Join the Northland Inc team

Northland Inc is the agency tasked with supporting businesses in Tai Tokerau Northland, and driving, developing or being involved with projects and initiatives that help to grow Northland’s economy. We are a council-controlled organisation that incorporates both the Regional Economic Development Agency and the Regional Tourism Organisation. While we work across a diverse range of work programmes, we are all passionate about Northland as a place to visit, live, study, and do business in. If you would like to be part of a hard-working team that has the interests of this region at the heart of everything we do, we invite you to apply for any of the following vacancies.

Current vacancies

  • Business Advisor Fixed Term to June 2021

    Northland Inc, the Regional Economic Development Agency for Northland, is seeking an experienced Business Advisor to join the team. This is a fixed term position to June 2021.

    This position will be critical in supporting the Business Innovation and Growth Team strategies for delivering services to grow Northland businesses. You'll be discovering, exposing and supporting businesses from across the region to deliver on their potential – no two days will be the same.

    This is an exciting opportunity to join a tight committed team in a region on the verge of great things. Be part of that change by supporting Northland businesses and entrepreneurs to grow the Northland economy.

    You will come with proven business acumen, be highly motivated but able to channel your energies to see things through. Your time and project management skills, ethical standards and professionalism will be clearly evident.

    Alongside these qualities your ability to work successfully in a team to deliver organisational objectives are a given. You'll also be able to see and close opportunities, and combined with strong financial literacy, be able to support commercial strength in the Northland business community.

    What we offer in return is a competitive salary, and the chance to take on a rewarding position in an organisation committed to seeing Northland succeed. On top of that you can work in one of the most beautiful places on earth! There's plenty to be done, join us.

    A full job description is available by request; we look forward to receiving your C.V. by 5pm Friday 18th October 2019.

    Contact Tammy Fromont:

  • Expressions of Interest - Northland Farmers

    logo for website2The Extension 350 (E350) team is currently seeking Northland dairy farmers to be part of our final clusters – at target, mentor and associate level.

    Farmers involved have the opportunity to gain access to specialist support, mentoring and advice as well as being provided with a forum for knowledge and information sharing.

    These final clusters are located in the Dargaville/West coast, Bay of Islands and the southern Northland (Brynderwyns to Auckland) regions.

    Opportunity still remains for a limited number of associate farmers across some of our earlier dairy and sheep and beef clusters.

    E350 is a Northland initiative based on farmer to farmer learning aimed at lifting farm profitability, environmental sustainability and farmer wellbeing. The project commenced in 2017 and these final dairy clusters will be engaged for 3.5 years. The farmer-focused initiative aims to assist you in achieving your goals and objectives and having open and honest conversations with your farming peers.

    If you’d like to discuss this opportunity further or register your interest, please contact the E350 team:

    Luke Beehre - Project Lead
    027 544 7839

    Liz Campbell - Project Manager
    021 367 549

    Chris Neill - E350 y NZ Rep
    027 249 1186

    The project is a multi-entity enterprise with the Ministry for Primary Industries, Northland Regional Council, DairyNZ, Beef+Lamb NZ, Northland Inc and target farmers all contributing towards resourcing.

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