Producer Relations Director

  • Work in a high performing multi-disciplinary operations leadership team
  • Lead a new team that creates trusting relationships between producers and their industry body
  • Leverage your dynamic and versatile people and communication skills to develop a team of professionals

Australian Pork Limited (APL) is a producer-owned company focused on improving the business opportunities for Australian pork producers. We have a new, ambitious strategic plan and have refocused resources. A producer relations team has been created to improve APLs level of engagement with its diverse range of producers of all sizes.

As the leader of the Producer Relations team your role will be to the establish a customer service attitude towards our producers.  You will also oversee a broad portfolio of producer and processor interactions including quality assurance, traceability, industry information reporting and taking the lead on the adoption of new research findings. This will involve leading a team of 5 people to be the conduit between producers views and APLs outputs.

The role will have responsibilities including (but not limited to):

  • Operations Team - Participate as a member of the operations leadership group to drive APLs targeted outcomes in both planning and execution
  • Producer relationship management and recruitment lead the team to identify and measure communication (two-way) and customer service levels with targeted individuals and groups
  • Connect producers with relevant experts to help solve the producers problem
  • Report the broad portfolio of interactions, identifying opportunities to the broader APL team and other stakeholders
  • Proactively engage with other directors and their teams to ensure that all information is shared in a way that facilitates all of APL being close to the customer

To fit into the team, you will have the following qualities:

  • results driven say what well do; do what we say; prove it
  • challenger courageously question to actively learn
  • team player one team, shared dreams
  • future focused position for tomorrows needs today

The required skills and competencies for the role are:

  • Highly practiced proven leadership of high-performing customer service programmes.
  • Positively a people person ideally with on-the-ground agricultural community experience.
  • Advanced interpersonal relationship and rapport building skills, particularly in building trust by delivering what is promised to people.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience of the meat industry supply chains (desirable not mandatory).

This is a full-time Canberra based role with an anticipated start date in late August 2020. Applications close Friday 31st July, 2020.

27/07/2020 $0 ACT 1 Call Centre & Customer Service
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