First listed on: 27 December 2016

Executive Director, Environment, Energy & Minerals

  • Senior Executive Role
  • Innovation Catalyst

 The Position

Senior executive role with responsibility for approximately 2000 researchers, providing science and technology solutions that will enhance the value Australia derives from its vast energy and mineral resources while maintaining and enhancing the sustainability of our atmosphere, oceans and continent.

The Executive Director is a member of the Executive Team, responsible for shaping the strategic direction for CSIRO within the context of the Australian and global innovation system, to ensure CSIRO’s relevance, with particular oversight of the outcomes and impacts delivered through the four business units within the Environment, Energy and Resources Sectors.  

The Executive Director is the key advisor to the Chief Executive on all aspects of strategy and investment within the Sectors and has a prominent role managing strategic relationships, as a key representative to government and with senior executives in private sector partner organisations to ensure optimal positioning, organisational alignment and science delivery in the national interest.

To find out more about this position please contact Peter Mayfield ( or Julie Carroll (

 Brisbane, Perth, Canberra (other locations may be considered)
Salary: Attractive package by negotiation
Tenure: 3 years
Reference: 31421

Who we are:

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day. We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today – for our customers, all Australians and the world. We imagine. We collaborate. We innovate.

Applications Close: 31 January 2017

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