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Organisation : Burnet Institute

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time, Contract/Temporary

Sector : Health – General, Humanitarian, Overseas Aid & Development, Research / Medical Research

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $95,000-$111,000 (approx)

Application closing date : 22 Jan, 2021

About the role

An exciting opportunity is now available for a talented Business Manager to join Burnet’s Tuberculosis Elimination and Implementation Science and Health team. In this role you will support the working group heads and work closely with the activity leads, program managers and Strategic Funding and Partnerships staff to ensure the effective implementation of the group’s activities and strategy including active engagement in business development. 

You will be responsible for mentoring project managers, initiating and implementing business processes and system improvements, risk management, quality assurance, contract management and financial management of the suite of TB activities. You will also manage contracted activities/projects as required.

This position is full time, for an initial 12 month period with the possibility of extension.

Refer to the attached position description for a full list of key responsibilities.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Burnet Institute

Burnet Institute is a leading Australian, unaligned, not-for-profit, organisation that uniquely links medical research with practical action to achieve better health for disadvantaged communities and help solve devastating global health problems.

Burnet Institute brings together a highly diverse skill base, with more than 400 staff and students working across cutting-edge research and projects to address some of the most relevant global health issues. Institute-wide interdisciplinary health programs Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health, Disease Elimination, Behaviours and Health Risks, and Health Security, are at the heart of our daily decision making. Harnessing our international and local field presence, our laboratories, and our mixed development and research cultures drives a greater focus on the most relevant health issues and achieves a greater impact as a result.

Whilst our headquarters is in Melbourne, Australia, we also have offices in Papua New Guinea and Myanmar, and are actively involved in research and public health programs throughout Australia, the Asia-Pacific region and Africa. Burnet is the only unaligned organisation in Australia that has dual accreditation with both the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).


Bring your whole self to work

At Burnet, we foster a diverse and inclusive culture. We want our people to feel like they belong and are free to be themselves at work. We have an active Gender Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (GEDI) Council that works to promote and improve gender equity, diversity and inclusion across the Institute, by developing and implementing strategies informed by both national and international best practice and staff input. Burnet is also participating in the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Pilot of the Athena SWAN Charter.

How to apply

Position Description : TB WG Business Manager PD

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Business Manager, TB Elimination via Pro Bono Australia.


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