Research Portfolio Manager
Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia
Two (2) year fixed term contract with option for extensions and/or permanency
The Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA) is growing its team and is looking for someone to lead its work on decarbonising mineral processing and low carbon products and markets, complementing the existing Green Steel and Net Zero Emission Mining Challenges.
Reporting to the CEO, the Research Portfolio Manager will play an integral role:
- identifying and developing new opportunities for minerals research with researchers and industry; and
- managing our emerging portfolio of investment in research related to green steel and low carbon transition in iron ore and alumina.
More information about MRIWA can be found on our website
Job Requirements and Capabilities
You will have a relevant Bachelor degree or higher, be an experienced project management professional and have a background in operations or research relevant to the minerals industry with knowledge of extractive metallurgy, the iron ore to steel value chain or the bauxite to aluminium value chain highly desirable.
Highly developed science communication skills are required. You will be experienced in negotiation and representation, with proven ability to establish and maintain productive relationships and networks and lead collaborations with a broad range of stakeholders to achieve outcomes.
The Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia is a statutory body established by the Western Australian Government under the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia Act 2013 to stimulate minerals research to support investment in, and operation of, a globally competitive minerals industry in Western Australia.
MRIWA’s primary function is to foster and promote research activity. The Institute is able to collaborate with industry and research institutions in WA, Australia and worldwide.
How to apply
Click the ‘Apply Now’ button below, complete the online application form and attach your covering letter and a detailed CV.
Your CV needs to show your duties and achievements from previous and current roles and you will also need to include the names and contact details of two referees. Your application will be assessed by the panel for short listing purposes in relation to the job requirements and capabilities of the position outlined above.
Further in the selection process, the panel will assess your suitability for the position against a broader range of job requirements and capabilities. These are listed in the Job Description Form (JDF) and a link to the JDF is provided for your information. There are no selection criteria to address.
Interviews for this position are expected to take place in the week commencing 17 January 2022.
Please note that completion of a National Police Clearance and pre-employment Conflict of Interest declaration will also form part of the selection process.
This position is also subject to a three (3) month probationary period.
Suitable applicants may be considered for other similar vacancies within the next twelve months.
For a confidential discussion please contact Nicole Roocke, CEO 0417 997 731 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CLOSING DATE: 5.00 pm on Thursday 23 December, 2021 (WST)