Quality Manager

Organization
Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics
Job Location
384 Victoria Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Australia
Salary
$90000
Benefits

Remuneration for this position is competitive and commensurate on experience with additional salary packaging benefits. The position is based at The Kinghorn Cancer Centre (http://kinghorncancercentre.com), a joint initiative of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and St. Vincent’s Hospital, located in inner-city Darlinghurst. The Kinghorn Cancer Centre is rapidly developing expertise and large capacity in cancer genomics and informatics and will provide a supportive and collaborative working environment.

Tax free Benefits

salary packaging

14% superannuation (pension) contribution

Job Description

The Garvan Institute is one of Australia’s leading medical research institutions with approximately 500 scientists, students and support staff working in research programs in Cancer, Diabetes & Obesity, Immunology & Inflammation, Genome Informatics, Osteoporosis, and Neuroscience.

 

The Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics (http://garvan.org.au/kccg) is the largest genome sequencing facility in the Southern Hemisphere. It features state-of-the-art sequencing, laboratory automation and high performance computing infrastructure, including the Illumina HiSeq X-Ten. With capacity to sequence up to 18,000 whole human genomes per year, KCCG is Australia’s premium provider of whole genome sequencing. The primary focus of KCCG is to produce and market a state-of-the-art genomic pathology service.

We are now seeking an experienced Quality Manager to provide overall leadership and direction in quality management and to be responsible for ensuring that all processes are established, implemented and maintained in the Genome Sequencing Laboratory. This position  is accountable for meeting and conforming to all regulatory requirements necessary for the provision of sequencing data in a clinically-accredited laboratory.

Requirements

To be considered for this position candidates will possess the following skills and experience:

 

  • A Bachelors or Masters degree in life sciences
  • Considerable and current experience in the day to day management of quality systems
  • Specialist training in quality management by a recognised authority (e.g. NATA)
  • Ability to assess system needs, develop new  practices as required
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, manage and maintain internal and external relationships
  • High level written and verbal communications skills
  • Experience in working in a team environment
  • Experience in working in an ISO regulated laboratory
  • Experience working with clinical referrers / pathology services is desirable but not essential.
How to Apply

For further details, please contact Prof Marcel Dinger by email: [email protected]

How to apply

Please submit your application by visiting our career site: www.garvan.org.au/careers 

In addition to your CV and cover letter please also attach relevant qualifications.

About Our Organization

The Garvan Institute is one of Australia’s leading medical research institutions with approximately 500 scientists, students and support staff working in research programs in Cancer, Diabetes & Obesity, Immunology & Inflammation, Genome Informatics, Osteoporosis, and Neuroscience.

The Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics (http://garvan.org.au/kccg) is the largest genome sequencing facility in the Southern Hemisphere. It features state-of-the-art sequencing, laboratory automation and high performance computing infrastructure, including the Illumina HiSeq X-Ten. With capacity to sequence up to 18,000 whole human genomes per year, KCCG is Australia’s premium provider of whole genome sequencing. The primary focus of KCCG is to produce and market a state-of-the-art genomic pathology service.

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