General Manager

Job No: ELDERS242420
Location: Sunfam Bundaberg, QLD

  • Competitive salary and incentive program with a coastal lifestyle
  • Senior leadership role in a significant regional business with corporate support
  • High level of autonomy to impact the growth and structure of the business
  • Substantial pipeline of work scheduled for next 12-24 months
  • Diverse role including several locations and market segments
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse group of people, highly experienced in their field of operation

Nurture. Grow. Thrive.

Accepting a role with Elders means you will be joining a team ready to support and grow your career. Be part of a culture that has been in the making for more than 180 years, a culture so strong it is almost tangible. Much like the farmers and communities we work with, you will experience, passion, dedication and resilience across all parts of the business. With such an iconic, essential business in the Australian landscape we are confident that you too will be proud to grow your career at Elders and wear the pink shirt.

About the role

We are looking for a General Manager to join the growing team in Bundaberg on a permanent, full-time basis.

As a General Manager, you will be responsible for sales performance and driving growth and efficiency outcomes with the business. This is a senior leadership role where you will be entrusted to manage all aspects of operations including oversight of a number of Branches within the area of operation. Your leadership skills will allow you to influence branch leaders and staff, empowering them to grow with the support of an experienced network. 


As a General Manager you will enjoy a day including:

  • Branch Manager (x3) reporting lines and day to day direction
  • Drive financial performance
  • Assist in strategy development and implementation
  • Staff Management including identifying opportunities for growth and personal development and recruitment.
  • Inventory Management
  • Internal Communication co-ordination
  • Work with current management through succession planning

About you

To excel at Elders, you:

  • Are an experienced leader with an in-depth knowledge of the agricultural industry including product, sales and project management
  • Have a sound understanding of manufacturing concepts
  • Can effectively lead and motivate a team, made up of various individuals, toward the achievement of annual sales and earnings targets
  • Are comfortable and thrive in a collaborative and agile working environment
  • Are resourceful, forward thinking and passionate about effecting real change for both your clients and your community
  • Understand that people are our most important asset
  • Understand that a high level of customer service and cultivating relationships with clients is essential to success
  • Have proven capabilities in the management of operations, people and sales and strong negotiation skills

About Elders

Elders is proud to be the last Australian-listed major agribusiness. The most trusted agribusiness brand in Australia. We’re part of the landscape, part of the local communities, part of Australia’s history and we are entrenched in Australian agriculture.

The brand is more than a company, more than a logo - it’s part of Australia. And, with an authentic drive to create a sustainable future for farming and the farmers of Australia, Elders is... for Australian agriculture.

We are now looking for the next generation to be part of something big and drive the future of Elders.

If you are ready to grow your career with Elders, please click on 'Apply' today.

For more information call Jamie Brogan, GM QLD/NT on 0400 800 970 or visit our careers page.

Please note, applications may be shortlisted as they are received.

At Elders, we strive to create a safe environment where everyone can thrive. We aspire to do this by recognising talent, promoting inclusion and celebrating diversity. No matter how you identify, we encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply for roles at Elders.

We will accept applications from all people with the right to live and work in Australia


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