CV reference number: 56148
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MANAGER WITH 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE WITHIN A VARIETY OF ROLES RELATING TO LIVESTOCK LOOKING FOR FARM MANAGER POSITION ON DAIRY, BEEF, SHEEP OR MIXED UNIT IN SCOTLAND OR NORTH OF ENGLAND

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNVQ Level 1,2,3, NDA
Other qualificationsDiploma in Agriculture with Distinction DIY AI Certificate PA1 Forklift 1, 2 & 3 Sheep Shearing Certificate
Equipment experienceFencing, Telehandler/fork lift, HGV1, Tracked machine, PA1, Baler, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experienceUsed a variety of machinery over the last 30 years including but not limited to all tractor work involved as part of a mixed farm carrying both livestock and arable enterprises, diggers tracked and non tracked, fencing.
Livestock experienceCalving, Lambing, Sheep, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experienceI have experience working with all the above carrying out a variety of duties including, AI, foot trimming, milking, lambing, shearing, showing, calving, dosing of all livestock, record keeping, herd health/vet visits, staff management
Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv1
Personal information
SexMale
Age46
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen pictureHeight 5'11" Weight 13 Stone
Relevant health problemsNone
Other Information• FEPA PA1 • Class Medal for Animal Production – Year 1 • Laurence Gould prize for the best performance – Year 2 • Overall award for the best Student – Year 3 • Class Medal for Management – Year 3 • National Sheep Shearing Certificate
Marital statusPartner + 2 grown up sons
Where are you currently living?Dumfries and Galloway
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background30 years working within Dairy, Beef and Sheep enterprises. My experience ranges between working on large hill unit carrying 6000 hill sheep & small suckler herd. Trainee Farm Manager on large Estate with 250 dairy cows, 250 sucklers, 1500 sheep, 500 fattening pigs. Herd Manager on College Farm with 120 cows. Assistant to owner on large mixed farm carrying 400 dairy cows, with 800 followers, 300 Ewes and pedigree Aberdeen Angus Herd. As well as all the above livestock experience I also have 7 years Management experience working as Farm Services Manager for a large Dairy co-operative, where I gained a variety of leadership skills, worked with a large budget, represented the Company on various national boards and was responsible for 11 members of staff.
HobbiesClay Pigeon Shooting, Deer Stalking, training sheepdogs, DIY & House renovation projects, socialising & spending time with family.
Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 30/10/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionScotland
Where would you like to work?Scotland, North England, Yorkshire
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