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Manager, Rural Futures

AgriFutures is a statutory Research and Development Corporation (RDC), responsible for funding Research and Development (R&D) and related extension activity, on behalf of levied industries. They deliver programs that proactively address sector-level challenges and opportunities in Australian agriculture.

An exciting opportunity in a newly created role has become available within the Rural Futures team. This is the role for a curious and passionate individual to join a high-performing team and make their mark on Australian agriculture. The Manager, Rural Futures will take ownership and accountability of the overarching priorities to future-proof Australian rural industries by identifying, understanding, and responding to national challenges and to facilitate collaboration across sectors, government, and organisations.

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Farm Manager, Moree – NSW

Ridgewood Farms is a 5,000-acre family-owned business, growing primarily irrigated cotton and winter/summer crops. The property is located 20 kms north of Moree. Moree is known for its rich black soil plains and hot springs. The farm is perfect for families with the school bus going directly past the front gate of the property.

The Farm Manager leads and directs the farm work program to achieve operational targets. You will be responsible for leading people, planning and promoting systems, preparation and management of irrigation, cropping, budgets, procedures and policies that enable achievement of operational targets while fostering a culture of teamwork, the highest standards of workplace health and safety, agronomic performance and attention to detail.

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Station Hand, Capella – Qld

We are looking for a Station Hand to join us at Hayden Pastoral property based at Capella Queensland.

The position is permanent full time with a new donga with ensuite for accommodation. Key duties are mustering on bike, travelling to Richmond and Mt Garnet for mustering with Station Manager.

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Farm Manager – Stud & Commercial Cattle & Sheep, Holbrook – NSW

Our client’s family farming business produces superior seed stock for the beef industry. It is focused on providing high-quality, fully described Poll Hereford Bulls and females to commercial beef producers across Australia. This family-owned and operated beef seed stock and fat lamb enterprise is spread across 1,500 productive hectares and close to Holbrook, NSW.

This newly developed and exciting role will see you focus on the farm’s operational management. You will be responsible for all day-to-day management, including ensuring all livestock are healthy and productive and utilising the total feed resource to achieve optimal farm performance. Your role will include managing all aspects of cattle and sheep husbandry, pasture management, record keeping, staff management, and general maintenance.

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Operations Supervisor, Port Giles – Yorke Peninsula SA

As our Operations Supervisor, you will be the driving force behind the day-to-day operations within the Port Giles Terminal. In this role, you will co-ordinate grain operations and resources within the Port Giles Terminal to achieve high levels of safety, quality, efficiency and customer service.

Reporting to the Operations Coordinator, this role has operational responsibility for all storage and handling functions, including staff and systems performance. This is a hands-on role that requires strong leadership skills, exceptional problem-solving abilities, and a drive for delivering results.

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Operations Supervisor, Ardrossan – Yorke Peninsula SA

As our Operations Supervisor, you will be the driving force behind the day-to-day operations within the Ardrossan Terminal. In this role, you will co-ordinate grain operations and resources within the Ardrossan Terminal to achieve high levels of safety, quality, efficiency and customer service.

Reporting to the Operations Coordinator, this role has operational responsibility for all storage and handling functions, including staff and systems performance. This is a hands-on role that requires strong leadership skills, exceptional problem-solving abilities, and a drive for delivering results.

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Feedlot Manager – NSW

We are seeking an experienced Feedlot Manager to oversee all aspects of a family-owned expanding feedlot operation. The Feedlot Manager will play a pivotal role in ensuring the highest standards of animal welfare, environmental stewardship, and operational excellence. This position requires a strong leader with a passion for agriculture, a commitment to safety, and the ability to drive the company’s objectives forward.

Duties include: Manage feedlot operations, ensuring compliance with NFAS, LPA, and EPL standards; Supervise and roster team members for efficient stock handling and feeding activities; Maintain facilities and machinery assets to meet operational needs and legislative standards; Monitor expenses, identify cost-saving initiatives, and ensure budgetary compliance; Promote a safety-first culture, conduct regular meetings, and implement new safety processes.

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Chief Executive Officer

The Australian Oilseeds Federation is the peak industry body for the oilseeds industry with membership open to organisations involved in the value chains for oilseeds such as canola, soybean, sunflower, safflower, etc. The Federation is seeking an experienced leader to work with industry, government and other stakeholders to ensure the value chain is fully engaged and connected to realise the full potential of new crop and new market opportunities, while ensuring growth opportunities in existing markets are fostered.

The successful candidate will be required to plan, manage and deliver agreed project outcomes while working with industry and other stakeholders to develop industry consensus on matters where there are competing demands (e.g. food and fuel derived from oilseeds, introduction of new breeding technologies, etc).

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Overseer, Alexandria Station – NT

This is a new position expanding the leadership team at Alexandria Station to commence on station as soon as possible. Alexandria Station is located on the Barkly Tableland in the Northern Territory and is NAPCo’s oldest property, acquired in 1877, and includes the Gallipoli Outstation. Alexandria spans just over 1 million hectares and is home to NAPCo’s Alexandria composite stud.

