Senior Advisor, International Partnerships

University of Melbourne
January 31, 2023
Offerd Salary:$110,709 – $119,829
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Senior Advisor, International Partnerships

Job no: 0050532 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Continuing Department: Vice Chancellor's Office Salary: UOM 8 – $110,709 – $119,829 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Exciting opportunity - support key strategic initiatives to advance our international profile
  • Responsible for an international visits and agreements management program
  • $107,709 – $119,829, 17% super and benefits!
  • 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 Chancellery International

    Led by the Deputy Vice Chancellor International, Chancellery International provides strategic guidance and expert advice for internationalisation and global engagement, through the formation of international partnerships, provision of region-specific strategies and strengthening of the Universities international funding, networking and mobility opportunities.

    About the Role

    The Senior Adviser, International Partnerships is a key role to support the development and delivery of the Global attributes of University's strategy, Advancing Melbourne 2030. Reporting to the Manager, International Partnerships, this role focuses on allocated countries/regions and has responsibility for the coordination and ongoing development of an efficient and effective international visits and agreements management program.

    Responsibilities include:

  • For allocated regions/countries and institutional partnerships, produce timely and focused intelligence briefs and reports. Undertake research and analysis to inform international engagement and partnership decision making.
  • Lead the delivery of international visits, events, and other engagements, including outbound delegations.
  • Lead an efficient international agreements management program that delivers timely outcomes.
  • Effectively contribute to plans, strategies and programs for region/country specific institutional relationships and alliances, including fostering academic and associated governmental relationships, and support their implementation.
  • About You

    The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal, written and cross cultural communication skills, the ability to understand complex issues and liaise effectively with external parties and University staff at all levels. You should also have experience in supervising, motivating and managing the performance of staff, to create a positive team culture and achieve outcomes.

    You will also have:

  • A degree with relevant experience; or extensive experience and broad knowledge of the field; or an equivalent combination of relevant professional experience and/or education and training.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead activities involving a wide range of stakeholders and to support senior staff while exercising sound judgement, diplomacy, discretion, and appropriately managing confidential and/or sensitive information.
  • Experience in building effective work relationships internationally, with an understanding of cross-cultural sensitivities.
  • Demonstrated experience in process and/or protocol development and improvement.
  • Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

    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
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    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 apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience. Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    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]

    Applications close: Tuesday 31st January 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Advertised: 16 Jan 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 31 Jan 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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