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Business Development Manager - Cross Sector Programs

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Job Listing Date
23 Jun 2020
Location
Wagga Wagga & Riverina
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Other

Business Development Manager - Cross Sector Programs

AgriFutures Australia is a fast paced, commercially savvy and future thinking organisation. Their vision is to grow the long term prosperity of Australian agricultural industries, Based in Wagga Wagga, NSW, this small statutory corporation is accountable to the Australian government. They specialise in assisting rural industries to become more innovative, adaptive and valuable by investing in research, development and extension. They place their people, rural industries and regional communities at the heart of everything they do.
  
Within the Business Development arm and due to increased workload, a new role has been created within an existing program, Manager – Cross Sector Programs. Reporting to the General Manager, Business Development, the role is to provide advice, oversee national programs and cross sectorial research of significance to Australian agriculture. You will have a vision for issues that apply to more than one sector. This involves initiating, developing and managing programs and external collaborations involving RDC’s, public and private partnerships. You will have the following program manager responsibilities:
  • Government grant programs (honeybees, weeds biocontrol, Q fever)
  • Biomass / bioenergy
  • Animal biosecurity
  • Agricultural & veterinary chemicals
  • Rural Safety & Health
You will consult and liaise with levied industries to build strong cross linkages across the agricultural sector, to develop and deliver research that can be applied to more than one industry. This includes representing AgriFutures in national cross sector forums that involve collaboration in leading innovation for rural industries including Cooperative Research Centres, Rural Safety and Health Alliance.
  
To be successful in this role you will have:
  • Strong time management, analytical and delivery focus skills
  • Tertiary experience in science, business management or economics
  • Experience in rural research, development and extension
  • Program management skills
  • Experience in delivering and evaluation of RDE outcomes to end users
  • Leadership, relationship management and communication skills
  • Experience working in small teams
Come and join a growing organisation focussed on innovation with a broad portfolio of work, where you will increase your visibility across industry.
For confidential enquiries and a copy of the Position Description, please phone Al Kellaway on 1300 380 701 or apply via rimfireresources.com.au
AgriFutures Australia is a fast paced, commercially savvy and future thinking organisation. Their vision is to grow the long term prosperity of Australian agricultural industries, Based in Wagga Wagga, NSW, this small statutory corporation is accountable to the Australian government. They specialise in assisting rural industries to become more innovative, adaptive and valuable by investing in research, development and extension. They place their people, rural industries and regional communities at the heart of everything they do.
  
Within the Business Development arm and due to increased workload, a new role has been created within an existing program, Manager – Cross Sector Programs. Reporting to the General Manager, Business Development, the role is to provide advice, oversee national programs and cross sectorial research of significance to Australian agriculture. You will have a vision for issues that apply to more than one sector. This involves initiating, developing and managing programs and external collaborations involving RDC’s, public and private partnerships. You will have the following program manager responsibilities:
  • Government grant programs (honeybees, weeds biocontrol, Q fever)
  • Biomass / bioenergy
  • Animal biosecurity
  • Agricultural & veterinary chemicals
  • Rural Safety & Health
You will consult and liaise with levied industries to build strong cross linkages across the agricultural sector, to develop and deliver research that can be applied to more than one industry. This includes representing AgriFutures in national cross sector forums that involve collaboration in leading innovation for rural industries including Cooperative Research Centres, Rural Safety and Health Alliance.
  
To be successful in this role you will have:
  • Strong time management, analytical and delivery focus skills
  • Tertiary experience in science, business management or economics
  • Experience in rural research, development and extension
  • Program management skills
  • Experience in delivering and evaluation of RDE outcomes to end users
  • Leadership, relationship management and communication skills
  • Experience working in small teams
Come and join a growing organisation focussed on innovation with a broad portfolio of work, where you will increase your visibility across industry.
For confidential enquiries and a copy of the Position Description, please phone Al Kellaway on 1300 380 701 or apply via rimfireresources.com.au

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