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Livestock Manager Position - Poultry Processor

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edited February 2011 in Employment/Jobs
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Our client, a New Zealand owned and operated company, is a respected and long-established poultry processor and marketer with strong local and export markets. The company has a diverse product mix and is enjoying significant growth into a range of market sectors. This is an outstanding opportunity to drive the livestock operation to higher levels of performance through innovation, relationship building and developing a culture of excellence.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Livestock Manager will lead and manage the livestock division to achieve the company's objectives by maintaining a high level of broiler growth performance and continuity of bird size and numbers to satisfy market demands. This will involve preparation of an annual plan with full accountability for livestock costs, animal welfare compliance and developing successful external relationships with contract growers, related institutions and across the wider industry. The appointee will provide strong visible leadership, building a strong management team with a culture that adopts the company's values of integrity and innovation. This is a key role where the incumbent's actions and strategies will have a direct and measurable effect on bottom line performance.

We are seeking applicants with a demonstrable track record of success in managing livestock performance, compliance management, contract negotiation and an understanding of the dynamics of dealing with a large number of contractors, growers and suppliers within the poultry industry. Outstanding relationship and people management skills are key to success in the role. Prime attributes will be the ability to drive a strong service culture with a focus on business discipline, coupled with sound financial performance and a strong results orientation. Strong verbal and written English language skills are essential. This is an excellent time to join this organisation. The remuneration package includes a company car and will be structured to attract and retain a top performer.

Applications for this role will only be accepted through Cook Executive Recruitment Ltd.

Please contact Rowen Greatbatch 006493093886 in strictest confidence quoting reference number 2620 or
email your CV to recruit@cookexecutive.co.nz or
apply online at www.cookexecutive.co.nz
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