Job Opportunities

NATA employs professional, responsible people with a ’can-do’ attitude to deliver excellent levels of service, ensuring quality in everything that we do.

NATA offers a range of employment opportunities across the many programs we run and any current vacancies will be listed on this page.

NATA does not offer traineeships or voluntary work.



Client Coordinator - Life Sciences

  • Are you looking for a lead assessor or coordination role with excellent benefits?
  • Do you have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills?
  • Are you tertiary qualified with previous laboratory experience?

The National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia (NATA) is a not for profit organisation that operates Australia’s laboratory accreditation system with 3,000 accredited facilities and is seeking to appoint a Client Coordinator in our Sydney office located in Rhodes.  This is a full-time career position offering variety and job satisfaction. 

The appointee will primarily be required to work with a team of professional people engaged in assessment of competence of chemistry laboratories across a wide range of industries, such as Agribusiness, Environment, Manufactured Goods. The appointee may be expected to work assessing competence in other industries after initial induction training has been completed.

Duties: The appointee will be primarily responsible for organising and leading assessment teams comprising appropriate technical experts to conduct on-site assessments.  Duties also include the preparation of technical reports, follow-up of matters arising from assessments and provision of advice to technical assessors and the public on NATA’s policies and technical requirements.  Intrastate and interstate travel will be necessary.

Qualifications and experience:  Applicants must have a degree in Science or Applied Science (a chemistry background would be an advantage) and must have appropriate laboratory experience and proven relevant post graduate professional laboratory experience.  You will be computer literate, self-motivated, well organised and a logical thinker, with highly developed interpersonal skills, oral and written communications skills.  A sound knowledge of the principles of good laboratory management and the ability to interact with people at a professional level is required.  The ability to work unsupervised and manage a number of simultaneous tasks is essential.  You must also have a current driver’s licence.  Previous auditing experience would be highly desirable, although training will be provided. 

Salary and Conditions: The salary on commencement is equivalent to a total remuneration package of $98,036 per annum. The Association operates a superannuation scheme and offers normal conditions of leave and other benefits.  Permanent Australian Residency is a pre-requisite for this position. For further details please contact the National HR Manager on 02 9736 8222.

Interested applicants must provide a full curriculum vitae and a covering letter addressing the qualifications and experience in this advertisement and the names of two referees by 27 April 2018 to the following email address:

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It is anticipated that the successful applicant will commence in June 2018.

NATA is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a non-smoking workplace.

Website:  www.nata.com.au


Client Coordinator - Calibration

  • Are you looking for a lead assessor or coordination role with excellent benefits?
  • Do you have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills?
  • Are you tertiary qualified with previous laboratory experience?

The National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia (NATA) is a not for profit organisation that operates Australia’s laboratory accreditation system with 3000 accredited facilities and is seeking to appoint a Client Coordinator in our Melbourne office located in Camberwell.  This position is a full-time permanent position offering variety and job satisfaction.
 
The appointee will be required to work with a team of professional people who plan and lead on-site laboratory assessments, utilising technical experts, against criteria based on ISO/IEC 17025.  The appointee will be working in the area of Calibration, however may be expected to work in other areas of testing after initial induction training has been completed.

Duties:  The appointee will be primarily responsible for organising and leading assessment teams comprising appropriate technical experts to conduct on-site assessments.  Duties also include the preparation of technical reports, follow-up of matters arising from assessments and provision of advice to technical assessors and the public on NATA’s policies and technical requirements.  Intrastate and interstate travel will be a necessary component of the role and, in addition to this, you will be required to work extensive hours during high assessment periods.

Qualifications and Experience:  This role would be ideal for someone who has a tertiary qualification within the field of applied science or engineering.  In addition, you will possess 3 years practical experience in a engineering or calibration environment with additional knowledge in regards to reference values and materials.  You will be computer literate, self-motivated, well-organised, logical thinker, with highly developed interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills.  The ability to work unsupervised and manage a number of simultaneous tasks is essential.  You must also have a current driver’s licence.  Previous auditing experience is highly desirable, although training will be provided.

Salary and Conditions:  The salary on commencement is equivalent to a total remuneration package of $98,036 per annum. The Association operates a superannuation scheme and offers normal conditions of leave and other benefits.  Permanent Australian Residency is a pre-requisite for this position.  For further details please contact the National HR Manager on 02 9736 8222.

Interested applicants must provide a full curriculum vitae, a covering letter addressing the qualifications and experience in this advertisement and the names of two referees by 27 April 2018 to the following email address:

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NATA is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a non-smoking workplace.

Website: www.nata.com.au