Science Team Leader | Farm Systems, South

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Science Team Leader | Farm Systems, South

Job Description

Reference: AGR1296

Location: Unspecified (Location not known)

Inspired leadership is pivotal to our future. Join us in partnering with stakeholders and people leadership while continuing to progress your Farm Systems science.

In your role as Team Leader Farm Systems South, based at Invermay, near Dunedin or Lincoln, near Christchurch, you will lead a team with a diverse research portfolio across the dairy, sheep, beef and deer sectors. The team undertakes basic, strategic, applied research and technology transfer for the farm system and its components with a strong focus on developing, testing and demonstrating technologies which deliver on-farm systems benefits.

As a Science Team Leader within our matrix your focus will be on ensuring we have the necessary capability to meet current and future sector needs and provide leadership and guidance to staff, including monitoring and managing staff effectiveness. In cooperation with other Team Leaders and Impact Leaders you will look to ensure we are well placed to maximise the benefits to the Primary sector from Agricultural Science.

As a significant part of this role is Science delivery applicants will need to have a proven track record in a relevant area of science and be able to provide clear direction and motivate and empower others. Essential attributes include the ability to work inclusively with enthusiasm and energy, with a “One AgResearch” approach, and to take responsibility for outcomes.
In return AgResearch will provide you with a dynamic and friendly working environment, excellent working conditions, ongoing support, and professional development opportunities.

To apply please submit your application including a Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter highlighting:

• Your motivation to apply for the role
• The skills/attributes/behaviours you bring which support your application
• Your Science research background and expertise including publications

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Contact:      Kitty Burton
AgResearch Ltd.
New Zealand

Deadline: 30 May 2012

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