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NATA employs highly specialised staff across a wide range of disciplines.

Our staff are energetic, informed, have a can-do attitude and are committed to excellence.

NATA has offices in Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth

Client Coordinator – Medical Testing

  • 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 Brisbane office located in Annerley.  This is a full-time career position offering variety and job satisfaction.  

The appointee will be required to work with a team of professional people engaged in assessment of the competence of mainly pathology laboratories. The appointee will predominantly be working in the field of Medical Testing. The appointee will be expected to work in other fields 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 necessary.

Qualifications and experience:  Applicants must have a degree in Science or Applied Science (Medical Laboratory Science an advantage) and must have pathology 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 $96,114 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 18 August 2017 to the following email address:

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It is anticipated that the successful applicant will commence in early October 2017.

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



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