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FWPA Standards Manager

Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA) is seeking a senior manager to coordinate the ongoing development and review of Australian timber standards (and associated building standards and codes). This pivotal role has been established following a lengthy process of consultation and consensus building within the forest and wood products industry. The newly appointed Standards Manager will be required to develop and implement a Board approved strategy to address the industry’s needs and engagement with the standards development process. This is a hands-on role and reports to the Managing Director.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
Understanding and practical experience with the standards development process (preferably in building systems) and how they link to commercial, technical and public policy outcomes.
Ability to understand complex technical information and translate to a non-technical audience.
Strong team leadership and team membership skills.
Workshop facilitation and good listening skills.
Ability to build and maintain strong professional networks.
Direct experience in the Australian building industry sector and key agencies (e.g. ABCB) and an understanding of the forest and wood products sector would be desirable. The role is based in the Melbourne CBD and limited relocation expenses will be reimbursed.
Enquiries and applications for this exciting position can be directed to:
Ric Sinclair, Managing Director on 0407 329 372 or [email protected]