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Centre Program Manager, John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
Location
St Leonards, Australia
Salary
$135,82- $143,310 + 17% superannuation
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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Job Details

  • Full time fixed term contract for 2.5 years until 31st of August 2026
  • Opportunity to provide high level oversight of the research program of John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research (JWCRR)
  • Located at Kolling Institute at St Leonards
  • HEO 9, Base Salary $135,82- $143,310 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Centre Program Manager provides high level oversight of the research program of John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research (JWCRR), to build the JWCRR brand and profile to demonstrate innovation and translation with benefit to the NSW systems involving the State Insurance Regulatory Agency and icare.

The jobholder will ensure that all JWCRR projects have an impact and translation plan, to optimise conduct and reporting of JWCRR projects and will further develop a dedicated marketing and communication strategy that ensures the work of the JWCRR is effectively promoted to national and international stakeholders and target audiences.

The role is also responsible for contract management, grant planning and coordination, compliance, identification of new funding opportunities, budget oversight and staff management.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • provide effective program management for the research being undertaken by the work area
  • support the strategic direction of the research work undertaken by the work area
  • provide financial management and funding oversight for research programs in the work area
  • manage provision of services and resources for the research being undertaken by the work area
  • manage key stakeholder relationships, events and communications
  • disseminate and promote research impact and translation
  • provide effective leadership and people management of research staff in the work area.

About you

We are looking for Centre Program Manager who possesses:

  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant field and a combination of management experience and training
  • demonstrated experience in the supervision, training, mentoring and performance management of staff; and experience managing and resolving a diverse range of finance and HR issues to manage a team strategically and effectively
  • excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with day to day operational and strategic matters
  • excellent time, organisational and workload management skills with demonstrated ability to prioritise effectively, manage multiple tasks, solve varied and atypical problems, meet deadlines and achieve required outcomes
  • proven ability to interpret and conceptualise complex policy frameworks, formulate strategies and action plans and to modify existing processes and methods as required to support research projects and to achieve research translation
  • experience in a research-intensive environment, designing and implementing research infrastructure and support initiatives, particularly in a university and/or local health district setting to provide appropriate support for the continuous development and improvement of research performance
  • extensive experience in preparation of grant applications, academic report writing, servicing committees, preparing and presenting complex reports, and project management
  • financial management experience and literacy, experience preparing and managing budgets, experience assessing resource needs and implications of project/grant applications, and experience controlling income and expenditure
  • working understanding and current knowledge of relevant aspects of the Work Health and Safety Policy and relevant legislation (including Safe Laboratory Practices for roles based in Laboratory).

To be considered for this position, please demonstrate your skills and experience in the below two areas with examples/evidence in your cover letter and upload with your CV.

  • Experience in a research-intensive environment, designing and implementing research infrastructure and support initiatives, particularly in a university and/or local health district setting to provide leadership and appropriate support for the continuous development and improvement of research performance
  • Extensive experience in preparation of grant applications, academic report writing, servicing committees, preparing and presenting complex reports, and project management.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Faiza Khan, Recruitment Operations, by email to faiza.khan@sydney.edu.au.

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Applications Close

Wednesday 29 November 2023 11:59 PM

Company

The University of Sydney was established in 1850 and is consistently recognised, both locally and internationally, for its outstanding teaching and research excellence. Sydney alumni include Prime Ministers, Governor Generals, Nobel Prize winners and leaders in every field of endeavour.

The University offers a comprehensive range of courses, including a number of disciplines unique in Australia. Teaching is spread across nine different state-of-the art campuses, located across New South Wales.

The University of Sydney’s commitment to excellence in research has resulted in an outstanding record in national competitive funding and underpins an approach to teaching which has won nominations for excellence and resulted in high student satisfaction ratings. The University has 78 research centres and institutes and is home to three ARC Centres of Excellence.

The teaching, research and cultural life of the University is supported by extensive facilities, including the largest library collection in the Southern Hemisphere, the world-class Nicholson Museum of archaeological antiquities, the Macleay Museum of natural history and ethnographic collections and the University Art Gallery. Its outstanding sporting and recreation facilities provide a training centre for students and Olympic athletes.

The University of Sydney is a key member of the Group of Eight Australian major research-intensive universities, and the Worldwide Universities Network.

Campuses

The University of Sydney has nine official campuses.

1.         Camperdown/Darlington Campus.

2.         Cumberland Campus. Home to the Faculty of Health Sciences (based in Lidcombe).

3.         Mallett Street Campus. Home of the Sydney Nursing School.

4.         Sydney Conservatorium of Music Campus. In Macquarie Street, central Sydney.

5.         Rozelle Campus. Home to Sydney College of the Arts.

6.         Surry Hills Campus. Home to the Faculty of Dentistry.

7.         Camden Campus. Contains facilities connected to the Faculty of Veterinary Science and the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment.

8.         Burren Street Campus. Facilties are currently under development.

9.         Sydney Medical School campuses. These include the School of Rural Health (in Dubbo and Orange), the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Concord Hospital, Westmead Hospital, the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Nepean Hospital, Northern Clinical School, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, and Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health.

Faculties

The University of Sydney has 16 faculties.

1. Agriculture and Environment

2. Architecture, Design and Planning

3. Arts and Social Sciences

4. Business (Business School)

5. Dentistry

6. Education and Social Work

7. Engineering and Information Technologies

8. Health Sciences

9. Law (Sydney Law School)

10. Medicine (Sydney Medical School)

11. Nursing and Midwifery

12. Pharmacy

13. Science

14. Sydney College of the Arts

15. Sydney Conservatorium of Music

16. Veterinary Science

Number of Employees

Full-time employees: 7616

For more information, please visit: http://sydney.edu.au/

Company info
Telephone
+(61) 2 9351 2222
Location
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
NEW SOUTH WALES
2006
Australia

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