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Broiler Assistant Farm Managers & Trainee Managers

Job No: 107371
Location: Griffith or Tamworth, NSW; Port Wakefield, SA; Henderson, WA

  • Great leadership opportunities across 20 Australian based farms in NSW, SA & WA!
  • Key roles for an outstanding individual, in this fast-growing Australian farming leader. 
  • Attractive remuneration packages tailored to your level of skill and experience. 
  • Multiple positions to progress your career in broiler farm management and be a part of our high engagement culture.

About the Organisation

ProTen Limited is an industry leader specialising in the design, production, and operation of high-quality broiler chicken farms across Australia.

ProTen farms are strategically located in New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia with a total of 300 sheds in operation on 20 farms. ProTen owns and operates its farms and produces 75 million birds per annum which represents approximately 11.0% of Australia’s production.

About the Opportunities

Due to internal promotion, ProTen currently have a number of opportunities for Assistant Farm Managers and Trainee Farm Managers to join their team, on a full-time basis. Opportunities exist in NSW (Griffith and Taworth), SA (Port Wakefield) and WA (Henderson).

ProTen presents this opportunity for individuals who want to pursue a rewarding career, and also has opportunities for candidates who want to become a leader. ProTen is committed to your success and offers support and leadership training as part of these roles.

Assistant Farm Manager

Working within one of the 20 farms across Australia, Assistant Farm Managers collaborate with, and provide support to, the Farm Manager by assisting with all of their duties and responsibilities. These include managing the day to day operations within cutting edge, tunnel ventilated broiler bird farms, and providing strong leadership and management to a small team of approximately six to eight staff, in order to ensure best practice broiler bird production.

As the Assistant Farm Manager, your main duties will include:

  • Managing staff in order to enhance farm performance;
  • Resolving staff conflict and disagreements;
  • Liaising with producer company representatives, ensuring positive working relationships are maintained;
  • Using different shed management techniques in order to find optimum bird growing requirements;
  • Maintaining a high level of farm presentation at all times; and
  • Ensuring bio-security, health and safety, environmental and animal welfare procedures are adhered to at all times.

Candidates applying for the Assistant Farm Manager role will need to have at least two years’ experience in supervisory roles within broiler or breeder farms. You’ll be confident in working closely with staff in order to provide guidance and support, and take a collaborative approach as you work alongside the farm manager.

You'll be offered a highly attractive remuneration package valued at $85,000 - $111,000, depending on skills and experience, which includes generous performance based incentives and a fully maintained family home.

Trainee Farm Manager

As a Trainee Farm Manager, you will work closely with the Farm Manager and the Assistant Farm Manager to provide support and develop your skills and knowledge in broiler farm management

Candidates who have a strong interest in the agricultural industry, a driven attitude, and the ability and willingness to learn, are invited to apply for the Trainee Farm Manager role. Industry experience will be highly regarded, however full training will be provided to the right candidates. You'll be ready to take initiative and constantly build on your knowledge through directed and self-directed learning.

You'll be offered a highly attractive remuneration package valued at $50,000 - $60,000, based on skills and experience, which includes generous performance based incentives. These positions are not normally live-in positions initially, however it is our intention to assist you to rapidly develop the necessary skills to take the next step as a live-in Assistant Farm Manager.

About the Benefits

These roles present the opportunity to join an industry leader in an exciting period of growth, granting fantastic career progression opportunities. Each of these roles are highly supported, with a collaborative team of colleagues and staff ready to provide ongoing mentoring, support, and training. By joining this multi-site organisation, all positions have the scope to progress into further levels of management as the operations continue to expand throughout Australia.

This is a fantastic opportunity to begin or continue your career in poultry farm management within a rapidly growing organisation. Apply now!

Candidates must have obtained the right to work in Australia at the time of their application.

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