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Manager, Operations

Adelaide, Australia
$122,922 - $131,535
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

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Position Details

  • Fixed term | Full-Time
  • Higher Education Officer Level 9 | $122,922 - $131,535
  • Location: Tonsley / Kaurna Country
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College of Business Government and Law 

The College of Business, Government and Law fosters future-oriented research and training. With a reputation for academic achievement and innovative thinking in business, commerce, health care management, politics and public policy, international relations, law, and criminology, the College is a forward-thinking place to research, study, and work, supported by practical work-ready opportunities, innovative teaching and industry connected researchers. 

The Flinders Factory of the Future brings innovation, industry 4.0 technologies, research, and training together to advance manufacturing. It supports programs of innovative manufacturing technologies in shipbuilding and the supply chain, as part of a Flinders University and BAE Systems Australia joint research and technology facility. It connects businesses and sectors which are of growing importance to the national economy.

About the Role

The Manager, Operations will enact and manage Flinders Factory of the Future and will be responsible for operational functions of the Facility, including oversight of resource planning and allocation, and engaged in partner management and research project development.

The Manager, Operations, will collaborate with industry partners and university research technical and support staff for effective planning and execution of project tasks and prepare accurate project management reports for internal and external stakeholders.

This role will also be responsible for ensuring a regular review and analysis of WHS procedures and safe working procedures, risk assessments and that appropriate inductions, training and personal protective equipment is provided for anyone using equipment.

Please refer to the position description attached, for a full list of roles and responsibilities.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated experience in a management or leadership role with advanced project management skills within a large complex multidisciplinary team. You will have excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to write professional reports. Your High-level analytical skills and experience solving complex problems, will demonstrate your strategic thought and independent judgement.

In this role you will also demonstrate:

  • Experience in the effective establishment and management of a large research and/or training manufacturing facility.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the use of manufacturing technologies and demonstrated evidence of attracting and implementing projects.
  • Advanced project management skills with the sustained ability to establish and make effective contributions within the manufacturing industry nationally and/or internationally.

You will also have completed postgraduate qualifications in a relevant field and relevant experience, or proven expertise in the management of human, financial and physical resources.

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care servicesgym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Our Commitment to Reconciliation and Indigenous Employment

Flinders University is proud to be an organisation that is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan and Indigenous Workforce Strategy. Our vision is to be a preferred employer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  We are committed to progressing Indigenous advancement in education, research, employment, and wellbeing, and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all Flinders vacancies.

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 

How to Apply and Information

  • You are required to submit your CV and Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description.
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Vipul Pare


Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

06 June 2024

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.

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