Head of Technology

Wellington /
Technology & Digital – Technology /
Permanent - Off Farm
/ Hybrid
·         Diverse leadership opportunity with a team of IT specialists
·         Be an advocate for technology and best practices across Pāmu
·         New role created with flexible working and additional benefits

Bring your extensive knowledge of technology security and infrastructure and service management to our complex, nationwide network.

The Opportunity
You will be accountable for overseeing the efficient functioning of technology operations, integrating cybersecurity protocols, providing proficient services, vendor management, and ensuring a superior customer experience.

Key responsibilities include:

·         Managing technical operations, including leading team development, and associated budgets.
·         Overseeing effective cyber security measures, implementing best practices, and reporting to board and committees.
·         Supporting technology functions and end-user satisfaction including being accountable for vendors and service level agreements.
·         Managing cloud infrastructure, network environments, and upgrades.
·         Collaborate with Technology and Digital leadership team and liaising with stakeholders to maximise technology effectiveness.
·         Ensuring Pāmu has IT disaster recovery and business continuity plans in place.
·         Providing strategic and thought leadership across Pāmu’s technology landscape with direct input into our strategy and business plans.
About You
You will have strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate a diverse team of IT specialist to achieve high standards, continually improve and deliver outcomes.

You will also have:

•         10+ years in senior technology leadership roles in complex, fast-paced organisations.
•         Deep understanding across the technology landscape, including cloud infrastructure, network and communications, and cyber security.
•         Proven experience working with customers to understand and clarify needs with well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.
•         Collaborative approach to solving technology challenges, while building trust within a team environment.

About Us
Pāmu is the brand name for Landcorp Farming Limited. Pāmu stands for best practice in sustainable and safe farming, and for the unique provenance of New Zealand foods, nutrition products and fibre on global markets.  We chose the Māori word ‘Pāmu’ for its literal meaning ‘to farm’ and also to reflect the Māori concept of guardianship of the environment.

Along with competitive salary, you will also receive Southern Cross Health Insurance, Life Insurance, and an extra day off at Christmas Time. You can work flexibly between your home and our office on Allen Street, Wellington.  We are open to considering applicants from outside of Wellington.
Apply Now
Applications close Sunday 28 May 2023.

If you have any questions, please contact Ashley Betts, Talent Acquisition Business Partner via email bettsa@landcorp.co.nz.

To be eligible for this role, you must be available for an in-person interview and have unrestricted legal rights to work in New Zealand.

Pāmu provides a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and undergo a criminal background check prior to being appointed.  

Our values are core to who we are at Pāmu and the way that we all work together.  We are Grounded, Genuine, Bold, and Shoulder-to-Shoulder. To read more, click on this link to see them on our website. To see what it's like to work in our Dairy team, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Dairy Assistant at Pāmu, or to learn about what our Livestock team is all about, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Shepherd at Pāmu.

Pāmu is the brand name for Landcorp Farming Limited, and successful applicants will be employed by Landcorp Farming Limited.