Senior Executive Officer

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Sydney, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: FullTime

  • Full time fixed term until December, 2024

  • Develop and build the brand for the University of Sydney Institute for Infectious Diseases (Sydney ID)

  • Base Salary $127K + 17% superannuation 

About the opportunity

Sydney ID is committed to research and knowledge exchange for improved understanding of complex interactions that fuel the emergence and spread of infectious diseases - especially in the Asia-Pacific region. We aspire to combat and lessen their resulting health and socioeconomic impacts. We support multi-disciplinary and cross-faculty initiatives that tackle the big infectious disease challenges of our time. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Executive Officer to help build the brand of Sydney ID, using their skills and expertise in external engagement, research support, science communication and partnership building across government bodies, research institutes and health networks.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • develop and drive the partner engagement strategy for Sydney ID

  • support multidisciplinary research collaboration by establishing suitable systems and processes

  • work with the Faculty of Medicine and Health and University Marketing and Communications team to oversee the development of a stakeholder/community engagement strategy

  • provide strategic briefing and discussion papers

  • manage Sydney ID external profile and outreach channels

  • identify strategic funding opportunities and partnerships, and support grant applications.

About you

  • demonstrated experience in a similar role, with a focus on external engagement and brand building in a research organisation

  • highly developed communication and negotiation expertise

  • experience developing systems and processes to enable the effective coordination of multiple streams of research

  • experience monitoring grant expenditure across multiple programs

  • higher degree in science or infectious diseases would be an advantage.


 

Closing date for applications

11.59 pm, 30 November 2021

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.

As this position is located on an NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit:NSW Health employment requirements

EEO statement

The University of Sydney 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.

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.  

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard.  Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Andria Bingham, Recruitment Operations, on 02 8627 8552 or by email to andria.bingham@sydney.edu.au

Please include the job requisition number in all correspondence .

© The University of Sydney

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Click to view the Position Description for
this role.

Closing Date: 30 November 2021

  • Full time fixed term until December, 2024

  • Develop and build the brand for the University of Sydney Institute for Infectious Diseases (Sydney ID)

  • Base Salary $127K + 17% superannuation 

About the opportunity

Sydney ID is committed to research and knowledge exchange for improved understanding of complex interactions that fuel the emergence and spread of infectious diseases - especially in the Asia-Pacific region. We aspire to combat and lessen their resulting health and socioeconomic impacts. We support multi-disciplinary and cross-faculty initiatives that tackle the big infectious disease challenges of our time. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Executive Officer to help build the brand of Sydney ID, using their skills and expertise in external engagement, research support, science communication and partnership building across government bodies, research institutes and health networks.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • develop and drive the partner engagement strategy for Sydney ID

  • support multidisciplinary research collaboration by establishing suitable systems and processes

  • work with the Faculty of Medicine and Health and University Marketing and Communications team to oversee the development of a stakeholder/community engagement strategy

  • provide strategic briefing and discussion papers

  • manage Sydney ID external profile and outreach channels

  • identify strategic funding opportunities and partnerships, and support grant applications.

About you

  • demonstrated experience in a similar role, with a focus on external engagement and brand building in a research organisation

  • highly developed communication and negotiation expertise

  • experience developing systems and processes to enable the effective coordination of multiple streams of research

  • experience monitoring grant expenditure across multiple programs

  • higher degree in science or infectious diseases would be an advantage.


 

Closing date for applications

11.59 pm, 30 November 2021

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.

As this position is located on an NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit:NSW Health employment requirements

EEO statement

The University of Sydney 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.

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.  

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard.  Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Andria Bingham, Recruitment Operations, on 02 8627 8552 or by email to andria.bingham@sydney.edu.au

Please include the job requisition number in all correspondence .

© The University of Sydney

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Click to view the Position Description for
this role.

Closing Date: 30 November 2021

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