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PAHR107 - Farm Operations Manager

Kenilworth is a family farm located at Cavendish, VIC. We seek a Farm Operations Manager to join our business. The focus is the wool growing enterprise, developing grazing management systems and on property improvements.

Successful candidates will have:

  • A passion for agriculture, positive attitude and willingness to make change
  • Experience in animal husbandry and management. An understanding of grazing management or be willing to learn
  • The ability to work alone and execute plans in a timely and efficient manner 
  • Experience managing people, good communication skills and attention to detail
  • Basic mechanical knowledge and a current driver’s licence

A competitive salary is available for the right candidate. 

This position suits someone looking to develop a career and grow with the business, evolving over time to take on some business management tasks. Agricultural qualifications and/or experience in farm management will be well regarded.

Please call Pinion Advisory on 1300 746 466 to obtain the job description.
Applications close 12pm Friday 5 February 2021.
Please quote PAHR107.

PAHR105 - Vineyard Manager

Turkey Flat Vineyards is seeking an experienced Vineyard Manager to join their small team to manage 30 hectares of premium vineyards.

This new, unique opportunity will allow you to make your mark and see the fruits of your labour come to fruition – literally!

If you see yourself in this role, you will bring:

  • At least 5 years vineyard management and operations experience,
  • A willingness to be hands-on to ensure productive and safe vineyard operations,
  • Excellent time management skills including ability to be self-motivated and prioritise tasks
  • An eye to the future with environmental sustainability front of mind and the ability to experiment, learn and adapt key to the role
  • Mechanical ability including problem solving, minor repairs and ability to plan projects to improve our operations

The right fit for our team, you will:

  • Be environmentally focused
  • Focus on high quality grape production in all that you do
  • Enjoy working outdoors and sharing a laugh together
  • Be grateful for our customers in that they allow us to do what we love

Turkey Flat Vineyards is a winery situated in the heart of the Barossa Valley. The estate comprises of a 500 tonne winery and two vineyards situated in the sub-regions of Bethany and Stonewell. Recent years have seen Turkey Flat Vineyards become one of the most awarded wineries in the country.

Within this role you will have the ability to affect change and make a difference to the outcome achieved. Turkey Flat Vineyards is a small team with a great workplace culture.

A competitive salary package will be negotiated based on the skills and experience of the successful candidate.

Job ID PAHR105. Applications close 4pm, Monday 1 February 2021.

This recruitment is being managed by Carlyn Sherriff and Colin Hinze, Pinion Advisory. Please call 1300 746 466 or hr@pinionadvisory.com to receive a job description.  All enquires will be handled in strictest confidence.

Pinion Advisory positions currently available

PAHR109 - Agribusiness Consultant - Grain Marketing

Are you an experienced consultant with an in-depth knowledge of the grain marketing and risk management industry who is looking for a rewarding career? Do you want to work with a team of motivated professionals, who enjoy coming to work and take pride in what they do? If you answered yes, then this position could be what you are looking for.

Pinion Advisory is a newly merged entity between Rural Directions, Macquarie Franklin and Sunraysia Environmental and we are seeking expressions of interest for an Agribusiness Consultant to join our Grain Marketing Team. This role is based in the south-east of Australia with a preference to work out of one of our existing offices.

Our Agribusiness Consultant is a key member of the team, providing expert advice to clients on business and strategic planning, benchmarking, business coaching, project management, feasibility studies and farm management. This position is also responsible for the development and implementation of client strategies through the Grain Marketing System including managing client position reports, analytical tools, grain brokerage, recording and activating client target price orders and harvest arbitrage.

Essential skills and experience

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline such as agribusiness, agricultural science, natural resource management, commerce or business management
  • Five years demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated experience in business development, strategic planning, project management and small business and farm management
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management and organisational skills
  • Experience in workshop and seminar presentations to farmer groups
  • Ability to identify client needs versus wants
  • Excellent communication and technical writing skills with the capacity to communicate effectively with clients from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and the ability to work autonomously
  • Current driver’s licence

Desirable Criteria

  • Financial Services Tier 1 (Derivatives)

To express your interest for this position, please provide your CV with two referees. In addition, outline in two pages or less:

  • Who you are and why you think you would be a good fit at Pinion Advisory
  • How you meet the essential skills and experience.

