Business and Operations Manager, Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network

Melbourne, Australia
12 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN)
Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning

Salary: $115,726 - $120,404 p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation

The Business and Operations Manager will apply a strategic focus in leading the day-to-day internal operations and functional roles including management of business development, communications, customer acquisition and product innovation and will also manage the legal, and compliance reporting requirements.

This person will be able to solve complex, unstructured problems, to ensure alignment with strategic aims of the business. You will support high on- going team performance and sustained focus on infrastructure delivery to user markets. Your extensive professional knowledge and experience in working with different stakeholders and interest groups will ensure your success in this role.

You will oversee AURIN Finances and Resources to ensure high performance outcomes. You will ensure that relevant financial organisational performance metrics are monitored appropriately and results are presented promptly to the Director, Board, Lead Agent and AURIN senior management team accompanied by sound strategic recommendations for business improvement and problem resolution.

The role will see you support AURIN in regards to strategic alliances, external funding opportunities and service delivery partnerships and provide an administrative interface between the various work teams and external partners. In conjunction with the host Faculty’s Business Services unit, advise the Director, Board, Lead Agent and AURIN senior management team on human resources policy and requirements, and develop appropriate administrative structures, policy and procedures for the AURIN project.

The Business and Operations Manager is responsible for ensuring compliance with all internal and external policies, governance obligations, relevant legislation, statues and regulation, and where applicable, with the requirements of contracts, funding bodies and trust funds.

Close date: 26 Mar 2018                  

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