Manager Business Development (HEO 8)

University of South Australia
June 09, 2024
Offerd Salary:$108
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  • Based in the Enterprise Partnerships Unit at the City West campus

  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Starting Salary: $108,351 per annum plus 17% superannuation
  • About You

    Your curious nature will allow you to proactively hunt for opportunities, and present leads to guide future research and developments across the University. You have a positive, can-do attitude, and are driven to excel. You are a true team player, driven by success, and are adaptable to support your colleagues.

    About the Role

    Reporting to the Deputy Director: Business Development, you will be responsible engaging with identified sectors (STEM related and business) and the developing of new partnerships nationally and internationally.

    You will ensure that UniSA generates revenue from educational, training, research and innovation partnerships with companies and relevant Government agencies under the broad scope of the University's Enterprise Academic Plan, Research and Enterprise Strategic Plan and Industry Plans as appropriate.

    About the Enterprise Partnerships Unit

    The University of South Australia's Enterprise Hub works with organisations of all sizes to overcome challenges, innovate and add value. We create and sustain partnerships, drawing on the energy and expertise of our staff, research, and collaborators to produce mutually beneficial outcomes.

    About UniSA

    The University of South Australia is Australia's University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

    Essential Skills and Experience

  • Postgraduate qualifications in a relevant discipline and extensive experience in successfully managing a client base within a highly relationship-based, target driven environment (STEM related and/or business sector experience desirable)
  • Demonstrated experience working in Business Development including development strategic relationships within a specific industry segment or segments with a track record of achieving agreed targets.
  • Demonstrated commercial and project management experience in a complex organisation.
  • Demonstrated experience in generating new business and managing strategic relationships.
  • Demonstrated research and analytical skills including the provision of advice and recommendations to senior management.
  • Benefits

    Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees
  • Culture

    As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

    Start Your Unstoppable Career

    For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

    Please address your cover letter to Jasmin Jensen, Team Leader/Senior Consultant: Recruitment Central. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 6118.

    Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 9 June 2024

    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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