FARM MANAGEMENT COUPLE – GAME

Magaliesburg Area – Gauteng: An exciting opportunity awaits the successful couple who meet the requirements of our client, as per below

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • National Dipl in Nature Conservation, Higher Diploma in Veld and Game Management, FGASA qualification and SKS (dangerous game) or similar relevant qualifications
  • Professional Hunter and relevant experience
  • Relevant experience in wildlife and game reserve industry
  • Specialisaton in development and management of game reserves or farming activities eg game capture and counts, breeding, wildlife reintroduction, culling, anti-poaching and security, feeding strategies and water management
  • Passion for wildlife and nature
  • Good solid management and administrative skills to cost, manage and implement projects on the farm e.g. road and fence management, breeding of buffalo, management of game feed, water management etc
  • 5-10 years farm management experience
  • General farm management and maintenance including
    • Veld and game management
      • Development of strategy & processes
      • Monthly reporting on implementation
    • Game capture and counts, breeding, wildlife reintroduction, culling and feeding strategies
      • Development of strategy and processes
      • Monthly reporting on implementation
    • Bush clearing strategy, management and reporting
    • Farm and lodge security processes and management
      • Management of security in line with K9 Security Systems in terms of monitoring and implementation
    • Farm and lodge fire fighting and fire management
      • Management teams in terms of monitoring and implementation
      • Implementation of fire protocols and training
    • Road maintenance
      • Road inspections (farm and lodge)
      • Bridge inspections and maintenance
      • Maintenance of the road network on both farms
    • Fence maintenance
      • Fence inspection and management
    • Water management
      • Management of boreholes
      • Pump maintenance and watering holes
    • Vehicle management
      • Service plans, basic assistance with issues and management
      • Diesel management (Farm and Lodge , monitoring and billing out of usage)
    • Farm Facilities & Activities
      • Setting up, develop protocols and managing a clay pigeon range to be used by the lodge and by hunting groups
      • Archery range set up, protocols determined and management
      • Setting up and maintenance of walking and cycling trails
      • Maintaining existing and identification of new picnic areas, camping facilities and sunset spots
    • Game Breeding
      • Management of buffalo breeding camp and feeding program implementation
      • Management of Sable breeding program development
      • Management of Nyala breeding program development
      • Catalogue of all breeding game, photo’s and bloodline management
      • Game count and assess if and where overstocked and development of culling or movement of animals
    • Produce Management 
      • Management of goat breeding and cheese production & distribution
      • Mangement of chickens and egg production and distribution
      • Venison & Beef meat production facility to be set up in existing butchery
      • Production of biltong, dry wors and other meat supplies
      • Firewood production
      • Distribution and administration management of produce to lodges
    • Administration
      • Keeping all certification, licenses and permits (National and Provincial) required up to date and in order
      • Development of overall farm management plan covering all of the above with costings
      • Weekly/Monthly reporting and basic account management
      • Weekly status meetings
    • Special Projects
      • Work with shareholders on special projects e.g campouts, building programs, delegation assistance where briefed and necessary
      • Management and administration management of special projects
    • Hunting Operation
      • Provide assistance in developing and growing the hunting operation.
      • Set up and management of hunting operation
      • Development of hunting packages and marketing opportunities
      • Competitor analysis
      • Website and on-line marketing
      • Management and hosting of hunting groups
      • Booking management and administration of hunting groups
      • Skinning, meat and trophy preparation

ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted

To apply CLICK THIS LINK https://webapp.placementpartner.com/wi/vacancy/?id=farm&VacRef=FM000904&preview=1af33964fbfbff039a142fa1117d6330 or upload your CV to this specific position via www.farmmanagersa.co.za