Project Manager in Human Genome Informatics

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • May 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job no: 0059500
Location: Melbourne, Brisbane or Sydney
Role type: Full-time; Fixed term for 12 months, with the possibility for extension
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences
Department/School: Australian BioCommons, hosted at Melbourne Bioinformatics
Salary: UOM 8 – $115,137 - $124,622 p.a. plus 17% super

About the Role
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced project manager to support delivery of significant initiatives in human genomics data sharing and analytics. The successful candidate will work with a diverse range of partners and stakeholders, including some of Australia's leading biomedical research institutions, to establish national digital infrastructure for human genome data warehousing, sharing, and analysis that adheres to global best practice standards. This is a unique and exciting role that offers the potential for personal and professional development within a dynamic and collaborative team culture.

Your responsibilities will include:

Who We Are Looking For
An enthusiastic team member with demonstrated significant experience in managing multiple service delivery projects, strong interpersonal skills,excellent communication skills, and the ability to develop strong relationships with diverse stakeholders. You will be motivated by the opportunity to lead significant new and ongoing initiatives in human genome informatics and support the development of national digital infrastructure for human genome data warehousing, sharing, and analysis.

You will also have:

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – "Australian BioCommons"
The Australian BioCommons is a $20M NCRIS-funded research infrastructure program with a mission to provide sophisticated analysis capabilities and digital infrastructure at national scale to life science researchers. The Australian BioCommons is hosted by Melbourne Bioinformatics, The University of Melbourne.

What We Offer You!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

About the University of Melbourne
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Be Yourself
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community. For more information, please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

We encourage and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected].

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
We recognise that reconciliation is central to our purpose. For more information, please visit our Reconciliation page.

Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

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