We’re Hiring – Chief Operating Officer

 With the goal of guaranteeing the long-term viability of vital concrete infrastructure in Australia, SmartCrete Cooperative Research Centre (SmartCrete CRC) is delivering innovation for the infrastructure sector in Australia. SmartCrete CRC is focused on solving industry problems, improving asset management and supply chain security, lowering costs and carbon footprint, and improving infrastructure durability through targeted collaboration between industry, leading research organisations, Government, standards authorities, and end users. This industry led initiative is supported by an investment worth more than $93m, with $72m from its 48 participants and $21m from the Australian Government CRC program.

SmartCrete CRC is seeking a talented, energetic, and collaborative COO to work in partnership with the CEO to lead and manage the operational environment to optimise the effective and efficient delivery of business operations to help position SmartCrete as a world leader in concrete collaborative research.

The COO will have the credibility and track record to establish, lead and manage SmartCrete CRC operations which involves financial management, program management, HR, IT governance, risk, compliance, and reporting as well as playing a key role in relationships with partners and the Commonwealth CRC Program office. The COO will have excellent people skills, a strong work ethic, a “can do” attitude, a learning and innovation orientation, and a commitment to excellence. A good working knowledge of national funding schemes and grant requirements, knowledge and experience of the CRC operating environment and management of in-kind resources would be highly advantageous.

The role reports to the CEO and is based in Sydney. 

Download the info pack here (PDF)

Applications close 15 June 2022. For information on how to apply, please contact Ruth Hayes at Felix Consulting, 0418 456 040 or ruth.hayes@felixconsulting.com.au