The Lucas Group
Job Title General Manager
Date Posted 2/28/2018
Area/Specialty HORT MARKETING/Fresh Produce
Location Sunshine Coast, QLD
Country Australia
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Position Id GL2915
Job Description

- Highly innovative co-operative

- Avocados and subtropical fruit


A thriving enterprise, this Sunshine Coast marketing co-operative has the vision to become Australia’s leader in horticultural marketing through quality and innovation. With a product set to revolutionise the avocado industry, they are actively seeking to develop strong collaborative partnerships to extend the scope of their business opportunities in both the domestic and global markets.


The General Manager has overall profit & loss responsibility, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the business, as well as the business’s marketing and sales functions. A key aspect of this role will be in the effective planning, delegating, coordinating, staffing, and decision making to achieve the growth and profit-objectives of this dynamic co-operative.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage both the revenue and cost elements of the business
  • Oversee the marketing and sales functions
  • Train and monitor staff performance
  • Financial management and Board reporting
  • Further develop both domestic and export markets

Education and Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in business, commerce or finance is essential
  • A sound knowledge and demonstrated experience in fresh produce marketing
  • Demonstrated experience in team leadership and motivation
  • Experience in industry/shareholder liaising and developing stakeholder relationships
  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Strong computer and financial literacy


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

How To Apply

For a confidential discussion, please contact Geoff Lucas on +61 08 8201 9999 quoting reference number GL2915, or apply online with a resume and cover letter via the ‘Apply’ button.