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Current Vacancies

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AUGUST 2018

 

Assistant Accountant - Please click HERE to apply  


Office Administrator - Please click HERE to apply


Yard Manager  

Overall Purpose of the Job - Overall responsibility for the on-going management of yard staff and a small team of International Show jumpers (to potentially include travel to shows in the UK and Europe) and a limited number of Livery clients, together with the coordination of the overall maintenance and health & safety of the yard.

Duties and Responsibilities:

On-going duties:

  • Responsible for the management of a small team, first point of contact for team issues, including preparation of working rotas and completion of timesheets.
  • Required to attend weekly team leader meetings to update on yard activities.
  • Checking and authorisation of all invoices to be passed to accounts.
  • Managing the budgets for Bolesworth Lake Farm and Harthill Stud LLP.
  • Organising vetinary, dentist, farrier and physio visits to horses.
  • Keeping accurate, computerised health and exercise records for each horse.
  • Responsible for maintaining health and safety in and around the Yard.
  • Attend quarterly health and safety meetings.
  • Preparing for attendance of shows both in the UK and abroad.
  • Able to stay away for periods of time to attend events and shows.
  • Maintenance of yard vehicles; ensure the regular service and MOT of all vehicles, deal with any breakages and ensure compliance with the ‘Restricted Operators Licence’.
  • Responsible for field and arena checks and the movement of horses between Bolesworth and Harthill Stud.
  • Coordinating late-night checks of stabled horses.
  • Management of a small number of youngstock, and Ramiro B in the winter months.

Day to day duties:

  • Management of feeding, grooming and administering veterinary treatments.
  • Overseeing the cleaning and maintenance of stables, tack room, feed areas and water drinkers.
  • Mucking out.
  • Clean and maintain tack. Arrange for repair or replacement as required.
  • Exercising (not essential) and lunging horses (to a high standard) and keeping accurate exercise records.
  • Preparing horses for International competition, hunting, and less regularly for sale.
  • Main point of contact for any livery needs that come through either directly or via email and telephone.
  • Ensure the yard is kept clean and tidy always to a very high standard and everything is well maintained.

Academic Requirements:

Driver Licence – HGV and CPC qualified - Essential

Experience / Skills / Personal Characteristics;

Experience;

  • Must have previous experience of having overall responsibility for elite competition horses, with the flexibility to oversee and manage a limited number of Liveries.
  • Previous experience of working within a ‘varied’ yard. This may include; hunt liveries, top class show jumpers and mares and foals.
  • Experience of managing people.
  • Driver Licence – HGV and CPC qualified

Personal Characteristics;

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Highly personable.
  • Flexible and committed.
  • ‘Hands-on’
  • Attention to detail.

Skills;

  • IT Literate

Contract;

  • The post holder will be based at the Bolesworth Lake Farm
  • Work hours – These will typically be 7:30am-5pm, based on a 5 ½ day week. Exact hours to be confirmed.
  • The post holder will undergo a three-month trial period.
  • Holiday entitlement is 20 days per year plus Public Holidays
  • Notice Period is 1 month

Reporting to - The Commercial Manager

Who reports to the job holder:

 X2 full time grooms and x1 part-time groom.

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