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programs. Also in her rich CV are the Assistant Deanship of Indigenous Health and Education at Newcastle University, the position of Head of the QIMR Indigenous Health Research Program, and now Head of the Cancer Epidemiology group at the Menzies School of Health Research. From December 2011, Gail will also take over the leadership of Epidemiology and Health Systems Division at Menzies. More information on the research program Gail will be leading at the Lowitja Institute are available at <http://www.lowitja.org.au/crcatsih-program-1-healthy-start-healthy-life>. ========== APPLICATIONS INVITED FOR POSITIONS AT THE LOWITJA INSTITUTE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, full time, fixed term until 30 June 2014, in Melbourne, salary negotiable. The successful applicant will be required to: 1. provide leadership and strategic direction to The Lowitja Institute 2. provide high-level advice, analysis and service support to the Board in its governance role in the Company 3. assist in developing and positioning the Institute as it moves in 2014 to a new funding model 4. collaboratively lead the executive team, comprising the Director of Research, Chief Operating Office and the Chief Executive, and provide a strong focus on service excellence 5. lead and manage Institute staff 6. represent the Lowitja Institute in its external relations. Our ideal applicant will be someone who will have: 1. a proven track record of achievement and leadership as a senior executive or CEO in a complex organisation 2. ability to work effectively with the Board in the Company structure 3. outstanding interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with the presence and influence to build top-level relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders 4. demonstrated experience in building and leading an effective senior leadership team 5. proven success in leading strategic change in a diverse organisation 6. proven ability in the provision of clear, concise advice on complex and sensitive issues 7. ability to understand research work and research programs 8. tertiary qualifications. To apply, please provide your current resume and an overview addressing your ability to meet the requirements for the position. Contact is Colin Young, CarlyleYoung Group, T: 03 9600 0866, F: 03 9600 0414, E: cyg1@carlyleyoung.com.au, address: Level 5, 461 Bourke Street, Melbourne Vic 3000. Also, please visit the Institutes website at <www.lowitja.org.au>. Closing date is 18 November 2011. ----------- DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH, full time, fixed term until 30 June 2014, in Melbourne, salary equivalent to University Academic Level E, Professorial. The Director of Research is a new full time role at the Institute. The Director of Research will lead and oversee the Institutes research agenda, programs and activities. The appointee will report to the CEO. http://www.lowitja.org.au/crcatsih-program-1-healthy-start-healthy-life mailto:cyg1@carlyleyoung.com.au http://www.lowitja.org.au/