‘The George’ is 600+ people globally focused on improving the health of millions of people. A medical research institute affiliated with leading universities and with projects in approximately 50 countries, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to find the best ways to prevent and treat chronic disease and injury, and to influence policy and practice worldwide.
What is FoodSwitch?
It's a health / data / technology platform that spans 8 countries
It collects and analyses food nutrition data which it uses to improve the health of millions around the world.
It has been going for 10 years but it's kind of a start-up
It has a public health impact purpose but it's also a commercial business
You will have led the deployment of FoodSwitch in 5 more countries
You will have implemented your vision of project management
You will have established a clear product roadmap and will be making it happen
You will have delivered critical assets to enable our growth - e.g. website / inbound marketing
You will have built something that has purpose and has improved the food environment for millions of people
FoodSwitch and The George Institute
Help us transform our award winning FoodSwitch programme into a global impact and commercial success - generating 'profit for purpose' to scale across 50 countries in 5 years.
Contribute to our global strategy and lead end to end delivery of multiple projects (scope, budget and time)
Define and implement the the right balance of tools, processes and adaptability to maximise the effectiveness of a small nimble team of nutrition data specialists, developers and service providers
Directly manage an existing Digital Producer, ensuring they are clearly briefed on their objectives and supported to deliver them
Non for profit status tax breaks through salary packaging
Work amongst some of the world leaders in medical and health research
Great working environment, casual attire and mobile workstation set up
Tailored career development planning
Generous learning budget allocation
8+ years' experience working in delivery/ product development within the tech space managing several projects concurrently
Proven track record of delivering digital projects such as big data apps, native or web apps,
You know the right questions to ask engineers about architecture and product decisions alike
Ability to take ownership of projects, prioritise, WIP and allocating resources
Excellent understanding of IA, UX (wireframe/user flows) and UI best practices
Good technical communication and leadership skills; able to communicate equally well with development team and clients
Prior experience scaling teams and applications is highly desirable
We are reviewing applications as soon as we receive them, so apply now!
We offer a flexible and inclusive work culture with excellent staff benefits including, salary packaging arrangements and sound learning opportunities.
The George Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people who identify as LGBTIQ; mature-aged adults and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Why work at the George?
We are committed to attracting, developing, rewarding and retaining the best people
in their fields to conduct and support our innovative and highest quality research