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Non-Executive Directors

Meat & Livestock Australia Limited (MLA) is seeking to appoint three non-executive directors to its Board.

MLA delivers research, development & extension (RD&E) and marketing services to Australia’s cattle, sheep and goat producers and in so doing, supports the development of regional Australia. MLA is a public company limited by guarantee and has over 50,000 livestock producer members.

The MLA Board provides strategic guidance and effective oversight of the management and performance of MLA in delivering its strategy. The Board operates under mature corporate governance and risk management frameworks to ensure producer levies, government matching dollars and partner funds are invested effectively.

All candidates must have a broad understanding of, and a genuine interest in the prosperous future of the Red Meat and Livestock industry.

The successful candidates will have strong business acumen supported by strategic aptitude, financial literacy, a sound understanding of good governance and well-developed communication skills.

As a skills-based Board, candidates with experience in one of the following areas are encouraged to apply:

Role 1 – Finance, audit and risk experience in agricultural industries.

Role 2 – Product promotion, strategic marketing and market development experience.

Role 3 – Early adoption experience and/or commercial delivery in the red meat sector.

The expected time commitment will be a minimum of 50 days per year to include scheduled Board meetings, additional committee responsibilities, video conferences and travel etc. MLA is committed to providing an environment which respects and promotes equality and diversity to better reflect their sector and the industry’s key markets.

MLA welcomes and encourages all suitably qualified candidates to apply. For further information on MLA and an information pack outlining the application process, please refer to http://www.mla.com.au/directorguidelines

To express your interest, email your cover letter and CV to consultant@pacificsearch.com.au quoting MLA in the subject box, and/or to schedule a confidential conversation with the advising consultant.

Closing date: Sunday 9th June 2024

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Non-Executive Director (Grower Director – Northern Region)

Northern Region Board of Director applications open Growers, bring your strategic skill set to the GrainGrowers boardroom. Applications are now open to growers in the Northern Region.

Grain Growers Limited (GrainGrowers) is a grower representative organisation with members across Australia. The purpose of the organisation is to build a more profitable and sustainable industry for Australian growers.

The Board of GrainGrowers comprises of six grower directors and two independent directors.

Nominations are now open for two Northern Region (North of Dubbo, NSW and all of QLD) grower director positions.

To qualify candidates must:

  • Be a member of GrainGrowers.
  • Be a resident or in the business of grain production in GrainGrowers Northern Region (Queensland and northern New South Wales).
  • Hold a strong commitment to the further development of Australia’s grain industry.

It would be highly regarded, and preferable, for applicants to have a proven record of success at board or committee level. Applicants should possess a solid understanding of governance, strategic approach, and behave in a collegiate manner.

The appointees will be highly motivated to contribute to the growth and development of this dynamic and contemporary member-based organisation.

Other desirable skills for consideration include:

  • Strong understanding of the Australian grains industry.
  • Engagement with member and broader industry and government stakeholders.
  • Investment and risk management experience.
  • Finance, Accounting and/or sustainability/ESG understanding.

Applications open on 1 May 2024 and close 31 May 2024.

How to apply

Visit https://www.graingrowers.com.au/news/board-of-director-applications-2024 for more information.

Please complete and return the application form along with an up-to-date CV to consultant@pacificsearch.com.au

Enquiries can be directed to René Johnson at Pacific Search Partners on (03) 9631 1500.

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Non-Executive Director

Help shape the future of rural healthcare! Seeking a passionate Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander leader to join the RFDS Federation Board as a Non-Executive Director.

The Organisation

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is an iconic Australian organisation dedicated to providing emergency medical and primary healthcare services to those living in rural and remote areas across the country. For over 90 years, the RFDS has been delivering critical care, medical assistance, and essential health services to communities that would otherwise be without access to adequate healthcare facilities.

The Role

The RFDS Federation Board is actively seeking a passionate and experienced individual of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to join their board as a Non-Executive Director. As a Non-Executive Director, you will play a pivotal role in guiding the strategic direction of the Federated body.

The Person

  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent (identified role).
  • Demonstrated experience in a governance or leadership capacity, preferably within the healthcare or not-for-profit sector.
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and strategic thinking skills.
  • Commitment to the RFDS’s mission and values, with a genuine passion for making a difference in rural and remote communities.

Currently none of the positions on the Federation Board are remunerated, but reasonable costs for travel and accommodation are covered.

If you are a dynamic and committed individual seeking to make a meaningful impact on the health and well-being of Australians in remote areas, we invite you to apply for this unique opportunity. Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to consultant@pacificsearch.com.au

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Head of College

Lead the operations of a contemporary University College and shape its future with strategic vision and a diversity focus.

The Organisation

Queen’s College Melbourne, one of the four founding residential colleges affiliated with the University of Melbourne, has been a prominent institution since its establishment in 1887. Situated on College Crescent adjacent to the University, the College embraces values of inclusivity and diversity, catering to students of all faiths and backgrounds. Today, the College is operated by Queen’s College Melbourne Ltd, a company limited by guarantee, with the Uniting Church of Australia, Synod of Victoria and Tasmania as its sole member.

The Role

Commencing in January 2025 as Head of College, you will assume a crucial leadership role enhancing the quality and experience of the academic learning community, elevating the College’s standing among alumni (the Wyverns), the University of Melbourne, and the broader community, and ensuring its long-term sustainability.

Applications closed on Sunday March 24, 2024

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