Manager, Pre-Award

The University of Adelaide
December 03, 2023
Offerd Salary:$123,881 - $132,534
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( HEO9) $123,881 - $132,534 salary per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

C ontinuing position available immediately

Working under broad direction with a high degree of autonomy, the Manager, Pre-Award oversees the provision of central support in relation to submission of research funding opportunities, manages a team of professional staff and liaises with senior research leaders in relation to research funding related strategies.

To be successful you will need:

  • Substantial experience in research management and administration particularly in relation to research funding.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, document, implement and monitor activities designed to improve administrative efficiency and output.
  • Highly developed organisational skills, including the ability to exercise sound judgement, determine priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a high performing team to deliver on operational requirements.
  • A strong understanding of national research funding opportunities, funding mechanisms and research management in a University environment.
  • Enjoy an outstanding career environment

    The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

    It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

    Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

    We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

    In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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    Your division's broader role

    The Division of Research and Innovation leads the University's research strategic planning. It manages research, partnerships, prioritises investment in strategic initiatives, and responds to changes in the external environment.

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    If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

    Click on the ‘Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

    Applications close 11:55pm (AEDT) 3 December 2023.

    The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

    For further information For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

    Dale Godfrey Director, Research Funding (Pre-Award) - Research Services P: +61 (8) 8313 3062 E: [email protected]

    You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, please try viewing on another device)

    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.


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