Horticulture Consultant

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at Agfirst Nelson Consultants Ltd
Location Nelson, New Zealand
Date Posted 10 March 2021
Category Business
Job Type Full-time

Description

Horticultural Consultant

  • Future leadership opportunities in a fast changing and exciting business
  • Based is sunny Motueka, gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park
  • Salary commensurate to experience

The Company

AgFirst Consultants Nelson Ltd is well-established in the apple and kiwifruit Industries with a strong local and international reputation for delivering a wide range of professional consulting services to our clients, from multi-generational family orchardist to national corporates operating in and outside of New Zealand.

The Role

As a Horticultural Consultant reporting directly to the senior Consultant, you will:

  • Provide on orchard apple and kiwifruit consulting services for a range of horticultural solutions to our customers.
  • Establish, develop, and maintain business relationships with current and prospective customers and to support the senior staff on major projects.
  • Identify new opportunities to further enhance our customers businesses and develop systems that deliver on these opportunities.

Skills & Experience

The successful applicant will be tertiary qualified who has:

  • A sound horticultural background, be self-motivated, able to take the initiative and be a good communicator that builds strong relationships with a wide range of industry people
  • A minimum of Horticulture Science degree or equivalent
  • Proven experience in either apple of kiwifruit production
  • A track record in consulting would be beneficial, this role could also suit a recent university graduate

What’s on offer

A fantastic opportunity to join a well-known New Zealand company

A leadership role in New Zealand’s strong horticultural industry

Outstanding team culture where staff produce excellent results

Access to real opportunities to gain national and international reputation and exposure

Remuneration will reflect the size of the role and your experience

How to apply

If this sounds like you? Please click the ‘Apply’ button below.

Closing date 29th March 2021. Please apply to AgFirst Consultants Nelson Ltd, Horticultural Consultant position, PO Box 33, Motueka 7143 or email: motuekaadmin@agfirst.co.nz

If you wish to receive more information, including Job Description, please email Martina Sulak: martina.sulak@agfirst.co.nz

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