Hub Manager, ARC Center for Antimicrobial Resistance

Sydney, Australia
29 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
12 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society

UNSW Medicine

  • Exciting opportunity to work in newly established ARC hub for Antimicrobial Resistance  
  • Academic and industry engagement
  • 5 year fixed term, full time position | Kensington location with onsite parking

The Surveillance, Evaluation & Research Program Group within the Kirby Institute has been awarded an ARC grant to establish a research hub to combat antimicrobial resistance. The Kirby Institute is a leading global research institute dedicated to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. The Program Group is a part of the Industrial Transformation Research Hubs initiative (ITRP), will work in collaboration with 21 organisations including industries both locally and overseas to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance.

The aim of the Research Hub is to find a solution to the growing challenge  of Antimicrobial Resistance and develop new diagnostic technologies to identify potential new antibiotics. We are seeking a Hub Manager who will be pivotal in ensuring the effective operation of the Hub as well act as the key liaison between the Hub and its stakeholders.

The Hub Manager will manage projects, develop operational processes and leverage strong relationship within UNSW, ARC and industry partners. They will handle detailed contracts and complex budgetary allocations, manage and allocate infrastructure to support the research priorities of the Hub. Providing management reporting analysis to various committees as well as serving as an active member of relevant committees, is an integral part of the position.

The Hub Manager must have a strong project management track record. They will have experience working within at least one of the following sectors; biotechnology, pharmaceuticals or Not-for-profit organisations. Possessing strong consultation, influencing and negotiation skills in a must, together with a demonstrated success in developing partnerships with industry and research institutes, with the ability to take a leading role in managing relationships. Proven skills in financial & organisation planning and analysis including budget development are mandatory. The ability to interpret financial data at strategic and operational levels and produce reports for external partners and funding agencies is essential.

This is an unique opportunity to establish Australian industry as global leaders in Antimicrobial Resistance.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Contact:  Professor Rebecca Guy


T: (61 2) 9385 0900

Applications close: 11 PM  12 November 2019

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