Day to day management of all livestock health and husbandry activities. Including
Record keeping – development and maintenance of electronic database (breeding data, production data, sales records) Supervision of routine treatments and vaccinations
Supervision of proper animal identification (notching, tattoos, branding, RFID tags)
Conducting selection of breeding, culling and sale stock
Supervision of routine husbandry practices
Ensuring effective grazing management, rotational grazing, hay making
Oversee the management and maintenance of assets (waterholes, boreholes, machinery and equipment, housing)
Support scientist during implementation of experiments trials
Work in close collaboration with Kapiti head of security on all security related issues.
Finance: Assist in budget preparation and ensure financial resources are properly utilized through effective monitoring.
Management of personnel issues including; recruitment, orientation and training of new personnel, allocation of tasks and responsibilities, preparation of appraisal and remuneration.