Operations Manager – BioGro New Zealand Ltd – Wellington

Job Description
Excellent opportunity for an experienced Operations Manager
Operations Manager
Passionate about organics?
Position with NZ’s leading organic certifier
Wellington-based
It is an exciting role if you want to work in a values-based organic organisation like us.
BioGro is New Zealand’s leading organic certification agency. BioGro provides certification for every step in the organic production chain from eggs to animals, honey to healthcare, and wine to wild food. Our trademark is internationally recognised as a world class certification providing assurance of organic integrity and quality for buyers and consumers.
We are looking for an experienced Operations Manager to join our committed and dynamic team here in Wellington. The role is based at our office although the team is both in office and remote throughout New Zealand and Australia.

About the role
The primary focus of this role is to lead and manage the Certification team and ensure smooth running of the certification process for our licensees. We are looking for a good communicator with high professional integrity who can facilitate and implement change and growth.
Staff performance management, service delivery, compliance, and oversight of the certification services we provide, will be your responsibilities. Time management and organisational skills are essential. You will be able to juggle multiple projects and respond to challenges in a positive way.

Skills and experience
You are an experienced team leader who can easily engage with the Certification, Audit, and Technical teams, and help us grow and invest in our organisation and the services we provide. You have:
At least 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role;
Effective communication skills with the ability to lead and motivate the team;
Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks at once;
Excellent people management skills;
Experience in workflow management;
Confidence using Microsoft Office applications and programmes, and client databases;
Broad knowledge of, and passion for, organics.
You must have New Zealand residency to apply for this role.
No recruiters please.
Who are we? BioGro New Zealand Ltd. is a registered charity. We live in Digital Nomad at Clyde Quay Wharf in Wellington at 6 Herd St. We provide certification to over 2000 organic operations throughout New Zealand and Internationally. We have been around since 1983 and are the largest organic certifier in New Zealand. You can find out more about us on our website https://www.biogro.co.nz

How to Apply
If this role interests you, we would love to hear from you. To view the role description and/or apply for this role (submitting a cover letter and current CV), please click ‘APPLY ONLINE’.
Please submit a cover letter explaining why you want to work at BioGro.
Please attach a CV
Please mention when you would be available to start.
If any queries, please email info@biogro.co.nz.
The deadline for applications is 5pm, Friday, 2 December 2022.

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