Research Partnerships Manager - Research Strategy and Partnerships Office

Kensington, Australia
$99,000 - $122,000
13 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
25 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The role of the Research Strategy and Partnerships Office (RSPO) is to enhance the University’s research performance and profile by working with Faculties, research teams and researchers to identify and support opportunities to undertake all types of research activity from all sources of funding. This includes government and industry contract research, tenders and commissioned research, competitive grants, international foundations and other sources. The aim of this support is to ensure submission of high quality, competitive, research funding proposals from UNSW researchers at all stages of their careers.

About the role

  • A$99k - $122K plus (17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Fixed Term - 5 years with the possibility of extension
  • Full-time 

As one of a team of Research Partnership Managers you will review, provide advice and negotiate research and other consulting agreements and contracts, and maintain effective working relationships with external industry partners, national and international funding bodies and relevant stakeholders within the University. The position involves strategic planning, development and implementation of policies, processes and procedures and growing research income to the University to achieve UNSW 2025 strategic objectives.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.


Warwick Dawson, Director, Research Strategy and Partnerships Office


T: (61 2) 9385 7929

Applications close: 25 April 2017