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Job Title: Deputy Herd Director

Job Order #: KH-6033

Location: Saudi Arabia

Salary Range: $80,000.00 - 100,000.00

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: 30 days Vacation + Company will pay for airfare for one trip per year for employee, spouse, and up to 3 children + Health Insurance + Housing + Utilities + Vehicle

QUALIFICATIONS:

MUST HAVE CURRENT DAIRY EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION

 - Must have strong animal health background
 - Proven ability to supervise/train in all areas of the dairy herd (i.e. reproduction management, parlor management, and an emphasis on herd health)
 - Ability to lead a multinational team
 - Adequate interpersonal skills to work well with others from their own and different cultures. 
 - Experience in management of large, multiple parlor dairy herds in excess of 4000 milking cows
 - Commanding presence and ability to lead change and development
 - Able to absorb new ideas and impart training to others
 - Eye for detail and a hands-on attitude
 - Familiar with Microsoft Excel and Word.  Familiarity with Dairy Comp 305 and prefer familiarity with Dairy Plan.
 - Read, write, and speak fluent English.  Arabic helpful but not required.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is representing a large dairy operation located in Saudi Arabia currently searching for a Deputy Herd Manager.  Deputy Herd Manager will be responsible for daily herd operations management, and implementation of approved operating procedures.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: overseeing multiple milking and dry cow units, to include overseeing employee and cow management; reproduction program; animal husbandry / herd health program; employee supervision / training; ensure production potential is maximized; evaluate and control input cost; prepared annual budgets, and production forecasts for relevant areas of responsibility; implemented SOPs for all duties and conducted weekly meetings to discuss performance.  Accountable for entire operation during Herd Managers absence.

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Kirk Hansen at kirk@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-382-7370. You are encouraged to fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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