Business Manager

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
16 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
05 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.

CHERE is a long established research centre with a national and international reputation for excellence and policy engagement in health economics and health services research. The Centre is expected to grow and develop in size, earned income, and activity levels in research, health sector engagement and teaching over the next ten years. This development is an integral part of the UTS Health Futures Strategy.

The Business Manager provides strategic advice and managerial support to the Centre Director and senior academic staff in implementing the growth and development strategy in the approved Business Case.

This is a newly created role with responsibility for ensuring the smooth operations of CHERE, including supervising and managing the research support team, identifying new business opportunities, coordinating the development of new research and teaching programs, managing external relations and generally promoting the Centre.

The position will ensure compliance with University governance policies and Faculty protocols, and with reporting within the University and externally.

A sample of skills and experience required:

  • Sophisticated understanding of financial processes including budgeting and reporting
  • Demonstrated experience in high-level strategic and operational planning within a research context
  • Experience in applying for research funding and proven ability to manage research
  • Experience in financial planning and budget management
  • Successful supervision of staff in administrative and support roles
  • Ability to liaise with external partners including commissioners of research


Base Salary Range: $94,978 to $108,170 pa (HEW 8)
This role attracts 17% superannuation in addition to the base salary. Employee benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

This appointment will be on a 2 year fixed term full time basis.

How To Apply

Prior to commencing your application for IRC90954, please review the Position Description and the relevant selection criteria. Please click on the apply link to be taken to the relevant page. You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document.

Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted. Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC90954.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

Closing Date: Wednesday 5th April 2017 at 11.59pm AEST.

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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