The New Zealand dairy industry is renowned the world over. It's the result of passionate, proud people working towards a common goal - the success of the industry, and with it, the success of our country. That's the scope of dairy - it's vital, it's diverse and it's huge.... and so are the career opportunities at the heart of the primary sector powerhouse.
The DairyNZ Regional Partner is primarily accountable for farmer relationships within the region by engaging, servicing, and managing regional levy payers and farmers assigned within DairyNZ’s engagement framework, and for extending DNZ’s purpose and strategic focus areas. Taking a partnering approach, the role works closely with farmers to help make sense of the challenges and changes ahead of them; to personalise it and help understand what it means in their context and provide assistance and solutions through referrals when needed. Critical to the role is having sufficient technical knowledge across the areas of farm systems to assess gaps, opportunities and identify the best solutions.
Help farmers make sense of their situation and prioritise actions
Broker services and solutions that are best able to assist farmers
To be successful in this role, you will need to be passionate about helping the dairy industry be the best it can be and have experience working in the rural sector. We are looking for someone who has leadership ability, can build solid relationships quickly through trust and confidence and can understand farmers in their own context. You will be excited about the opportunity to apply your experience in interpersonal skills, systems thinking and problem identification. If being innovative, working collaboratively but being able to self-manage and enjoy building relationships then this might be just the role for you! The role is best suited to someone with the ability to travel throughout the region.
Competitive remuneration and benefits
A supportive and energetic team
Interesting and exciting work
If you want to be part of a high achieving team and you can "think outside the box" then this is the role for you!