Diagnostics and Surveillance Networks Coordinator

(12 month maternity leave contract)

About the role

With guidance from the General Manager Partnerships and the National Manager Surveillance and Diagnostics the position has primary responsibility for the coordination of the National Plant Biosecurity Diagnostic Network (NPBDN; the Diagnostic Network) and the Plant Surveillance Network Australasia-Pacific (PSNAP; the Surveillance Network).

Activities include:

  • Driving the prioritisation and implementation of professional development opportunities for diagnosticians and surveillance personnel to address identified capability and capacity gaps in the national plant biosecurity diagnostic and surveillance systems
  • Administer, maintain and improve the Diagnostic Network and Surveillance Network websites
  • Develop and deliver annual workshops for both networks in conjunction with their associated network working groups, the Network Implementation Working Group (NIWG) and Plant Surveillance Network Working Group (PSNWG)
  • Coordinate and improve activities delivered under the two networks
  • Actively promote the networks and foster expansion of membership, including international and domestic connections
  • Identify and implement areas where the networks can collaborate and share resources
  • Drive the development and delivery of the network working group work plans.

The position is required to engage with, and be guided by the Subcommittee on Plant Health Diagnostics (SPHD) and the Subcommittee on Plant Health Surveillance (SNPHS) and their associated network working groups.

How to apply

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Applications, including a covering letter, must be received by COB 14 December 2020 and should be emailed to [email protected]