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Events Lead

As the Events Lead, you will work with internal and external stakeholders to develop and deliver events that align with the vision of HortNZ and build on the organisation’s reputation for industry leadership. 

You will be part of a team that includes communications from magazine production to media relations to social media, regional coordinators, and soon to be recruited extension advisors.

To find out more about this role or to have a position description sent through, email Ash Duncan.

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Risk Policy Advisor - Biosecurity and Food Safety

HortNZ is looking for a motivated Risk Policy Advisor to join our Strategy and Risk team. You will use your expertise to advocate for growers’ interests, often in conjunction with other industry parties. 

The focus of the role is pan-sector risks and opportunities, particularly in the biosecurity and food safety space, but also covering emerging risks. 

As Risk Policy Advisor, you will:

  • Provide strategic, technical and policy advice on issues that are important for the broader horticulture sector.
  • Proactively develop relationships with growers, product groups, the wider primary sector and regulators.
  • Have exceptional relationship management skills and working knowledge of central government operations 
  • Have sound technical expertise and ideally previous experience in policy 

To find out more about this role or to have a position description sent through, email Ash Duncan.

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Programme Manager – A Lighter Touch 

The Programme Manager will be responsible for developing and delivering a programme management framework, ensuring the work programme for ‘A Lighter Touch’ delivers positive outcomes for programme participants and stakeholders. 

The Programme Manager will:

  • Develop and manage an effective programme structure to maximise strategic goals of the ALT project 
  • Deliver to contracted milestones and provide visibility through financial reporting, annual plans, quarterly reports to key stakeholders e.g.  Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI)
  • Manage the budget, forecast and financial reporting function of the programme
  • Maintain relationships with key stakeholders – both internal and external
  • Define, establish and improve processes to manage work programmes within ALT
  • Provide information on the progress of work programmes, ensuring that there are no surprises, and escalate issues rapidly for resolution 
  • Proactively respond to the changing needs of the programme over time and manage effectively with the team
  • Make recommendations to the ALT team on how resources should be deployed to ensure deliverables are met.

To find out more about this role or to have a position description sent through, email Ash Duncan.

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Administration Assistant – A Lighter Touch

You will provide high level administrative support to the Programme Manager, Programme Director and wider ALT team. 

As Administration Assistant, you will be responsible for working closely with the team to coordinate logistics, workstreams and team members, ensuring the team is running efficiently and effectively whilst delivering positive outcomes for the programme and its stakeholders. 

To find out more about this role or to have a position description sent through, email Jacqui Stalknecht.

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