SA drought hub node coordinator opportunity
There is an opportunity for an SA Drought Hub Node Coordinator to be part of the Industry & Regional Development Division within the Department of Primary Industries and Regions.
The primary purpose of the role is to support the outcomes of the SA Drought Hub by providing regional coordination of activities. The SA Drought Hub is a collaborative initiative led by The University of Adelaide as part of the Federal Government’s Drought Resilience Research and Adoption Program.
PIRSA is a major partner in the SA Drought Hub which works in partnership with a network of major SA regional grower groups, all three SA universities, local, state and federal government agencies, advocacy groups, indigenous programs, agribusinesses, industry RD&E partners and industry organisations. A total of 59 organisations and groups are aligned to the SA Drought Hub demonstrating the broad coverage of partners and willingness to engage in our shared collaborative vision.
The SA Drought Hub will have a core site at Roseworthy with five regional nodes at Minnipa, Port Augusta, Orroroo and Struan. The role of the Node Coordinator at each site includes liaison with a node Stakeholder Advisory Group and day-to-day interaction with partners, facilitation of the co-design of priority activities for the node and ensuring that activities are successfully delivered on-ground.
- Four part-time positions available, working 45 hours per fortnight
- Desirable Qualifications: Tertiary qualification in agriculture sciences and business management relevant to agriculture sector
- Knowledge of the pastoral, low, medium or high rainfall farming communities of SA with a background in agriculture
- Possession of a current driver’s licence and willingness to drive
- Out of hours work and regional travel is required
- Interstate travel may be required
- You acknowledge your work, health and safety obligations and our expectations.