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Australian Catholic University

Senior Research Officer - Resources - closing 18 October 2018


Job No: 974537
Campus Location: Brisbane, North Sydney, Melbourne
Functional Unit: Institute of Child Protection Studies
Work Type: Fixed term full time
 
  • Contribute to resources for improving outcomes for children, young people and families
  • Translate research into policy and practice advice to support safety/wellbeing of children
  • Full Time, Fixed term 6months, Melbourne Campus (other locations will be considered)

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across seven campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU’s mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The ACU Institute of Child Protection Studies (ICPS) is a nationally recognised centre of research excellence in the area of child, youth and family welfare. ICPS’ work focuses on prevention and responses to child abuse and neglect. It has offices in Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne, and undertakes work across Australia.

The Senior Research Officer – Resources will work closely with the Director ICPS and key stakeholders, to create practice tools and resources for ACU’s Safeguarding Children and Young People on-line Portal:  https://safeguardingchildren.acu.edu.au/

As the Senior Research Officer – Resources, you will:

  • Develop tools and resources to build the capacity of service providers to support safety and wellbeing of children, and prevention of child sexual abuse
  • Apply your knowledge of policy and practice contexts to understanding key messages from research
  • Work collaboratively to establish and maintain internal and external relationships

To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate:

  • A relevant degree and progress towards a post graduate qualification with relevant experience in the fields of domestic and family violence, child protection, child/family welfare services and safety and wellbeing of children.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of child safeguarding policies with evidence to translate research findings and policies into strategies, tools and resources.
  • Project management experience with demonstrated skills in prioritising tasks and managing deadlines.
  • High-level writing skills, with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to different stakeholders.

A valid Working with Children Check is a requirement for this role.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe and valued through development, participation and involvement.

How to Apply: 
Obtain the Position Description here Download File Senior Research Officer Resources HEW 8 PD.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to $104,337 - $116,650 pa pro rata, including salary component $95,285 - $106,530 pa (Higher Education Worker Level 8), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be directed to Professor Daryl Higgins, Director Institute of Child Protection Studies, on 03 9953 3067.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit www.acu.edu.au/careers

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Thursday 18 October 2018 at 11.55pm

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

Apply now

Monash University

Partnerships and Business Development Manager - closing 18 October 2018


Job No: 580257

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Fixed-term appointment until October 2019

Remuneration: $96,230 - $106,221 pa HEW Level 08 (plus 9.5% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions 

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here. You’ll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

The Opportunity

The Partnerships and Business Development Manager is expected to effectively coordinate and contribute to the achievement of the Faculty's key objectives and programs pertaining to its strategic, research, business, and partnership development.

The position will work to develop partnerships with government, business, research and community-based organisations, non-government organisations, as well as other funders nationally and internationally, as appropriate, in the delivery of the Faculty's objectives and projects. In particular, the Partnerships and Business Development Manager will be responsible for the identification of relevant funding and business opportunities, and for providing detailed proposal and application support to researchers.

We are seeking someone with a degree or postgraduate qualification and extensive relevant experience in business development strategic project management, and/or experience of developing University partnerships.

Alternatively, an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and or experience in a tertiary environment is also desired. If you believe you can fulfil these requirements, you are strongly encouraged to apply.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".

Enquiries

Group Manager, Research and Business Development, Bev Baugh, +61 3 9902 4586.

Position Description

Download File Partnerships and Business Development Manager

Closing Date

Thursday 18 October 2018, 11:55 pm AEDT

Supporting a diverse workforce

University of South Australia

Project Officer to the Dean of Graduate Studies - closing 23 October 2018


  • Full time, continuing position
  • Based in Research & Innovation Services located at City West campus
  • Salary range: $77,454 - $85,467 per annum (plus super)


About the role

The University of South Australia is known for research that is inspired by challenges and opportunities, partnered with end-users and communities, and underpinned by excellence. Our research culture is vibrant, outward facing and responsive. We pride ourselves on our capacity to create interdisciplinary teams that can tackle significant real-world challenges.

Working as the Project Officer you will support the Dean of Graduate Studies and the development and implementation of initiatives to improve the quality of research training and to position the university as a destination of choice. Working primarily with the Dean of Graduate Studies, you will also be part of the Graduate Research Development team.

