Business Manager

Brisbane, Australia
10 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health

The UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health (the Centre) was established following a $10 million donation to UQ from Mr Greg Poche AO and Mrs Kay van Norton Poche. The Centre is part of the national Poche Indigenous Health Network, together with Poche Centres at the University of Melbourne, the University of Sydney, the University of Western Australia and Flinders University in Adelaide and Alice Springs.

The UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health has two key areas of focus and concentrates UQ’s Indigenous and health expertise towards: building the skilled and available workforce in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, and improving urban Indigenous health outcomes across the life course.

The role

The successful appointee will support the Director to manage the strategic growth of the Centre, key partnerships and operational business functions. The position is responsible for leading and managing the delivery of the Centre's business operations and administration, and works closely with functional leads within the HaBS Faculty to achieve this.

The person

Applicants should possess an undergraduate qualification with at least four years subsequent relevant experience in academic and office administrative fields. You should have a knowledge and understanding of Indigenous societies and cultures and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in contemporary Australian society and the diversity of circumstances of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  Proven ability to contribute to administrative systems, budget formulation and review, operational planning and implementing programs, policy, procedures and processes to increase the operational efficiency and effectiveness of an organisational unit is essential

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:  

Applications are also encouraged from women.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at HEW Level 7. The remuneration package will be in the range $81,883 - $89,559 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of 9.5% (total package will be in the range $89,662 - $98,067 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Murray Phillips on +614 04 380 87 or email

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter and Resume.

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