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Please find below an available post for someone interested in entering
the commercial stable isotope world at managerial level.

All replies to Deloitte please.









Based in Dunedin, Edinburgh of the South, Iso-Trace New Zealand is
involved in the fingerprinting of samples, using isotopic ratios that
can enable direct comparison and potentially the identification of point
of origin for a variety of materials and products. This has a wide
variety of potential applications within the pharmaceutical, energy,
food and FMCG sectors in New Zealand and internationally. 

Established through the world renowned University of Otago, the business
has been stand-alone since 2004, and has already developed a high
profile within the isotopic testing community for its leading-edge
thinking, quality of service and market-responsiveness. It is now ready
for its next stage of development and growth within the national and
international business arenas and requires a General Manager to lead
this process. 

The right individual will work in partnership with the Iso-Trace team
and their clients, and will need to possess creative flair, flexibility
and entrepreneurial spirit enabling them to drive the successful
development of this exciting business. Our clients are seeking someone
who has the maturity and strength to engage clients and other key
stakeholders but who is energetic, adventurous and highly communicative
in their approach to driving the development of this exciting

In addition the right person for this role will possess many of the
following characteristics: 

*	Ideally an individual with a (international) consulting or
business background, and the ability to understand technical information
and processes and translate them into "layman's terms" or business
*	The ability to assess business risk and make fact-based
decisions to enable the successful development of the business 
*	The ability and/or experience of working in a busy small team
environment in partnership with the other team members 
*	Be comfortable with working and liaising with business
professionals, members of the scientific community and academic
researchers, both as stakeholders and clients 
*	Have a very well developed commercial sense and the ability to
manage stakeholder and client expectations 
*	Be comfortable and familiar with working with/in the corporate
world, as well as outside of specific corporate structures and
*	Extremely strong practical business development and superb
relationship management skills, with excellent communication and
influencing skills and highly developed emotional intelligence when
dealing with varied styles and personalities 
*	Strong/practical financial business management ability and
*	Be comfortable with operational business and people management,
but be able to step back and take a 'strategic overview' of business
matters and whilst appreciating it exists not get side-tracked by the
minutiae of day-to-day issues 
*	Highly developed business and people analytical skills and be
able to make effective and efficient decisions and give appropriate
feedback to interested stakeholders 
*	The ability to challenge stakeholder and board members
decision-making with informed and robust business cases in order to
steer the creation and development of the new business platform
*	Experience of dealing with legislative and compliance personnel
and their requirements. 

If you are looking for a role leading a forward thinking organisation -
apply now!
A job description is available on request. All applications, in the form
of a CV with covering letter should be addressed to: Lorna Zeman,
Deloitte Human Capital, PO Box 1245, Dunedin, Tel: (03) 474 2827. Email:
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Applications close 5pm, Friday 17 August 2007.





Ken Neal
Laboratory Manager
Iso-trace Ltd
Centre for Innovation
St David Street
Dunedin, New Zealand
T +64 3 479 4111
C +64 21 279 4111

F +64 3 479 4106

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