- Build, and maintain, strong relationships with key stakeholders.
- Oversee implementation of the Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) for the MRO.
- Join CSIRO - Australia's premier science & technology research organisation!
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The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project is an international effort by ten member countries (including Australia) to build the world’s largest radio telescope in South Africa and Australia. The Australian Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA) commits $293.7m to support Australia's involvement in the SKA.
Australia has been given the opportunity to host the international mega-science Square Kilometre Array radio telescope. Building on our experience in managing radio astronomy facilities, this position has the opportunity to take a leadership role in a global project. This offers huge potential for benefits in collaboration and knowledge acquisition for CSIRO and Australia and, the opportunity to enhance our position as global leaders in technology and research.
Performing the role of the Site Entity Leader, for the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory (MRO), you will host the SKA along with several other radio telescopes. You will lead the team running the MRO as the host site for these telescopes. The role also undertakes a significant body of work to bring the MRO to a construction readiness for SKA.
Location: Perth or Geraldton, WA
Tenure: Specified term of 3 years
Salary: AU$136K – AU$150K + up to 15.4% superannuation