Queensland Sugar Limited Graduate Program 2025 – Agribusiness

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QSL Graduate Program

Queensland Sugar Limited (QSL) is on the hunt for graduates looking for a challenging role which not only builds their skills, but makes a real difference to the industry we serve.

As a leader in the commodity marketing space, QSL's graduate program is uniquely designed to challenge and educate you on end-to-end raw sugar supply chain processes, offering a diverse range of opportunities within the QSL Marketing, Corporate Services and Operations divisions. Each development pathway is tailored to provide excellent learning and growth opportunities to build your confidence and experience from the outset of your career.

How it Works:

Over a period of 18-24 months, our graduate program offers a rotation through various sectors of the business. This holistic approach empowers graduates with a comprehensive understanding of the QSL business and the industry we serve.
The tailored program could see you working in the following business areas:

  • Industry services
  • QSL Direct
  • Marketing & Risk
  • Corporate Services
  • Operations & Logistics

The 2025 graduate will have the opportunity to experience an extended rotation in our Mackay Grower Services team, where you’ll get to live and work in one of Queensland‘s largest sugarcane-growing regions and develop your skills to be the first point of contact for grower engagement and communication. 

Why Choose the QSL Graduate Program?

The QSL graduate program offers the unique advantage of shaping your career from day one, empowering you to actively design your professional journey by gaining exposure to diverse roles and challenges. Joining a broad and dynamic team, you'll hit the ground running and be involved in workshopping ideas, shaping new products and services, and delivering industry-best customer service. 

Who We're Looking For:

  • You are in your final year of tertiary studies in a related field
  • You have a passion for driving positive change within Australian agriculture
  • You have a strong desire to learn and are solutions orientated
  • You have excellent communication and attention to detail skills
  • You work well in a team 
  • You have a willingness to relocate to Mackay

More Information:

Grower Services

Based in the tropical city of Mackay, you’ll help our local Grower Services team to strengthen QSL’s market share and promote the Queensland sugar industry’s growth. Customer service will be front of mind in this rotation as you engage with our broad grower and miller relations, with communication and relationship building skillsets being the focus of your development.

QSL Direct

The QSL Direct team provides hands-on technical support to our grower client base through our unique customer relationship management system to enhance the grower experience. You’ll work with the team to enhance the grower experience and may also progress to additional responsibilities such as preparing legal documentation and processing grower payments.

Marketing and Risk

As a member of the marketing and Risk Team, you will have the opportunity to assist in the trading and hedging of our billion-dollar foreign exchange and commodity futures risk trade book as well as our physical sales and global trade flow mapping. You will gain exposure to platforms such as Bloomberg and the Intercontinental Exchanges as well as form strong business connections with our associated financial counterparties and international customers.

Corporate Services

With opportunities available in many areas of the Corporate Services division, you could be analysing QSL's risk and compliance, assisting with legal work, learning derivative accounting or completing strategic projects such as sustainability reporting. The professional skills acquired in the Corporate Services will set you up to grow a successful career.

Operations and Logistics

Contribute to the management of bulk commodity storage and handling as you learn through working on quality and receival management, and freight and logistics of the sugar supply chain. Whilst predominately based in the Brisbane office, there may be opportunities to assist with loading and quality management at ship loadings at the bulk sugar terminals throughout Queensland. 

How to apply:

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter through this ad, or check our website www.qsl.com.au for more details and direct any enquires to [email protected]

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Agriculture, Business and Commerce, Marketing and
  • Work rights:
    Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident,
  • Locations:
    Brisbane, Mackay
  • Closing Date:16th May 2024, 1:59 pm


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