For more information about this position and Pinion Advisory, please request a copy of the Call for Expressions of Interest by emailing hroperations@pinionadvisory.com

Please quote job reference PAHR109 in all communications.

Closing date for submissions is Monday, 18 January.

PAHR110 - Water Resource Consultant - Goulburn Valley Region

Are you looking for a rewarding career as a Water Resource Consultant and want to work with a team of motivated professionals who take pride in what they do? If you answered yes, then this position could be what you are looking for.

Pinion Advisory is a newly merged entity between Macquarie Franklin, Rural Directions and Sunraysia Environmental and we are seeking expressions of interest for a Consultant to join our Water Resource Team in the Goulburn Valley region.

Our Water Resource Team provide clients with a range of projects and services to effectively and efficiently manage water resources and we have an opportunity for an individual with a strong engineering background (preferably tertiary level), with training in engineering (agricultural, civil or mechanical), agricultural or water science to join that team.

We are encouraging applications from a team player with excellent communication skills, who has an understanding of water supply systems and irrigation scheme design and assessment and enjoys finding practical solutions to complex problems.

Essential skills and experience

  • A tertiary qualification in agricultural, civil or mechanical engineering, agricultural or water science or ability to demonstrate equivalent technical knowledge
  • 1 to 5 years of relevant experience in a related field
  • Working knowledge and understanding of water conveyancing systems and/or irrigation systems and hydraulics
  • Experience in project management and stakeholder consultation
  • Good communication and technical writing skills with the capacity to communicate effectively with clients from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and the ability to work autonomously
  • Intermediate level computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite and AutoCAD
  • Current driver’s licence

To express your interest for this position, please provide your CV with details of two referees. In addition, outline in two pages or less:

  • Who you are and why you think you would be a good fit at Pinion Advisory
  • How you meet the essential skills and experience.

For more information about this position and Pinion Advisory, please request a copy of the Call for Expressions of Interest by emailing hroperations@pinionadvisory.com

Please quote job reference PAHR110 in all communications.

Closing date for submissions is Monday, 18 January.

PAHR111 - Consultant - Recycled Resource Management - Launceston

Are you a science professional with an interest in recycled resource management looking for a rewarding career? Do you want to work with a team of motivated professionals who enjoy working on a diverse range of projects and take pride in what they do? If you answered yes, then this position could be what you are looking for.

Pinion Advisory is a newly merged entity between Macquarie Franklin, Rural Directions and Sunraysia Environmental and we are seeking expressions of interest for a consultant to join our Recycled Resource Management Team out of our Launceston office.

Our Recycled Resource Management Team undertakes a range of projects related to management of recycled water, biosolids and other organic wastes. We also carry out a broad range of environmental monitoring services (including soil, groundwater, ecology), environmental compliance related activities and regulatory approvals projects. Field work is an essential part of this role and some travel will be required. 

We are encouraging applications from a team player with excellent communication skills and a background in environmental, agricultural or water science, or engineering who has an interest in developing practical solutions for complex problems.

Essential skills and experience

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline such as environmental science, agricultural science, or natural resource management.
  • One to five years of relevant experience in a related field
  • Ability to collect, analyse and interpret technical scientific data and develop recommendations
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management and organisational skills
  • Good communication and technical writing skills with the capacity to communicate effectively with clients from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and the ability to work autonomously
  • Current driver’s licence

To express your interest for this position, please provide your CV with details of two referees. In addition, outline in two pages or less:

  • Who you are and why you think you would be a good fit at Pinion Advisory
  • How you meet the essential skills and experience

For more information about this position and Pinion Advisory, please request a copy of the Call for Expressions of Interest by emailing hroperations@pinionadvisory.com

Please quote job reference PAHR11 in all communications.

Closing date for submissions is Monday, 18 January.