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Work Type: REGULAR


Location: Melbourne

Advertiser: ChemSkill

Date Posted: 04/04/2013

Position Filled: Yes

Research and Policy Officer

  • Forward Thinking Organisation
  • Great for a recent PhD Graduate
  • Combine your Technical Knowledge, Excellent Communication Skills and Passion for the Industry
A very rare opportunity has arisen with our client, an organisation dedicated to the promotion of Scientific and Engineering knowledge. The position is for a Research and Policy Officer and is for a 12 month contract.
Working in a Multi-disciplinary role, you will be responsible for researching current issues and reporting on this information in both a verbal and written format. This position will bridge together Applied Science to Policy, in areas ranging from environmental issues such as climate change across to Health.
To be successful in this role you will use your proven experience in researching from a PhD, the ability to collate and digest complex information and then confidently relay this is both written reports and verbal presentations. You will have fantastic communication skills, as you will be liaising with Senior researchers, external organisations and key stakeholders.
  • PhD in a Scientific or Engineering Discipline OR a Minimum degree level Qualification with a few years in Research or Science Policy role
  • Experience dealing with Senior Personnel in a professional environment, or Key Stakeholders
  • Strong Relationship building skills
  • Well developed research skills through a PhD or similar- or a research related role through Industry, Gov't or academia
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects/demands (project management exp is well regarded)
  • Experience and confidence to present information in front of people
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication is a MUST
Dont miss out on fabulous opportunity to join a great organisation in a rewarding role. These positions don't come about often so don't miss out!
Do you have what it takes to be successful in this role? Please ensure you address all the selection criteria in a covering letter.
Please call Helen or Liz on 03 9516 0100 during business hours.
Please Note: Unfortunately only short-listed candidates can be contacted due to high volume of applications.




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