First listed on: 23 June 2020

MNF Voyage Delivery Coordinator 

The Opportunity
  • Are you highly organised and process driven with an eye for quality control?
  • Do you have superior communication and collaboration skills?
  • Add value with your sea going experiences to CSIRO's Marine National Facility.
CSIRO’s National Collections & Marine Infrastructure is seeking to appoint a Voyage Delivery Coordinator (VDC) to work on their Marine National Facility (MNF) team.
The Marine National Facility (MNF) provides a keystone element of the nation’s research infrastructure by providing the only blue-water research capability available to Australian marine researchers and their international collaborators for work in Australia’s vast marine estate. As the successful candidate, you will work as part of the Ships Management Group in the Operations Team to manage multi-disciplinary blue-water research voyages on the RV Investigator. You will have a hand in the planning and delivery of research voyages.
Your duties will include:
  • Managing a team of Voyage Operations Managers (VOM) and their voyage planning and execution activities.
  • Developing and implementing training programs for VOMs to ensure professional and consistent service delivery.
  • Maintaining a trained and approved Voyage Managers Pool, ensuring high quality voyage management services under an increased time-at-sea scenario.
  • Developing and implementing a quality assurance quality control program for voyage planning processes and execution of voyage planning activities.

Location:  Hobart TAS
Salary:  AU$98k – AU$106k plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:  Indefinite
Reference:  67642

To be considered you will need:
  • Experience and knowledge of the conduct of marine research and working on marine research vessels.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a dynamic team environment and influence and lead a team to effectively to safely deliver successful outcomes necessary to support research voyages;
  • Implementation of effective training framework for personnel to ensure their continued development.

For full details about this role please review the Position Description


Appointment to this role will be subject to the following requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be required to obtain a Maritime Security Identification Card.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undertake and pass a voyage medical.
  • The successful candidate will be required to complete sea survival and safety training
  • The successful candidate will need to have the willingness and demonstrated ability to travel extensively and go to sea in order to provide operational support in domestic or foreign ports and voyages.
Flexible Working Arrangements

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How to Apply

Please apply on-line and provide a cover letter and CV that best demonstrate your motivation and ability to meet the requirements of this role.

Applications Close

Tuesday 07 July 2020, 11:00 pm AEST

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