Farmlands Co-operative is New Zealand's largest rural supplies and services Co-operative. We are one of NZ's largest businesses, and provide technical advice and solutions across almost every aspect of the primary sector.
Farmlands has a strong core retail business with over 80 stores in its network. It has a well-established shareholder card network (with over 75,000 shareholders and over 7,000 card partner locations), with operations dealing with feed production, nutrition, ecommerce, fuel, distribution, agronomy, and a wide variety of other areas.
Based at our National Support Office in Wairakei Road, Christchurch, we have an opportunity for an In-house Legal Counsel to join our Risk, Legal & Governance team, reporting to Farmlands Head of Legal. This role will be a key member of a wider team dealing with legal issues, risk, internal audit, policy, and compliance.
The role offers interaction at all levels of the business. Along with the Risk, Legal & Governance team, you will work closely with senior management, finance, marketing, IT and supply chain divisions, to effectively provide legal advice that balances risk and business outcomes. This is an opportunity to deal with a diverse range of legal work and projects for a dynamic business, building your general commercial acumen and legal skills.
Ideally, you will come from a commercial or in-house environment and have:
Culture and Benefits:
The role is based at our Support Office in Wairakei Road where free parking is available. We work in a dynamic activity-based working environment and offer a hybrid work environment as suitable. We are in close proximity to a range of eateries and gyms with great coffee just down the road!
Positive and supportive, our team are engaged, high-performing and passionate about what we do. We firmly believe we are Stronger Together.
What's on offer?
Register your Interest:
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