Business Manager, Queensland Genomics Health Alliance

St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
17 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
01 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Queensland Genomics Health Alliance

On the 22nd of September 2015, Queensland State Government announced a $25 million five-year commitment to research aimed at integrating genomics into everyday healthcare.

Potentially positioning Queensland as a world-leader in the translation of genomics research into healthcare practice, the Queensland Genomics Health Alliance (QGHA) will encourage collaboration within and between the state's health system and research and academic communities to discover how genomics can improve health outcomes for Queenslanders.

With a charter to be patient-centered and clinically-led, The University of Queensland has been chosen to lead the QGHA, working collaboratively with all universities in the State, key Queensland-based organisations, the Queensland Hospital and Health Services network, private health providers and associated health organisation throughout the State.

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The role

The successful appointee will be responsible for the operational management of the QGHA. The role involves working collaboratively with the Executive Director to drive implementation of the QGHA business plan, and the Demonstration project and Capability-building Workstream commissioning processes and the negotiation, implementation and oversight of any contractual arrangements arising from these. The Business Manager will also have responsibility for supporting the Executive Director in the management of stakeholders, within and external to the Alliance; and as the QGHA evolves, the development and implementation of revised program and governance structures.

The person

Applicants should possess qualifications, training equivalent to a postgraduate degree in business, communications or a related field, with extensive experience. You should also possess broad knowledge and understanding of science, and the ability to communicate complex scientific concepts and ideas to the general public. 


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at HEW 10. The remuneration package will be in the range $120,275 - $160,000 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $140,721 - $187,782 p.a.).

Position Description

499815_3036546_Business Manager.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Mr David Bunker on +61 7 3443 1030 or email

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

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