Veterinary Program Manager, Monash Animal Research Platform (MARP)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 24 Jan 2023

Veterinary Program Manager, Monash Animal Research Platform (MARP)

Job No.: 645258

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $126,416 - $134,184 pa HEW Level 09 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions 

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here. You’ll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

The Opportunity

Apply your advanced management and leadership capability and veterinary expertise to develop and implement a world-class program of veterinary care and training in research animal skills to achieve best practice in animal welfare and to facilitate excellence in research outcomes.

Manage a team of veterinarians, educate staff and engage broadly across the animal research landscape as Veterinary Program Manager to deliver services and provide expert advice at both strategic and operational levels in respect of animal health and wellbeing, research support and regulatory compliance. Exercise your passion to support animal wellbeing while enabling world-leading research programs with real world impact. Working within a supportive team environment, use your strengths in collaboration and innovation to develop a technical workforce and diverse research community that are highly skilled in research animal techniques and reinforce a culture of continuous improvement and care in all aspects of animal research.

With a high degree of expertise in research animal skills and a pivotal role in the support of animal research programs, this position will also be responsible for providing informed advice, recommendations and reports in support of new initiatives, complex projects, business decision-making and the achievement of strategic objectives with significant impact.

We are seeking someone with postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience, education or training including holding current registration, or be eligible to register as a Veterinary Surgeon in Victoria.

If you believe you fit this profile, we look forward to receiving your application.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check and a satisfactory Police Check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to  "How to apply for Monash Jobs ".

We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities and age groups.

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Dr Christine Findlay, General Manager, +61 3 9905 3260

Position Description

 Veterinary Program Manager, Monash Animal Research Platform (MARP)

Closing Date

Tuesday 24 January 2023, 11:55pm AEDT

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