Facility Manager — Australian National Fabrication Facility Queensland Node

Based at The University of Queensland, St Lucia. The ANFF is seeking an outstanding Facility Manager to provide strategic and operational management of the ANFF Queensland Node.

The Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF) was established in 2007 under the Australian Government’s National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS). ANFF links CSIRO and 19 universities to provide researchers and industry with access to state-of-the-art micro and nano fabrication facilities. The investment now exceeds $300 million and employs 112 FTE staff, across the eight nodes of ANFF.

Each facility offers a specific area of expertise including advanced materials, nanoelectronics & photonics and bio nano applications. The ANFF commitment to providing a world-class user facility is underpinned by the sharing of best practice in service provision across the network.

This senior leadership position will be responsible for equipment purchasing; personnel management; business development; access planning and implementation; access tracking and invoicing; and will be the key user point-of-contact. They will chair the ANFF-Q Access Committee and the ANFF-Q Management Committee and represent ANFF-Q at the national ANFF Facility Managers meeting. This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for three years at HEW Level 9.

Applicants should have demonstrated experience in a high level management role in a large technical facility as well as exceptional leadership skills, with a demonstrated ability to supervise, lead and motivate technical and operational staff working in a team environment. Ideal candidates will have experience in research contract management and reporting as well as evidence of a contribution to research and research management.

For more information, or to apply, please go to the UQ Jobs website.