ASO8 Manager, Business Support - South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) - GovernmentCareer - State

First listed on: 18 October 2019

Primary Industries and Regions SA
Job reference: 365738
Location: 5064 - URRBRAE
Job status: Ongoing
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

The Opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity for a Manager, Business Support to be part of the South Australian Research and Development Institute within PIRSA. The role reports to the Executive Director, SARDI.

The Manager, Business Support leads the SARDI Business Services Unit. The SARDI Business Services Unit provides a wide range of business and governance support services to management and staff across SARDI.

The Manager, Business Support plays a key role in the SARDI Senior Management team and is responsible for providing high level support to develop and implement the strategic directions of the Division.

The Manager, Business Support is responsible for the delivery of a range of information, advice and reports that support SARDI business objectives. The position maintains critical relationships within SARDI and PIRSA, across government and industry representatives. The incumbent also actively drives and influences corporate culture and continuous improvement initiatives.

The Manager, Business Support is also responsible for managing the performance and development of the Business Services Unit providing a diverse range of services, including Research Infrastructure Services, the Farm Network, Administration, Contract Management, Commercialisation and Partnerships, across metropolitan and regional sites

About Us
Primary Industries and Regions SA, as a key economic development agency of the South Australian Government, works across a diverse range of industry sectors including agriculture, livestock, forestry, fishing and aquaculture and regional development. We involve and engage with others to ensure we make good decisions, have clear policies, plan and implement effective programs, drive relevant projects, promote efficient resource use and broker shared responsibility. In this way we enable the State’s primary industry sectors and regions to remain competitive, productive and sustainable.

At PIRSA, we offer our employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development and flexibility.

Our Commitment to Diversity
PIRSA is committed to building a flexible, diverse and inclusive culture, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQ, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups. PIRSA recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of SA.

Special Conditions

  • This is an ongoing role.
  • Some out-of-hours and weekend work, as well as interstate and intrastate travel will be required.
  • A current Class 1 drivers licence is essential.
  • An appropriate tertiary qualification in Accounting, Finance, Business, Commerce, Human Resources or related discipline will be highly regarded or significant relevant experience.

ASO8, $114,105 - $118,413 per annum

Dr Peter Appleford
Phone: 8429 2290

Application Instructions
All applications must be submitted online.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a Covering Letter (no more than 3 pages) outlining your skills and experience in relation to the Professional and Technical Knowledge, Relationship Building and Maintaining, and the Business and Commercial Acumen capabilities of the role description and a current CV (no more than 5 pages). Applicants must include the contact information of at least 2 referees with 1 being your immediate supervisor/manager and a completed “Pre-Employment Declaration in the SA Public Sector” form.

Applications close: 19/11/2019 11:45 PM

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

SARDI is a business division of Primary Industries and Regions SA.