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The AgriFutures Australia Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021 was approved under the Fair Work Act 2009 and came into operation on Tuesday, 12 February 2019.
AgriFutures Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Business Development Manager – National Rural Issues
Within the Business Development arm and due to increased workload, a new role has been created within an existing program, Manager – National Rural Issues (NRI). Reporting to the Senior Manager, Business Development, the role is to provide advice and oversee the national rural issues related business development programs. Largely, the NRI program seeks to directly address barriers to growth and help rural industry (food, forestry & fisheries) and governments respond to opportunities. This is done by generating research, information and tools that informs and improves policy debate.
Business Development Manager – Cross Sector Programs
币游注册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.
Supporting the Manager, Business Development (National Rural Issues), this role provides administrative and logistical support, working with a direct team of five people, coordinating many different projects and programs that are primarily related to investment and research.
币游注册The role has a great mix of administrative duties coupled with a substantial relationship building aspect. You’ll be a people person and have the ability to build rapport with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and in turn leverage those relationships in order to provide positive outcomes for yourself and Agrifutures Australia.
You’ll be administering all contracts and related activities including generating research agreements, contracts, project variations and routine correspondence. You’ll also be providing secretarial support in business meetings, including booking venues, coordinating travel arrangements, distributing meeting papers and drafting minutes.
Manager, Commercialisation AgriFood
Within the Agrifood Engagement team, known for evokeAG., an exciting new ongoing contract role for a Manager, Commercialisation AgriFood has been created. Reporting to the Senior Manager, you will have overall responsibility to drive and deliver commercialisation and engagement outcomes for a new research and commercialisation platform for Australian agriculture, growAG.. This unique new project supports Australia’s agrifood tech, innovation and R&D system, utilising an online digital platform to share R&D, commercialisation opportunities, connect people and promote investment.