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Applications Close - End of Day: 31-07-2017


New Zealand

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We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Statistician/Scientist to join our team at the Invermay Agricultural Centre in Mosgiel. 

The Company

Oritain was founded in 2008 and is a private company.  We are a global leader in scientifically proving where food/fibre/pharmaceuticals comes from, and exist to protect the reputations of our customers, by identifying and mitigating risks in the food supply chain.  We recently set up operations in the UK and partner with some of New Zealanders leading exporters to protect their brands from market fraud world-wide.  We have close ties to leading experts at the University of Otago. 

The Position and You

The ideal candidate will have a minimum qualification of a BA/BSc in statistics or BSc(Hons) with a significant statistics background. We need someone with 'potential not publications' and want to hear from anyone with relevant experience.  We'd be very impressed if you have experience and skills of coding in R, Matlab or similar language.  You must be a self-starter with an excellent track record.  It is essential that you have the following qualifications and experience, and possess these attributes:BA/BSc in statistics or BSc (Hons) with a significant statistics backgroundExperience with designing, collecting and interpreting experimental data and effectively communicating findings to a range of audiencesA forward thinkerCommercially savvy and articulateA desire to create new ideasExcellent written and oral communicationSelf-managing, resilient, and calm under pressureHave an ability to 'think outside the box'A good fit with our company culture This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-leading risk-mitigation provider in the food supply chain sector. Salary: commensurate with level of experience Please apply in writing to:


or to

Oritain Global Limited

Private Bag 50034

Mosgiel 9053

Attn: Science Commercialisation Director


For a further discussion about the role, please contact Dr Sam Lind on 03 425 9090

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