Our client is part of a not-for-profit, highly respected Biomedical Research Facility with more than 170 staff, based near Melbourne’s CBD. A Division within this organisation is the National Reference Laboratory (NRL). With a work-force of over 30 scientific personnel, NRL works to improve the accuracy of testing for infectious diseases by laboratories and in point-of-care settings in Australia and internationally.
Established as a not-for-profit scientific organisation as part of the Australian Government’s HIV and AIDS strategy in 1985, NRL is contracted by the Department of Health and licensed by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). It collaborates with scientific partners worldwide to assure the quality of testing for the diagnosis and management of human communicable diseases, including but not limited to HIV, HCV, and HTLV.
NRL does this by providing specialised products and services, including pre- and post-market evaluations of test kits; provision of quality assurance programs to laboratories; highly specific and non-routine testing services; consultation, education and training for laboratories. These services are provided globally.
This position is accountable for three areas of NRL: Quality, Risk, and Safety Management.
As both a TGA licensed and NATA accredited facility, the successful candidate will ensure all aspects of the NRL’s Quality Management System (QMS) relating to NATA, ISO 9001, ISO 15189, GMP & AS 4801 are maintained, further developed, and implemented.
In addition to being the primary contact person for all QMS-related activities, you will also be the NRL’s management representative responsible for safe work practices and staff safety.
As all other NRL roles, the Quality & Risk Manager role is an initial fixed-term three-year renewable contract.
Some of your responsibilities will include:
To be short-listed for this responsible role, you will need to meet the following criteria:
To be considered you shall be required to provide evidence you have permanent working rights in Australia or hold a relevant working visa to work full-time hours.
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit your application. Please ensure you attach a Resume and Cover Letter addressing your suitability for this role, in Word Format.
To discuss this unique and exciting opportunity please call Jo on 0411 197 171.
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 successful on this occasion, your resume will remain on our database and you may be contacted for other similar roles in the future.