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Business Development Officer - NTCA

The Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association (NTCA) is seeking applications for the position of Business Development Officer, based in Darwin, for an immediate start.

NTCA is one of Australia's foremost industry representative bodies with a respected and effective leadership role in the Australian cattle industry.

Reporting to the CEO, you will be expected to work collaboratively with individual businesses and industry organisations to facilitate business improvement programs and government funding initiatives across the cattle, farming and seafood industries.  

You will be a strong communicator and enabler with a demonstrated knowledge of business development and commercial practices within the agribusiness sector, with a high level of understanding of NT primary industries and Indigenous culture.


1. Demonstrated knowledge of business development and commercial practices within the agribusiness sector.  This includes skills in interpreting financial documentation with the ability to provide detailed advice on performance and position.

2. Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively across government and industry.  This includes maximising the involvement and investment of related programs and initiatives to deliver outcomes to the client base.

3. Demonstrated ability to develop strong working relationships with the business community showing a high level of understanding and regard to differing backgrounds, culture and regional issues; providing flexible and responsive services.

4. High level written and oral communication skills, including presentation and negotiation skills, to suit a wide range of audiences together with a strong ability in research, analysis, report writing and project management.

5. Proven leadership ability to work autonomously and within teams to achieve practical, innovative solutions with the ability to prioritise work to meet deadlines.

6. High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

7. Understanding of NT primary industries and Indigenous culture.

8. Ability to travel to remote areas within Australia for extended periods (2-3 weeks).

9. Demonstrated ability with a range of computing software and an understanding of current business technology.

10. Current NT ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence.

For a copy of the position description or if you have any questions contact the Office Manager on 08 8981 5976 or

Applications addressing the selection criteria close 17/8/18

Interested in a career in the NT pastoral industry?

The NTCA are contacted all the time by people looking for a job on an NT cattle station. There are a number of resources that we direct these people to:

Pastoral Companies:

Australian Agricultural Company
Consolidated Pastoral Company
Heytesbury Beef
The North Australia Pastoral Company (NAPCO)
S. Kidman & Co

Recruiters/Other Online Resources:

Jobs Central (Beef Central)

Anna Brown Recruitment
Ag Workforce
Bush Recruitment

Happy job hunting!



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