Technical Manager of the Microbiology and Parasitology Laboratory, NSW Department of Primary Industry, Sydney South West & M5 Corridor, Sydney New South Wales

Applications close on Monday 4 June 2018 @ 5:00 pm.

Work type: Full time

Location: Sydney, South West & M5 Corridor

Categories: Government & Defence Government РState

About the company:

NSW Department of Primary Industry (NSW DPI) is a division within the NSW Department of Industry and is focused on delivering integrated, innovative programs and projects that grow and sustain not only our primary industries sector but also communities and economies across the state.

The Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute (EMAI) is NSW DPI’s Centre of Excellence for Plant and Animal Health. It is NSW’s premier quarantine and biosecurity facility with critical infrastructure and world recognised research scientists.

About the role:

As Technical Manager of the Microbiology and Parasitology Laboratory, you will be responsible for overseeing the day to day diagnostic and research functions (including coordinating sample receivals and equipment maintenance and repair) of a laboratory located within NSW’s premier quarantine and biosecurity facility, housing world recognised research scientists.

A leader with excellent communication skills, you will combine your technical knowledge and know-how with a knack for managing people. You will ensure staff are kept aware of their responsibilities, as well as collaboratively coordinating their internal movements making sure the needs of the section as a whole are being met at all times. You will also be adept at developing and maintaining professional relationships both internally and external to the organisation.

Being a problem solver and decision maker, you can deal with competing priorities, weighing up situations as they arise and acting with authority to make unbiased decisions within a high volume, high-pressure working environment. A stickler for detail with outstanding organisational skills, you will promote and maintain a safe working culture and good laboratory practices ensuring continued compliance with the laboratory accreditation systems

Position requirements:

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with both a scientific background in animal health and technical management experience, who has an understanding of the day to day runnings of a busy laboratory environment. To apply please attach a current resume (of no more than five pages) plus a one-page cover letter which demonstrates how your previous experience would be relevant to managing technical staff and operations within a Microbiology and Parasitology laboratory.

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