Current Opportunities

Currently advertised disclosable Executive roles


Special Skills Directors (Independent Directors)

+ 1 x Audit, Risk and Property Investment expertise 1 x Broad based commercial skills

For further information regarding these opportunities please contact René Johnson on +61 3 9631 1500.


Managing Director

+ MLA's purpose is to foster the long term prosperity of the Australian red meat & livestock industry

  • Outstanding leadership role in agribusiness
  • Encourage an innovative culture
  • Work assiduously with all stakeholders
Meat & Livestock Australia is a public company limited by guarantee, comprising over 50,000 levy paying members across Australia, from the cattle, sheep and goat meat industries. It services the industry through innovative research programs and effective domestic and international marketing and market development programs.

MLA’s purpose is to foster the long term prosperity of the Australian red meat and livestock industry. MLA partners with all sectors of the red meat supply chain to improve market access, grow demand, increase competitiveness and sustainability and build the industry’s capability from producer through to consumer.

The Managing Director will be a proven senior executive who will be accountable to a skills based Board. The successful candidate will:
  • Develop, refine and implement the company’s strategic plan, identifying key priorities in alignment with the Meat Industry Strategic Plan
  • Build strong, effective relationships with levy payers, government and industry groups
  • Engage stakeholders at all levels and provide thought leadership
  • Continue the development of an innovative culture at MLA, and across the supply chain
  • Have strong business and financial management skills
To effect the above, you will require:
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Substantial leadership, management and professional expertise
  • Network and relationship capability across agribusiness and government
  • A commitment to the core cultural and organisational values of MLA and its members
This outstanding role is based in North Sydney with a domestic and global remit.

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