The position provides executive support to committees and working groups chaired by the Dean and you’ll develop effective communication and working relationships with relevant staff at all levels of the organisation, and external to it, in order to inform and support the work of the Dean of Graduate Studies in delivering excellent research training outcomes.

Skills and Experience

As the successful candidate you will have proven skills in project management including the execution of key project tasks, excellent research and analytical skills along with highly developed written and verbal communication skills. Tertiary qualifications together with significant demonstrated experience in providing executive support to a senior manager and committees is also essential.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on Offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff are part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your Application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. For further information on the role, please contact Professor Pat Buckley, Dean of Graduate Studies on (08) 8302 5129 or pat.buckley@unisa.edu.au . Application enquiries can be made to Miranda McDonald, Senior Human Resources Consultant on (08) 8302 1777 or via email at miranda.mcdonald@unisa.edu.au.

Applications close: 9.00am Tuesday 23 October 2018

 

Australian Catholic University - Melbourne Campus

Research fellow - closing date 23 October 2018


Job No: 974478
Campus Location: Melbourne
Functional Unit: The Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research
Work Type: Fixed term full time

  • Join a strong vibrant research culture and productive research team
  • Opportunity to publish in high quality scientific journals
  • Full-time, fixed term (2 years) position located at our Melbourne Campus

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across seven campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The School of Psychology, within the Faculty of Health Sciences aims for excellence in teaching and research. The School has over 30 academic staff on the Melbourne, Brisbane and Strathfield (Sydney) campus. There is one National Head School, currently located at the Melbourne campus, with an Assistant Head at the Melbourne campus and Deputy Heads at Strathfield and Brisbane. The School offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate training programs: three-year and fourth-year sequences in psychology, higher degree research programs in psychology, and professional training programs in the areas of Clinical Psychology and Educational and Developmental Psychology. The research quality in Psychology at ACU is ranked well above world standard, the highest rating possible under the 2015 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) assessment.

Research program in Microstructural imaging and rehabilitative plasticity.

Currently, our research team includes (i) 4 honours and master students working on small experiments in brain injury, (ii) a fulltime research assistant providing assistance with the practicalities of research, (iii) two PhD students working on a large-scale training study in TBI, (iv) Prof Jones (CUBRIC, Cardiff University) who is involved on our research projects as honoray professorial fellow, (v) Associate Professor Caeyenberghs as director of the research program; (v) a technical officer providing support with automated processing pipelines, and (vi) visiting international PhD students.

The Research Fellow will contribute to enhancing the profile of psychological research in the School of Psychology. More specifically you will:

  • supporting the research program by providing assistance with the supervision of other PhD/honours/master students
  • supervising data collection, analysing brain MRI imaging data and helping with the organization of MRI workskhops
  • publishing in high quality scientific journals and providing support with grant applications
  • opportunity to present research findings at seminars and national/international conferences.

You will need to have:

  • Completion of a PhD in (neuro) psychology and/or neuroscience or related disciplines
  • an outstanding track record in research publications in peer-reviewed, high quality psychological journals and the capacity to attract research grant income
  • advanced knowledge of statistical analysis and interpretation.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.

How to Apply:

Obtain the Position Description Download File Research Fellow.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to $116,456 - $137,295 pa; including salary component $98,407 - $116,186 pa (Academic Level B) and employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be sent to Associate Professor Karen Caeyenberghs Karen.Caeyenberghs@acu.edu.au or call 03 9230 8067

Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit: www.acu.edu.au/careers

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

Applications close: 23 Oct 2018 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Apply now

Australian Catholic University

Research Project Officer (fixed term 12 months) - closing 24 October 2018


Job No: 974513
Campus Location: North Sydney
Functional Unit: Institute for Positive Psychology & Education
Work Type: Fixed term full time
 
  • Provide high-level project support for research projects from inception to completion
  • Provide superior professional and administrative support
  • Full time fixed term role based in North Sydney (12 months)

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community that welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU’s mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The Positive Psychology Research (PPR) Program is one of three programs in Institute of Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE). Current research within the program aims to produce high-quality empirical research incorporating interventions and randomised control trials, large-scale longitudinal or cross-country survey data, and development of new statistical approaches.

As a Research Project Officer you will:

  • provide critical support to researchers in the planning, coordination, and organisation of the research project
  • assist in the preparation and drafting of ethics applications; reports of research findings; and literature reviews
  • preliminary analysis of complex large-scale and longitudinal survey data
  • coordination of data collection whilst ensuring research confidentiality and related protocols are maintained; financial processing and budget management.

