Livestock Partnerships Manager

Central Queensland University
May 20, 2024
Offerd Salary:$126,883 to $142,289
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Contract Type:Fixed Term (5 years
Working Time:Full time
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Livestock Partnerships Manager

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Date: 21 Apr 2024

Job Location: Rockhampton, QLD, AU

Company: Central Queensland University

About this Opportunity
  • Fixed Term (5 years), Full Time
  • School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences
  • CQUniversity Rockhampton (Relocation support available)
  • Higher Education Worker Level 8
  • Total Remuneration $126,883 to $142,289 pa (including salary of $107,218 to $120,237 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

    Working at CQUniversity

    A unique opportunity has become available for a Livestock Partnerships Manager to join CQUniversity to work with researchers in the facilitation of research projects on Belmont Station and other rural properties.

    The livestock research team at CQUniversity are focused on developing knowledge, systems and tools that can be used by the industry to improve productivity and sustainability, particularly in the Northern beef sector. The group is transforming the way the livestock industries operate by working on the development of new and emerging digital technologies that automate data collection such as liveweight, pregnancy and calving detection, giving producers the information they need to make better management decisions. The team is also involved in developing new feeding systems, novel forages, methane mitigation strategies, microbiome optimisation and a range of other fields. This research group is looking for someone like you to help build on this research focus of transforming the global livestock industry.

    In this newly created position, the Livestock Partnerships Manager will primarily be responsible for fostering and maintaining positive working relationships between University researchers, AgForce, and livestock owners and providing coordination, oversight and management of livestock, pastures, crops, irrigation and machinery across Belmont and other properties.

    You will bring to this position your knowledge and experience in agriculture, animal science, rural sciences, or related field alongside proven experience in agribusiness, property/farm management and/or relationship management. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and have significant experience managing complex relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

    If you have these skills and are looking for a completely new challenge, we welcome enquires around this unique new position.

    Be rewarded

  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous carers, parental leave
  • 17% superannuation (with the choice of joining an award-winning superfund)
  • Flexible and inclusive work / life balance
  • Fantastic staff professional / career development opportunities
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • Position Requirements


  • Completion of a degree (Agriculture, Animal Science, Rural Sciences or related field) with extensive relevant experience, or extensive relevant experience and management expertise, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Proven experience in property/farm management, livestock and pasture management, or similar.
  • Significant experience in managing complex relationships between internal and external stakeholders to achieve mutually agreeable outcomes.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to influence and negotiate with a range of stakeholders.
  • Some experience in a supervisory role.
  • Desirable:

  • Previous experience in a research or business development role.
  • Postgraduate degree or progress towards postgraduate qualifications in any field.
  • Position Description

    For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.

    Apply today for a career that changes lives

    Applications Close: 11:59pm, Monday 20 May 2024

    Job Requisition ID: 4463

    Contact Details:

    Mark Trotter

    0447 441 841

    [email protected]

    When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

    CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity's domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.

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