Strategy and Policy Manager

Updated: 13 days ago
Location: Perth, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 04 Jul 2024

  • $136,326 to $138,384 pa (HEW 9)
  • Ongoing, Full-time, Joondalup campus
  • Open to Australian or New Zealand citizens or Australian permanent residents

STRATEGY AND POLICY MANAGER
OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR (RESEARCH)
JOONDALUP CAMPUS 
$136,326 to $138,384 pa (HEW 9)
ONGOING, FULL TIME

  • Strategic planning, strategy implementation and (non-financial) policy analyst specialist 
  • Provides strategic advice to Senior Management/Executive/Board
  • Flexible and supportive environment based in Perth, Western Australia.

Overview 

Are you a strategy and policy professional  who thrives on  leading impactful research driven policy and strategy initiatives? Edith Cowan University invites you to help shape our  future directions as our Strategy and Policy Manager, collaborating with top executives and guiding university wide projects that influence key decisions and propel our research agenda forward. Join us and make a lasting impact on academic excellence, research,  and innovation at one of WA’s leading universities. 

To succeed in this role, you must have:

  • Experience in researching and developing policy and/or strategy , preferably within the higher education sector, or relevant industry. 
  • A thorough understanding of the higher education research environment (or ability to quickly acquire),  and knowledge of the national and international drivers impacting university research to be able to make strategic recommendations to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research). 
  • Excellent analytical skills in order to develop, implement and monitor strategic plans and initiatives.
  • Strong project management and organisational skills to effectively coordinate and implement University-wide projects. 
  • Outstanding written communication skills to craft submissions to government and other relevant external stakeholders. 
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate to a range of stakeholders internal and external to the University, and to build consensus.  
  • An understanding of university governance would be an advantage. 

You must also be able to demonstrate personal attributes consistent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry, Personal Excellence and Courage. 

Benefits & Remuneration 
This ongoing, full-time position attracts an annual salary of $136,326 to $138,384 pa plus 17% University superannuation contribution.  

ECU supports a healthy work/life balance for its staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances are available.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website .

Contact 
Applicants are welcome to call Michelle Tottman on 6304 2274 for further information about the position. 

How to apply
Please upload your CV and a concise expression of interest describing your suitability for this position (maximum two pages), with a particular focus on your experience with strategy development and implementation, as well as policy advice, in a research context.

Closing Date:
Applications close on Thursday 4 July 2024 at 11:30pm AWST. 

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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