The Lucas Group has partnered with the Maranoa Regional Council to search for a “hands-on” General Manager for the Roma Saleyards. The Roma Saleyards is the largest complex in the Southern Hemisphere, selling over 275,000 head of cattle per annum.

This is an executive leadership position within the Council, which contributes to strategic and corporate planning.

As a member of the Council’s Executive Leadership Team, the General Manager will be responsible for the commercial viability of the saleyard operations. The successful applicant will exercise sound decision-making, provide leadership to the saleyard team, strengthen stakeholder relationships, and assist with budgetary management.

This role will require resilience to adapt to a changing environment and effectively adjust priorities in accordance with economic, regulatory, and social changes. A hands-on approach, substantial and diverse agricultural industry experience, and highly developed interpersonal skills are essential. As part of this role, you will also be responsible for developing and implementing financial plans, asset management strategies, and annual budgets.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Current C (Car) Class Driver Licence
  • Tertiary qualification in Business or Agribusiness (or extensive experience in a related industry sector)
  • Evidence of Q Fever Vaccination (or ability to obtain prior to commencement)

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The Maranoa region is located in southwest Queensland and is widely known as the "gateway to the outback". The region maintains a proud and productive agricultural industry, which has been complimented by industrial expansion in the energy and tourism sectors.
The Maranoa Regional Council are committed to making a positive difference in their community. In addition to providing an encouraging and positive environment, the council provides 5 weeks of annual leave, monthly RDOs, and salary sacrifice opportunities.

Apply Now or, for more information or a confidential discussion, please call Geoff Lucas on (08) 8201 9999. Reference number GL4289

Maranoa Regional Council is committed to providing EEO and embracing diversity. They are an inclusive workforce, which reflects the unique region, community, and customers served. Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.

Applicants must have full rights to work in Australia, sponsorship is not available for this role.

Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Roma QLD