Director

Reference Number: 7606aa

Location: Auckland

  • Audit and risk lead
  • Global manufacturing and distribution exposure
  • Publicly listed world-class high tech company

 

Rakon is a global business, with a world-class reputation for its high tech, high quality technologies that are used in an impressive range of precision applications. Its markets include communications infrastructure, positioning, aerospace and defence. Rakon products are vital componentry for many of the world’s most successful technology brands.

With over 50 years in business and listed on the NZX, Rakon is positioned to continue to grow and contribute to New Zealand’s reputation for innovation. Despite a challenging international Covid-impacted market, the board is confident of its strategic plan and future potential. This belief is borne out by the company’s strong financial result for FY2021 and its solid progress with international manufacturing partnerships and platforms.

As part of its succession planning for the Board Rakon is seeking to further strengthen its governance. The following specific experience is sought:

  • audit and risk, mergers and acquisition, strong financial and commercial acumen in a publicly listed setting;
  • relevant commercial and functional experience in international markets;
  • investor relations expertise and related networks;
  • a highly collaborative ‘influencing’ style;
  • ideally, knowledge of global manufacturing and the distribution of electronics or high technology products.

Rakon is committed to encouraging diversity and inclusivity within the technology sector. If you have a depth and breadth of relevant skills and background, are an experienced director and are committed to the future of one of New Zealand's most global innovators we would like to hear from you.

 

To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV. Applications close on 5 July 2021 at 8.30am. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

Please click here to view the Candidate Briefing Information.

For more information please phone Ian Taylor on +64 27 487 7424 or Raewyn Brown on +64 21 917 203.

To apply use application form or email cvakl@sheffield.co.nz

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