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Agribusiness Administrator

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Job Listing Date
8 Aug 2019
Location
Tamworth & North West NSW
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Other
  • Opportunity for administrators with a passion for livestock industries and a desire to build a career.
  • Responsible for provision of general breed society administration for a progressive and growing beef cattle breed association.
  • Based at the hub of Australia's livestock industries in Armidale, NSW

 

COMPANY BACKGROUND & PURPOSE

The Agricultural Business Research Institute (ABRI) is a dynamic company that provides breed recording, genetic evaluation and secretariat services to a wide range of livestock industries including beef cattle, sheep, goats and dairy cattle.  This full-time position is based at ABRI's head office on the campus of the University of New England, Armidale NSW.

 

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

Applicants should have the following skills and attributes:

  • Understand the fundamentals of business and financial management/administration
  • A sound knowledge of the livestock breeding industries
  • A good understanding of modern breeding techniques including genomic technologies and their application in livestock industries
  • Well-developed computer skills and high level competency with Excel, Word and the Web
  • Competent in MYOB accounting package
  • A good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to work cooperatively with a board of directors, society members and staff
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised and display initiative
  • Willingness to undertake training and staff development
  • Creative problem solving and trouble shooting skills

Interstate travel may be required.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

A degree or diploma in Business Administration, Agribusiness or Agricultural Science would be looked upon favourably.  Applicants with livestock industry experience are also encouraged to apply. 

A salary will be negotiated to reflect experience and qualifications.

 

Contact Details

Applicantions including the contact details of at least 2 professional referees need to be lodged by August 30 2019 to ABRI, University of New England, ARMIDALE  NSW  2351,  Email: hr@abri.une.edu.au.  For further details please call Trish Faint on 02 6773 3555.

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