Property Manager

Property Manager

Whyalla Beef (WB) is looking for a Property Manager for their breeding property ‘Scheelite’ located on King Island. WB currently runs a 1,300 Angus breeder herd on 2,800 hectares and are naturally/artificially joined to Wagyu bulls to provide feeders to our company branded grainfed beef products. Replacement Angus heifers are purchased periodically as all progeny are terminal.

An annual fertilise and pasture improvement program is ongoing as with property improvements

The position involves:

  • Planning and execution of key animal husbandry tasks
  • Leading and managing staff and contractors
  • Supporting the development and implementation of a breeding program
  • Management of sustainable grazing operations throughout the aggregation
  • Developing a culture of health and safety and leading by example
  • Being responsible for the care, maintenance and profitable use of plant and equipment
  • Provide financial and cattle turnoff budgets and inventory reports

Skills and experience required:

  • Machinery maintenance and operating skills
  • Cattle management experience including an understanding of nutrition and genetics
  • Strong communication skills
  • Hands on experience in livestock management, operations and business management
  • Confidence to manage your own time and work unsupervised
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • A strong work ethic
  • Current drivers licence.  HR licence desirable but not essential
  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong internal and external relationships
  • Desire and passion to continue to learn and push into new areas

Your skills and work ethic will be rewarded with excellent working conditions, on farm accommodation and a competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.

Applications to: Janita Butler, HR Manager Whyalla Beef –

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