Area Manager - Otago/Southland

11 Oct 2017

Job Description


Area Manager - Otago/Southland-31456



  • Make a difference by working with our farmers to support their business plans and growth
  • Play a key role in maximising all Fonterra and Farm Source has to offer
  • Enhance the reputation of Fonterra by being an advocate and engaging widely in the rural professional network and local community


The Business Unit

Fonterra’s purpose is to be the world’s most trusted source of dairy nutrition and at the heart of this are our farmers and the milk they produce. The stability and growth of our local milk pool is critical to ensuring Fonterra’s ambition and strategic goals.


Our Farm Source regional teams play a key role in connecting our farmers and communities with the Cooperative. They work with our farmers, stakeholders, suppliers, and communities to ensure we provide them with the best experience and service.


Your Impact

Located in beautiful Southland/Otago you will work closely with our farmers and other rural professionals in continually building long-lasting relationships across a given territory that covers approximately 160 farms. You will support, nurture and provide tailored solutions to our farmers and regional utilisation of our service offerings while working collaboratively with other parts of Fonterra to deliver a seamless experience and value to our farmers.


Working within an industry where there are increasing demands across farming, profitability and sustainability requires you to be skilled in navigating these challenges to support our farmers to encourage continued milk growth and investment in the co-operative.




About You

An excellent communicator with superb organisational skills who comes from a strong background in account/sales or portfolio management within an Agriculture or similar industry. Tertiary qualified and commercially minded you will be passionate about the agriculture industry providing devise creative solutions and results driven. You will have proven experience in building strong trusted relationships, influencing others that’s resulted in successful outcomes, all whilst displaying professionalism and resilience.


This is an excellent opportunity in a team that have earned respect for being dedicated and professional. Prove to us you'll bring your passion to perform and motivation and we'll provide true stretch, growth and opportunity.


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Company: Fonterra - Milk Supply

Sector: Private

Work Type: Permanent

Country: New Zealand

Region: Otago

City: Balclutha

  • Sales >> Account & Relationship Management