|Job Title||Farm Development Manager|
|Area/Specialty||IRRIGATION/Operations & Maint|
|Location||Alice Springs, NT|
|Job Type||Full-Time Regular|
- Greenfield development opportunity
- Career advancement
- Central Australian location
This family owned, and operated operation is located approximately 2 hours North of Alice Springs, in the Ti Tree Basin precinct. An area which is considered to be of enormous significance in future Northern Territory horticultural development.
Included in their aggregation is a 1,000ha farm with 6 new Centre Pivots which are currently irrigating 70ha of Rhodes Grass and Cereal Hay. The second farm is 2,000ha in size and is currently running 200 breeding cows and their progeny. Both farms are currently being redeveloped as large-scale intensive horticultural enterprises with the goal of producing high digestibility and protein feed for the domestic cattle feeding market. Further development opportunities including a cattle feedlot and different crops are also being considered.
Due to the current Farm Manager planning to retire in late 2018, The Client is looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and mechanically minded Manager to join the business and help drive efficiencies and future development.
Working closely with the Owner and initially with the current Farm Manager, the Farm Development Manager will be directly responsible in a hands-on capacity for all day-to-day operations of the cattle production enterprise, the irrigation & cropping programs and farm development plans.
Skills and Experience
An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated to reflect skills and experience, with comfortable on-farm accommodation included for the successful candidate.
How To Apply
For a confidential discussion, please contact Jono Sawers on +61 8 8201 9999 quoting reference number JS3073, or apply online with a resume and cover letter via the ‘Apply’ button.