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Chief Executive Officer

+ As Chief Executive Officer you will lead Australian Pork to meet with current and future needs of the pork industry

  • Outstanding Chief Executive Officer role
  • Provide leadership to the pork industry in Australia
  • Canberra based role
Australian Pork Limited (APL) is an unlisted public company, limited by guarantee, working with and representing pork producers in Australia. APL’s purpose is to deliver integrated marketing, policy & research & innovation that enhances the viability of Australian pork producers by partnering with all sectors of the pork industry supply chain to grow demand, develop new markets, increase competitiveness and continue to build sustainability throughout the industry.

Reporting to the Board through the Chair, the CEO will work closely with producers, the entire industry supply chain, research providers, peak farming organisations, government and other key industry bodies.
Accordingly, the CEO will be a proven senior executive with extensive leadership experience, and will be accountable for the following:
  • development and execution of the APL strategic plan
  • providing leadership to the pork industry
  • driving ethical industry practices in sync with community values
  • providing leadership to a focused and highly professional team
  • driving a culture of constant innovation, embracing technological change
  • building networks and relationships with levy paying producers, government, regulatory partners and industry groups
To effect the above, you will require:
  • ability to build strong and empathetic relationship with producers
  • strong interpersonal and people management skills
  • strong business and financial management skills
  • a strong strategic focus
  • a strong policy focus
  • ability to build effective networks and relationships across agribusiness and Government
  • experience reporting to and working with a Board
  • experience managing a P&L
  • ability to communicate with all levels of stakeholders, from small farmers to Government ministers 
This role is based in Canberra.
Applications close Monday February 25.
To express your interest please email your cv to quoting APL in the subject box. You will receive an Information Memorandum by return.


Head of Corporate Partnerships/ CEO RACGP Oxygen

+ Outstanding Head of Corporate Partnerships opportunity with Australia's largest professional GP organisation

  • Pre-eminent medical member organisation
  • Assist in the transformation of GP's practices
  • Outstanding relationship management skills required
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) mission is to improve the health and well being of all Australians. A range of educational training programs, ongoing professional development and skills and knowledge assessments are the means by which RACGP assists its 40,000 urban and rural GP’s. RACGP actively advocates on behalf of its members to set and maintain standards of high quality healthcare for all Australians.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Head of Corporate Partnerships is responsible to the organisation and its members for providing strategic direction and leadership within a business development framework, through commercial agreements and partnerships, through sponsorships and advertising that benefit identified member needs. The team works closely with the Conference & Events, Publications, Foundation, Faculty teams, CPD and other key internal stakeholders to provide national support for revenue generation, event sponsorship and exhibition sales.

The successful candidate will also be appointed CEO of a wholly owned subsidiary company RACGP Oxygen Pty Ltd, providing the membership with technological solutions and products which:
  1. Support the pursuit of clinical excellence and high quality patient care, clinical practice, education, and research for general practice,
  2. Establish and maintain high standards of knowledge, experience competence and conduct in general practice.
The successful candidate will also play a significant role in assisting the Head of the RACGP Foundation secure financial contributions that support the implementation of a range of strategic research programs, services and funding targets. The further development of corporate donors and bequests is envisaged.

Amongst other key responsibilities, the Head of Corporate Partnerships will:
  • Develop and execute strategic business plans across the organisation in consultation with the COO, and deliver agreed KPI’s,
  • Design growth strategies to increase commercial opportunities that lead to an increase in sales of RACGP and RACGP Oxygen products and services,
  • Build a pipeline of strong commercial relationships, delivering positive outcomes,
  • Manage existing commercial partnerships and the contracts register
  • Initiate and engage ‘value’ sales calls to new prospects and strategic partners,
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to maximise opportunities across the whole organisation,
  • Support the culture and climate of the College as an employer of choice.
Accordingly, the successful candidate will be:
  • A proven leader and people manager
  • A proven business development professional, ideally in a membership or health based organisation
  • A proven team player, not a Lone Ranger
  • Able to work under pressure and coordinate a range of concurrent projects and events
  • A proven creator of long-term value for all stakeholders using market analytics and segmentation tactics.
  • Degree qualified in management, sales or marketing and ideally with a post graduate degree in business administration or management
Previous demonstrated experience in the primary healthcare sector, particularly general practice, would be ideal but not a prerequisite.

RACGP models, promotes and embraces equity and diversity and welcomes submissions from all relevant candidates.

Applications close March 27, 2019.


Independent Board Chair

+ CCA seeks to engage all Australians in their work to reduce the impact of cancer in Australia through advocacy, research, education & support

  • Committment to the NFP sector
  • Strong governance background
  • Initial 3 year term
Committed to the Not-for-Profit sector with a strong background in governance, strategic thinking and leadership in a complex organisational environment, the incoming Chair will lead the Board for an initial 3 year term with a re-appointment option.


Head of Risk

+ An outstanding opportunity to lead the Risk function within in a high profile ASX listed Australian Agribusiness

  • Highly influential functional leadership role
  • Shape the Risk strategy across a large, complex organisation
  • High profile, deeply established ASX listed business
The Organisation

With a long and proud history in Australia, our client is one of the largest Agribusinesses in the country. ASX Listed, they form an integral part of Australian farming landscape with immense land holdings and a large, complex national and international supply chain.
The Role

Reporting to the Company Secretary/ General Counsel, the Head of Risk is responsible for strengthening and maintaining a robust risk management environment that assures the Board of Directors, Leadership and Operations Team that systems are in place to effectively manage risk exposures across the entire supply chain. The role is a key leadership position that regularly interfaces with the Board of Directors, Leadership and Operations team.
Key Responsibilities
  • Implement strategies and initiatives to ensure contemporary risk management approaches underpin and support company culture, including a quantitative articulation of the organisations risk appetite,
  • Develop, implement, review and maintain best practice risk management systems,
  • Lead corporate risk discussions to ensure all risks are identified, understood, mitigated and monitored in accordance with the risk appetite, and reported to the Board of Directors, Leadership and Operations team,
  • Providing specialist strategic and operational risk management advice and services, to support the achievement of business strategies and corporate governance requirements,
  • Educate accountable business unit representatives about risk,
  • Provide specialist advice in the review of a Disaster Management Plan,
  • Provide objective assurance over the implementation of the risk framework in individual business segments, with particular regard to systems of control and compliance,
  • Develop and maintain Fraud & Corruption Control Program documentation (including cyber risk),
  • Work with stakeholders to establish and ensure the effective management of appropriate on-line systems for the effective capture of reportable incidents,
  • Ensure the risk strategy and plans are communicated and progress is monitored and reported.
The Ideal candidate will possess the following;
  • Previous Risk leadership experience in Agriculture, Mining, Oil & Gas, Construction and/or FMCG,
  • Graduate qualification in law, business, engineering, accounting or related discipline required. Post graduate qualification in business or related discipline preferred,
  • Experience working with Leadership teams in designing and implementing control frameworks, including incident reporting,
  • Knowledge of International Risk and Compliance standards such as ISO 31000:2009 Risk Management,
  • Member of Risk Management Institute of Australia or appropriate legal association,
  • Self-driven team player with strong analytical and problem solving skills,
  • Excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills.
It is imperative this person comprehend the entirety and complexity of risk across the supply chain, and build commitment from the organisation to appropriately identify and manage the various risks. The ideal candidate will blend deep technical knowledge with commercial nous and an ability to engage and influence.
For a confidential discussion regarding your suitability please call either René Johnson or James Lazarus on 03 9631 1500 and submit your CV via the link below.

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