NZ Avocado

NZ Avocado is based in central Tauranga in the beautiful Bay of Plenty of New Zealand. We are a small team with a lot to offer, thriving against a backdrop of increasing global demand for the amazingly healthy, versatile and trendy super fruit.

Our role is to develop an industry strategy to optimise grower profitability while developing markets by undertaking promotional activities, setting quality and grade standards, undertaking research trials and managing biosecurity and market access for the industry. See staff profiles here.

Current vacancies

Business Manager

The Business Manager plays an important role in managing the financials, industry data and technology requirements. The role requires an accounting qualification and excellent analysis skills to understand, review and model current and future growth in current and new opportunities. The Business Manager will play a strong role in the progression of a current IT project to improve the efficiency of data collection and reporting, and the development of an effective CRM.

The Business Manager is responsible for the financial and management accounts for NZ Avocado Grower’s Association and its subsidiary, NZ Avocado Industry Limited, including programmes with external funding. The successful applicant will also manage and maintain data and systems to enable collective reporting of industry performance. 

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Please be sure to visit this page in the future to monitor any vacancies.  

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The avocado industry

There are a huge number of career options in the avocado industry, ranging from on-orchard, post-harvest, business, research and innovation right through to exporting and shipping. Click here to access our industry directory and view organizations in the avocado sector.

If you are looking for seasonal work you will need to contact the harvesters and pack houses directly. These are also found in our directory here or try seasonal work in NZ –

Thinking about becoming a grower? Find out more here.