CV reference number: 41241
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Working Farm/Estate manager looking for work in the South/West or South

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsBtec, NVQ Level 1,2,3, NDA
Other qualifications

Risk assessment, NPTC proficiency tests, Animal transport certificate, Chainsaw crosscut and felling, Welding and fabrication, Telehandler, Off road and 4x4 certificate, First aid, Computer literacy, CEVAS educational visits accredited, Rabbit, rat and mole control with Phostoxin/Talunex, Quad bike certificate, Firearms and shotgun certificates

Equipment experienceDrilling, Ploughing, Fencing, Other harvesters, Telehandler/fork lift, PA3, PA2, PA1, Baler, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Diverse tractor driving experience from feeder wagon, straw chopper and general yard work, through to 16 seasons of driving a 24ft, mainly NH, combine and 280 hp tractors for ploughing, cultivating and drilling and mi-till systems. Telehandler experience both side boom and pivot steer.

Livestock experienceCalving, Lambing, Sheep, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

Run the smaller college dairy herd for Carmarthenshire College for 5 years after leaving college, with responsibility for milking, breeding, calf rearing, grazing management and student instruction. Then sole responsibility for a large pedigree and commercial suckler herd, with success in showing and herd competitions. Then working management responsibility for a larger suckler herd and two large sheep flocks on a Cotswold estate, before moving to my current position of working manager on another suckler cow and large sheep flock estate

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age49
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6'1" 16.5 stone second row rugby player

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

Hard working and conscientious who treats the farm, stock and equipment as if it were my own in the quality of care given to it

Marital status

Wife and daughter

Where are you currently living?Hampshire
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

Sept 2008 - present, Working farm and estate manager on 4,000acre mixed traditional estate Aug 2000 - Sept 2008, Working farm manager on traditional 3,000acre organic Cotswold estate, taken on as assistant manager then promoted after 5 years July 1999 - Aug 2000, Stockman/showman for pedigree Angus herd Nov 1994 - July 1999, Stockman/tractor driver on Cotswold estate with responsibility for 200 cow suckler herd and 150 hind red deer herd Nov 1990 - Oct 1994, Herdsman for Carmarthenshire College September 1988 - October 1990, Tractor driver/beef stockman for Usk college of agriculture

Hobbies

Shooting, fishing, walking, reading, diy, working dogs

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 12/06/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?South of m4
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