Senior Project Officer

Monash University
February 14, 2023
Offerd Salary:$96,320 - $105,645
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Senior Project Officer

Job No.: 646936

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $96,320 - $105,645 pa HEW Level 07 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions
  • There's a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It's the feeling that you're a part of something special. Something significant. So if you're looking for the next chapter in your career, it's here. You'll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that's filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

    About Us

    Monash eResearch Centre (MeRC) is a University commitment to accelerating research by applying advanced computing and information technology to important research problems. The centre partners with individual researchers, Australian research institutions and facilities and global research communities. MeRC is a leader amongst international eResearch initiatives and runs a number of national projects. Staff at the Monash eResearch Centre help visualise how the human brain is connected, we design high performance computing systems, we write data processing workflows for one-of-a-kind Australian microscopes, and we write smart software for interrogating unique data collections.

    MeRC is driven by the quality and passion of our staff, and the partnership with the researchers we work with.

    The Opportunity

    MeRC is looking for an experienced Senior Project Officer who will provide a range of project coordination services to support the implementation of high impact projects and subprojects in research infrastructure, research data management and governance.

    Essentially the Senior Project Officer will be coordinating various strategic initiatives like Data Retention Project - a partnership model supporting the retention of valuable research data collections, working closely with researchers and technical experts, DATA scheme accreditation for data user and data service provider, rolling out digital literacy programs for Monash researchers by liaising with eResearch professionals, researchers, internal and external research stakeholders directly to ensure project outcomes are achieved in line with project deadlines.

    To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated experience working with researchers to deliver projects and bring with you an understanding on research infrastructure, research data management and governance. Your strong experience working on multi-jurisdictional and/or national projects to develop or implement research infrastructure will be ideal for the success of the project. Along with strong technical experience you will need strong negotiating ability to influence and to ensure positive and effective relationships are established with internal and external stakeholders.

    If you believe you fit this profile, we look forward to receiving your application.

    To apply , simply submit your CV along with a cover letter (maximum two pages) addressing your suitability to this position. Key Selection Criteria responses are not required. Please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.

    This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

    The successful applicant will need to possess a current valid Police check.


    Komathy Padmanabhan, Director, Research Data Strategy, Monash eResearch Centre (MeRC), +61 424 711 587

    Position Description

    Senior Project Officer

    Closing Date

    Tuesday 14 February 2023, 11:55 pm AEDT

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