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Rural Contractors NZ
Rural Contractors New Zealand (RCNZ) is the only national association and the leading advocate for rural contractors in New Zealand.
RCNZ monitors central and local government policies, plans and proposals on behalf of our membership. We also maintain close relationships – and lobby on behalf of our members – with a wide number of organisations, government departments and other national bodies.
We represent the interests of contractors engaged in a wide range of activities such as:
Cultivation and planting
Harvesting of crops
Highway vegetation control and maintenance
Parks, reserves and landscaping
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CHIEF EXECUTIVE REQUIRED FOR
ESSENTIAL INDUSTRY ROLE
Agriculture is the mainstay of New Zealand’s economy and the rural contracting industry provides a wide range of services to farmers to ensure the industry remains a major income earner for the country.
The industry is also involved in agrichemical application on farms and in public places.
The membership of Rural Contractors New Zealand seeks a full-time Chief Executive who can represent the industry to the government, local bodies, public and other industry groups.
Reporting to an industry representative Board, the Chief Executive will provide a range of services to members including accreditation programmes, as well as representing the industry on a number of organisations and to local and central government
The successful candidate will have excellent advocacy and communication skills and experience across policy, agriculture or similar disciplines. Experience of the agriculture sector is desirable but not essential.
If you are ready for the challenge of representing this essential industry at all levels, you can obtain a detailed Position Description from [email protected]
Applications addressed to the President, Rural Contractors New Zealand close at 4pm on 27 April 2020