Zealandia Horticulture

Commercial Manager

Zealandia Horticulture

Banking and Financial Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 10-01-2020


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Dynamic and Challenging Role
  • Systems and Process Leadership Focus
  • Christchurch Based – National Operation


Our Client

Zealandia Horticulture is a leading New Zealand nursery operation growing millions of plants weekly over its five facilities. Our client is a long-standing horticultural business dating back to the 1920’s, with its current structure formed from the merger and acquisitions of several leading nurseries creating one of the largest nursery businesses in the country, under the ownership of two families.

The company provides national supply strategies to leading retail and commercial customers running a comprehensive supply chain covering New Zealand with a specialist delivery fleet. The business continues its growth, currently employing 230 FTE’s with a strong ethic in investing in new facilities and industry leading technology. For more information on the company go to: www.zealandia.co.nz

The Role

Reporting to the General Manager you will lead Zealandia’s finance, commercial, HR, systems and administration functions. A key focus of this role will be systems and process leadership, while also ensuring ERP systems are successfully deployed and business opportunities maximised, with a focus on innovation and process improvement.

Your Skills and Experience

To succeed in this role you will be an accomplished leader of an administration team, with strong experience and qualifications in finance and accountancy, have high level commercial capability and the passion to lead and develop a team. The role requires ‘hands on’ experience developing and leveraging ERP and IT systems with the ability to bring the numbers alive, allowing the business to make informed strategic decisions. Previous leadership experience within a manufacturing environment would be advantageous.

To Apply

Please submit your cover letter and CV by clicking on the appropriate ‘Apply’ button. Initial phone enquiries can be made to Nick Carter 03 345 8764 or Amanda Hance on 03 345 8754.

To view a position description, please find it attached to the job on the Brannigans jobs page brannigans.co.nz/jobs

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