CV reference number: 69500
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English Livestock manager, aged 38, looking for a Farm Management post, anywhere in the UK considered.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNDA, NVQ Level 1,2,3, Btec
Other qualifications

NPTC Craftsman certificate ANCA in Agriculture (Sheep Management) Bronze, silver, gold and instructor in sheep shearing.

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

Chainsaw Worked for a fencing contractor General farm tractor and telehandler use.

Livestock experienceBeef, Sheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience

Livestock Manager (Current role) - in charge of 900 ewes and 110 cows plus replacements on a complete forage based system lambing outdoors and calving and lambing indoors and outdoors. All paperwork and record keeping undertaken. 5 years in this post. Assistant Farm Manager - in charge of 600 ewes and part management of 100 dairy cows, a small herd of suckler cows, a small herd of pigs and a free range laying unit. 3 years in this post. My expertise lies in livestock farming although I have experience in arable farming. I am competent in all grass land operations and am fully versed in modern grazing systems using them in my current role.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age38
NationalityEnglish
First languageEnglish
Other languagesnone
Pen picture

5 foot 9 inchs 14 stone

Relevant health problems
Other Information

I am a very competitive person. While at college I was the top student in all the courses that I attended. I also competed in sheep shearing completions where I was ranked 2nd in the intermediate class in 2008. I have competed in karate completions in my younger years representing England. I have a young family and work life balance is very important to me.

Marital status

Wife and 2 children

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

I have always worked on stock farms including 2 seasons shearing in NZ, 4 years in Northumberland and two years of being self employed. I have a strong team of working dogs. I have 21 years of practical experience, including 9 years of management of flocks and herds, as well as three years of formal college training.

Hobbies

Karate Family time

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/05/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?As close to the coast as possible
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