Since 1990

Expert guidance and implementation

The success of any business comes down to a blend of experience and expertise that isn’t always readily available.
We can instantly provide your agribusiness with appropriate resources when and where you need them.


Our experienced consultants will work closely with you and apply industry insight and a rigorous process to ensure we find the right senior, executive or highly specialised candidate to fit your agribusiness needs.

We can assist you in all areas of HR from recruitment, workforce planning, performance management, bespoke HR policies and procedures, attraction and retention strategies, to termination and redundancy.

Competition for talent across the agribusiness supply chain is fierce. Access our industry insight and extensive networks to find the right technical and cultural fit for your business’ needs.

We can conduct salary surveys in specific industry sectors and geographical areas to determine salaries and remuneration packages so you can best attract and retain key staff.  Use our industry insight, extensive networks and research capabilities to ensure you’re remunerating your team appropriately.

Performance appraisals can be an effective tool for informing employees about the quality of their work and for identifying areas for improvement.  Yet handled poorly they can create a negative and intimidating experience. Talk to one of our consultants to discuss a range of possible solutions.

As an employer you must provide a safe and healthy workplace for your workers, contractors and visitors to your workplace under Australian law.  Our consultants can evaluate if you’re meeting your obligations and assist with the creation of safe work statements, procedures, instructions & policies.

search and recruitment

We tailor our response to your needs

CONSULT
Collaborate with you to define and document a position description and candidate profile.
PROMOTE
Compile advertising copy and engage our networks to promote the role locally and internationally.
SEARCH
We’ll conduct an industry search to find the most suitably qualified and experienced candidate.
INTERVIEW
Conduct initial interviews to validate candidate resumes and backgrounds and provide review.

Building stronger businesses

Our experience arises from working with and consulting to corporate agriculture, family farms, government, industry bodies and mining companies for more than 30 years.


We aim to provide consistent and clear information across our communication channels and will focus on helping you find solutions to your business needs.

We aim to tailor our response to your needs. Our staff have extensive experience within agricultural industries and will take every step to provide solutions.

We have systems in place to ensure that we protect your confidential information and handle all information in accordance with the Privacy Act, 1988.

We are open and transparent about our recruitment and consulting processes.  We will give you access to your client information should you request it.

We have worked hard to build a reputation for quality and specialised service. Our business dealings with you will be conducted with integrity and honesty.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or martial status.

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Client FAQs

The intricacies in agribusiness and allied industries vary across the supply chain, for clarity on how our team of consultants can help you manage and grow your enterprise please contact us today.


Do you have many people on your books?

With a powerful database of over 26,000 people and extensive networks regionally and globally, The Lucas Group can access skilled professionals to meet your business needs.

Will you write the job ad and position description?

We can develop documents that will detail the role and sell the opportunity after gaining an understanding and insight into your company’s culture, goals and growth plans.

What kind of support will be offered to me as a client?

We will be actively involved and engaged with you throughout the recruitment process. We will provide advice and guidance when needed to ensure there is a good “fit” between company and candidate. The Lucas Group will design a Position Description and Position Profile for the role to help identify the key requirements candidates need to possess to be successful and suitable for the role. We can be actively involved on site on the client’s premises to conduct or facilitate the interviews and selection process for the final stage of interviews. The Lucas Group will assist with remuneration negotiation and finalising the employment contract if required. We will also be actively involved with the review process throughout the probationary period.

Is personality and psychometric assessment possible?

We believe this is an effective tool in any recruitment process. We can incorporate this into your project and you will be able to develop the test to suit your business.

Talk to us how we can source the best suited candidate for your team.

What is involved in your reference checking?

Relevant background checking of a candidate’s employment history will include a summarised written report from someone the candidate has reported directly to and can validate their skills and experience. The duties and responsibilties of role and the company culture will be explained to the referee and used to determine their suitability for the role. We will also explore areas of what is the best work environment for the candidate to work in, strength and weaknesses and their management/leadership style when applicable.

What happens if the person doesn’t work out?

The Lucas Group stand’s by our rigorous and standardized recruitment process. We guarantee each candidate and will replace them at no further cost to your business.

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