Dairy Farm Business Analyst – Canterbury

Canterbury /
Dairy Operations – Maronan Dairy Unit /
Permanent - Off Farm
/ On-site
·         Be responsible for providing analytical insight and reporting
·         Support informed decision making for operational decisions
·         Based 20 minutes’ drive from Ashburton, competitive salary and health insurance included

Contribute to the big picture, provide key information, and monitor performance to support our Canterbury Dairy Farms

The Opportunity
You will be responsible for ensuring that key farm information and performance indicators are monitored, and planning and scenario analysis is modelled.  You’ll make use of the rich array of data to provide advice and contribute to sound decision-making and business-critical activities.

A typical day could include:
·         Monitoring and analysing performance data to develop insights
·         Contributing to planning and scenario analysis at a high level
·         Assisting with long-term planning and development
·         Liaising with internal and external stakeholders and building working relationships
·         Maintaining accurate records and data in farming systems

This Business Analyst role works closely with the small team across the Canterbury Dairy Farms, made up of the Business Manager and 6 Farm Managers. You will likely spend a day per week on average out on farm.

About You
Your enthusiasm, passion and attention to detail are important to success in this role. You’ll be excellent at building and nurturing relationships as you’ll be exposed to prominent industry specialists.

You will also have:
·         Analytical aptitude with a critical eye for detail and excellent excel skills
·         Ideally some agriculture experience to enable you to work effectively in the dairy shed environment
·         Ability to build strong relationships with senior stakeholders, both internal and external
·         Ability to drive a strong safety culture
·         Good understanding of farming systems
·         Effective written communication and presentation skills
·         Full driver’s license

In return, we are offering a comprehensive remuneration package, ongoing training, and personal development opportunities.  
Apply Now
Applications close Sunday 4 June 2023.

Got questions? Please contact Brendon Stent, Dairy Business Manager on 027 703 2041 or email stentb@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.