News: Recruitment for CEO, January 2017

The Crawford Fund’s Chief Executive, Denis Blight, has announced his intention to retire and we are now recruiting for a permanent part-time Chief Executive Officer.

The selection committee, chaired by board member Dr Terry Enright, has approved the announcement here—the closing date for applications is 27 January.

The Chief Executive runs a small, dedicated team of staff and manages a State and Territory network of committees, each with a coordinator and eminent volunteers who manage our State-based training activities.

The CEO is responsible to the Board of Directors for the daily running of the organisation; overseeing its broad range of public awareness, fundraising, policy and training activities; liaising with stakeholders; and enhancing the understanding of and support for international agricultural research.CRAWFORD-LOGO-BLUE-2010-170

More information on the position, the remuneration package and other details can be requested from the chair of the nominating committee and board member, Terry Enright, by contacting him on 0427 958 015, or via email through: crawford@crawfordfund.org. A package of materials can be provided on request.