What are you going to do?
As the Farm Manager (R&D), you will support the local breeding team to execute against their strategic plan. The team in New Zealand focusses on onion and pumpkin breeding.
Your strong communications and people management skills will help you to build sustainable relations between local and international teams, as well as external partners. As a team player, you will be able to support your colleagues to reach their objectives. You are a hands-on Farm Manager (R&D) and know how to guide the implementation of innovations and take initiative. Thanks to your experience and analytical skills, you recognize opportunities and make an impact. You work independently and report to the Station Manager in Australia.
As the team leader, you set priorities and give clear directions to your team about which activities need to be undertaken. You inspire and encourage your team members and foster change and innovation. Your focus on the optimization of processes, increases output and efficiency while reducing costs. As a Farm Manager (R&D), you are part of an international team, work in cross-functional groups and intercultural projects.
You are responsible for the crop management of the breeding and screening trials at our R&D station in Pukekohe. You manage the allocation and alignment of the resources of the R&D station, including:
In short, you: