Senior Development Coordinator

University of Queensland
June 11, 2024
Offerd Salary:$5.75
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Contract Type:Fixed term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • Global Engagement Division

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

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

  • Full-time, Fixed term position up to 3 years

  • 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:

  • 26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave

  • 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

    UQ's International Development (ID) unit seeking a Senior Development Coordinator to with extensive experience in project support and unit administration. This role will require exceptional ability and skills to manage the resources and support for multiple development projects being implemented for a diverse range of clients.

    This role will directly support Senior Manager (Project Delivery and Support) and work collaboratively with the Senior Development Managers within the Project Delivery and Business Development & Engagement Functions of International Development. This role is also to support ID leadership in the management of projects, programs and resource allocations for the unit's international development training and capacity building activities. This includes developing and implementing strong a strong policy and procedures framework, maintaining institutional knowledge and connections and providing leadership to team members to achieve efficient service delivery.

    Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee all operational matters for the team and for projects, including administration of recruitment, on-boarding and exiting of project and team personnel, processing one-time payments for project personnel in Workday and allocation of staff to projects and activities.

  • Assist the Senior Manager (Project Delivery& Support) with respect to long term projects including reviewing reports and supporting project coordination requirements.

  • Develop, implement, and maintain policies & procedures and ensure quality assurance protocols are met.

  • Regularly review and enhance the efficiency of existing organisational processes and procedures to enhance the unit's internal capacity and commercial responsiveness to clients.

  • Maintain close, effective working relationships across key parts of the University including HR, Finance, Governance & Risk, ITS, Legal and others.

  • Oversee data management for unit activities and provision readily available data sets and information.

  • Ensure IT and other assets are maintained and optimal for business purposes.

  • Oversee organisational governance arrangements and internal reporting requirements.

  • There are Two (2) Full-time, Fixed-term positions up to 3 years, At HEW Level 7, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $96,649.64 - $105,244.58 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $113,080.08 – $123,136.16 per annum.

    About You
  • An undergraduate degree and at least four (4) years' experience in project management/administration for international development, adult education, or other relevant programs; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education.

  • Significant knowledge of development practice, project monitoring and evaluation and administration systems to support project delivery.

  • Demonstrated skills in effective project management and team leadership including proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects/activities concurrently and to appropriately resource activities.

  • Experience in developing systems and policies that result in increased efficiency, consistency, and effectiveness across multiple projects and that deliver quality results to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Proven ability to work in a multicultural and diverse team environment and in the use of diplomacy and tact to work across such environments.

  • Ability to represent ID effectively and professionally to a broad range of clients and stakeholders.

  • High-level interpersonal and communication skills including a demonstrated ability to draft successful tender submissions, project reports, and media releases.

  • Demonstrated experience using MS Office particularly Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint plus expertise in other operating systems such as those that operate within the University or corporate sectors.

  • Demonstrated experience managing project budgets, quality assurance and compliance reporting functions.

  • 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 Mr Benjamin Breen, Senior Manager, International Development: [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 close 11 June 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (R-36684).

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