Business Development Associate

University of Melbourne
November 30, 2022
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Offerd Salary:$98,402 - $106,519
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Contract Type:Fixed-term for 12 mo
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Business Development Associate

Job no: 0047623 Location: Parkville Role type: Full time; Fixed-term for 12 months Department/School: Research, Innovation and Commercialisation Salary: UOM 7 – $98,402 - $106,519 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About Research, Innovation and Commercialisation

Research, Innovation and Commercialisation (RIC) is the central facilitator of research funding, industry engagement and commercialisation in the University. RIC provides a suite of expert professional services to enable our academics to achieve global research excellence and support to translate their discoveries into real-world innovation and impact.

About the Role

The Business Development Associate is a member of the broader Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) Business Development and Innovation team and reports to the HASS Cluster Lead, with dotted line reporting to Faculty Research Manager and Associate Dean Research (Arts).

The Business Development Associate will be responsible for co-ordinating the successful delivery of strategic initiatives as endorsed by the faculty and as a member of the Humanities and Social Sciences Cluster Business Development team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the delivery of the portfolio of work approved by the Arts- MSPACE Hub
  • Conducting market research, analysing feedback from stakeholders and student evaluations
  • Preparing budgets and business cases
  • Support the maintenance of accurate and efficient record-keeping and documentation for Arts-MSPACE Hub activities
  • The role will work closely with the Arts Research Team, MSPACE and Business Development and Innovation, including the Knowledge and Technology Transfer team.

    About You You will have experience in working effectively as part of a fast-paced, high-performing team, with a commitment to communication and collaboration. You will been a keen problem solver with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. You will demonstrate highly developed skills in project coordination, including a strong ability to manage competing deadlines and demands.

    You will also have:

  • A tertiary qualification (ideally but not necessarily in the Humanities or Social Sciences) with subsequent relevant experience
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner to broad audiences, both in writing and verbally
  • Commitment to responsive and high-quality service excellence across a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated sound digital literacy and ability to research and quickly assimilate relevant new technologies, concepts, including proficiency in CRM/data management systems
  • About the University The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

    Benefits of Working with Us In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families
  • To find out more, visit https: // about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

    Be Yourself We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

    Join Us!

    If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the four selection criteria below:

    1. Demonstrated ability to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner to broad audiences, both in writing and verbally

    This may include conducting market research, analysing feedback from stakeholders and student evaluations, preparing budgets and business cases, developing course materials, advising on Ideas Papers and Business Plans, including budgets and commercial analysis, and working with internal timelines.

    2. Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion, including in relation to sensitive information and commitment to responsive and high-quality service excellence across a diverse range of stakeholders

    Support academic leaders of specific high-priority research initiatives to pursue their translation and commercialisation objectives and leverage off funding opportunities and schemes established by the University.

    3. Demonstrated experience in working effectively as part of a fast-paced, high-performing team, with a commitment to communication and collaboration and ability to use excel to draft and edit budgets

    This may include assisting specific academics with identifying funding sources, meetings with internal or external partners and assisting to prepare proposals or budgets.

    4. Demonstrate an understanding of basic financial scenario modelling for business plans and knowledge of information management platforms (CRMs)

    ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https:// about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected]

    Advertised: 15 Nov 2022 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 30 Nov 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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