Employment Information & Opportunities

AgriFutures Australia is seeking to recruit people with high level skills and a ‘can-do’ attitude.

 

Workplace values
AgriFutures Australia values social and cultural diversity and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and the provision of a safe and healthy work environment.

Enterprise Agreement

The AgriFutures Australia Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021 was approved under the Fair Work Act 2009 and came into operation on Tuesday, 12 February 2019.

Our Values

 

AgriFutures Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Senior Manager, Levied Industries

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to join our Research Team. You may be currently working in an research and development corporation, state agency or commercial industry, keen to be based regionally and with a growth mindset step into a leadership role managing projects and providing strategic direction across a diverse range of rural industries.

To be successful in this busy operational role involves:

  • Strategic thinking, day to day management and bringing experience to lead and manage the delivery of Research, Development and Extension (RDE) projects for the chicken meat industry, whilst overseeing the Thoroughbred Horses and Honeybee & Pollination Programs
  • Leadership ability to step up and fill in for the General Manager when required
  • Management of three direct reports
  • Experience in Intellectual Property (IP) to be able to navigate commercial technology opportunities, pathways and licensing arrangements.

For confidential inquiries and a copy of the position description and selection criteria, please phone Al Kellaway at Rimfire Resources on 1300 380 701.

Senior Manager, Emerging Industries

We’re looking for an innovative and proactive Senior Manger to join our Business Development Team. This position involves 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.

For confidential inquiries and a copy of the position description and selection criteria, please phone Al Kellaway at Rimfire Resources on 1300 380 701.

Business Development Manager, Cross Sector Programs

Are you a strategic thinker with excellent stakeholder and program management skills? We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Business Development Team to provide advice and oversee national programs and cross sectorial research of significance to Australian agriculture.

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.

For confidential inquiries and a copy of the position description and selection criteria, please phone Al Kellaway at Rimfire Resources on 1300 380 701.

Gender diversity at AgriFutures Australia