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Operations Manager

Advertiser: AgResearchMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
6 Nov 2019
Location
Manawatu, Palmerston North
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
CEO & General Management, General/Business Unit Manager
AgResearch is the Crown Research Institute tasked with delivering leading agricultural science and innovation to benefit the wider New Zealand economy. Our internationally-recognised scientists work across the agricultural sectors in collaboration with a range of stakeholders both nationally and internationally, putting science and innovation at the forefront. We are a unique organisation that is driving prosperity by transforming agriculture.

Operations Manager

The Role and Opportunity

The New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre (NZAGRC) is a government funded initiative designed to accelerate the discovery of new technologies and practices to reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). It funds and manages a domestic and international research portfolio of approximately $15m per annum. We are seeking an experienced Operations Manager to oversee the contract negotiation and day to day management and monitoring of this research portfolio.

What you will be doing

  • Manage, negotiate and draft research contracts ensuring legal compliance
  • Implementing business plans and reporting and monitoring of large integrated research programmes
  • Manage and negotiate Intellectual Property agreements
  • Assist the Director and Deputy Director (International) on the development of the NZAGRC research strategy and associated science and business plans.

Your ideal background

  • MSc or PhD in relevant science discipline.
  • 5 years relevant commercial / business experience in a science organisation.
  • Demonstrated understanding of science process, including contract negotiation and management and the development and implementation of a science funding strategy
  • Organisation skills and the ability to plan, prioritise and manage a demanding workload.

Our Benefits

AgResearch provide a diverse range of benefits including flexible working options that help our staff balance their own lifestyle and needs with their work commitments. You can view the full list here: http://www.agresearchcareers.co.nz/working-here/our-benefits/

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today on the link below including your CV and a covering letter detailing why you feel you would be suitable for this position.

For a confidential discussion contact Harry Clark, NZAGRC Director on 06 351 8334.

Applications close: 20th November 2019.

www.agresearchcareers.co.nz

The Role and Opportunity

The New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre (NZAGRC) is a government funded initiative designed to accelerate the discovery of new technologies and practices to reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). It funds and manages a domestic and international research portfolio of approximately $15m per annum. We are seeking an experienced Operations Manager to oversee the contract negotiation and day to day management and monitoring of this research portfolio.

What you will be doing

  • Manage, negotiate and draft research contracts ensuring legal compliance
  • Implementing business plans and reporting and monitoring of large integrated research programmes
  • Manage and negotiate Intellectual Property agreements
  • Assist the Director and Deputy Director (International) on the development of the NZAGRC research strategy and associated science and business plans.

Your ideal background

  • MSc or PhD in relevant science discipline.
  • 5 years relevant commercial / business experience in a science organisation.
  • Demonstrated understanding of science process, including contract negotiation and management and the development and implementation of a science funding strategy
  • Organisation skills and the ability to plan, prioritise and manage a demanding workload.

Our Benefits

AgResearch provide a diverse range of benefits including flexible working options that help our staff balance their own lifestyle and needs with their work commitments. You can view the full list here: http://www.agresearchcareers.co.nz/working-here/our-benefits/

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today on the link below including your CV and a covering letter detailing why you feel you would be suitable for this position.

For a confidential discussion contact Harry Clark, NZAGRC Director on 06 351 8334.

Applications close: 20th November 2019.

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