Chief Executive Required for Essential Industry Role

Current location is Wellington, but other locations may be considered

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 2021