Food Agility CRC invests in world-leading research that will change the way we produce, supply and consume food. Together with our partners, we create new data-driven technology for the agrifood industry, using AI, robotics, blockchain, sensor, advanced data analytics and more.
Our mission is to make Australia’s agrifood system more profitable, sustainable and globally competitive. Our partnership network spans the Australian agrifood and agtech industries and includes eight leading universities. We are funded by our partners and by the Australian Government through its Cooperative Research Centre Program.
Would you like to participate in creating a digital future for the agrifood sector? We are seeking candidates for the position of a full-time Agile Project Manager based at our Sydney office.
You will be responsible for delivering on Food Agility’s Deliberate Innovation agenda, with the goal of embedding agile and start up methodologies into our active research projects. You will influence project teams on agile and start up methodologies, then take on a coaching role for each active project, holding project teams accountable to an agile rhythm.
You will work closely with the Chief Scientist and Head of Research and Portfolio Operations to help coordinate management and review of active Food Agility research projects. You will work closely with industry partners and researchers across the consortium to provide expertise in project management, developing collaborations and building partnerships. This role also includes staying focused on ensuring all projects that Food Agility invests in translate to commercial adoption by industry partners.
This is a full-time position (3-year contract), preferably based in Sydney NSW. We are a nationally dispersed team that mostly works from home. We also have an office in Sydney CBD.
You will be someone who is self-motivated, takes pride in your work and who enjoys working within a positive, practical, outcomes focused culture. We have a world-class team, who is well grounded and is committed to the work being done at the cutting edge of innovation in the food and agricultural sector. If you are passionate about the delivery of innovative outcomes, particularly in the context of Australia’s food and agricultural sector, we would love to hear from you.
Specific questions and applications (including a current resume and a brief application letter outlining your suitability for the position) are to be forwarded to Mick Schaefer, Head of Research and Portfolio Operations via firstname.lastname@example.org. The full position description is available here.
CLOSING DATE: Friday 10 December 2021
Please note that applications from agencies will not be considered at this time.
To be eligible to apply for this role you must be located in Australia and legally permitted to work in Australia on a permanent basis .