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Project Support Officer

Adelaide, Australia
$86,737 - $92,481
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Position Details 

  • Full Time |Fixed Term to 31 December 2024
  • Professional HEO6 | $86,737 - $92,481
  • Location: Bedford Park / Kaurna Country 
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About the Opportunity

The Project Support Officer (Post Grant Support Officer), supports lead investigators in complex multi-year research projects, enabling the proactive monitoring of project budgets & forecasts and performance reporting to ensure lead investigators can focus on the research/project deliverables, along with providing support on contractual queries.  The main focus of this particular role is larger, more complex Research Grant Programs with multiyear funding.

About You 

To be successful, you will have completed a degree, and have subsequent relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education and/or training. 

With high level written and oral communication skills, a keen eye for detail, sophisticated Excel skills and importantly experience in preparing budgets projections and financial modelling, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Well‐developed interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Project Management skills.
  • Exemplary organisational skills and the ability to prioritise work, meet deadlines and use initiative.
  • Sound knowledge of financial systems and grant finance lifecycle and practices, and an ability to interpret and apply a range of relevant policies and procedures within a large and complex organisation.

Please view the attached position descriptions, for a comprehensive list of the roles and responsibilities.

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

The Flinders College of Nursing and Health Sciences hosts both the Caring Futures Institute and the Research Centre for Palliative Care Death and Dying (RePaDD) where our researchers work to improve the experience of patients, their carers and the health professionals who support them.   We study self-care and caring solutions that lead to better lives, better communities, better care, and better systems across the population’s lifespan.

The initial focus of this role will be working in projects within RePaDD.

Life at Flinders 

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.

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..

With 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options, salary is just the beginning -  To view the terrific range of benefits available to our staff please visit the Why work at Flinders page on our website

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 


Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

05 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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