Herd Manager

Posted 31 January 2024
Salary £35000 - £60000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Agricultural & Farm Services
Contact NameKristoff Brylinski

Job description

Herd Manager
Location: Multiple sites (Southwest)
We are currently seeking an experienced and dedicated Herd Manager to oversee the day-to-day operations of our cattle herd. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the health, well-being, and productivity of our herd.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Supervise and coordinate all aspects of herd management, including feeding, breeding, health monitoring, and calving.
  • Implement and manage herd health protocols to ensure the well-being of the animals.
  • Lead a team of farmworkers in daily tasks, providing guidance and support.
  • Maintain accurate records related to the herd, including breeding and health information.
  • Collaborate with veterinarians and nutritionists to optimize herd performance.
  • Ensure compliance with safety, environmental, and regulatory standards.
The candidate:
  • Proven experience in herd management, preferably in a cattle farming environment.
  • Strong knowledge of cattle nutrition, breeding, and health practices.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team and independently when necessary.
  • Familiarity with safety, environmental, and regulatory standards in agriculture.
  • Previous experience in a managerial role on a cattle farm.
The package:
  • Salary: up to £60,000 per annum DOE (Negotiable)
  • Company pension
  • 28 days holiday
Please email your CV to Kristoff Brylinski, Principal Recruitment Delivery Consultant, kristoff@agrirs.co.uk
We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those short listed for interview will be contacted.
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