Senior Grants Officer, Major initiatives, Contracts and Grants

Melbourne, Australia
04 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Research, Innovation and Commercialisation, University Services

Salary: $88,171 - $95,444 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

About the role

The Senior Grants Officer (Major initiatives, Contracts and Grants, MICG) will provide efficient and effective pre-and post-award support for research grants as well as assisting researchers and the University to meet obligations to research sponsors and collaborators. This may include support for international grants, grants under the Medical Research Future fund and other high value or strategic initiatives.

You will be required to work and move across MICG teams as required, and work across the grants lifecycle. You will exercise a high degree of independence, mature judgement and liaise directly with University of Melbourne staff and external parties. There will be scope  to develop, maintain, and remediate where necessary, effective working relationships with Academic Divisions and Chancellery to ensure high quality and timely service delivery.

You will be expected to lead or take a major role in the development of strategies and systems to enhance grant applications and manage application rounds.

Working collaboratively with MICG Managers and other team members, this role will provide advice, guidance and mentoring to Grants Officers on pre and post award matters for various funding schemes.

Three positions are available under this advertisement.

About you

  • A tertiary degree and/or relevant work related experience or equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Experience providing service-oriented pre- and post-award administration of research grants
  • Flexible and adaptable with demonstrated ability to work in different areas within a team
  • Proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment


  • Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme
  • Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions
  • The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment
  • A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

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Close date: 25 June 2018

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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