Position Vacant: General Manager – Corporate Services

The Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) is the Australian grape and wine industry’s own research organisation. It supports a sustainable and successful grape and wine industry through world-class research, practical solutions and knowledge transfer. The AWRI has strong links with the wine industry and other research organisations and provides a stimulating and challenging work environment.

The AWRI is seeking to appoint an experienced CPA/CA qualified accounting professional with experience in corporate governance to fill the position of General Manager – Corporate Services.

The General Manager – Corporate Services is responsible for the overall financial management of the AWRI and leadership of the Corporate Services team. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a strong track record of leading and motivating people and effectively communicating with a range of internal and external stakeholders, including the ability to influence and negotiate successful outcomes. A further defining requirement of this role is the provision of critical strategic, financial and commercial input to the Executive Management Group while closely supporting the Managing Director in achieving the AWRI’s research, development, extension and commercial objectives.

In addition to finance, the General Manager will lead and oversee all other Corporate Services functions including human resources, information technology and operations management. The position will also contribute to related functions including risk management, corporate governance, procurement, contract management and workplace health and safety.

The position will be based at the Waite Research Precinct, Adelaide, SA and will work closely with a range of teams across the AWRI.

A position description is available from: GM Corporate Services Position Description. For further information, please contact the Managing Director, Dr Mark Krstic, on (08) 8313 6600 or mark.krstic@awri.com.au.

All applications should be completed via the online application form. Applications will be assessed as they are received, and interviews may be conducted on a rolling basis, with all applications closing on Friday, 12 May 2023. Only applications that are completed via the online form will be accepted.