Two employees have accepted voluntary redundancy at PGG
Wrightson's Dunedin office, after completion of the first
stage of a consultation process around restructuring.
Last month, the company's chief financial officer, Rob
Woodgate, said proposal documents had been presented to about
70 staff working in the call centre, accounts payable and
This week, Mr Woodgate said the company would be changing
some reporting lines and reallocating job content to achieve
better alignment between roles and responsibilities. It would
continue to review how it operated key business processes
with a view to making them more efficient.
The company was still looking at whether there were options
available to redeploy the two redundant workers within the
The realignment of roles was not expected to result in any
further job losses ''at this time'' but would help the
company ''see more readily where processes can be improved'',
Mr Woodgate said.
''Over time, this may see some further reduction in staff
numbers but we do not have a fixed time-frame on this,'' he
Initially, the company indicated a longer process might be
required for the accounts payable team, which affected about
25 people, but consultation had been completed for all teams,
PGG Wrightson's Dunedin office provided the call centre,
accounts payable and credit for the company's operations
throughout New Zealand.