Do you have an in-depth understanding of the role that agronomy plays in a productive, profitable agricultural setting? Can you offer practical advice, delivered in plain English, to enable best practice farming systems?
Would you thrive on using your knowledge to further develop our specialist capabilities and work collaboratively across a range of disciplines?
We are recruiting for a Farm Specialist Agronomy with strong technical agronomic skills to lead this function in cooperation with our other Farm Specialists.
With 120 farms nationwide, you’ll work closely with our other Agronomy Specialist to build robust plans for our properties.
As a core member of our Sustainability and Farming Systems team, our Farm Specialist roles work collaboratively with our farm staff as true partners, working to educate and find solutions.
You’ll partner with our farm staff to decide 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 it’s warranted.
Always open to new ways of farming, you’ll proactively keep up with farming advancements and share knowledge / coach other mentors of the team and the wider business.
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.
If you have specialist experience in agronomy and want to join a strong centralized team as well as keep your farm ties strong, we would like to hear from you.
Put your application through and let’s have a chat.Take a look at the videos to hear more about the role from our CE. Please note that roles are mentioned we have successfully filled one role, with another remaining.
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Nancy Ford at fordn landcorp.co.nzPāmu is the brand name for Landcorp Farming Limited, and successful applicants will be employed by Landcorp Farming Limited.
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.
If you are a NZ citizen or resident returning home, please be sure to include an explanatory note with your travel plans & timelines for being back in the country.