Farm Specialist Advisor Agronomy - Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand /
Sustainability and Farming Systems – Agronomy /
Permanent - Off Farm
Do you have an in-depth understanding of the part that agronomy plays in a productive, profitable agricultural setting? Are you keen to roll your sleeves up and work with our farm managers? Can you offer practical advice, delivered in plain English, to enable best practice farming systems? Would you thrive on working collaboratively with specialist advisors across a range of disciplines to provided integrated outcomes?
We're advertising nationwide to find a Farm Specialist Advisor Agronomy to come join us in our Wellington office. As a core member of our new Sustainability and Farming Systems team, our Farm Specialist roles have been created to work collaboratively with our farm staff as true partners, working to educate and find solutions. We are recruiting for a Farm Specialist Agronomy to partner with our farm staff in deciding which seeds to sow and which fertilizer to use. You’ll assess soil health and advise on appropriate feed programmes. Our farm managers value the input from our advisors and see them as one of the elements to their success in running the most profitable farm system that they can.
As innovators in agriculture, we strive to have the highest levels of expertise in farming. We are introducing changes in how we operate by significantly investing in our systems and processes to better serve on-farm performance. Our Farm Specialist Agronomy will be able to scrutinize new technology and ag practices and drive adoption of new technology when its warranted. They’ll also be open to new ways of farming and will change their advice proactively to keep up with farming advancements.
We are committed to looking after our environment, with environmental KPIs established for each property that we are entrusted with. Our Farm Specialist Agronomy will form one part of a cooperative advisory group that is made up of animal, environment, and agronomy specialists who collectively play an important role in Pāmu’s success story for productivity, profitability and positive environmental outcomes.
We are looking for problem-solvers who are intelligent, curious, and eager to use their considerable expertise to affect positive change in the ag sector. If you have specialist experience in agronomy and feel you can offer real value to the organisation, we would like to hear from you. Put your application through and let’s have a chat.
Take a look at the videos below to hear more about the role from our CE. Please note that “roles” are mentioned – we have successfully filled one role, with another remaining.
To view a position description, click the following link: Farm Specialist Agronomy Position Description
Applications for this role will close on Sunday, 6th December 2020. We’ll be interviewing in Wellington on the 10th of December, and will be getting in touch with qualified applicants as they come in so don’t hesitate to get your details through to us.
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Nancy Ford at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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.
Due to border restrictions, we are only able to consider candidates currently residing in New Zealand with full work eligibility, or NZ citizens/residents returning home in early 2021.