Careers

Livestock Project Coordinator

Be part of a team that makes a difference

We’re looking for a proactive, responsible team member who wants to use their organisational skills to help deliver animal health and biosecurity information to Victorian sheep, cattle and goat producers including peri-urban landholders.

About the role

The Livestock Project Coordinator plays a key role in organising and administering a range of industry funded project activities, including coordinating educational events, preparing evaluation, documentation and reports, providing tactical support, and maintaining a point of contact for the projects.

You will join a team that is passionate about helping producers and livestock owners adopt animal health and production practices that improve profitability, animal welfare and Victoria’s biosecurity status.

In the role you will be required to:

  • Organise events for producers and industry stakeholders, including organising facilities, equipment, running sheets, registrations and compiling feedback.
  • Coordinate project evaluation including monitoring, reporting and documentations for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist growing an online presence through development and maintenance of a website, social media channels and be responsible for the administration of contacts and mailing lists.
  • Arrange quotes, printing and distribution of materials, brochures and promotional pieces.
  • Provide administrative and tactical support.
  • Liaise with livestock producers and owners, Government departments, industry organisations and project stakeholders to help deliver project activities.

 
Skills and experience

The successful applicant will ideally have a background in project coordination, working in a proactive team.

Strong organisational skills, initiative, attention to detail and an ability to prioritise multiple project activities are crucial.

High level Microsoft Office skills, and excellent written and verbal communication are also important.

Further details

The salary band is $45,000-60,000 per annum plus superannuation, commensurate with experience.. This role is based in the VFF Bendigo office with flexibility in working days/hours for the right candidate.

Applicants must address the selection criteria in their application. The selection criteria can be found in the position description at www.vff.org.au/careers/

For more information contact the VFF Workplace Relations Department on 1300 442 481 or wr@vff.org.au

Applications close 5pm Sunday 22 April 2018.

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