Manuka Health New Zealand

Regional Manager - Agri

Manuka Health New Zealand

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Applications Close - End of Day: 02-11-2018


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Innovative Natural Health Products
  • Dynamic Senior Leadership Role
  • Farmer/Land-Owner Relationships
  • Wairarapa, New Zealand

Founded in 2006 Manuka Health is a pioneer and leader in the production, development and global marketing of innovative healthcare products from the scientifically recognised bioactive ingredients in New Zealand’s manuka honey. With local industry, scientific expertise and international backing the company is positioned to accelerate its growth and investment globally across all aspects of the business. The select international market niche for genuine manuka honey based natural healthcare products is forecasted to continue to escalate.

The company is committed to three core values: teamwork, integrity and passion.

Building on the vision to grow its investment in the production of consistently high quality manuka honey, the Regional Manager will lead the Southern North Island Apiculture operations teams and develop new business. The field teams are experienced in hive management and in harvesting the honey. Providing motivational and focused leadership, seasonal operational planning, logistics, quality standards, and building capacity and capability in the teams are core elements to the role. Developing a land strategy for the expansion of production, and building and maintaining relationships with land owners, contractors and local authorities is important for business growth.

Applicants will demonstrate the following:

  • Experience within the agricultural/horticultural sector, ideally with logistics and operational leadership.
  • High calibre relationship and communication skills.
  • Proven modern leadership approach.
  • A strategic thinker with the ability to communicate and lead vision.
  • Passionate about an industry sector emerging onto the world stage.


This role provides an opportunity to play a key role within a vibrant organisation in one of New Zealand’s growth focused industry sectors.

Confidential enquiries can be made to Graham Ewing or Lynell Bell of EQI Global on +64 3 377 7793 or email at

Applications for this role close on Friday 2 November 2018.

All applications will be acknowledged by email

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