National Livestock Procurement Manager
PGG Wrightson
Christchurch, NZ
4d ago

Location flexible

This is an excellent opportunity for a high performing professional to join PGW in a newly created senior livestock position to build existing and develop new strategic procurement programs with its preferred meat company clients.

This role has the opportunity to help take our business to a new level of performance.

PGG Wrightson Livestock is New Zealand's leading livestock company and the largest independent supplier of prime stock into the meat processing sector.

In this role you will develop strong relationships with key accounts with a clear approach of adding value for the client.

Working with the Livestock business, you will develop, facilitate, and coordinate dedicated supply programs matching the needs of seasonal processing capacity and market demand programs for it preferred partners across all species.

Developing close relationships within the business to match our expertise and knowledge to supply chain solutions will be vital.

Reporting directly to the GM Livestock, and being part of the leadership team, this role will be able to leverage off PGW's unique inhouse expertise with GO-Stock, breed genetics, agronomy, animal health and the largest livestock agency team of over 220 agents covering every region in New Zealand.

PGW is looking to utilise its extensive inhouse data and knowledge of the livestock industry from traded store livestock through to prime stock, and this role will lead the development of smart analytics as a real point of difference.

There is also an opportunity to challenge convention and consider key future trend such as food quality, traceability, and sustainability programs.

In return, the skills and experience you will contribute to the role will include the following :

  • Have a proven track record in the Meat, Livestock and / Procurement or Supply-chain sectors
  • Have managed supply / procurement programs successfully
  • Can offer sound judgement and fresh ideas to a strategic level
  • Have experience in dealing in a dynamic and highly competitive industry.
  • You will bring a professional approach that is outgoing and driven to make connections, be motivated with clear goals and vision to grow the business and have exceptional interpersonal skills.

    In return we will provide a competitive remuneration package and corporate benefits. You can expect an extensive amount of travel given the spread of our livestock business across the country.

    Location is flexible, however it's preferred that location is in one of PGG Wrightson's regional offices.

    For any enquiries, please contact Abi Buckell in confidence on 027 3253 722.

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