manager
Location: Auckland

Rural Directions

Farm Manager - NEW!

Reference: 7028

Auckland’s West Coast

The stunning landscape of Muriwai Downs Farm is situated just
40km northwest of Auckland Central and within close proximity of
Auckland’s West Coast. Operating as a 500ha mixed enterprise
property, the new owners have a comprehensive vision to further
develop the land and resource by driving excellent environmental
outcomes and building on the reputation of this property by
deploying fit for purpose people, livestock and infrastructure.

A Farm Manager is required to drive the animal productivity
of Muriwai Downs and optimise supply and demand. This will
be a busy operation with many moving parts and for the right
person will be a uniquely rewarding business to be involved in.
The appointee will have the ability to seek out new business
opportunities while working to a plan with the capital stock
component, currently comprising 70 Angus cows and 1600 ewes
with a contract to supply the Kaipara Lamb program.

The appointee to this role requires skills in logistics and the
understanding that forward planning and communication is
critical. A Stock Manager will report through to this position, with
this relationship being vital to the overall business. For the owners,
success in this role would be described as “we are optimising
our business; productivity and development are on target, the
animals are performing and the team is efficient, courteous and

The new owners of Muriwai Downs Farm are committed to a very
clear continuous improvement vision for the future. There is a real
opportunity here to showcase your skills and be recognised as
a specialist in your field. Accommodation is offered as part of a
generous remuneration package.

Applications for this role are invited with urgency as takeover
is expected to be early December. An interim Manager may be
appointed to accommodate the preferred applicant’s notice

To view a Job Information Pack or to apply, please visit www.
or phone the Rural Directions team in
confidence on 06 871 0450 (Reference #7028).

Applications close 5pm Monday, 18th November 2019

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Date Posted: 2019-11-08


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