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POLICY OFFICER (R&D and Stewardship) - SYDNEY

Advertiser: Cotton Australia LtdMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
21 Jun 2018
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Consulting & Strategy, Policy

Cotton Australia represents the interests of over 1,400 cotton farming families in NSW and Queensland and works to protect the interests of its growers and raise awareness of the positive contributions of the cotton industry to our nation.

In this ever changing agricultural environment this dynamic organisation is looking for an experienced Policy Officer.

The position will involve working closely with growers and their representatives to develop and implement policy at a State and Federal level with the aim of protecting the interests of growers.

The successful candidate is likely to work across a broad range of policy areas relevant to the cotton industry particularly stewardship of chemicals and biotechnology and biosecurity. A key role is facilitating feedback on research priorities from growers to the R&D Corporation.

Our successful candidate is likely to have tertiary qualifications in an area such as science, agriculture or environment.

Experience in policy development will be highly regarded, along with superior communications and facilitation skills. A passion for agriculture is a must.

The position is full-time, and will be based in Cotton Australia’s Sydney (Mascot) offices. Some travel will be required. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated, based on experience.

Please send your application quoting “Policy Officer” by Monday 9th July 2018 to jobs@cotton.org.au . Your application must include a cover letter of no more than three pages outlining why you consider yourself an ideal candidate for the position, and a resume.

Please note that applications must be sent to the above email address.

A full job description, and further information, is available by contacting Michael Murray by email at michaelm@cotton.org.au

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