First listed on: 17 October 2018

MNF Science Technology Coordinator

  • The Marine National Facility is growing!
  • Contribute your expertise to the planning and delivery of scientific missions.
  • Join CSIRO - Australia's premier scientific research organisation.

The position

CSIRO’s Marine National Facility (MNF) seeks to appoint an experienced and motivated Science Technology Coordinator to manage the MNF’s broad suite of scientific equipment and capability and be the primary liaison with the six Engineering and Technology Program teams. As the Science Technology Coordinator, you will work positively and collaboratively across multiple internal and external stakeholders, contributing to the planning and delivery of scientific missions by ensuring the effective and efficient deployment of scientific equipment and the required technical support. In this role you will also oversee the development and implementation of a long-term strategic science capability plan for MNF with input from internal stakeholders, the established governance committees and the broader scientific community.

The role will involve some travel and there may be opportunity to go to sea as part of providing support more broadly in the MNF

For more information about this exciting role view the full position description.

Location:           Hobart, TAS
Salary:               $97K - $105K plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:              Indefinite
Job reference: 58902

To be successful you will need:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or extensive demonstrated experience in the science, engineering and technology sector.
  • A willingness to travel in order to provide operational support in domestic or foreign ports. 
  • The ability to obtain a Maritime Security Identification Card.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in:
    -  Managing research assets and facilities and coordination of complex logistics to prioritise multiple tasks and deadlines.
    -  Developing and maintaining constructive relationships with stakeholders, customers and work teams, and proactively collaborating, consulting, and sharing resources with colleagues within your own team to accomplish objectives. 
    -  Experience in risk assessment and health and safety principles.
    -  Managing complex projects in a dynamic team environment, meeting tight timeframes and managing competing priorities.
    -  Communicating with influence and clarity on technical and specialist matters related to research assets.  
    -  Contract management practices and procurement of assets, including the development of requirements for approaches to market and evaluation of responses.

Before you apply please view the full position details and selection criteria here:  Position description

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
We imagine. We collaborate. We innovate. At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day. We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today – for our customers, all Australians and the world. We do this by using science and technology to solve real issues. Diversity is the compass that navigates our innovation. We provide an inclusive workplace that respects, values and actively pursues the benefits of a diverse workforce.

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you.   Find out more here!  Balance

We’re working hard to recruit diverse people and ensure all our people feel supported to do their best work and empowered to let their ideas flourish.

About Business Unit: The Marine National Facility operates Australia’s only blue-water research vessel dedicated to marine research throughout Australia’s vast ocean territories.

How to apply:  If you wish to apply for this position, please upload 1 document only containing your cover letter and CV/resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role as defined in the position description document.   

Applications close:  11:59pm AEDT, 15 Nov. 2018

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