Senior Manager Strategic Engagement, Entrepreneurship

Sydney, Australia
08 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

The Opportunity

  • Located Kensington, Sydney
  • 5-year fixed-term contract
  • Senior appointment

Reporting to the Director, Entrepreneurship, you will lead the Strategic Engagement team to define and communicate UNSW Founders’ value proposition, build reputation and enhance stakeholder engagement. Effective use of resources to achieve these goals, with an emphasis on data collection to identify and achieve continuous improvement, is a key requirement.

The Organisation

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work. We aspire to be Australia’s global university, improving and transforming lives through excellence in research, outstanding education and a commitment to advancing a just society.

With the launch of Strategy 2025 UNSW committed to embedding entrepreneurship and innovation into our research and education culture. In 2017, the newly formed Entrepreneurship unit launched The Founders Program, a suite of initiatives capable of supporting startups and embedding entrepreneurship skills at scale to a global marketplace.

The Entrepreneurship Team drives the entrepreneurship brand of the University by building entrepreneurial confidence through foundational entrepreneurship experiences, exposing startups to the most advanced business models incorporating sustainability, supporting diversity and nurturing our deep ties globally, enhancing innovation capabilities and connecting startups to the international innovation ecosystem.

About the Successful Applicant

You can demonstrate your passion for leadership and entrepreneurship, as well as your commitment to communicate clear value propositions and best practice customer service focused programs to entrepreneurs at all stages of their careers. Please view the position description for specific selection criteria.

To Apply: If inspiring, supporting and building an innovative and entrepreneurial culture among the University’s cohort is of interest to you, please submit your cv and cover letter addressing selection criteria.


Shiree Thomas
Talent Acquisition Consultant
t: 02 9385 2401

Applications close: 11pm Friday 18th October 2019

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.