General Manager – Operations

Job title: General Manager – Operations

Company: Rimfire Resources

Job description: Aurora Dairies is committed to a long-term investment in the Australian Dairy Industry, operating a portfolio of 55 dairy farms; 48 across south-eastern Australia, as well as 7 in New Zealand.Aurora relies on local expertise to operate and improve the productivity of its dairy farms by employing and developing great people, investing in technology, farm development strategies, and supporting infrastructure. Aurora’s operating culture prioritises the health and safety of its employees – inclusive of a strong work-life balance, animal welfare and seeks to positively contribute to the environment and communities in which they operate.The Role
Due to recent and projected future growth, Aurora Dairies now have a newly created role as General Manager – Operations based in their Melbourne head office.Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this role will lead the ongoing implementation of the operating and business strategy by supporting their Regional Operations Managers and Farm Managers in executing plans and will work collaboratively with the operational, commercial and financial teams of the business.You will focus on a number of key areas, including a priority focus on Health, Safety and Environment to ensure the ongoing promotion and execution of a positive safety culture. In addition, you will provide operational leadership and management to continue to drive plans at farm level to deliver ongoing value for investors as well as oversee capital management including annual budget planning and capex assessments, and assisting with future property acquisitions which align with portfolio strategy and target investment regions.The Person
To be successful in this senior leadership position, you will possess the following experience, skills and key attributes:

  • Proven senior leadership managing a production enterprise across multiple locations, ideally with exposure to the dairy industry.
  • A natural people leader, with experience managing broad teams across different geographic regions and an ability to relate to team members at all levels.
  • Highly developed communication skills (both written and verbal) with the ability to engage people from the board room through to farm gate.
  • Highly developed influencing, coaching and negotiating skills with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships and gain confidence and support of stakeholders.
  • The ability to demonstrate a strategic perspective and link organisation objectives to tangible activities, projects and outcomes.

In return, you will be joining a business that fosters both company and personal growth and development, a package of employee assistance and wellbeing initiatives and a highly competitive salary including performance incentives. This role will require regular travel to regional areas and internationally to NZ operations.If you are interested in discussing this outstanding opportunity to join this innovate and industry leading agribusiness as their General Manager Operations, please contact Ryan Hoiberg on 1300 380 701 for a confidential conversation, or applications via this jobInterested in this job?Save JobCreate as alertCreate As AlertConsultant Name: Social AccountsLatest JobsSCHEMA MARKUP ( This text will only show on the editor. )Rimfire are leaders in agribusiness and natural resources recruitment, HR and benchmarking solutions across Australia and New Zealand.Site Configuration::: Edit Site Configuration Preview Upload Dialog Preview Loading Dialog Preview Alert Dialog Preview Toast Message

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Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Fri, 31 May 2024 03:08:33 GMT

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