Southern Dairy Development Trust (SDDT) will be appointing a farmer director to  the Board of the Southern Demonstration and Research Farm (SDRF); SDRF  is to be the operator of the Southern Dairy Hub (SDH). The appointee will join a group of experienced directors and industry staff who will govern the operation of the new farm on behalf of the Southern Dairy Industry.

The Southern Dairy Hub is the new demonstration and research farm being established at Makarewa in partnership with DairyNZ and AgResearch and representing the interests of dairy farmers from South Otago and Southland.

Skills the appointee will have include:

  • Governance experience within a successful dairy farming business
  • Strong relationships and connections to the Southern Dairy community, coupled with leadership and credibility
  • Passion and energy for the purpose and the vision of the Hub
  • An ability to network effectively within the Dairy Community, and is a clear and effective communicator
  • Sufficient time and energy, recognising the farm is currently being established.
  • Familiar with the challenges and needs of Southern Dairying

If you think this position is for you please reply in confidence to:

SDRF Director Position
c/o McIntryre Dick and Partners

Or phone Matthew Richards to discuss further 027 206 6071
Applications close 18th  November 2016