Dairy Industry Data Analyst and Program Coordinator (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Part Time
  • Rare Opportunity to Join a Leading Food Safety Authority
  • Eight Month Fixed Term Tenure with Flexible Part-time Hours
  • Friendly and Supportive Work Environment



Based in inner Melbourne, our client is a leading independent authority. Their role is to ensure the dairy industry meet National Food Safety Standards through licensing and compliance with applicable Food Safety Programs.



This part-time role is an eight month contract (maternity leave cover) position, commencing in April 2017. Working 22.8 hours per week, directly for the client, you will have access to all benefits associated with a permanent position. The role offers flexible working hours and days to accommodate other commitments.

Reporting to the Manager, Licensing & Performance Data, this position will be responsible for the effective coordination of a testing program for the potential presence of agricultural, veterinary and environmental chemical residues within the Australian dairy industry.

Your duties will include:

  • Coordination for all operational activities for the sampling program
  • Maintaining accuracy and integrity of the database, interpreting and analysing results
  • Reporting, communicating and relationship management with key stakeholders

Pivotal for this role is being able to analyse and interpret data from the program, as well as ensuring activities are coordinated and delivered on time and within budget.

As such, demonstrated experience within databases and MS Excel is paramount, and if in a food business or laboratory context, this would be an advantage. The role will suit someone who is organised and has a high attention to detail along with proven experience in managing a range of stakeholders.



To be considered for this position, you will need to meet to following criteria:

  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel and Access
  • Qualifications in Science, Food Science or relevant industry experience, such as laboratory testing programs or food safety systems
  • Ability to work part-time – 22.8 hours per week
  • Sound understanding of chemical residue practices and on farm management in Australian dairy production would be an advantage
  • Well developed administrative and data management skills
  • The ability to communicate and develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to join an Industry Leader with a team of Professionals.



To have a confidential discussion about this role, please call our team on 03 9516 0100 during office hours, or after hours Peter on 0413 602 758. Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia. To apply, please click the “Apply Now” button below and send your resume with a covering letter addressing the above criteria to CS Executive Group.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive daily, we cannot contact all candidates. Please note, if you are not contacted within three weeks, you are not successful on this occasion.