Posted: 16 March, 2017
Closes: 31 May, 2017
AGT are a leading field crop breeding company with an established brand and market leading varieties, and is now seeking a Technical Advisor for the Northern NSW/Qld broadacre regions. The aim of the role is to contribute proactively to the long-term viability of the Australian grains industry by releasing new field crop varieties with improved grain yield, quality and disease resistance.
As AGTs business continues to grow on the back of continued varietal success, as Technical Advisor, you will be a key member of their Marketing team, with strong internal support, responsible for marketing, industry liaison, and industry extension activities through your region. You will manage relationships with key stakeholders being grain growers, seed producers and rural retailers, and be in close contact with industry bodies and private agronomists, representing the company at field days and industry events.
In addition, you will liaise closely with the company’s Narrabri breeding team and help create awareness of new variety features and company activities through regular dissemination of trial results, agronomy research findings and relevant information.
To be successful in this great position you will ideally possess the following:
- A background in broadacre grain agronomy
- Tertiary qualifications, or similar, in a science related discipline
- Ideally a technical background with a commercial mindset
- Outstanding communication skills, able to translate technical information at all levels and form strong, effective relationships
- A self-starter, well planned and showing initiative
This is an outstanding opportunity to work at the forefront of the field crop industry, with Australia’s leading breeding company. The preferred base location is Narrabri, however, consideration will be given to strong candidates residing in other nearby towns. For further information please contact Sharon Moloney on 07 3878 3411 or apply via www.rimfireresources.com.au