Business Development Manager (HEO 8)

Adelaide, Australia
25 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
27 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Exciting opportunity to join UniSA Online
  • Full-time, two (2) year fixed term contract, based in our City West campus
  • Salary range: $97,750 - $110,305 per annum (plus super)

About the Job

Due to our rapid growth and plans to further expand product offerings and enter new markets we have an exciting new opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join our team here at UniSA Online.

UniSA Online was formed in 2017 with our students and our culture in mind, and is known for being a collaborative, innovative and fun place to work. It is a dedicated online education unit which reports to the Provost & Chief Academic Officer, whilst operating in close collaboration with the wider University.

The Business Development Manager will be responsible for identifying market opportunities, developing growth strategies, building strong relationships and forming agreements with organisations across a wide range of sectors nationally and internationally to deliver sustainable growth in Online student enrolments.

Skills and Experience

This role requires a dynamic individual with extensive experience in successfully managing a client base within a highly relationship-based and target-driven environment. If this describes you, please apply now.

With a direct reporting line to the Executive Director: UniSA Online you will take a commercial approach to identifying and generating opportunities, supporting growth, engaging interest, and achieving increased revenue to deliver objectives in line with the strategic vision.

We are seeking an individual with high-level communication, research and analytical skills with a proven track record of maintaining long term relationships with clients and grow business with existing clients.

An in-depth understanding of the demands and opportunities of the market for higher educational services is desirable in this 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 Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. Please address your cover letter for the role to Samantha Matthews, 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 #2013.

Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 27 October 2019

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.

CLICK HERE to access a copy of the Position Description

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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

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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