Assistant Dairy Farm Manager

Job Overview

Are you looking currently looking to travel abroad and gain great experience working on a large scale dairy farm ? If so this may be the role for you. In return my client is offering a very lucrative tax free package which will include a basic salary & bonus , free accommodation & all your general living expenses will be paid for including food and regular paid flights home.


FRS Recruitment are currently recruiting for Assistant Dairy Farm Managers for a large dairy farm operation in the Middle East. If you are looking for a career move in 2018 this may be the role for you. Ideally my client is seeking applications from candidates whom can make a minimum commitment of 3-5 years.

My client is one of the largest vertically integrated dairy companies in the Middle East which presently has 90,000 cows and rear 70,000 young stock in 7 modern dairy farms. The successful candidates for these roles will undergo a programme of on the job training in all aspects reflecting the best European standards.

FRS Recruitment which is part of the FRS Network has been serving the Irish agricultural trade since 1980. My client is particularly interested in seeking applications from candidates with hands on milking experience from Ireland & UK. If you have gained work experience through college on large scale dairy operations outside of Ireland and UK this would be a distinct advantage.

Core purpose of the role

To maximize production and thereby profit of the farm by planning and organizing all farm functional activities within assigned areas of responsibility and making the most efficient use of all resources at this disposal.

Reporting to the Farm Manager you will be responsible for the following duties

  • Calving ; calve cows & heifers , feed colostrum and do daily recordings , vaccinations and record movements per calving
  • Feeding ; feeding heifers & bull calves from day old to weaning. Cows are fed 4 times per day
  • Health ; detect sick cows and diagnose and treat them
  • Breeding ; work closely with the breeding team and select cows that are unsuitable for re breeding.
  • Milking parlour ; test milk for quality and BF % & SNF %.

Candidate profile

  • 3rd level Degree or Cert required ( Minimum of Level 6 required )
  • 1-2 years PQE working with cows
  • Work experience in Australia or New Zealand through college placement or other.
  • Career minded and highly motivated.


  • Starting salary of between 40 to 46,500k euros tax free
  • 5 free flights to and from UK & Ireland.
  • Free accommodation and general living expenses
  • Access to gyms and very modern leisure facilities.

To apply

Please email your cv through the attached link

Phone calls to John on 087 9955439

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