Call for Work Packages

September 21, 2015

Call for Tender

The Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS) is calling for tenders for the Professional Level Accreditation Program


The Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS)  is an international organisation dedicated to the professional development of research managers and administrators, the promotion of the profession of research management and the enhancement of the research enterprise.  The Society values a stronger, vibrant research sector in the region, high standards of research governance including the protection of integrity and ethics of research, and the profession of research management as integral to the research endeavour.

ARMS comprises over 2000 members from universities, medical research institutes, Commonwealth research agencies, State and federal government departments. It is structured into a number of Chapters, mainly based around Australian States but also New Zealand and Singapore -and includes Special Interest Groups convened around communities of specific research management issues.

Following the successful introduction of the ARMS Foundation Level Accreditation Program, the Society now wishes to introduce a Professional Level Accreditation Program aimed at enhancing the leadership, management and content skills of research managers.  Three core areas have been targeted which now form the basis for this call for tender.  These areas are described in three individual work packages as follows:

WORK PACKAGE 1 – Development and Delivery of Core Module Leadership, Management and Strategic Thinking Skills

WORK PACKAGE 2 – Development and Delivery of Elective Modules

WORK PACKAGE 3 – Group Moderator Package

Applicants wishing to bid for one or more Work Packages should complete a Proposal Form for each Work Package and provide supporting documentation which addresses all nominated criteria and submit to the ARMS Chief Operating Officer, Ms Maria Zollo by 5.00pm eastern standard time 5 October 2015.

Further enquiries may also be directed to Maria Zollo, telephone +61 402418973.