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Project Manager (Accreditation)

Job No: 98004
Location: Canberra, ACT or Wellington, NZ

  • Exciting opportunity for a proven Project Manager managing technical committees and delivering capacity building projects in South-East Asia
  • Internationally recognised accreditation organisation
  • Competitive remuneration up to AUD $120,000 plus super
  • Choose your location - Canberra, ACT or Wellington, NZ

About the Organisation

The Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ) helps markets work better by providing internationally recognised accreditation services that create economic benefit. JAS-ANZ was founded by treaty between Australia and New Zealand. You can see the treaty here.

JAS-ANZ doesn't certify or inspect organisations, products or people; rather, it accredits the bodies that do. The organisation does so by undertaking assessments and accrediting Conformity Assessment Bodies against specific accreditation criteria across these sectors:

  1. Business and innovation
  2. Health and human services
  3. Product certification
  4. Food and biological
  5. Environment

With offices in Canberra and Wellington, the organisation has 30 permanent employees and over 100 contractors.

About the Opportunity

The Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ) now has a rewarding opportunity for a Project Manager (Accreditation) to join their team. You will develop the capacity and manage the effective delivery of technical services projects aligned with JAS-ANZ's strategic direction.

This is a full-time, permanent role based in either the Canberra, ACT or Wellington, NZ office.

Reporting to the General Manager Operations, this role has two key focuses:

  1. Establishing and managing scheme development and review projects, including managing Scheme Technical Committees and identifying opportunities to support relevant organisations to set up schemes; and
  2. Project managing the delivery of technical services and capacity building projects in the South Pacific and south-east Asian regions, in conjunction with relevant government or aid agencies.

Day-to-day, your key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Building capacity to support the delivery of capacity building projects focussing on South-East Asia;
  • Managing technical services projects in accordance with contractual requirements and treaty objectives;
  • Identifying opportunities to engage in regionally funded projects;
  • Managing technical services support for the development, review and evaluation of schemes in line with contractual requirements;
  • Effectively managing interface with key internal and external stakeholders;
  • Promoting JAS-ANZ accreditation to prospective scheme owners, government regulators and industry stakeholders; and
  • Developing and maintaining accreditation relationships with government regulators (federal/state/local) industry groups and associations.

To view the full position description, please click here.

About You

To be considered for this position you will be a proven Project Manager with demonstrated experience delivering public projects within a government agency, aid agency, or similar organisation. Any experience establishing regulatory schemes and/or developing regulatory standards, as well as knowledge of accreditation and/or certification will be very highly regarded. 

You will have a solid understanding of evaluation techniques and their place in program development and revision and the demonstrated ability to effectively engage stakeholders (both internal and external).  

Importantly, you will be a self-starter who can work autonomously and drive projects professionally from start to successful completion.  

Please Note: Travel to South-East Asia is a likely requirement of this position.  

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a passionate organisation where no two days are the same - you'll enjoy working with knowledgeable individuals in a varied role ensuring you're engaged and challenged on a daily basis.

In return for your hard work and dedication, JAS-ANZ is offering a competitive remuneration package up to AUD $120,000 plus super.

With a quiet, focused and dedicated organisational culture, you will find yourself assimilating quickly as 'one of the team' and will enjoy working with like-minded professionals who are committed to what they do.

In addition, JAS-ANZ offers flexibility wherever possible to achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

Don't miss this unique opportunity with an organisation that values integrity, trust and professionalism - Apply Now!

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