Policy Advisor, Arable or Dairy
Fixed Term – 12 months
Interesting opportunity for a self-starter with exemplary written and verbal communications skills, and a genuine interest in farming, focussing on the Arable or Dairy industry.
- National organisation
- Highly engaged, committed team
- Either Wellington or Christchurch location
Federated Farmers has an exciting opportunity for a career focused Policy Advisor to join its highly engaged team. Committed to supporting rural communities and the agricultural industry in New Zealand, Federated Farmers has a long and proud history of providing support to farming families and leaders within the industry.
As Policy Advisor you will be have the ability to influence through utilising your excellent written and verbal communication skills. You may be in the early stages of your career, but will have the confidence to research and analyse information, and make sound judgement calls in relation to prioritisation. Reporting to the Manager Industry Policy, you will be fully supported, when you require it, while being given the opportunity to use your initiative and work relatively autonomously.
To be successful, you will have a minimum 1-2 years’ experience in a policy role, preferably in the Arable or Dairy industry or you will have gained industry knowledge in a different capacity, perhaps within a related government department or alternative industry body. Ideally, your tertiary education will have a focus on agriculture, or related topics.
If this sounds like you and you are:
- a self-starter
- autonomous in your style of working
- confident and open to presenting to groups
- mature in your attitude and approach
- passionate about the New Zealand farming industry
We would like to secure a role that will place you very well for the future.
For a position description and application form please contact Gillian Bright, HR Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply including a cover letter and your CV detailing your industry interest and your reasons for applying.