Project Manager - Regional Biorisk Management Training (R-BMT) - ACDP International Program

Updated: 5 months ago
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  • Lead a laboratory biorisk capacity building project across the Asia-Pacific region
  • Provide advice, training and support to develop and implement appropriate biosafety and biosecurity systems in laboratories
  • Collaborate broadly across the Asia-Pacific region, build capability to combat infectious disease threats


CSIRO is Australia’s National Science Agency and is one of the world’s largest and most successful publicly funded R&D organisations. The Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) Business Unit is located at the Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness (ACDP) in Geelong and is one of nine impact science business units in CSIRO. Our goal is to protect a healthy, productive and prosperous future for Australia’s animals and people by delivering world-renowned science that will further our understanding, preparedness and management of infectious diseases. The ACDP International Program (ACDP-IP), partners with multiple organisations across the APAC to build laboratory capacity, improve the quality of laboratory diagnostic services, and laboratory biosafety and biosecurity in the region. To know more, click on ACDP- global and about our partnerships, like project BICOLLAB and our established partnership with PNG here .

As the Project Manager – Regional Biorisk Management Training (R-BMT), you will manage a laboratory biorisk capacity building project, in the Asia-Pacific region. This will include coordination of activities and providing advice, training and support to develop and implement appropriate biosafety and biosecurity systems in laboratories involved in the project across the Asia-Pacific. You will also liaise with key partner organisations in recipient countries, and relevant stakeholders, to identify collaborative opportunities and ensure impactful and sustainable outcomes.

The role will involve working in and providing training to overseas laboratories, either in person or virtually, as required to meet the project objectives of ACDP’s International Program. Overseas work regular travel (approx. 4-6 times per year) of 1-2 weeks duration in countries primarily in the Asia-Pacific region. If you are keen to explore more about this position do not hesitate to reach out to our team. There are some amazing things we are currently doing that you can read here .



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