Senior Business Development Officer, The MARCS Institute

Sydney, Australia
27 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest growing and economically significant Western Sydney region. Boasting 10 campuses - many in CBD locations – and more than 170,000 alumni, 44,000 students and 3000 staff, the University has 10 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and courses carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry. The University is ranked in the top two per cent of Universities worldwide and as a research leader, 80 per cent of the University’s assessed research is rated at ‘World Standard’ or above. 

Working as part of the REDI Business Research Development team and directly with the MARCS Directors and other key staff, the role will promote Western’s contract research, consultancy, IP commercialisation activities and research informed products and services. 

The role will perform a critical function in establishing external linkages, identifying partnership opportunities and matching appropriate resources to deliver on projects and initiatives. Within the wider REDI Business team, this position will be specifically expected to work autonomously to manage a portfolio of researchers and research groups in the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour & Development. The role will require that strategic business development targets relevant to each group are identified and productive partnerships established. 

Please refer to position description for further information. 

This is a full-time, ongoing position based at our Bankstown and Parramatta Campuses. 

Remuneration Package: Higher Education Worker Level 8 $113,906 to $126,449 p.a. (comprising Salary $96,252 to $106,851 p.a., plus Superannuation, plus leave loading) 

Position Enquiries: Tim Horan, (02) 9685 9735 or email 

Closing Date: 29 July 2018

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