Position: Non-Executive Director

The Australian Livestock Export Corporation Limited (LiveCorp) is seeking to appoint one non-executive independent director to its Board.

LiveCorp is a not for profit company that delivers research, development and marketing to the Australian livestock export industry. The Company is focused on enhancing the productivity, sustainability and competitiveness of Australia’s livestock export industry by undertaking marketing activities, RD&E and providing technical services and support to Australian exporters.

LiveCorp has a skills based Board comprising two participants, active in the livestock export industry and three non-executive independent Directors. The role of the Board is to provide the Company with leadership, strategy development, governance oversight, risk management and performance monitoring, while taking into account the interests of its members, the industry and other stakeholders.

Applications are sought from prospective candidates who have the skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • livestock production, management and welfare

  • product promotion in export markets

  • finance and business management including executive management

  • legal, compliance and risk management

  • R&D, technology, technology transfer, commercialisation and adoption of research and innovation

  • previous director experience in the NFP sector

Further all applicants should possess the following:

  • skill in high level strategic thinking and leadership

  • skill in corporate governance, preferably with AICD training/membership

  • strong business acumen and sound financial literacy

  • a broad understanding of the Australian red meat and livestock industry

  • well-developed communication skills, with a collaborative approach in making an active contribution to strategic and Board discussion

Only applicants permanently resident in Australia will be considered.
Applications are to include:
A short cover letter outlining the skills and experience the candidate brings to the Board against the criteria stated above plus a full resume detailing work history, relevant experience and qualifications.

For information about the LiveCorp non-executive director position and application guidelines please refer to this document

Applications should be emailed to livecorp@livecorp.com.au and be received no later than Friday 30 June 2017.

For further information, please contact:
Australian Livestock Export Corporation, PO Box 1174, North Sydney 2059
Phone: (02) 9929 6755 Email: livecorp@livecorp.com.au Web: www.livecorp.com.au

The Australian Livestock Export Industry

LiveCorp works closely with industry stakeholders to continuously improve performance in animal health and welfare, supply chain efficiency and market access through the provision of technical services and research, development and extension (RD&E).
Australian livestock can only be exported by a licensed Australian exporter and cannot be exported to all countries. If you would like to export livestock from Australia you can contact an exporter by submitting a trade enquiry below.

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