First listed on: 07 November 2017

Director Business and Infrastructure Services

  • Do you want to make a difference?
  • Do you enjoy building high performing diverse teams?
  • Join CSIRO’ Leadership Team and make a difference to our Business and Infrastructure Services team.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer the Director Business and Infrastructure Services will be a key member of the CSIRO Leadership Team. You will be accountable for delivering excellent outcomes through functional teams responsible for service delivery for a property portfolio of over 1,000 buildings across 59 locations.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the planning, development and maintenance of safe secure, sustainable and function facilities to support CSIRO’s research including partnerships with collaborators.
  • Being responsible for property strategic planning.
  • Providing Executive and the Board with clarity over short and long term trade-off decisions.
  • Building and fostering a high performing team and an accountable leadership team.Overseeing the successful delivery of large-scale capital works.
  • Developing and delivering CSIRO’s Environment and Sustainability Management Strategy
  • Building and maintaining effective working relationships at the CEO and Executive level as well as internally and externally.
  • Leading co-ordinating and managing the team within financial parameters aligned to the business strategy and outcomes.

Location: Canberra, ACT
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 51843

To be successful you will need:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and extensive relevant experience in a similar field.
  • Strong strategic awareness, leadership and business acumen.
  • Outstanding leadership skills with a track record of developing, maintaining and motivating high performance teams.
  • High levels of judgement and problem solving.
  • Experience leading change and fostering a culture committed to diversity.
  • Highly developed strategic planning skills.
  • A track record in developing and maintaining collaborative and trusted internal and external relationships.
  • Experience building staff capability and succession through training, coaching, mentoring and development.


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.

Find out more: About CSIRO

Before applying we recommend that you read this Position Description

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