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NATA employs highly specialised staff across a wide range of disciplines.

Our staff are energetic, informed, have a 'can-do' attitude and are committed to excellence.

NATA has offices in Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth

Client Coordinator - Construction Materials Testing

  • Are you looking for a lead assessor or coordination role with excellent benefits?
  • Do you have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills?
  • Are you tertiary qualified with previous laboratory experience?

The National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia (NATA) is a not for profit organisation that operates Australia’s laboratory accreditation system with 3000 accredited facilities and is seeking to appoint a Client Coordinator in our Brisbane office located in Annerley.  This position is a full-time permanent position offering variety and job satisfaction.
The appointee will be required to work with a team of professional people engaged in the assessment of the competence of laboratories undertaking a variety of testing predominantly in the area of Construction Materials Testing.  The appointee may also be expected to work in other fields of testing such as Mechanical Testing after initial induction training has been completed.

Duties:  The appointee will be primarily responsible for organising and leading assessment teams comprising appropriate technical experts to conduct on-site assessments against criteria based on ISO/IEC 17025.  Duties also include the preparation of technical reports, follow-up of matters arising from assessments and provision of advice to technical assessors and the public on NATA’s policies and technical requirements.  Intrastate and interstate travel will be a necessary component of the role and, in addition to this, you will be required to work extensive hours during high assessment periods.

Qualifications and Experience:  This role would be ideal for someone who has a tertiary qualification within the field of applied science/material science.  In addition, you will possess 3-5 years practical experience in a laboratory environment.  You will be computer literate, self-motivated, well-organised and a logical thinker with highly developed interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills.  The ability to work unsupervised and manage a number of simultaneous tasks is essential.  You must also have a current driver’s licence.  Previous auditing experience is highly desirable, although training will be provided.

Salary and Conditions:  The salary on commencement is equivalent to a total remuneration package of $96,114 per annum. The Association operates a superannuation scheme and offers normal conditions of leave and other benefits.  Permanent Australian Residency is a pre-requisite for this position.  For further details please contact the National HR Manager on 02 9736 8222.

Interested applicants must provide a full curriculum vitae, a covering letter addressing the qualifications and experience in this advertisement and the names of two referees by 24 March 2017 to:

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It is anticipated that the successful applicant will commence in early May 2017.

NATA is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a non-smoking workplace.