Regional Manager Grains Southern (SciC)

Job posted: 15/11/2022
Applications close: 06/12/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $103,920 - $125,735

Occupation: Strategic Management

Reference: VG/020058

Reference: VG/020058

Occupation: Strategic Management

Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735

Work location: South West Region

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

Our work supports a range of diverse portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.

  • Salary: $103,920-125,735 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing role
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Negotiable (outside Melbourne CBD)

The Team

The position of Regional Manager Grains Southern forms a part of the Agriculture Victoria Group and Biosecurity & Agriculture Services (BAS) branch. The Biosecurity and Agriculture Services (BAS) branch designs and delivers services, provides technical advice and influences policy to support the agriculture sector to achieve sustainable growth while managing risks and minimising adverse impacts to the economy, environment and public health and safety.

The Role

The position forms part of the state-wide Grains Leadership Team and is a key regional leadership role for Agriculture Services in Southern Victoria leading program delivery and agriculture recovery. 

  • Lead a regional field based team to deliver high quality
  • Build and maintain a deep technical understanding of best practice on-farm relevant to the grains industry
  • Manage successful delivery of the Grains Program and the Agriculture Services Program within the Southern Region

About You

The successful applicant will work effectively as a lead of a team, enjoy flexible working arrangements and undertake a wide variety of work across the division as well as with external stakeholders. Key knowledge and skills requirements for this role include strong leadership skills and a demonstrated commitment to client driven practice change services.

Mandatory Qualification

A tertiary degree in Science, Agricultural Science, Natural Resource Management is required for this position. Other related Science Degrees may be considered.

Further Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Jo Cameron, Program Manager, Grain Services on 0419 832 704.

Applicants will be required to comply with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Region's (department's) COVID-19 Vaccination requirements, as outlined in the department's COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy and in line with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004, directions, policies or procedures, including but not limited to any requirement to provide evidence of vaccination status.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department. To be eligible for this position you must hold the mandatory qualification as outlined in the position description. For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

Please note: If you require an adjustment to participate in any stage of the recruitment process or have a particular requirement to be communicated with by either telephone or email only, please notify the DJPR Recruitment Team at recruitment@ecodev.vic.gov.au with the position number in the subject line.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to respond to the following two questions based on the first five key selection criteria and include a resume.

1.            Describe your technical skills, networks, and extension experience working with the Victorian Grains Sector.

2.            Describe your experience developing partnerships with stakeholders to build capability and implement initiatives.

Applications close at midnight on 6 December 2022.

Regional Manager Grains Southern (SciC)

Job type:

Full time

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Jo Cameron | 0419 832 704

Regional Manager Grains Southern (SciC)