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If you’re keen to grow your career, there’s no better place to nourish it than here. We’re committed to providing our people with all they need to positively thrive. So, isn’t it time you put your trust in the company that’s been trusted throughout New Zealand for over 40 years?

To enable smarter farming for a better New Zealand ™

Ka pūkekotia a Rongomātāne, ka poho kererū a Aotearoa

We’re looking for an Agronomy specialist for our Central-South Island regional team, based from Oamaru to Timaru.

About the Role

Our Technical Manager - Agronomy provides specialist support and advice to customer-facing staff and farmers throughout New Zealand. You’ll work to build strong relationships with our customers, working to find the best solutions for them. You’ll provide support and training to our customer-facing staff on the appropriate selection and application of agrochemical and seed products.

You’ll be spending a fair amount of your time moving around your region to discuss farming solutions with our customers and train our staff. You’ll be structuring the training your way, so you can really own this role and give it your personal touch.

About You

Your extensive knowledge will mean you’re the go-to person for anyone with agronomy-related enquiries. You will possess knowledge of farming systems and a real passion for the rural sector.

These skills let you talk farming with anyone, your excellent communication and relationship-building skills encourage other team members to succeed under your leadership and our customers to trust you.

Ideal skills & experience

  • Passion for continued learning and development
  • Sound technical and NZ farm systems knowledge
  • The confidence and can-do attitude to develop and sustain relationships
  • A commitment to teamwork and the ability to develop the wider team through collaboration and knowledge sharing
  • Good knowledge of the geographical area

Benefits

In return for your high level of skills we offer a package that includes a company car, phone, laptop, and clothing, plus excellent training and advancement opportunities in a supportive co-operative environment.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, click the ‘Apply Now’ button to attach your CV and cover letter or email careers@ravensdown.co.nz

Applications close 25th October 2018

Ravensdown is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test.

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