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate:

  • a degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Psychology) with equivalent professional experience and training
  • skills and experience in research, including the design, organisation, collection, management and preliminary analysis of large-scale and longitudinal data
  • demonstrated ability to coordinate the implementation of research projects.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe and valued through development, participation and involvement.

How to Apply: 
Obtain the position description here > Download File Research Project Officer HEW 6 PD.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to $84,580 – $90,889 pa including salary component $77,242 – $83,004 pa (Higher Education Worker Level 6), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

To discuss this role further contact please contact HeeRa Heaser, Research Project Coordinator, Institute for Positive Psychology & Education on (02) 9701 4647.

 
The successful applicant will be required to hold a valid working with children clearance for the State or Territory in which the position is located.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit www.acu.edu.au/careers

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 24 October 2018 (11.55pm EDST)

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Australian Catholic University

Research Project Officer (fixed term 6 months) - closing 24 October 2018


Job No: 974524
Campus Location: North Sydney
Functional Unit: Institute for Positive Psychology & Education
Work Type: Fixed term full time
 
  • Provide high-level project support for research projects from inception to completion
  • Provide superior professional and administrative support
  • Full time fixed term role based in North Sydney (6 months)

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community that welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU’s mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The Positive Psychology Research (PPR) Program is one of three programs in Institute of Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE). Current research within the program aims to produce high-quality empirical research incorporating interventions and randomised control trials, large-scale longitudinal or cross-country survey data, and development of new statistical approaches.

As a Research Project Officer you will:

  • provide critical support to researchers in the planning, coordination, and organisation of the research project
  • assist in the preparation and drafting of ethics applications; reports of research findings; and literature reviews
  • preliminary analysis of complex large-scale and longitudinal survey data
  • coordination of data collection whilst ensuring research confidentiality and related protocols are maintained; financial processing and budget management.

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate:

  • a degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Psychology) with equivalent professional experience and training
  • skills and experience in research, including the design, organisation, collection, management and preliminary analysis of large-scale and longitudinal data
  • demonstrated ability to coordinate the implementation of research projects.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe and valued through development, participation and involvement.

How to Apply: 
Obtain the PD here - Download File Research Project Officer HEW 6 PD.pdf . Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to $84,580 – $90,889 pa including salary component $77,242 – $83,004 pa (Higher Education Worker Level 6), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

To discuss this role further contact please contact HeeRa Heaser, Research Project Coordinator, Institute for Positive Psychology & Education on (02) 9701 4647.

 
The successful applicant will be required to hold a valid working with children clearance for the State or Territory in which the position is located.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit www.acu.edu.au/careers

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 24 October 2018 (11.55pm EDST)

Apply now

Specialist Health Services

Strategic Manager - Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research - closing 28 October 2018


Australian Government – Institute of Medical Research Strategic Manager, Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research/Indo- Pacific Centre for Health Security

The Indo Pacific Centre for Health Security, established in the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), is seeking a Strategic Manager to work at the Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research in Goroka. The Strategic Manager will provide strategic support to the PNG IMR to ensure that IMR research strategies align with resource allocation, administer cash flows and ensure communications and administrative functions support the implementation of high-quality research.

The PNG Institute of Medical Research was established by an Act of Parliament in 1968.  The Institute conducts health and medical research into the health problems confronting Papua New Guineans. The Institute has contributed enormously to identification, diagnosis, treatment, management and prevention of infectious diseases and conditions, including contributing to new knowledge over the last 50 years. To conduct these research activities, the Institute manages large grants from various donors including the government of PNG, has established infrastructure and identified adequate human resource capacity to implement the research.  

This position is full time on a 2-year contract (with possible 1-year extension), based at the PNG Institute of Medical Research (IMR) in Goroka, PNG. The Strategic Manager will provide support to the PNG IMR to ensure that research strategies align with resource allocation, cash flows and ensure communications and administrative functions support the implementation of high-quality research. This position will be suited to an individual who has proven experience (>10 years) in high level management in the academic/research sector with a strong understanding of business functions such as HR, finance, IT and fundraising and demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development, preferably related to health/medical research. High level experience in successfully supporting complex internal and external partnerships in line with recognised international best practice and significant experience in leading and supporting multi-sectoral teams, with high level change leadership, team management, facilitation and coordination skills, preferably in a health/medical research environment will be required.

