Business Support Co-ordinator

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: Permanent

Business Support Co-ordinator-2400172



•    Salary + 6.75% Superannuation + 5 weeks annual leave.
•    Career Development + tertiary study benefit + ongoing professional development opportunities.
•    Be part of a professional and supportive team that facilitates world-class research.

The role/Te mahi

As the Business Support Co-ordinator for Quantum Technologies Aotearoa (QTA) research programme, you will coordinate a range of business development and administrative activities for the research programme and provide proactive and professional support to the Programme Manager.

This role guarantees variety and will include:
•    Administration support to the Programme Manager including providing statistics, data analysis and writing reports.
•    Preparing financial reporting and research contracts.
•    Managing generic emails.
•    Servicing committees.
•    Overseeing financial transactions/reconciliations/funding awards.
•    Contributing to annual reporting data collection.
•    Communication (including newsletters).
•    Maintaining the website.
•    Planning and logistics for travel for events and workshops.

Your skills and experience/Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

To be successful in this role you will have:
•    University qualification or have equivalent experience in administration with high attention to detail.
•    The ability to work independently and as part of a small collaborative team.
•    Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite.
•    Excellent organisational and time management skills.

Our team delivers at a high standard.  Your ability to thrive in a busy environment while having a proactive and positive attitude is essential. 

A scientific background, previous experience working within a research institute or within a research environment with external stakeholders is preferred.

About our team/Mō te tīma

The Quantum Technologies Aotearoa research programme is a new research programme that sits within and is administered by Te Whai Ao — Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies (DWC). The DWC is a Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE), hosted by the University of Otago.

The QTA programme leads internationally collaborative projects aimed at developing new quantum technologies. New international links will be established, and existing ones strengthened. We will train researchers in new quantum technologies and foster those early in their careers.

Further details/Pūroko

This is a full-time (37.5 hours), fixed term position until 31 December 2028, located in Dunedin.

You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this position.

The appointment range for this position is $65,281 to $69,648 per annum.

Please direct any queries regarding the role to Emma Juggins, Programme Manager, via the contact details below.


To submit your application (including CV and cover letter), please click the apply button. Applications quoting reference number 2400172 will close on Monday, 8 April 2024. 

Applications will be considered as they are received. The University reserves the right to close this vacancy at any time.

Additional Information

Contact: Emma Juggins

Position details: Job Description

Further Information: Department Website

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Location: About Dunedin

Primary Location
Employment Status
 Fixed Term 
Salary Level and Range Level 5 (Range of Appointments $65,281 to $69,648, Top of Range $74,947)
 Sciences Divisional Office
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