Business Manager

Melbourne, Australia
$111,812 – $116,332 p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation
13 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Faculty of Business and Economics

Salary: $111,812 – $116,332 p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation

  • Join Australia's number 1 University
  • Make your mark in this strategic role
  • Lead and motivate a team to innovate and continuously improve services

The Faculty of Business and Economics is seeking a Business Manager for the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, a fixed-term maternity replacement position until January 2018.

 About the position:

We are seeking a Business Manager who will be accountable for the leadership, management and delivery of academic support services to the Institute.

You will have oversight and significant responsibility for coordinating and liaising with Faculty and University Shared Services in order to deliver effective levels of service to the Institute.

You will also provide operational leadership and strategic advice to the Director and have responsibility for the management of significant and complex resources; provision of leadership, supervision, capability development and appraisal of professional staff; and provision of advice and interpretation of Faculty and University policies and requirements.

 About You

To be successful in this role you will hold a postgraduate qualification with extensive relevant management experience or extensive management experience and proven management expertise. The ideal candidate will be outcome focused and possess excellent communications and interpersonal skills; along with the ability to prepare and monitor budget, develop and implement strategic and operational plans. You will also have proven skills in leading and motivating a team as well as managing performance.


The University offers staff more than just a job — we offer them an opportunity to be part of a dynamic world class organisation which provides its staff with exceptional benefits and support at every stage of their life and career. Learn more about the University and what we have to offer at 


The University is a vibrant campus. We have well established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

The University of Melbourne is the Number 1 University in Australia and among the leading Universities in the world, according to The Times Higher Education world reputational ranking, the National Taiwan University ranking, The Times Higher Education world university ranking and Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities.

If this sounds like a position that suits your current career focus we look forward to hearing from you.

Close date:  31 Oct 2016

Position Description

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