Manager, Strategy and Partnerships (Southeast Asia)

University of Queensland
June 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:$5.75
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  • Global Partnerships Division

  • Be part of an organisation with a meaningful purpose and impact

  • Join a university ranked in the world's top 50

  • 17% superannuation contributions and 17.5% annual leave loading

  • Based at the picturesque St Lucia Campus

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.

    Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting, real-world impact.

    Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:

  • Access to flexible working arrangements including hybrid on site/WFH options

  • Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family

  • On campus childcare options

  • Discounted parking (from just $5.75 a day)

  • Salary packaging options

  • About This Opportunity

    We are seeking a Strategy and Partnerships Manager (Southeast Asia). This is a leadership role which aims to further The University of Queensland's global engagement agenda.

    This role is responsible for leading the direction of UQ's engagement across countries, regions and partners, in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. This role will be an integral leader in the Global Strategy and Partnerships team, providing strategic direction and support to the team, with the Senior Manager, Strategy and Partnerships.

    Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop clear, creative and detailed country and partner engagement strategies across a broad range of geographical regions, which are implemented and evaluated through a whole of university approach to country engagement and associated comprehensive annual work plans.

  • Research and analyse data sets and market intelligence to assess the effectiveness of current UQ initiatives and partnerships as well as capture competitor activities and trends to inform engagement mapping in priority countries and regions.

  • Ability to establish mechanisms to monitor, evaluate and report effectively on engagement activities with partners and countries.

  • Identify, create and manage a wide range of international projects and programs across a range of countries and partners, including development and oversight of staff, project timelines, resources, stakeholder communications, and deliverables.

  • Develop and implement a suite of highly effective systems and tools including templates, procedures, and reporting mechanisms to guide, optimise and evaluate global engagement activities and achievements and to provide consistent, comprehensive and accurate internal information for both your work, and the work of the team.

  • Identify, map and evaluate key external stakeholders and conduct stakeholder analysis to determine current and future needs and assess these against strategic objectives and available resources, ensuring fit- for-purpose solutions to expand partnerships.

  • Engage with multiple stakeholders in diverse countries and regions which are strategically aligned to UQ's Global Engagement Framework, to develop highly effective collaborative relationships and initiatives.

  • Provide leadership, expertise and guidance to the Global Strategy and Partnerships team, and faculties and institutes, to identify strategic global engagement opportunities and translate these into meaningful outcomes, which includes the management and coordination of bids, proposals and submissions.

  • Work with the Senior Manager, Strategy and Partnerships to provide input into the overall direction of the Global Strategy and Partnerships team, including staff and work program management.

  • Lead the development of effective collaborative relationships with professional and academic staff across the University and represent Global Strategy and Partnerships in a range of forums both internally and externally.

  • This is a Full-time , Fixed term position for up to July 2025. At HEW Level 8 , the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range of $108,975.08 to $122,176.31 plus a generous super allowance of 17% superannuation. The total FTE package will be in the range $127,500.84 to $142,946.29 per annum.

    About You
  • A Degree, preferably a Postgraduate Qualification, and extensive relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating strategies in collaboration with diverse internal and external stakeholders, and facilitating ongoing monitoring of the strategy to ensure achievement of stated goals.

  • Highly skilled in developing effective professional relationships with diverse stakeholders, in multiple countries and regions to support the delivery of strategic goals.

  • Demonstrated ability to identify areas for improvement through data gathering, as well as a proven track record in research and high-level conceptual and analytical skills for investigating issues, problem-solving and interpreting trends, policies and practices.

  • Experience in cultivating a culture of innovation, solutions focused thinking and creativity to support a high performing team and to address complex and diverse business challenges.

  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills to direct the work program of team members and to provide guidance, support, and direction to team members, as required.

  • In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

  • Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Ms Nicole Patterson (Senior Manager, Strategy and Partnerships) at [email protected]

    For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section

  • Resume

  • Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box labelled ‘resume', which is step one of the application form.

    Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with a disability, or age. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected].

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications closes 16 June 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (R-39283).

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