Link to the position description.

This position will be contracted through the Specialist Health Service. The successful candidate will be based in Goroka, PNG and work directly with the PNG IMR team, liaising with DFAT’s team within the Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security. The Specialist Health Service (SHS) provides strategic input on health to the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).  The SHS allows DFAT to source high quality technical advice to support health policy, strategic planning and health programming across the aid management cycle.

Full details of responsibilities are provided in the position description. Please apply via the Abt Associates website with a current CV and responses to the key selection criteria included in the position description. Enquiries regarding this role should be directed to: samantha.colquhoun@shsglobal.com.au

Applications close 28th October 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Apply online here.

This position has been readvertised, previous applicants are not required to reapply.

Swinburne University

Finance Analyst – Research Office - closing 29 October 2018


  • Contribute to research outcomes
  • Focus on Post Award Management
  • Hawthorn location

Ongoing position for Finance Analyst to enable our researchers to deliver on research outcomes.

 

About the job

Working in a team of collaborative financial professionals, as our Finance Analyst you will enable a group of Researchers to deliver on their research outcomes. Through your customer focus and passion for research, you will deliver a range of quality financial management services with respect to research grants and contracts, including providing financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting to Faculty, Finance management, Government and other external bodies. Operating within the University’s standards and policies, you will partner with Swinburne Research and the Faculties to achieve their strategic business objectives through the provision of tailored, business focused financial management services with respect to post award research grants and contracts.

About Swinburne

Swinburne’s emphasis is on high quality, engaged teaching and research in science, technology, business, design and innovation – teaching and research that makes a difference in the lives of individuals and contributes to national economic and social objectives.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Relevant knowledge, experience and expertise in providing quality  finance, accounting and budgetary services, in particular with respect to research funding
  • High level analytical, investigative and problem solving skills, including the ability to interpret data and identify trends/issues
  • Relevant knowledge, experience and expertise in providing quality finance, accounting and budgetary services, in particular with respect to grants

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

Benefits 

  • Enjoy 50% study fee reduction
  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Private health insurance discounts

Discover more discounts when you start at Swinburne. Receive movie tickets and staff membership options at the Swinburne bookshop. There's news subscriptions and computer and software discounts on offer. 

 

Further information and how to apply

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

To start an application click on 'apply' and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please Ania Gruba (Recruitment Consultant) on 03 9214 4856.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on inclusion@swin.edu.au, or our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Officer, Sherrin Trautmann on DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au.

 

Applications close at: 5pm on Monday 29th October 2018

Vertigo Ventures

Business Development/Client Relationship Manager (Australia/New Zealand) - closing date end of October


Since 2010, Vertigo Ventures (VV) has been working with leading research organisations globally to help them best identify, capture and report the impact of their work. VV provides a range of services, such as impact training workshops, consultancy services, and, its unique, proprietary software VV-Impact Tracker

The VV-Impact Tracker software was launched in 2014 to help researchers and institutions identify, store, validate, and organise impact information and evidence from projects across a range of disciplines. Through our innovative software we have been able to create a fast-growing technology company which has expanded exponentially in the last few years, especially in Australia, UK and Hong Kong. Our training and consultancy services continue to build on our solid foundations as impact experts and support institutions to understand how best to measure impact, and, identify and showcase their achievements to date.

At VV, we are a small but ambitious team working in a fast-paced, exciting environment. With the rapid growth of the business, and to ensure further success, we are looking to welcome to our team a new part-time member (2 to 3 days a week), based in Australia.

To apply, please email your CV and a short cover letter to bob@vertigoventures.com stating why you think you are the right fit for this role, noting your current salary and your expectations going forward. We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date: End of October 2018

Salary and commissions (uncapped): commensurate with experience


 Responsibilities:

