Assistant Manager

Sun Stud Published: August 8, 2017
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JOB TITLE:   Assistant Manager- Victoria JOB TYPE:  Full Time, Fixed Term Contract LOCATION: Sun Stud, Kerrie, Victoria SUPERVISOR/MANAGER: Operations Manager  MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the daily care of broodmares, foals, weanlings and the day to day running of the broodmare division.
  • Organise and liaise with vets, farriers and other service provider’s relation to horse husbandry practices.
  • Manage a team of staff and ensure a harmonious working environment.
  • Manage stock levels of drugs and vet supplies and ensure they are safely stored.
  • Liaise with maintenance staff to ensure pastures, fixtures, water supplies, power supplies and fencing are kept good condition.
  • Ensure a high level of record keeping including but not limited to; treatments, farrier notes, and stock movements.
  • Work closely with the Operations Manager and carry out ad-hoc tasks as reasonably necessary
  • Assist with the daily running of other divisions such as stallions, spellers and yearlings where necessary.
  • Ensure staff are working within Sun Stud’s OH&S guidelines
  • Assist with auction sale days when required


  • Proven knowledge and ability in handling horses and horse husbandry practices
  • A sound understanding of veterinary reproductive procedures
  • A sound knowledge of foal farrier requirements and corrective procedures
  • A proven ability to manage a team and deal with daily challenges
  • Excellent communication skills

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