Operations Manager- Machine Learning

Job no: 503472
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: HEO10, Management

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Attractive remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate. Total salary package offered will depend on qualifications and experience

3 year fixed term position with a possibility for renewal

Oversee all operational aspects of the Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) including: financial management, contract management, project management, HR and OHSW and compliance with University policies

The Operations Manager will be responsible for ensuring that all internal and external reporting requirements are met as well as supervise the professional staff of the Institute. The successful candidate will contribute to formulating and implementing the strategic direction of the Institute, provide co-ordination around the delivery of major programs and assist in the management of stakeholders and clients, both internal and external.

The State Government of South Australia and the University of Adelaide have co-invested in the Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML).  The AIML is the largest computer vision and machine learning group in Australia with over 120 members including academics, research staff and students. The AIML works on a mixture of fundamental and commercially orientated research projects in computer vision and machine learning, with a strong track record of publication in the top venues. Learn more at: https://www.adelaide.edu.au/aiml/

The Australian Institute for Machine Learning is recognised as being one of the best groups in its area in the world.  One metric of this success is the fact that the group is third in the world for publications in the top conferences in Computer Vision over the last decade (see csrankings.org).  This places AIML amongst the leaders of an extremely competitive field.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated ability and experience in operational, financial, contractual and project management
  • The ability to work independently
  • Experience delivering excellent outcomes within deadlines
  • The ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively at all levels

Enjoy an outstanding career opportunity

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offer vast scope and opportunity for an engaging and fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many of whom are world leaders in their fields. Our work's cutting-edge nature - across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your division's broader role

The Division of Research and Innovation leads the University's research strategic planning. It manages research, partnerships, prioritises investment in strategic initiatives, and responds to changes in the external environment. 

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/research/about-us/

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria.  Application close 11:55pm, 10 December 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Rachel Kontic
Senior Office Administrator & Executive Assistant to the Director
P: +61 (8) 8313 9823
E: rachel.kontic@adelaide.edu.au 

You'll find a full position description below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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