AH 9341 - Assistant Cattle Manager (Xhosa Speaking)

Professional Career Services Date Job Posted: 27-Jul-2018

Location: Eastern Cape

Employer Description

Farmland situated in a very rural part of the Eastern Cape.

Job Description

Will report directly to the Cattle Manager.

  • Organize work to maximise efficiency and productivity
  • Train and motivate herdsman to implement the various work systems (Nutrition, herd health and cattle management)
  • Monitor both the work and work systems to ensure direct results are attained
  • Budgeting and maintaining accurate financial records
  • Marketing of stock and organising cattle to be marketed
  • Keeping of necessary administrative records pertaining to a large cattle enterprise
  • Ensuring compliance with government regulations and health and safety standards
  • Keeping up to date knowledge of pests and diseases
  • Organising maintenance/repair of property (fences/handling facilities/equipment)
  • Herd performance according to set standards
  • Grassland management


Diploma in animal production or agricultural management will be to your advantage.


At least 5 years’ experience working with a large beef cattle herd and be able to do all related animal husbandry practices and grassland management. Initiative, flexibility, good communication skills, trustworthy, proficient in Microsoft, Valid driver`s license compulsory, Technical knowledge of the environment, marketing and sales. Team Work, knowledge of fencing and pastures. Planning and organisational skills. Ability to communicate fluently in Xhosa.


Company Housing is provided.

Job ID
Job Title
AH 9341 - Assistant Cattle Manager (Xhosa Speaking)
Employer Type
Eastern Cape
Salary Type
R14000-R15000 Gross p/m
Start Date
Meet all the necessary requirements listed in the job description
Are eligible to live and work in the country specified in the job description