General Manager - New Zealand Pork

Reference Number: 674447AA

Location: Christchurch

  • Christchurch Based

  • Drive Business Strategy

  • Provide Inspired Leadership

New Zealand Pork is the statutory industry board that works to support New Zealand’s commercial pig farmers. They’re working together to build a sustainable and profitable future for the New Zealand pork industry, reinforcing welfare standards and communicating on behalf of the industry to the community.  At New Zealand Pork, they believe it is important for every Kiwi to understand the industry and where New Zealand’s pork products come from. The Board have committed to a new strategic vision and are seeking a General Manager to provide inspired leadership and management of their activities and services.

Reporting to the Chair and working with an established team across 3 locations, the General Manager will lead all company operations including policy, research and branding activities in addition to all corporate support functions.  A key area of focus is the implementation of NZ Pork’s vision and facilitating the growth and further development of the business on behalf of growers.

You will have strong commercial acumen with proven communication, advocacy and leadership skills alongside the ability to be influential at all levels across a diverse range of stakeholders. Experience in or an affinity for the NZ rural sector will be a definite advantage. The successful candidate will also possess strong operational, human resource and financial management experience at a senior executive level.  Experience in leading geographically split teams, building a positive team culture and driving organisational performance is a prerequisite to success in this role.

To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV.  Applications close on 23 September 2018.  Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

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For more information please phone Mike Stenhouse on +64 274 428 348.


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