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Business  Development Manager. Location - Sydney or Melbourne.

Posted on: 19/10/2021

Job description:

Our client is a leading NFP Health focused charity and has an exciting leadership opportunity for a Business Development Manager, based in Sydney or Melbourne.

A globally respected Not For Profit health promotion charity, recognised as the independent authority on the nutrition and health benefits of Glycemic Index, translating the science of GI to make healthy eating choices

Reporting to the CEO, the business Development Manager will be responsible for managing and expanding key clients across retailers, food manufacturers and brand owners supporting the delivery of the growth strategy and increased awareness of GI. 

As a passionate foodie, with a focus on helping consumers make healthier choices this is an exciting time to help the charity deliver its new strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver revenue targets against the Low GI symbol program
  • Business development to secure new licences and increase revenue from existing licensees via marketing campaign
  • Develop compelling partnership proposals and presentations
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to deliver effective communication and maintain customer data base
  • Pro-actively support new and existing clients adding value to relationships
  • Contribute to the formulation of the annual plan with CEO and Marketing Manager to nurture and grow new business
  • Negotiate and structure license and commercial partnerships for sign off
  • Champion the benefits of low GI within the wider business and externally

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • 10 years senior experience within a retail or branding environment with a track record of commercial growth and being a proven networker
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Tertiary qualification in food or business related discipline
  • Strong understanding of consumer data and market research
  • Passionate foodie with a focus on healthy choices and interest in delivering for social good
  • Self-motivated and results focused

To Apply:

Please email a Cover Letter and Resume to: before the closing date of  2nd November.

Food Technologist.  Tassal. Location - Lidcombe, Sydney, NSW.

Posted on: 18/10/2021

A rare opportunity for a driven and motivated food technologist ready to work for a leading Australian company with a strong focus on operational excellence and growth.

Our products are on dinner plates and in lunch boxes right across Australia. With over 30 years’ experience, we are industry leaders, innovators, safe and diligent producers and first and foremost, we are responsible farmers who prioritise our people, their safety and the communities in which we operate.

About us:

We’re passionate about farming and we’re proud of it! We are committed to protecting the environment we operate in and ensuring the farmed seafood we produce is of the highest quality so that you can continue to enjoy it today and into the future. 

As the world changes, we adapt, and through a combination of science, technology and passion, we’re revolutionising seafood farming in Australia. We strive for excellence across our four critical factors of success (4P's) - Our People, Our Planet, Our Product and Our Performance and are recognised as an Employer of Choice. To learn more about our business, people and products visit

The role:

You will be supporting the Product Development Manager in the creation and launch of innovative new and enhanced products to achieve business objectives, working within the NPD team to ensure robust commercialisation of new products and enhancement of existing products.

Your duties will be, but not limited to:
  • Organising and executing product development commercialisation including factory trials
  • Specification preparation
  • Enterprise system data input and ensuring accuracy related to product BOM’s
  • Supporting NPD initiatives
  • Develop and build strong relationships with internal stakeholders including operations, quality assurance, NPD team members, marketing and sales, customers and a range of suppliers


            • Degree in Food Science or related field
            • 5 Years + experience in a technical field in the food industry
            • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
            • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
            • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
            • Understanding of production and quality processes for the food industry
            • Proactive attitude and results driven
            • Ability to work autonomously and to achieve KPIs within time frames
            • Desire to work in a hyper fast paced environment
            • Willing to work within a chilled factory environment


            • Birthday leave
            • July and December Christmas parties
            • Wear your jeans to work
            • Free confidential counselling through our Employee Assistance Program
            • Free annual flu vaccinations (voluntary)
            • Discounted Tassal products, private health insurance, banking and novated leasing

            To apply: 

            If this is an opportunity that you want to be a part of - apply now!

            For further information contact Fereshta Rezaee, People & Culture Advisor (

            The University of Melbourne - Course Seeker

            Lecturer in Food/Pharmaceutical Process Engineering - School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering. Location - Melbourne

            The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, we are globally engaged; comprehensive; research-intensive; and committed to responding to the major challenges of our time.

            The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT) is strongly committed to supporting diversity and flexibility in the workplace. Improving the representation of women is necessary in our goal to innovate and to strengthen FEIT’s reputation as a best-in-class centre of research.

            About the Department of Chemical Engineering

            We are a large Department with approximately 25 teaching and research staff, 30 full time research staff and around 90 PhD students.

            Academic staff have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society, the world's oldest scientific society, the Australian Academy of Science, and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

            Industry Engagement is a key focus, and we carry out research projects based on deep collaborations with government and business and work with organisations that provide internship opportunities for our students. You'll find smart people, big problems, and plenty of chances to create a real difference in the world!

            About the role:

            As an aspiring leader in Chemical Engineering, this position will deliver teaching into graduate and undergraduate programs as well as build a world class, independent and well-funded research program in a field consistent with the department’s research domains. The Lecturer will collaborate with key stakeholders internally within the department and the school and more broadly through external key industry and government agencies.

            For this position we are looking for a candidate with a strong research profile that would enhance our Food and Pharmaceutical processing research domain. This could be in either of the following fields:

            • Food Engineering, including Industrial food processing 
            • Pharmaceutical processing 
            About You:

            Naturally you will be capable of demonstrating your prior record of achievement in the following:

            • degree in chemical engineering or a related discipline 
            • PhD in engineering, applied science or a cognate discipline 
            • track record of quality research in either food and/or pharmaceutical engineering, as evidenced by research publications in leading journals and conferences 
            • demonstrated record of achieving the highest levels of scholarship in engineering and/or industrial processing research relative to opportunity
            • leading a research program in fundamental and/or applied areas with clear links to industrial challenges 
            • teaching effectively across a broad range of subjects, including the capacity to develop and deliver high quality seminars, lectures and workshops with a focus on the student experience as well as contribute to other teaching activities 
            • excellent oral and written communication skills. 
            • building networks with industry partners and other researchers, both local and international working as part of a team. 
            • working both independently and as part of a team in a professional and collegial manner, and to build rapport with all levels of staff within a diverse work environment 
            Additionally, it would be desirable (but not necessary) if you if you also had experience in relation to any of the following:
            • track record of engagement with industry and/or government 
            • applying for, and securing, awards engagement with the community or media in the context of research or scholarship 

            You will be supported to pursue achievement in all four pillars of an academic career:

            • Research 
            • Teaching and Learning 
            • Engagement 
            • Service and Leadership 

            What we offer you

            We offer flexibility, whatever that may mean for you. Many of our benefit programs and onsite amenities are aimed at supporting you - including generous leave, child care subsidies, discounted parking, medical and health care. We offer extensive opportunities for personal and professional development, and we’ll support you in doing what you love.

            We seek to increase the diversity of our workforce and the representation of all members of our community that have been traditionally under-represented. If you’re curious, motivated and ready to undertake a meaningful and rewarding role we’re ready to meet you.

            Apply via:

            Online applications are preferred. Go to, select the relevant option (‘Current Opportunities’ or ‘Jobs available to current staff’), then find the position by title or number.

            Position no. 0053436

            Contact for enquires only: 

            Professor Amanda Ellis


            Technical/Regulatory Affairs Officer - Essence Group. Location: Greenwich, Sydney

            The Technical/Regulatory Affairs Officer reports directly to the Essence Head of Quality and is responsible for all Regulatory functionality of Essence Group and related companies. The objective of this role is to ensure that all formulations/products meet regulatory requirements and are accurately documented. The Technical/Regulatory Affairs Officer will also manage the Essence Group Standards Names List and Vendor Assurance Programme.

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            To apply for this position please send cover letter and your resume to

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