- Melbourne • Parkville
- Job posted on: 19th Nov 2021
- Applications close:
At MCRI we share a powerful vision: to re-imagine the future of child health. We are the home to many life-changing scientific discoveries. We believe that no question is too impossible to try and answer. We are renowned for our cutting-edge focus on early interventions, improved diagnoses, prevention and development of potential cures. Our success is founded on a philosophy of collaboration through a multidisciplinary approach to solving the toughest questions in child health. MCRI is a proud member of the Australian Network on Disability. We are committed to creating a positive working environment which values all backgrounds and experiences. We strive to foster an inclusive culture that is underpinned by equal opportunity for all and a culture based on respect, consideration and dignity.
GenV is a world-first initiative aiming to transform the whole of the state of Victoria into a single dynamic solutions platform, breaking down barriers in research to solve pressing questions and translating that into tangible actions that can improve the health, development and well-being of children and their parents.
One of the world’s largest birth cohorts, GenV is open to all 150,000 babies born in Victoria over two full years. Its design comprises consent; use of existing data and biosamples; augmented with GenV-specific measurement; and a design to maximise its multi-use potential e.g. to support trials, registries, place and community, discovery and health services research at the population level. See: www.genv.org.au. GenV is led from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and is supported by the Paul Ramsay Foundation the Victorian Government, the Royal Children’s Hospital, and the University of Melbourne.
This is a role with purpose. GenV seeks an enthusiastic candidate to lead, execute and support communications activities to achieve GenV’s ambitious vision. The Communications Manager will hold and communicate GenV’s core ethos and messaging via multiple external and internal channels. In addition, the Communications Manager will support and inform planning and implementation for stakeholder communication and engagement across all of GenV’s activities.As part of a small team, the Communications Manager must be proactive and hands on, with the ability to respond to requests swiftly, while not losing focus of competing priorities, higher level communications objectives, and supporting the Program Manager, GenV Directors and Stream Leads, as required. You will also enjoy a fast-paced and rewarding environment, joining a high-performing team, where you will constantly be challenged and learning.
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All applicants please be aware that in line with the Victorian Chief Health Officer’s Directions, all MCRI and VCGS workers must have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination by no later than 29 October 2021 and be fully vaccinated by no later than 26 November 2021, unless a medical exception applies. Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government COVID-19 Digital Immunisation Certificate/s as part of our pre-employment requirements.
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