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Regional Manager - Dairy NSW

The Company

Dairy Australia is the national services body for the Australian dairy industry. We act as the collective investment arm of the industry, investing in essential research, development, extension and industry services.

Dairy NSW provides regional support to Dairy Australia and delivers research, development, extension and education services to farmers in the southern and central NSW regions though Wagga Wagga, Bega and north coast regions to Kempsey.

 The Role

Dairy NSW is looking for a strong people leader, with proven interpersonal skills who is able to build a team culture and loyalty within a remote team environment. The Regional Manager must also maintain an overall strategic outlook on both the region and industry in order to provide the support need to stakeholders. In addition to this, an important aspect of the Regional Manager role is to build strong relationships between Dairy NSW and the states key partners and stakeholders.

Manage a small dynamic team that provides a range of services to the state’s dairy farmers including research, development, extension and education with a focus on driving farm profitability and sustainability by supporting Dairy Australia’s activities in the region.

Reporting to the Board of Dairy NSW and the Manager- Regional Services, this role will focus on people both within Dairy NSW and our key partners and stakeholders. Other responsibilities’ include (but not limited to):

  • Build a strong team culture within a remote workspace
  • Manage all business affairs of Dairy NSW
  • Identify regional priorities and provide services to address any issues
  • Build strong relationships and partnerships throughout the region.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have an agricultural and business management background and enjoy working collaboratively with farmers, farmer organisations, government agencies and the private sector across a wide variety of issues. Importantly, the successful applicant must have a passion for supporting people.

Experience in managing a regionally based team, along with knowledge of the dairy industry, project management and financial literacy is preferred, as is a tertiary qualification in agriculture, natural resource management, business or a related discipline. An understanding of corporate governance would be well advantageous.

A competitive remuneration package is available, and can be discussed upon application.

To discuss your application for this role further or apply, please contact Imogen McBain on 03 9694 3892 or email your application to recruitment@dairyaustralia.com.au.

Position Description

Regional Manager - Dairy NSW (PDF, 256 KB)

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