Who we are
Rural Business Support strives to source and retain quality staff, and is committed to ensuring their skills continue to develop.
About Rural Business Support
Rural Business Support (RBS) has come a long way since its inception in 2006 to become a leading provider of agribusiness services and independent support for farmers and rural-related business owners. While agriculture continues to be a challenging and complex industry in which to work, we continue to find innovative ways to help our clients become more competitive and profitable. Our programs and services are developed to inspire farmers and small business owners in rural areas to make informed decisions and take action to improve their financial position.
Rural Business Support currently has the following vacancies:
RBS Board Vacancies
Do you have significant experience in Primary Production, Agribusiness and a GAICD qualification?
Rural Business Support (RBS) is seeking to appoint two Non-Executive Directors to its skills-based Board, one of whom has the necessary skills and experience to chair the Board.
RBS is a not-for-profit organisation with its head office in Magill, Adelaide, and 11 regional offices across South Australia and the Northern Territory. The organisation’s services and programs are developed to inspire farmers, small business owners and landowners in rural areas to take action to improve their financial position.
The ideal candidates will have significant governance and leadership experience in directing organisations with diverse stakeholders. Above all else, they will be influential leaders, consensus builders and wise executive mentors.
All candidates should be appropriately recognised by the Australian Institute of Company Directors or equivalent. Applicants with significant experience in primary production or agribusiness are strongly encouraged to apply. Strong connections and proven knowledge of regional South Australia and/or Northern Territory are also desirable.
The appointment is for a three-year term, subject to government funding. Board members are remunerated, and reasonable expenses and travel costs will be reimbursed.
Applications addressing the selection criteria should be marked attention to
Board Secretary, Christina Garden and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews for short listed candidates will be conducted in Adelaide or via videoconferencing.
Applications close at midnight on Tuesday, 16 August 2022