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Category: Livestock Manager
Location: South Island

EQ Consultants

Livestock Manager - Lower South Island

• Exciting new position
• South Canterbury based
• Reporting to General Manager – Livestock

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In business for over a decade, Hazlett Limited are built on the belief that PEOPLE come first and they live and breathe this principle. As a thriving and successful rural services business, they have a proud reputation for top-of-the-line livestock broking, insurance, agrisupplies and funding. With a motto of ‘Tough business, powerful harmony’, they work as ‘One Team’ to provide New Zealand farmers and businesses with services that will enable their success.

As the company continues its impressive growth, this new position has been created. Reporting to the General Manager – Livestock, Hazlett Ltd are seeking an exceptional leader to support the Lower South Island team (Timaru south). You will be responsible for recruiting, coaching and motivating a top team of livestock agents, ensuring they fulfil their potential and deliver agreed livestock commission
plans. Using your experience, you will assist your team to build long term client relationships. You will also be responsible for developing and then implementing financial plans that contribute to the broader Livestock Division targets and strategy.

Position responsibilities:

  • Lead the livestock team from Timaru South – living the values of Hazlett.
  • Contribute to the leadership group of the Livestock South Island team.
  • Lead auction/sale yard and on farm sales activity.
  • Undertake all staff performance and salary reviews for the region.
  • Lead the recruitment and training of the Livestock team, ensuring coaching programs are implemented.
  • Develop and monitor individual commission plans for agents.
  • Manage a small but high value client group.
  • Be responsible for compliance activities to ensure the business meets its obligations.
  • Encourage and support cross divisional referrals to the wider Hazlett Group (Insurance, Agri-supplies, Procurement & Funding).
  • Participate and contribute in the Hazlett Leadership Team strategy forums.

What you will bring:

  • Deep livestock brokering experience and understanding of the Stock and Station industry.
  • Proven ability and experience to train and develop a team.
  • Passion, commitment, and drive.

If you are looking to take the next challenge in your career and can demonstrate integrity, intelligence, and energy, please apply now. To discuss the role in confidence, please contact Steve Kennedy on  021 223 2850, or email

Date Posted: 2022-06-21


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