Partner Engagement Manager (Strategic Initiatives) HEO 8

Updated: 23 days ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 02 Feb 2020

About the Job

We have an exciting opportunity for a Partner Engagement Manager to join our Research and Innovation Services team here at UniSA.

The Partner Engagement Manager (Strategic Initiatives) will take a lead role in the delivery and management of the Partnering Skills Development Program and will have a strong focus on;

• Responsibility for the development of end-user-linked research activity and revenue generation within strategically important industry sectors with an initial focus on the Defence portfolio.

• Delivery and program management of the Partnering Skills Development Program.

Research and Innovation Services (RIS) Team supports the Deputy Vice Chancellor: Research and Enterprise to deliver outcomes in line with the University’s Research and Innovation Strategic Plan 2016-2020, through responsiveness changing local, national and international environment and the delivery of high quality, effective support services to researchers and decision makers.

Skills and Experience

Do you have experience working in defence or with defence industry and generating new business and managing strategic research partner relationships? If so, this would be a great opportunity for you.

We are seeking a dynamic individual with high level communication skills, who has commercial and project management experience within a complex organisation likened to a university. Demonstrated research and analytical skills including the provision of advice and recommendations to senior management.

Demonstrated capability in the preparation of business planning and research grant budgets is essential for you to be successful in this role.

If you have the relevant skills and experience required for this role, please apply now.

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 love to be a 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 https://workingatunisa.nga.net.au/ . Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. Please address your cover letter for the role to Samantha Matthews, Senior Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to [email protected] using job reference number #2214.

Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 2 February 2020

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.


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