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Job Title Central Regional Row Crop Manager
Date Posted 1/1/2019
Area/Specialty BROADACRE/Irrigated
Location Goondiwindi, QLD
Country Australia
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Position Id GL3194
Job Description

- Cotton and broadacre cropping

- Senior leadership role

Company

Farmland Management Services Australia (FMSA) is a subsidiary and the operational arm of Hancock Agricultural Investment Group (HAIG). HAIG is one of the largest managers of farmland investments for institutional investors and manages portfolios of prime farmland across major agricultural regions around the world.

They are seeking an experienced Manager to drive the development of a large aggregation of row cropping properties in the Darling Downs including significant infrastructure improvements. The aggregation of 18,000 ha encompasses both dryland and irrigatable cropping enterprises.

Position

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Regional Manager will lead a team of Farm Managers to meet production objectives for each farm. This role will provide the leadership to foster teamwork and collaboration throughout the row cropping team.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a global business which implements best practice, drives high performance and rewards productivity.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the development of annual farm budgets
  • Ensure cropping activities are well organised and resourced
  • Manage farm production and ensure production budgets are achieved
  • Identify and monitor farm development initiatives
  • Lead a team of Farm Managers in the promotion of a strong safety culture

Skills and Experience

  • Sound leadership capabilities
  • Previous experience within large-scale cotton or broadacre cropping enterprises
  • Numeracy skills, business acumen and financial management skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills

Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in Management, Agriculture, Agribusiness or Commerce

Remuneration

A very attractive remuneration package will be negotiated to reflect skills and experience.

How To Apply

For a confidential discussion, please contact Geoff Lucas on +61 8 8201 9999.

Apply online with a resume and cover letter via the ‘Apply’ button, or alternatively via email to resume@lucasgroup.com.au quoting reference number GL3194.

THE LUCAS GROUP