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Wanted: Executive Officer – Forest Research Australia

A skilled CEO is sought to establish Forest Research Australia (FRA). Source: Timberbiz

FRA is a new research centre of excellence, which is being established with the assistance of the industry-owned research and development corporation (RDC) Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA), external consultants, and forest growers.

FRA’s objectives include:

  • Increasing critical mass in R,D&E;
  • Enhancing R,D&E program administrative efficiency;
  • Ensuring greater coordination and efficiencies of R,D&E programs across the sector;
  • Providing higher levels of co-investment into R,D&E programs;
  • Recruiting talent into the sector;
  • Improving skills development and graduate training tailored to the industry needs; and
  • Enhancing development of the industry along new and existing value chains.

For further details contact: Tony Price, Chair FRA Steering Committee at [email protected]  Applications close on Wednesday 25 May 2016.