Biocloud Project Manager - Australian Biocommons

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Mar 28, 2024

Job Description:

Job no: 0062048
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Services
Department/School: Australian BioCommons
UOM 8 – $115,137 – $124,622 p.a. plus 17% super

About the Role
The BioCloud Project Manager role at the Australian BioCommons offers a unique opportunity to deliver strategic initiatives in life sciences research, collaborating with diverse partner organisations and research communities. You'll oversee project timelines, budgets, and resources across multiple BioCloud projects, driving innovation in cloud computing, data warehousing, and bioinformatics analysis. With a focus on building strong relationships and achieving impactful outcomes, this position contributes to advancing research in genomics and bioinformatics, ultimately benefiting the health of Australians and environmental conservation efforts.

Your responsibilities will include:

Who We Are Looking For
You will be an ideal candidate if you possess significant experience in managing multiple service delivery projects concurrently, along with a proven track record of designing, costing, and delivering projects on time and within budget. Your ability to work effectively with distributed teams, coupled with strong interpersonal management skills and advanced communication abilities, demonstrates your capacity to handle diverse situations with initiative, sensitivity, and tact while building strong relationships with stakeholders.

You will also have:

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 Project, backed by over $60M in NCRIS funding (2023-2028), is reshaping life science research nationwide. It provides state-of-the-art bioinformatics and bioscience data infrastructure, aligning with global standards to support cutting-edge research. Offering access to advanced analysis tools and robust data management solutions, BioCommons ensures researchers can achieve excellence in environmental, agricultural, and biomedical studies. Through comprehensive training, it accelerates the adoption of innovative research methods, driving forward scientific breakthroughs.

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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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
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Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

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If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Walid Abdullatif via email at, ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

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