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Job no: 0031256
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville

Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Salary: $115,726 – $120,404 9.5% superannuation (Full time, Fixed term position until 31 Dec 2018)

Stem Cells Australia (SCA) is a $21m Special Research Initiative funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC). Led by Professor Melissa Little, the initiative links Australia’s experts in stem cell biology, regenerative medicine, bioengineering, nanotechnology, advanced molecular analysis and clinical research with the aim of exploring the fundamental mechanisms in stem cell regulation and differentiation, and the translation of this knowledge into therapeutic applications.

With a recent change of leadership, SCA is seeking a highly experienced Strategic Operations Manager to help SCA position itself for the future in stem cell research nationally. This will require scoping of SCA and external stem cell research activities, and the identification of transformative programs in health, industry and education.

As the most senior professional staff member in SCA, the Strategic Operations Manager will provide administrative leadership to the initiative, and ensure SCA’s resources and operations are managed strategically across the eight collaborating institutions. They will work closely with the Program Leader, Deputy Program Leader and Policy and Outreach Manager to devise and enable strategies for the development, growth and achievement of the initiative’s goals. The incumbent will have substantial experience in business and financial planning, and will be required to develop and foster relationships with a range of stakeholders such as international advisory committees, research theme leaders and the Australian Biotech industry.

Close date: 4 Sep 2017

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