Job Category: Technical & Logistic Support

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  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: Whangarei, Northland
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: N/A
  • Gender: Any
  • Age Limit: N/A
  • Experience: N/A
  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Jun 24, 2018
  • Application Deadline: Jul 23, 2018

Job Description/Responsibility

  • The Stan Semenoff Group has been operating since the late 1960's. The group operates several transport businesses (Bulk Transport, Livestock and Log Cartage), a Scoria and Sand quarries. Due to continued growth and increased demands in our Livestock Division (Hilders Livestock and United Livestock), we are looking for a Livestock Transport Manager to support our team of dispatchers and drivers. 
  • This role will lead and manage the operational, customer and financial aspects of a very busy livestock transport company out of our main transport yards in Whangarei and Kaikohe. It is first and foremost a leadership role, maintaining a strong team culture based on collaboration, striving for excellence, and continuous improvement. You must have a “customers first” attitude and make sure we continue to deliver top livestock transport solutions to our existing and new customers. You will seek to build substantial and enduring relationships with our existing customers as well as create strong new relationships within the rural and farming community.
  • The role further encompasses leading, managing and developing people, work planning and scheduling in cooperation with your dispatchers, health and safety, and fleet administration.
  • We invite expressions of interest from people with a demonstrated background of leadership in the road transport sector and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Experience in livestock cartage and/or the farming industry would be a great advantage. You would also have well developed organisational abilities and be comfortable operating in a fast-moving and dynamic environment that requires clarity of thought and decisiveness. You'll be a true people leader, using your strong interpersonal skills to confidently lead, coach and motivate your team while quickly building trust and maintaining strong positive relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels.

Experience Requirements

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Education Requirements

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Skills Requirements

  • This is a very practical role, requiring you to also predict and manage business peaks and flows, with a customer-focused approach. In short, you’ll need:
  • - Excellent communication skills with staff and customers
  • - People and performance focused leadership skills; able to motivate others, lead by example and build effective relationships and teams
  • - Commitment to taking initiative, being accountable and taking responsibility
  • - Sound strategic thinking ability with strong analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • - Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast moving environment
  • - Detailed knowledge and understanding of transport costing principles and budgeting
  • Work days will typically be Monday to Friday, however, flexibility in working hours will be required recognising the business operates 7 days a week. There will be a need to regularly visit and meet with customers, suppliers and other stakeholders.
  • We offer a competitive pay package including performance based bonus scheme and company car to the right candidate. Key performance measures will include commercial and service performance, productivity, safety results, people leadership and engagement.


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About the Company

Company Name: Stan Semenoff Group
Address: 64 Southend Avenue NZ-Whangarei 0110 , , NEW ZEALAND

Company Profile: Our company started off in the late 1960’s as an agricultural contracting, sand processing and supply business. A few years later, still in the early 1970’s, we started with our Transport business which was then followed by Livestock transport in 2000 and Logging in 2013.

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