CV reference number: 44089
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Herd Manager with 30yrs experience of dairy farming. Looking for permanent employment.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Diploma in Agriculture

Equipment experienceTractor, HGV1, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing
Other equipment experience

Tractor License, Fork lift experience, Fencing, Farm Machinery, ATV, Rotary Dairy, Herringbone Dairy, Alpha Laval, Fulwood, Gascoine, GEA,

Livestock experienceDairy, Calving
Other livestock experience

May 2016 – Present Herd Manager Sept 2014 – April 2016  Herd Manager.  Jan 2006 – Sept 2014 Senior/Assistant Herd Manager.  Aug 2001 - Jan 2006 Herd Manager.  July 1991 - Aug 2001 Head Dairyman.   June 1989 - July 1991 Dairy Charge Hand.  Aug 1984 - June 1986 Trainee Dairyman AI Qualified since 2007 Foot Trimming Qualified in 2006

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv1, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age51
NationalityScottish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5foot 5 11 stone Fit and healthy

Relevant health problems

None known

Other Information

Arbukle Cup Award for student of the year 1986

Marital status

I have been married to my wife for 30 years and we have had three children aged between 19 and 28.

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

I have over 30 years experience of Dairy Farming and for the past 10 years as a Herd Manager. I believe I have a proven track record of leading a team, delivering high standards of animal welfare and productivity relating to key performance indicators. I have the necessary planning and organisational skills to achieve targets. I can demonstrate a degree of computer literacy with an interest and ability in developing and maintaining herd and pasture recording systems using Interherd and Agrinet systems efficiently. I have the ability to motivate and coach staff. I am selfmotivated and able to communicate effectively at all levels both within and outside the Company. I have a healthy attitude to problem solving and always strive to find the best solution to any given problem or situation. It's important to collaborate with others to seek input and alternative ideas. I am able to take ownership of my work and look for new ways to do things effectively I am able to understand and measure, monitor and adapt toward different individuals. I am receptive and willing to learn and embrace technology, keep up to date with administrative and reporting responsibilities required of the position and job duties.

Hobbies

I am an avid football fan and motor sport enthusiast, i also enjoy going to the cinema and being outdoors and spending time with my family.

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AvailabilityStart: 18/11/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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