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Manager - Emerging Industries

Advertiser: Rimfire ResourcesMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
28 Feb 2019
Location
Wagga Wagga & Riverina
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Other

Manager - Emerging Industries

With the relocation of AgriFutures Australia to Wagga Wagga, an exciting opportunity exists to join the dynamic team and be an integral part of developing a new direction for the business.

AgriFutures Australia is a statutory corporation established by the Australian Government to work with industries to invest in research, development and extension for a more profitable, sustainable and dynamic rural sector. AgriFutures Australia’s broad range of programs including established food and fibre industries and emerging opportunities, with their vision to grow the long-term prosperity of Australian rural industries.

AgriFutures Australia is seeking to appoint a Manager – Emerging Industries to play an important role in shaping the organisation into the future.  This position will be based at AgriFutures Australia’s facility based at Charles Sturt University at Wagga Wagga. Reporting to (and working with) the General Manger – Business Development, you will have responsibility for initiating, developing and managing research programs to help establish emerging industries, including securing significant cash and in-kind co-investment. This will include managing delivery of Research, Development and Extension (RDE) to new and emerging industries and taking an entrepreneurial approach to attracting and negotiating co-investment in RDE by stakeholders.
 
The successful candidate will be a self-starter and have the following skills and attributes:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in rural research and development
  • Strong skills in program delivery, design, planning, monitoring and evaluation including budgeting and financial management
  • Outstanding leadership, relationship management, strategic and communication skills developed in a commercial environment
  • Skills and knowledge of communication and extension pathways to support the delivery of RDE outcomes to end users
  • Experience working in small teams
  • Knowledge of Australian agricultural systems and empathy with the rural environment
  • A flexible, adaptive and collaborative approach, comfortable with a changing work environment
  • Tertiary qualifications in science, business management or economics with PhD or other post graduate study highly regarded

 
As AgriFutures Australia continue to evolve and grow, this is an exciting opportunity to form part of the Business Development team and be part of the great new culture they have built there. It is your chance to step up and make an impact for emerging rural industries.

For confidential inquiries and for a copy of the position description (including selection criteria), please phone Al Kellaway on 1300 380 701 or apply via www.rimfireresources.com.au.
 

www.rimfireresources.com.au
Brisbane | Melbourne | Sydney: 1300 380 701

With the relocation of AgriFutures Australia to Wagga Wagga, an exciting opportunity exists to join the dynamic team and be an integral part of developing a new direction for the business.

AgriFutures Australia is a statutory corporation established by the Australian Government to work with industries to invest in research, development and extension for a more profitable, sustainable and dynamic rural sector. AgriFutures Australia’s broad range of programs including established food and fibre industries and emerging opportunities, with their vision to grow the long-term prosperity of Australian rural industries.

AgriFutures Australia is seeking to appoint a Manager – Emerging Industries to play an important role in shaping the organisation into the future.  This position will be based at AgriFutures Australia’s facility based at Charles Sturt University at Wagga Wagga. Reporting to (and working with) the General Manger – Business Development, you will have responsibility for initiating, developing and managing research programs to help establish emerging industries, including securing significant cash and in-kind co-investment. This will include managing delivery of Research, Development and Extension (RDE) to new and emerging industries and taking an entrepreneurial approach to attracting and negotiating co-investment in RDE by stakeholders.
 
The successful candidate will be a self-starter and have the following skills and attributes:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in rural research and development
  • Strong skills in program delivery, design, planning, monitoring and evaluation including budgeting and financial management
  • Outstanding leadership, relationship management, strategic and communication skills developed in a commercial environment
  • Skills and knowledge of communication and extension pathways to support the delivery of RDE outcomes to end users
  • Experience working in small teams
  • Knowledge of Australian agricultural systems and empathy with the rural environment
  • A flexible, adaptive and collaborative approach, comfortable with a changing work environment
  • Tertiary qualifications in science, business management or economics with PhD or other post graduate study highly regarded

 
As AgriFutures Australia continue to evolve and grow, this is an exciting opportunity to form part of the Business Development team and be part of the great new culture they have built there. It is your chance to step up and make an impact for emerging rural industries.

For confidential inquiries and for a copy of the position description (including selection criteria), please phone Al Kellaway on 1300 380 701 or apply via www.rimfireresources.com.au.
 

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