Commercial Manager, HEO 7

Mawson Lakes, Australia
08 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Based in the School of Natural and Built Environments located at Mawson Lakes Campus
  • Full-time, three (3) year fixed term contract
  • Attractive remuneration package

About the Job

The School of Natural and Built Environments (NBE) is a multi-disciplinary School that focuses on the unique relationships and synergies between natural and built environments, with a particular interest in teaching and research to support improved environmental and socio-economic sustainability for the future.

As Commercial Manager, you will play a key role in sourcing new business, while liaising with existing clients to refine and further develop current projects, for commercial testing activities in the areas of construction materials and building structures, geotechnical engineering and water engineering undertaken by the Specialised Testing and Research Unit (SMAG) and the Australia Flow Management Group (AFMG) in the School.

Skills and Experience

You will have tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline or significant equivalent skills and experience paired with a strong commercial acumen and experience generating new business. Your excellent track record in developing and delivering strategies to create business growth, ability to identify customer needs and strong influencing and negotiation skills will be vital to your success in the role. 

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on Offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your Application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume only. Please explain in your cover letter what skills and experience you bring to the role and why you are the most suitable candidate. Please address your cover letter for the role to Julie Bennett, Senior Recruitment Consultant. 

For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number #1488.

Applications close: 9:00 am Friday 16 November 2018

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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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading, and other beneficial employment conditions. Click here to see more benefits of working for UniSA.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged online through Working at UniSA. If you experience any difficulty lodging your application visit FAQs. For further support contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email and you will receive a response within one working day.

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