Non-Executive Directors x 3

Pacific Search Partners

Pacific Search Partners are delighted to be partnering with Meat & Livestock Australia to conduct a national search for three Non-Executive Directors.

MLA delivers research, development and marketing services to Australia’s cattle, sheep and goat producers. MLA is a public company limited by guarantee and has approximately 50,000 livestock producer members who have stakeholder entitlements in the company. MLA strives to be the recognised leader in delivering world-class research, development and marketing outcomes that benefit Australian cattle, sheep and goat producers.
  
The MLA Board provides strategic guidance and effective oversight of the management and performance of MLA in delivering its strategy. The Board operates under mature corporate governance and risk management frameworks to ensure producer levies, government matching dollars and partner funds are invested effectively and in the right areas.
  
As a skills-based Board and in line with specific requirements, candidates with extensive skills and experience in one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply:
  
  • Board role 1 - Australian beef production including knowledge and/or experience in northern production systems, pasture management, genetics and nutrition, Research, Development & Extension and emerging technologies and their application
  • Board role 2 - Australian sheepmeat production including knowledge and/or experience in diverse production systems, pasture management, genetics and nutrition, Research, Development & Extension and emerging technologies and their application
  • Board role 3 - Financial, audit and risk framework oversight with demonstrated knowledge and experience in, and an understanding of, issues relevant to Australian and Global operations, compliance under the Corporations Act and under Federal Government funding arrangements
  
All candidates must have a genuine interest in, and a broad understanding of, the Australian red meat and livestock industry, strong business acumen, financial literacy, a sound understanding of good governance and well-developed communication skills ensuring a collaborative approach, is highly regarded.
  
MLA is committed to providing an environment which respects and promotes equality and diversity to better reflect their sector.  As a result, MLA would welcome and encourage all suitably qualified candidates to apply.
  
The expected time commitment will be a minimum of 50 days per year to include scheduled Board meetings, additional committee responsibilities, teleconferences and travel etc.
  
To express your interest please email your application and CV to theconsultant@pacificsearch.com.au quoting MLA in the subject box, and/or call (03) 9631 1500 for a confidential discussion.  Closing date: Friday, 12 June 2020
  
For further information on MLA and an information pack outlining the application process, please refer to the company website: http://www.mla.com.au/directorguidelines