Animal Ethics Compliance Manager Monash University, Monash Research Office Australia

Animal Ethics Compliance Manager


Job No.: 575038


Location: Clayton campus


Employment Type: Full-time


Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment


Remuneration: $112,265 - $119,163 pa HEW Level 09 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day

  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new

  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions 


There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here. You’ll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.


The Opportunity


The Monash Research Office is currently seeking the expertise of an Animal Ethics Compliance Manager who will be is responsible for establishing and implementing the University procedures to facilitate institutional compliance with the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes. This role will monitor and audit university-wide compliance with the Code, including Animal Ethics Compliance activities, Licence Nominees responsibilities, Animal Operations at Monash Animal Research Platform (MARP), the Animal Welfare Officer responsibilities, the new Veterinary Welfare Officer, and researcher’s activities involving animals.


As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for developing and implementing a compliance assurance framework to ensure operational compliance, of both Animal Ethics Committees and Monash researchers, with the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes. You will also identify issues/risks and undertake research, develop options and provide expert advice to senior management, Licence Nominees, and AECs on highly complex matters regarding federal and state legislation and codes of practice.


If you have comprehensive knowledge of Australian law relating to research activity involving the care and use of animals including housing facilities, excellent research, analytical and consulting skills, as well as accreditation for auditing certified ISO systems or demonstrated experience in auditing/monitoring approved activities and facilities against defined criteria or Australian standards, then you are strongly encouraged to apply.


Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".



Dr Simon Barrett, Manager, Research Ethics & Compliance, Research Office: or +61 3 9902 0132


Position Description

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Closing Date

Wednesday 2 May 2018, 11:55 pm AEST

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