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New Britain Palm Oil Limited


Papua New Guinea

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Closing Date

24th May 2019


Attractive $$ + fantastic benefits

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About the Organisation

New Britain Palm Oil Limited (NBPOL) is a large-scale integrated, and leading industrial producer of sustainable palm oil in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.


The NBPOL Group has over 76,000 hectares of planted oil palm plantations, a further 10,000 hectares under preparation for oil palm, over 5,500 hectares of sugar cane and a further 9,000 hectares of grazing pasture, twelve oil mills, two refineries (one in PNG, and one in Liverpool, UK), as well as a seed production and plant breeding facility.


About the Opportunity

NBPOL now has a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Oil Palm Operations to join their diverse and expanding organisation based in Papua New Guinea. This is a full-time, 5 year contract position with potential to extend after this time.


Reporting to the General Manager, your main responsibility will be toensure the efficient and economical operation of the Palm Oil Enterprise across three key areas - Mill Operations, Transport and Workshop Operations and Estate Operations (plantation).


As the second most senior person at the site, you will provide leadership support to the General Manager for all staff at the plantation, as well as having direct managerial responsibility for senior managers in each operational area.


More specifically, some of your key duties will include (but not be limited to):


  • Overseeing all Palm Oil operations, insuring that potential is realised in the most cost effective manner;
  • Conducting regular workplace inspections, adhering to standard operating practices;
  • Ensuring compliance with principles and criteria of RSPO;
  • Providing technical support to managers in order to achieve goals;
  • Monitoring and managing costs of production;
  • Coordinating the management of crop, operational and capital budgets; and
  • Assisting in the training and mentoring of executive staff.


To be considered for this position you will have tertiary qualifications in Agricultural Science or similar, coupled with a proven track record of managing, building and developing a high performing plantation team. 

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About the Benefits

You will be rewarded for your dedication, passion and commitment with a highly attractive salary package (negotiable based on experience) + great annual performance bonus potential!


On top of this, you will receive a host of outstanding benefits, which include:


  • Free furnished accommodation;
  • Assistance in cleaning the house and maintaining the garden;
  • Paid utilities and electricity;
  • School fee assistance + onsite International School
  • Free medical care and onsite doctors;
  • Company vehicle;
  • Annual return airfares to point of hire; and
  • Medical insurance.


Finally, you will be presented with exciting new challenges that will allow you to further develop your breadth of experience and expertise, while making a valuable and positive impact upon this growing and highly diverse organisation.


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