Vacancy: Farm Manager

This vacancy has been filled

We are looking for a farm manager for a modern dairy farm with 420 dairy cows, located just outside Kildare Town. This is a modern dairy farm with excellent facilities and modern infrastructure. The farm uses the grass-based system and has spring calving cows. Each spring, all cows calve within 6 weeks at the same time.

A characteristic of this farm is that they have a progressive attitude toward farming and are looking for someone who is passionate in pursuing their career in dairy farming.

Specifications

  • Salary: € 45.000 gross on annual basis including accommodation
  • Working hours: fulltime
  • Location: Area Kildare Town, Co. Kildare
  • Start: immediately

The vacancy

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a farm manager for a modern dairy farm with 420 dairy cows, located just outside Kildare Town. This is a modern dairy farm with excellent facilities and modern infrastructure. The farm uses the grass-based system and has spring calving cows. Each spring, all cows calve within 6 weeks at the same time. A characteristic of this farm is that they have a progressive attitude toward farming and are looking for someone who is passionate in pursuing their career in dairy farming.
Duties include all aspects of dairy farm management. The selected candidate is expected to take initiative and work independently. You will work closely with both part-time and full-time employees.

Dairy Farm Experience
For this position, you need to have dairy farm experience:

  • as a all-round dairy farm worker or second in command: you have a great drive to learn and you are an initiative taker;
    or
  • as a farm manager: you have experience, and you want to work on a modern farm to develop your career.

Own initiative
You are able to work at your own initiative, you know how to prioritise, and you are a good problem solver. You can identify the work that needs to be done and you make sure it is carried out with your colleague(s).

Drivers license
You also need to have a valid driver’s license. And off course, you need to understand and speak English.

The work

What are you going to do?

You are responsible for a number of areas such as:

  • Milking the cows (32 unit Herringbone milking parlour)
  • Herd Management
  • Grass Management
  • Machine tasks
  • Calf rearing

The employment conditions

We offer this

This is what we offer you in terms of employment conditions:

  • Salary depends on knowledge and experience. A guideline is €45.000 gross on annual basis.
  • Accommodation included: modern two-bedroom apartment (energy, internet costs etc. not included)

Location

About this farm

You can find the farm in Area Kildare Town, Ireland. This dairy farm has 400-450 milking cows.

The location

Photos of the place where you are staying

Are you interested?

If you are interested in this position, I would like to ask you to complete the form below.
If you have any questions, feel free to call or text +353 89 946 32 98

Please note that I only mediate European nationals. I do not arrange work permits, visa, etc. If you do not have European nationality, do not contact me.

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Availability
Upload your CV with a clear description of your work experience in dairy farming and training.