We are a proud New Zealand Co-operative built by generations of farming whānau. We believe nutritious food is essential to sustain people today, and for future generations to thrive, which is why we challenge ourselves to find new ways to bring our dairy goodness to people around the world.
About the opportunity
As a key member of the Advanced Nutrition Management team, reporting to the GM – Advanced Nutrition, you will be a leader for Fonterra on all things nutrition and deliver strategies and initiatives that underpin Fonterra’s nutrition goals.
You will provide guidance on our nutrition policy and guidelines. As the subject matter expert on all dairy-nutrition related topics, you will make recommendations and guide the business on global nutrition trends, policies and issues. Additionally, you’ll be the go-to person on nutrition-related enquiries and communications.
The key accountabilities of the Head of Nutrition are:
In this senior and highly impactful role, your passion for human nutrition will shine and you will have the opportunity to make a real impact on communities.
As an expert in human nutrition, you will showcase your extensive experience across nutritional science and ideally have a background that includes dairy or specialised nutrition within an international food business.
As an influencer, you have a proven track record in stakeholder management ranging from senior leaders, nutritional experts to media. Your strong communication skills ensure you inspire, influence, advocate and lead the business in human nutrition both locally and globally.
Key skills and experience:
The role is based in Auckland, however for the ideal person we would consider candidates outside of Auckland, provided you are happy to travel occasionally.
Whanaungatanga, our Co-operative spirit gives us all a common strength and purpose. Manaakitanga is how we care for all our people who are at the heart of what we do, we want our farmers, employees, customers and communities to thrive. Kaitiakitanga, ensures we take care of the land. We are committed to farming in a way that regenerates our farms and environment for future generations.
Whakaohooho constantly inspires ourselves and each other with great career development opportunities and benefits. We enable flexibility and balance to suit everyone’s lifestyles and choices.
Our Co-operative is a place where everyone can be themselves, feel empowered to do their best.
Sound good to you? Come join our whānau. You, me, Us Together Tᾱtou tᾱtou.
Please click here to apply for the role.