Senior Manager: Business Development (HEO 9)

University of South Australia
June 09, 2024
Offerd Salary:$128
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  • Based in the Enterprise Partnerships Unit at the City West campus

  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Starting Salary: $128,163 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 for the strategic leadership and coordination of the University of South Australia's (UniSA's) engagement across portfolios of Engineering and Construction, Environment and Water and/or Energy, Resources and Mining. The position is responsible for direct leadership and coordination of key partners in the identified sectors 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 field and relevant experience in Business Development or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education
  • Leadership experience in providing oversight and direction to other Business Development staff
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of strategic relationships with key stakeholders and industry associations with a specific industry segment(s) with a track record of achieving agreed revenue targets
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of strategic advice and guidance to key internal stakeholders regarding business and product development.
  • An excellent understanding of the industry, professional, and government environments in Australia and internationally in relation to the relevant sectors
  • 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, working in a highly supportive team
  • 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 6088.

    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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