First listed on: 06 June 2019

STEM Professionals In Schools Industry Engagement Manager

The Opportunity

  • Use your skills to increase business and industry participation in the program!
  • Do you have experience building strong stakeholder relationships?
  • Contribute to the leadership and growth of CSIRO’s STEM Professionals in Schools program

CSIRO Education and Outreach (CEdO) is seeking a motivated individual with strong interpersonal, problem-solving and communication skills to be part of the STEM Professionals in Schools program as the Industry Engagement Manager.

In this diverse role, you will join a national team implementing the successful STEM Professionals in Schools program. You will contribute to the leadership and growth of the program with a focus on increasing business and industry engagement and participation in the program.

Your duties will include

  • Identifying and progressing opportunities for the program to engage and build relationships with industry to achieve outcomes of benefit to CEdO and our partners.
  • Taking the lead in identifying solutions to encourage industry participation and supporting these partnerships to promote their success and longevity.
  • Contributing in a collegiate manner to strategic planning with the program and wider CEdO team to ensure opportunities for partnerships and engagements are developed and prosper.       
  • Taking the lead in managing the development of contractual arrangements between CSIRO and parties as required.
  • Contributing to research and evaluation processes for STEM Partnerships in Schools projects/initiatives.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective ongoing relationships with key stakeholders including promotion of the program and increasing growth in participation.

Location:  Negotiable - Melbourne (Clayton) VIC, Sydney (North Ryde) NSW, Adelaide SA, Hobart, TAS, Brisbane (Dutton Park) QLD), Perth WA, Canberra ACT.

Salary: AU$98k - AU$106k plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure: Specified term until 30th June 2020
Reference: 61825

To be successful you will need

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in a STEM discipline or demonstrated equivalent experience.
  • Strong industry stakeholder engagement experience and analytical skills to identify mutual alignment of interests across multiple stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills coupled with the ability to influence relationships with a range of stakeholders.
  • High-level problem solving and judgement skills coupled with the ability to deal with incomplete information and ambiguity when developing responses and strategies.
  • A current driver's licence and the ability to travel locally and interstate.
  • A valid Working with Children Check or equivalent or the willingness and ability to gain one and to consent to a National Police Check if your application is successful.

For details about who to contact and for more information please view the Position Description

CSIRO’s Commitment to Diversity

We’re working hard to recruit diverse people and ensure all our people feel supported to do their best work and empowered to let their ideas flourish - D&I Strategy

Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Balance


At CSIRO you can be part of helping to solve big, complex problems that make a real difference to our future. We spark off each other, learn from each other, trust each other and collaborate to achieve more than we could individually in a supportive, rewarding, inclusive and truly flexible environment. 

Apply Online

To apply online, please provide a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role.

Applications Close

19th June 2019

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