Applications Open: AgriFutures™ Chicken Meat Program Advisory Panel Chair

26.11.18

AgriFutures Australia is seeking applications from suitably qualified individuals for the position of Chair of the AgriFutures™ Chicken Meat Program Advisory Panel.

The Advisory Panel consists of people with a range of skills and experience in the research, farming and processing sectors of the chicken meat industry, together with a representative from AgriFutures Australia.  The Panel, in partnership with AgriFutures Australia, provides recommendations on the allocation of research, development and extension funding for the AgriFutures™ Chicken Meat Program and meets, on average, four times per year either in person or via teleconference.

Members of the Panel will be recompensed for their services to AgriFutures Australia at rates determined by the Commonwealth’s Remuneration Tribunal. Please note that Advisory Panels do not hold financial delegations. Panel members are entitled to sitting fees for meetings and travel expenses.

As Chair of the AgriFutures™ Chicken Meat Advisory Panel you will:

  • work closely with the AgriFutures Australia Program Manager in the development of meeting agendas and reporting of meetings to the Advisory Panel members;
  • chair effective panel meetings that support an open and transparent decision-making process in accordance with the AgriFutures Australia procurement processes; and
  • ensure the strategic direction of the AgriFutures™ Chicken Meat Program is maintained as per the Chicken Meat Program Five Year RD&E Plan 2014-2019.

How to apply

Applicants are required to complete the application form, skills matrix and attach their CV (no longer than three pages) via the online application system.

As part of the application process applicants will be required to outline relevant experience in the Australian agricultural sector and expected contribution to the Advisory Panel.

Submissions close Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Contact
Michael Beer
General Manager, Research & Innovation
02 6923 6915
michael.beer@agrifutures.com.au