Ref 4088/21, Industry Partnerships Advisor, Health and Medicine, Enterprise Portfolio

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Sydney South, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 08 Nov 2021

  • Parramatta South Campus
  • Remuneration Package: $120,879 to $134,189 p.a.
  • Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position for 3 Years

About Western
Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest-growing and economically significant region, Western Sydney. Boasting 11 campuses – many in Western Sydney CBD locations – and more than 200,000 alumni, 49,500 students and 3,500 staff, the University has 14 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and degrees carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry.

At WSU Health & Medical research and education are conducted across multiple:

• Schools (Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, and Health Sciences)

• Institutes (THRI, MARCS, NICM)

• Centres (TeEACH, Young and Resilient)

and in close relationship with external partners such as The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research and Local Health Districts (Western Sydney - WSLHD, South West Sydney - SWSLHD, Nepean-Blue Mountains - NBMLHD).

About the Role
WSU is deeply embedded into the fabric of the Greater Western Sydney region. Our Health and Medical research and educational programs strive to improve quality of life in the local community and expend our impact nationally and globally.

An exciting “bench-to-bedside” journey requires fostering and maintaining relationships across a broad range of stakeholders. This newly established role is an opportunity to contribute to the development of strategies that are required to initiate research, nurture research growth and ultimately translate community health, clinical and scientific research and innovation into to real-world impact through new products, services and/or practices.

You will be in the centre of action by:

• Identifying, assessing and securing opportunities of genuine value to the University and local communities across Greater Western Sydney and beyond

• Formalising partnerships and relationships with external organisations ensuring financial and/or non-financial value to the University

• Promoting University Health & Medical research profile and expertise

• Managing complex stakeholder relationships

• Prioritising opportunities to support successful scale-up of the partnerships portfolio and the appropriate balance between short-term and long-term commitments

• Working in a team environment that allows a high degree of autonomy – this is an opportunity to be make the role your own


Western Sydney University has long been identified as a University of the people. We value the contributions made by our staff and recognise that they underpin the enablement of our mission and values. In return, we offer:

• Flex leave

• Professional development opportunities

• Flexible work arrangements

This is a full-time, fixed-term position for 3 years with a possibility of extending. You will be based at the Parramatta South campus, although travel to other campuses may be required. There is a degree of flexibility to allow the successful candidate to be temporarily or permanently stationed at another campus if leading to more productive outcomes.

Remuneration Package: HEW Level 8 $120,879 to $134,189 p.a. (comprising Salary of $102,144 to $113,391 p.a., plus 17% Superannuation and Leave Loading).

Position Enquiries: Dusan Milojevic, Manager, Industry Innovation & Partnerships .

Closing Date: 8:30pm, 7 November 2021.

To be eligible for this position, you must provide evidence of your full-time Working Rights in Australia at time of application. 

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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.

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