Reporting to the Station Manager, the Overseer is responsible for the day-to-day operations working alongside Gallipoli Outstation Overseer. The Overseer leads two stock crews managing daily operations, executing the work program, and assisting with property development. Couples applications will be considered.

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Skilled Meatworkers

We are an international manpower sourcing company with training operations in several Asian countries. We own several meat training colleges focused on Australian meat processing standards and are now ready to engage with select Australian processors.

We have ready to deploy Boners, Slicers and potential Slaughts available for rapid deployment. We can supply both Primary and secondary candidates to future clients. We welcome confidential enquiries from Australian based Small and Large stock abattoirs and processors and retail ready/ food service meat processors/boning rooms and suppliers. Assistance with a MILA application can be provided to qualifying processors through our network.

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Area Sales Manager, Brisbane – Qld

Our client is an established agribusiness with a long history of working with retail distribution by providing products critical to broadacre, horticulture and pasture production. They are now seeking an Area Sales Manager to join their team to manage an existing territory in Queensland.

As Area Sales Manager, the primary focus of the role will be to build and maintain strategic business relationships with existing retail customers, as well as large End user customers. As a member of a strong team, the role is largely autonomous, so self-motivation while operating in a team environment is important. A strong focus on relationship management and providing technical support with distributors, existing and potential customers across the region will be key to your success.

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Financial Controller, Melbourne – Vic

Our client has an established, reputable track record in managing agricultural assets and fund management. They have a focus on growing sustainable agri-partnerships and utilise the talent they have built internally to continue to build relationships and business connections that tie them to the agricultural industry.

The Financial Controller will be responsible for providing financial management and oversight to the business and its entities while establishing and developing relevant financial controls. Managing a small team, you will be a hands-on leader, working closely to support, develop and streamline the finance operations, but also connecting with relevant external stakeholders to the business. You will have a thorough understanding of the business finances and levers, and be able to share and translate financial trends across the business.

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Live Export – Operations, Darwin – NT

ACE’s professional team of livestock specialists provide the highest level of expertise and care across all elements of the live export supply chain, from farm gate to market. We are a livestock business that focuses on strong customer relationships and a consistent supply of high-quality animals and animal welfare into South-East Asian markets.

The ACE business is growing to export around 80,000 head of cattle and 5,000 buffalo per year to South-East Asia and background around 20,000 head of cattle per year. This role will support the business in the following key areas: Loading of livestock vessels across Australia and all associated logistics arrangements; Livestock management and procurement; Ensuring compliance with all export protocols and government regulations; Attendance of discharge operations in overseas ports where possible.

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Feedlot Manager, Jondaryan – Darling Downs Qld

With a commitment to quality spanning over 66 years, the Stockyard Group produces high quality grain fed Wagyu and Angus beef and has embraced innovation to deliver Australia’s most awarded branded beef.

Reporting to the General Manager of Innovation and Livestock Operations, we are looking for a full time Feedlot Manager to join our team. To be successful in this position, you will have an excellent understanding of feedlot operations and/or intensive beef cattle production.  You will have strong planning, prioritisation and communication skills and the ability to bring together multiple departments in pursuit of site and broader business goals.

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Farm Irrigation Manager, Walgett – NSW

P&J Harris and Sons is a family-owned and operated agricultural enterprise. They operate sustainable beef, grain, lamb, and wool farms, and proudly produce some of the world’s highest quality cotton ginned in their own cutting-edge facilities.

The Farm Irrigation Manager will be a pivotal figure responsible for overseeing irrigation operations and leading the team to ensure optimal crop production. You’ll provide direction and support to ensure that safety protocols are followed and irrigation schedules are meticulously executed. Your primary goal will be to uphold the company’s commitment to environmental stewardship and regulatory compliance, ensuring the farm operates efficiently and produces high-quality crops.

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Chief Financial Officer, Melbourne – Vic

Our client Regional Livestock Exchanges (RLX) is privately held and provides institutional investors with access to Australian infrastructure projects through tailored portfolios and co-mingled funds, including infrastructure for the agricultural sector.

Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Financial Officer is an integral member of the RLX leadership team, playing a strategic and collaborative role to promote and espouse company values and ethics while leading all accounting functions and compliance. Working closely with the CEO and Board, you will initiate strategies to improve business performance, ensure compliance, accounting efficiencies, and maximise ROI and cashflow. Always accountable for financial compliance but working strategically, ultimately you will assist the business make well informed decisions to improve profitability for the long term.

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Graduate Agronomist, Mackay & Coalfields – Regional Qld

Wilmar Sugar Australia is the nation’s leading sugar and renewable energy company and Australia’s largest raw sugar manufacturer and exporter. Wilmar Sugar Australia is the nation’s leading sugar and renewable energy company and Australia’s largest raw sugar manufacturer and exporter.

We are seeking a graduate or early career professional who is keen to pursue a career in agronomy.  You will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced agronomists in providing services solutions to growers, technical knowledge, and providing growers with the very latest in product development and advice to maximise their bottom line.  The position is customer facing with a commercial/sales focus and will allow you to develop your skills as an agronomist, including crop agronomy, administration, inventory control, and analysis and reporting in cropping operations.