  • Identify and approach new potential clients in Australia/New Zealand for the VV-Impact Tracker software and VV trainings/consultancy
  • Perform sales presentations for VV-Impact Tracker
  • Manage the on-boarding process for new client universities (for the VV-Impact Tracker software)
  • Support client engagement with VV-Impact Tracker (e.g. by gathering feedback and developing engagement plans etc.)
  • Communicate with institutional representatives and/or senior management to support client universities with proposed engagement plans etc.
  • Be able to respond to user queries about the Impact Tracker software
  • Perform product demonstrations for VV-Impact Tracker with prospective client universities
  • Building relationships with research funders, especially those running the ARC/EI and in general with Research offices at events and follow up meetings to learn more about their priorities with impact and share our work.
  • Work with our UK and HK Impact Officers (UKIO & HKIO) to organise, host and deliver impact training workshops, webinars etc., inviting ANZ (and other target) universities to attend
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other roles/teams within the company to most effectively support clients
  • Manage evolving client expectations and identify opportunities for adding further value to them (e.g. specific training needs, or, suggestions for additional functionalities for VV-Impact Tracker for the development team)
  • Regularly track and analyse users’ usage and customer satisfaction for Impact Tracker
  • Identify opportunities for account expansion and renewals
  • Organise and manage client’s and potential client’s contact lists, analyse website/social media visits and training/webinar attendees etc. and identify new leads for the sales and training teams
  • Use analytics and client feedback to provide insights for developing the product roadmap
  • Organise and manage events (e.g. Steering Group meetings) for client universities
  • Co-ordination support for international accounts

Requirements (essential):

  • Build and manage the ANZ sales pipeline, account management & forecasting experience
  • Ability to build and maintain rapport with clients
  • Previous multi-stakeholder management experience
  • Previous sector experience – University &/or Research
  • Strong communication and new business sales experience
  • Ability to co-ordinate at all levels (internally and externally)
  • Willingness to travel to build client relationships
  • Disciplined with excellent time management skills
  • Proactive and independent (at times remote) working required
  • Enthusiastic to engage with new technology platforms

Requirements (desired):

  • Excellent Office spreadsheet (e.g. pivot tables), word and presentation skills
  • Research/Impact experience/background
  • IT/SaaS systems experience/background
  • Willingness to be flexible with time zones

University of New South Wales

Research Contracts Administrator - closing 1 November 2018


  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

An exciting opportunity for Casual Research Contracts Administrator at the Research Contracts Office. The Casual Research Contracts Administrator will provide administrative support to the Research Contracts team. This position will also provide support as required to facilitate the effective functioning of the Research Grants and Contracts Office. This position works closely with researchers and colleagues from the Contracts and Grants Management teams, and also to the Legal, Finance and Research Strategy Offices. 

This is a Casual Level 6 position, 4 days per week, up until the end of February 2019.

Please see the attached PD for further details.

 

Interested applicants should systematically address the selection criteria in the application, to submit an application please submit the application letter addressing the Selection Criteria and your CV as combined single PDF document to c.gunn@unsw.edu.au by Thursday 1 November 2018.

University of Technology Sydney

Director, Research and Innovation Office (RIO) - closing 7 November 2018


University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is located in the heart of Australia's most vibrant multicultural city. We are Australia's leading 'young' University and in our 30-year history have catapulted into the top 200 universities globally.

A young, dynamic institution renowned for innovative and practice-oriented programs, high-impact research and deep, enduring partnerships with industry and the professions, UTS is positioning itself to become a world leader in collaborative research and a provider of professionally oriented education that delivers globally oriented graduates.

We have an exciting opportunity for an outstanding leader to define, plan and drive the development and delivery of research and innovation services at UTS.

Reporting directly to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), the Director will provide strategic and operational leadership to RIO, the focal point for research within the University, as we continue our drive for excellence in research and achieving beneficial societal change from our research outcomes.

Demonstrating the relationship skills necessary to develop critical partnerships, both internally and externally, key to your success will also be your ability to engage others on our journey, put in place a holistic research support infrastructure and develop a shared sense of ownership university-wide.

A mature and strong communicator, the ability to shape the dialogue around research and to take a longer term focus will ensure that challenging objectives for the future are met.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about research and have demonstrated an understanding of research management in the tertiary education sector, national and international research issues and trends, and IP and commercialisation principles.

Key leadership attributes including exceptional influencing skills, a proactive strategic leadership style and the ability to build effective teams are essential.

A detailed Candidate Information Pack is available – to obtain a copy please contact Mark Glaze or Abdul Macauley via execappointments@uts.edu.au, quoting reference IRC118296

Apply via Jobs@UTS


Closing Date:
7 November, 2018 at 11.59pm (AEST)

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.