Biomedical Enterprise Manager

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Darlington, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

  • Play an integral part in driving the Biomedical Enterprise initiative at USYD

  • Full time, fixed-term contract until February 2026

  • Base Salary $111,966 to $126,271 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Research Enterprise Team within DVC Research at the University of Sydney is looking for an exceptional individual to be their new Biomedical Enterprise Manager and play a key role in the strategic development of the Sydney Biomedical Accelerator.

The Biomedical Accelerator is a visionary partnership between the University of Sydney, Sydney Local Health District and the NSW Government bringing together clinicians, researchers, academics and industry to solve the most complex health problems of today, tomorrow and the future. This important and unique role will be instrumental in developing the business plan for a new biomedical translation service for the University, including both the support services and the physical incubator.

Reporting to the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Research Enterprise and working closely with Strategic Ventures, the Commercialisation Office and the Sydney Knowledge Hub, your key responsibilities will be to:

  • coordinate the development of strategic planning documents for the area

  • identify opportunities and prepare proposals for precinct-specific and innovation ecosystem grants

  • implement project plans to provide effective management of activities and deliverables

  • identify and document existing research with translation potential (pipeline mapping)

  • contribute to committees and working groups focused on developing Sydney Biomedical Accelerator

  • cultivate strong stakeholder relationships to engage and consult with potential industry partners

  • advocate, communicate and market the Sydney Biomedical Accelerator enterprise initiative

About you

  • tertiary qualifications in Biomedicine and/or relative working experience or science field

  • experience managing a diverse group of key internal/external stakeholders on large or complex projects

  • exceptional attention to detail, coupled with the ability to pivot and change focus when needed

  • exceptional understanding of project management scope, time, cost, quality, HR, communications, cost, risk, procurement and integration

  • excellent writing skills

  • previous experience in the higher education sector or at a complex, multi-faceted organisation.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident. Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement 

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. 

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or any documents in alternate formats, please contact Nicole Cunningham, Recruitment Operations by email

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