Full time, Camperdown (Sydney)

Melanoma Institute Australia (MIA) is an independent, non-profit organisation with its head office located near North Sydney. We are the world’s largest treatment and research centre with a single focus on melanoma, and our mission is to reach zero deaths from melanoma this decade.

Our Melanoma Translational Research Group (MTRG) is an academic research laboratory based at the University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus. The team includes scientists and clinician researchers, who aim to develop better diagnostic tests and treatments to cure melanoma patients. The MTRG is highly successful and is well established, with over 25 staff members making important discoveries and publish articles on a regular basis.

MIA is seeking a Laboratory Operations Manager to support the team in their endeavor to continue life-saving research. This role will be based at the University of Sydney, within the Charles Perkins Centre, at Camperdown.

The Key responsibilities of this role are:

• Research project tracking

• Assist with research and grant applications

• Coordination of research meetings

• Manage effective quality systems

• Coordinate laboratory equipment maintenance schedules and supplies

• Coordinate laboratory and office space requirements

• Onboarding of new staff and students

• Ensure effective team communication and organisation

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

• Excellent organisation skills

• Excellent verbal and writing skills

• Ability to multitask

• Experience with project tracking and related software

• Experience working in a research or clinical laboratory

• Experience in laboratory administration and operations

• Competent in excel, powerpoint, word and outlook

• Procurement or financial experience

If you have the right experience for this role, please provide a covering letter with your resume, addressing your experience in relation to the key responsibilities.

This role attracts the option to salary sacrifice $15,900 of your income as a tax-free component working for a not-for-profit organisation. We would consider a salary of up $120,000 base per annum, plus 10% superannuation for the successful candidate with the skills and experience MIA are looking for. Flexible working arrangements can be negotiated for the right candidate.

This is a unique opportunity to join a globally recognised research institute. You will also find immense satisfaction in joining a team which is making a very real difference to thousands of Australians, now and in the future.

As this role is based in a medical facility, applicants will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only applicants with full working rights within Australia should apply. Only successful applicants will be contacted. Please no recruitment agencies.

Role may be open until 27 May 2022 unless a suitable candidate is found beforehand.

Please send your resume and cover letter using the link below.

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