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Latest News / December 18, 2018

Position Vacant: Labour Coordinator – Mount Maunganui

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated (NZKGI) works to advocate, protect and enhance the commercial & political interests of New Zealand kiwifruit growers.  We represent kiwifruit growers, giving them their own voice in industry and government decision making.

NZKGI has an exciting newly developed role for a Labour Coordinator to join our team for a two year, full time contract.  The Labour Coordinator will play a key delivery role in implementing the industry Labour Attraction Strategy and will provide coordination of available labour for harvest and winter pruning.  The role focuses on a coordinated approach to ensuring that there is enough suitable workforce in the region to meet the increasing employment demand in this fast-growing industry. The role is based in Mt Maunganui but will require some travel throughout the Bay of Plenty.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Recruitment/HR experience, with strong knowledge of NZ employment law
  • Proven ability to quickly develop relationships
  • Very strong interpersonal skills
  • Has excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Minimum of three years relevant experience

We offer a small team environment, a great location and the opportunity to make a difference for the largest horticulture industry in New Zealand.  Only candidates with a valid NZ work visa should apply.  To apply, please send your current CV and covering letter by the 11th January 2019.  Requests for a job description, covering letters and questions may be addressed to:

Nikki Johnson
Chief Executive Officer
New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated
nikki.johnson@nzkgi.org.nz