Board Members - Non-Executive Directors

Date listed: 15/5/2019
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Board Members - Non-Executive Directors

Sugar Research Australia Limited (SRA), Australia’s leading Sugar Industry Research Organisation, is seeking to appoint three Non-Executive Directors to join its board.

SRA is an industry-owned company which invests in and manages a portfolio of research, development and extension projects that drive productivity, profitability and sustainability for the Australian sugarcane industry.

SRA is governed by a skills-based board of seven directors, a majority of whom must be independent. The role of the board includes to approve strategic and operating plans, review the company’s performance against plans, and seek advice and recommendations from the SRA Research Funding Panel for contestable investment of the substantial SRA Research Funding Pool.

The board is required to have a balance of skills across a number of key selection criteria. For the current vacancies, the Director Selection Committee is particularly seeking directors with expertise and knowledge in:

• sugarcane growing
• sugarcane processing for any product
• national and international Research and Development, technology, technology transfer, commercialisation and adoption
• conservation and management of natural resources
• administration, prioritisation, oversight, monitoring of Research and Development
• finance and business management
• crop-based agriculture.

All SRA directors are expected to have a demonstrated capacity to contribute at board level including a sound understanding of governance.
Directors are remunerated by way of a fixed annual fee. Reasonable board-related expenses are met by the company. Directors will be appointed for a minimum term of two years and a maximum term of three years.

To register your interest, visit, click on “Position Search”, select role before clicking on “View Selected” and then “Apply Online”. For further details please contact Glee Mitchell by email or phone on 0417 065...
Applications close 5pm on Friday, 31 May 2019.

Job Type
CEO & General Management
Sub Sector
Board Appointments
Salary Type
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