An exceptional full time, permanent opening has arisen for an Assistant Flock Manager for a Sheep Farm based in the West Midlands. Our client is seeking a candidate to manage a progressive and profitable flock and to maintain the highest standards of husbandry and management.
This is the perfect opportunity for someone looking to progress their career in the sheep sector; additionally, someone who has a dairy background who is seeking a change.
Follow and develop the flock protocols in conjunction with the farm owner.
Lamb the flock with support.
Maintain animal health and welfare to a high standard - with assistance from staff or vets as required.
Achieve various production targets set for the flock.
Ensure all paperwork and computerised records are completed in a timely manner.
Maintain a clean and tidy work environment.
Several years of practical sheep/dairy experience with a passion for the industry.
An agricultural qualification. Desirable, but not essential.
Good communication skills.
Able to work with, contribute to and enforce protocols.
A good understanding and basic knowledge of: flock fertility, sheep nutrition and sheep health.
Well organised and proactive.
Remuneration: A competitive remuneration package including a bonus and onsite accommodation.
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