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Location: - (Hamilton, Waikato, North Island, New Zealand)
Company: AgResearch Limited
Open Til: 15-Apr-12
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Biotechnology
Career Type: Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: not stated
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A great career opportunity to work cooperatively as part of our leadership team in partnering with stakeholders while continuing to progress your science.
With your focus on Farm Systems - Meat and Fibre industries you will seek to find ways we can on identify outputs leading to improved sheep, beef and deer farm systems which better meet economic, environmental and social needs. This includes areas such as improved / alternative farm systems and practices, whole farm tools, decision-support tools, adaptation to environmental change, management systems and labour productivity.
AgResearch is a leader in pastoral research and science innovation. We combine New Zealand’s natural advantage with world-leading thinking to enhance the value, productivity and profitability of New Zealand’s pastoral, agri-food and agri-technology sector
Inspired leadership is pivotal to our new approach. It is a time of energy and enthusiasm for the future.
As an Impact Leader you will be accomplished in your own area of science and become highly influential in overseeing the innovation pipeline for this Impact area- understanding the paths to adoption, identifying potential gaps and opportunities, assessing project proposals for relevance. You will work with Science Team Leaders and other Impact Leaders to ensure we are well placed to maximise the benefits from Science for our stakeholders.
You will need to have a proven track record in a Farm Systems science and be able to co-ordinate and facilitate the integration of research from multiple areas/disciplines. Essential attributes include the ability to work inclusively with enthusiasm, energy and a “One AgResearch” approach, and to take responsibility for outcomes.
AgResearch will provide you with a dynamic and friendly working environment, excellent working conditions, ongoing support and superb training and professional development opportunities.
To apply please submit your application including a Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter ensuring you highlight:
- Your motivation to apply for the role
- The skills/attributes/behaviours you bring which support your application
- Your research background and experience
Read more: http://www.leadingscience.co.nz/index
Closing date: 4 April 2012
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