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Technical Officer, Kidman Springs – Victoria River NT

Are you passionate about agriculture, research, and the rich landscape of the Northern Territory? If so, an exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced person to join the Victoria River Research Station team as a Technical Officer. Located in the beautiful Big Rivers Region, the Station is a research and demonstration facility focusing on beef cattle production, agricultural trials, and best practice rangeland management.

As Technical Officer you will assist in farming operations, maintenance of farm facilities and equipment and with cattle management activities. Employment comes with the option to occupy a two bedroom house on-site.

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Business Development Manager

We are looking for highly motivated people to be part of our Origination team. The Business Development Manager [Region TBD] role requires significant regional travel and is rural sales focused. The main performance metric for the role is generating finance leads. You should be willing and able to make cold calls and introduce yourself to farmers on-farm. Performance is well remunerated. Attractive career growth opportunities are available for ambitious candidates.

Key responsibilities: Develop new customer leads through cold calling and farm visits; Prepare site/visit reports; Attend farm field days / industry functions from time to time; Maintain CRM tools used for business development.

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Operations Supervisor (Site Manager), Wimmera region – VIC

As our Operations Supervisor, you will be the driving force behind the day-to-day operations within the Dooen site. In this role, you will supervise and coordinate grain receival, storage, and outloading activities as well as monitoring inventory levels and coordinating stock movements. You will also be responsible for implementing and enforcing safety protocols and procedures to maintain a safe working environment.

Reporting to the Operations Coordinator, this role has the responsibility of managing a team of operational staff, providing guidance and support with the aim to achieve production targets. This is a hands-on role that requires strong leadership skills, exceptional problem-solving abilities, and a passion for delivering results.

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Manager, Levied Industries (Thoroughbred Horses) – Regional NSW

AgriFutures Australia is a statutory rural Research and Development Corporation (RDC), responsible for funding Research and Development (R&D) and related Extension activity, on behalf of primary producers.

Within the Levied Industries team, AgriFutures is seeking a Manager, Levied Industries (or Program Manager) to primarily program manage Thoroughbred Horses and potentially the programs of other industries in the future. This role is a key conduit between the industry and partners to oversee the various programs to assist thoroughbred horses to grow, develop and be sustainable into the future. You will have responsibility to help initiate, develop, and manage the operations of RDE programs. Topical issues of importance to thoroughbred industry include animal welfare, disease and parasite management, workforce safety, breeding, and industry engagement.

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Software Technical Support Officer

Join our innovative team at eLynx, a leading provider of cutting-edge software solutions in the livestock industry. We specialise in Feedlot Software for Feedlots of all sizes. As we continue to grow, we seek a talented software support technician to join our team and play a crucial role in providing exceptional technical support to our clients.

As a Software Support Technician, you will diagnose and resolve technical issues for our software products. You will work closely with our customers to troubleshoot problems, provide guidance on software functionality, and ensure timely resolution of support tickets. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and make a meaningful impact on our clients’ success.

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Non-Executive Director, Agri Funds Management

Lawson Grains is a leading fully integrated (row-cropping) agricultural business headquartered in Albury NSW. They manage approximately 120,000 hectares of land located in 11 aggregations spread across Western Australian and New South Wales, and produces over 220,000 tonnes of grain annually.

Opportunity has been created for an additional Independent Non-Executive Director to join the Board of Lawson Grains, to provide strategic insight and direction as well as guiding future growth opportunities. The Board is seeking to consist of Directors with the following industry experience: • Agriculture – Strong operational understanding of large-scale production assets, and/or Agricultural commodity marketing and associated supply chains; Finance; Investment Management; Relevant alternative industry experience other than above, including in-depth knowledge of strategy, markets, competitors, operational issues, technology, and regulatory concerns.

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Human Resources Generalist, Bunbury – Regional WA

With assets and offices positioned across a diverse global network, our client is listed by Fortune as one of the most admired companies to work for. Recognised for its long-standing commitment to the Australian grains sector, which has been gained over the last hundred years, this organisation celebrates a culture of one-team – where excellence, sustainability and safety are considered core to their values.

This is a key role which is responsible for driving the day-to-day on-site human resources function for the Bunbury operations. As a key part of the on-site leadership team, the Human Resources Generalist will provide human resources operations and business support, across four locations. This will include: Payroll and benefits; Recruitment; Labor relations / agreements; Employee welfare; HRIS upkeep; Training and compliance.

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General Manager, Brisbane – Qld

Santa Gertrudis Breeders (Aust) Association is one of the nation’s leading beef cattle breeds. Santa Gertrudis is currently seeking to appoint a General Manager with passion and vision to develop and lead the business in a strategic direction. The successful candidate will be a highly skilled communicator who is responsible for the operational activities of the Association, lead and develop a small team of employees, as well as work collaboratively with the Board of Directors to achieve the agreed objectives and outcomes.

Key responsibilities: Management of SGBAA financial requirements; Demonstrated ability to develop strategies for Company growth, and to identify new business opportunities; Promotion and Marketing of the Santa Gertrudis breed through effective strategies including multi-media platforms, and industry engagement.

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