Chief Executive (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Australian Grape and Wine Incorporated (

  Adelaide, South Australia

Australian Grape and Wine Incorporated (AGW) is the peak advocacy body of grape and wine producers.  It leads and advocates public policy positions to improve the profitability and sustainability of the sector and enhances the ability to responsibly produce, promote and enjoy Australian wine in moderation.  AGW is recognised by the Wine Australia Act 2013 as the representative organisation of wine and grape producers.  

The current incumbent will be retiring from the role later in 2022 creating an opportunity for a consummate and proven executive leader to take on this important position.

Reporting to and working closely with the Chair and national Board, the appointee will take carriage of both the formulation and implementation of strategy for AGW.   

Strong exposure to the wine and grape industry will naturally be a definite advantage but applications are nonetheless welcomed from experienced professionals who can clearly demonstrate highly applicable experience.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified senior executives with demonstrated experience in advocating for and leading transformational industry policy, change and strategy.  High levels of commercial and political acumen, complemented by exceptional leadership, communication, negotiation and stakeholder management are all essential qualities sought, as is the vision, warmth, empathy, good humour, integrity and credibility necessary to inspire others to follow.

This position will suit an accomplished individual keen to play a critical leadership role in a pivotal period for the Australian wine and grape sector. 

How To Apply

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Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed at Hender Consulting.

For a confidential discussion, please call Hender Consulting on (08) 8100 8827.

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