Chief Operating Officer

Wollongong, Illawarra, Australia
26 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Australian Institute for Innovative Materials

POSITION TYPE Continuing, Full Time Appointment

CLOSING 11 December 2016

REF NO. 25932

The Australian Institute for Innovative Materials (AIIM) is a flagship research institute at University of Wollongong based on its Innovation Campus.  It conducts fundamental and applied research in the development of new materials for a diverse range of applications, including energy and biomedical devices. The research ranges from basic discovery to prototype and device manufacture and testing.  AIIM supports over 300 research and professional staff and students and a diverse array of state-of-state equipment.

AIIM is looking to recruit a new Chief Operating Officer (COO). The COO has critical responsibility to ensure the research activities can be carried out safely and ethically and that AIIM operates in an efficient, effective manner.  The successful candidate will be dynamic, have extensive experience in organisational leadership and management, leading and motivating staff and managing competing demands on a range of responsibilities including finances and budgets. She/he will be adept at managing internal and external stakeholder relations and increasing industry engagement and partnerships. She/he will have excellent interpersonal skills to help achieve the Institute‚Äôs strategic objectives through direct communication and consultation with staff and colleagues.

Candidates must address the selection criteria outlined in the position description.

For further information please contact Professor William Price, Executive Director, AIIM on or +61 2 4221 3530.

University of Wollongong

Position Details

Position Title Chief Operating Officer

Salary Range

Position Level Professional Services - Senior Manager

Department/Faculty Australian Institute for Innovative Materials

Contact Will Price

Phone +61 2 4221 3530

Recruiter Jo Singletary

Recruitment Contact +61 2 4239 2395