Environmental Coordinator - Research and Innovation



Australian Pork Limited (APL) is a producer-owned company supporting and promoting the Australian pork industry, delivering integrated marketing, research and innovation, and policy services along the supply chain.

A challenging and exciting opportunity exists for an Environmental Coordinator to join Australian Pork Limited’s (APL’s) Research & Innovation (R&I) Division.

The Environmental Coordinator position includes all aspects of APL’s research, development and extension activities to enhance industry uptake of best practice and improve environmental performance through the innovative use of new and emerging technologies. This position involves the coordination and further development of APL’s environmental R&D portfolio in keeping with APL’s Strategic Plan and dissemination of the research outcomes to industry stakeholders.

The Environmental Coordinator will be required to work both independently and as part of a team. To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have a degree in Agricultural Science, Environmental Science or a related discipline. (post-graduate qualifications will be preferred).
  • Have 3-5 years’ experience in undertaking environmental or agricultural science research, coordinating research projects and communicating their outcomes to a varied stakeholder base
  • Have a passion for agriculture and a knowledge of the Australian pig industry
  • Have a demonstrated ability to write and review technical reports
  • Identify potential RD&E projects
  • Identify opportunities and assist with preparing submissions for external funding of projects addressing APL’s RD&E priorities
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills, and
  • Have experience in working with budgets.

This position is permanent, full time and based in Canberra. Remuneration will be negotiated commensurate with experience.

For further information and a copy of the position description, email Denise Woods, Business Development Manager, Research & Innovation on email [email protected]

Applications close Friday 14 June 2019



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