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 Technical Manager – Nutrition, you will lead a high performing team of nutritionists, scientists and researchers within the Advanced Nutrition function to build a world-leading nutrition and health research capability and drive a culture of innovation delivery.
You’ll provide guidance related to health benefits of specialty health and nutrition ingredients and identify how nutrition science is best applied to new initiatives. With a strong focus on guiding and inspiring your team of human nutrition experts, you will develop key talent and ensure this specialist team of scientists and nutritionists offer sustained value to Fonterra’s customers and consumers.
The key accountabilities of the Technical Manager – Nutrition are:
With a passion for people and development, you have extensive experience across people leadership and thrive on getting the best performance out of your team. As an accomplished researcher in human nutrition and health, you ideally have specialist knowledge in Dairy, Paediatric, Medical or Sports nutrition. As a natural relationship builder, you easily build rapport with people from all walks of life and quickly build trust amongst your team.
You will also bring with you the following:
The role is based in Palmerston North, however for the ideal person we would consider candidates outside of Palmerston North, 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.
With unparalleled scope, visibility and challenge this opportunity is not to be missed. If you’re results driven and ready for your next big career move this could be for you – Apply now!
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