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INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECT OFFICER

Job no: 0050756

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Vice-Chancellor's Office

Department/School: Department of Research and Enterprise

Salary: $85,134 - $92,154 (UOM 6)

Role & Superannuation rate: Professional - Full time - 9.5% super

About Chancellery

Chancellery develops the overall strategy for the University, setting policy directions, allocating capital, building capability and acting as custodian of the University’s brand.

About the role

As the International Research Project Officer, you will support strategic programs aimed at enhancing the quality and depth of the University’s research and research training activities with its global peers and partners.

You will bring relevant skills and experience to support the identification, development, and delivery of strategic international research partnerships and activities. As such, you will facilitate partnership development by coordinating meetings, workshops and visits with international research partners, by negotiating agreements (including joint PhD agreements and memoranda) that support joint initiatives, and by contributing to advice for senior leadership within CRE regarding significant developments within those partnerships.

About you

You are a strong negotiator with an ability to represent the University’s policies and strategic goals during the negotiation process and when drafting agreements. You have excellent time management and organisational skills, including strong attention to detail, and the ability to achieve high quality outcomes whilst managing multiple tasks with minimal supervision.

You will further have:

  • Completion of a degree level qualification with subsequent relevant work-related experience or equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills (including report writing, correspondence, preparation of presentations) and the ability to liaise effectively with external parties and University staff at different levels.
  • Proven ability to coordinate a range of administrative/project activities and support to senior staff with a capacity to exercise sound judgement, diplomacy and discretion and a demonstrated ability to handle information in a confidential and appropriate manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team player, to support colleagues and contribute to the improvement of administrative systems and procedures.

Benefits

-  Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme

-  Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions

-  The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment

-  A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

To find out more, go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits  

Culture

The University is a vibrant campus. We have well-established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

How to apply

Your application submitted should include a CV along with your responses against the selection criteria* found in the Position Description for the role.

*For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria/competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

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