Ref 213/24 Commercial Development Project Officer, Vice-President, Infrastructure and Commercial

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: The University Of Sydney, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 Feb 2024

  • Western Sydney University Internal Applicants Only
  • Remuneration: $117,645 to $126,892 p.a. including Super and Leave Loading
  • Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position until 5 August 2024
  • Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position until 5 August 2024 
  • Western's Hawkesbury (Richmond) Campus
  • Hybrid Working Arrangements Available

Western Sydney University Internal Applicants Only.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must be employed by Western Sydney University on an ongoing, fixed term or casual basis at the time of this advertisement. 

All ongoing and fixed term employees seeking to apply for this position as a secondment must have completed a minimum of 12 months’ full-time continuous service to be eligible to apply for this role, as per Part D of the Recruitment and Selection Policy.

About the Team
The Division of Infrastructure and Commercial facilitates a strategic approach to planning, development and ongoing maintenance of the University's built infrastructure, properties and commercial activities. Working in partnership with all areas of the University community, the division ensures the strategic development and maintenance of the network of campuses and property estate to support the University's learning, teaching and research activities and preserves and enhances the unique aesthetics of the campuses. The division manages the sustainability agenda in line with the University’s vision, and maintains a safe and healthy environment for those that use our campuses. 

About the Role 
The Division of Infrastructure and Commercial is seeking a Commercial Development Project Officer to provide support on key commercial and development projects within the Division of Infrastructure and Commercial. This involves the day-to-day oversight of external project professionals, liaison with stakeholders, customers, and external agencies. The position supports the management of key commercial and development projects, prepares correspondence and briefing papers. The position is also responsible for managing the process for Unsolicited Proposals received in the Division. The position ensures that project works assigned comply with relevant commercial, statutory and legislative requirements and reports on the status of projects assigned and communicates with internal clients, on a regular basis, to inform them of the status of the project, outcomes, and expected completion date. A legal background is preferred, but candidates of construction, finance, architecture, engineering or similar will be considered. 

Key Challenges

  • Making spontaneous decisions regarding commercial and development activities and providing ongoing support to Project owners
  • Supporting project delivery whilst minimising disruption to University business
  • Re-scheduling/planning due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Working under general supervision whilst performing tasks that require proficiency in the University’s policies, procedures, systems and processes

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, please apply ensuring you carefully address each of the selection criteria in your application. Please review the position description for more information. 

Remuneration Package: HEW Level 7 $117,645 to $126,892 p.a. (comprising Salary of $99,411 to $107,225 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Position Enquires: Please contact Nicholas Bizzanelli, Senior Development Manager via email [email protected]

Closing Date: 8:30pm Monday 12 February 2024

Working Rights in Australia - Eligibility 
You must provide evidence of your fulltime working rights in Australia at time of application.

Note - Only those applications submitted via the WSU online recruitment system will be accepted

Click here to view Position Description Opens in new window


Western Sydney University is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ, and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

If you require assistance in using the System, please email [email protected] or phone the Recruitment Helpline on (02) 9852 5422. Please note, we do not accept applications for roles to the [email protected] email.  This site is optimised for all the latest browsers including Edge, Safari, Firefox and Chrome. Note that earlier versions of any of the browsers mentioned are supported, but likely to demonstrate slower response times.



Similar Positions