Friday, 29 April 2016

The University Of Melbourne,Senior Grants Officer Jobs in Australia

- Join Australia's number 1 University †
- Career opportunities, professional development, work-life balance.
- Use your expertise and innovative thinking to truly have an impact.
Who says you can't change the world? We expect to do nothing less.
Research, Innovation and Commercialisation, University Services
Salary: $82,707- $89,530 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
About University Services
University Services comprises of 1,600 professional staff fo
cused on providing client centric and innovative services to the University. The group is providing transformational change, defining and influencing future service enhancements within the University of Melbourne. The Senior Grants Officer is a member of the Major Initiatives, Contracts and Grants Team which sits within the Research, Innovation and Commercialisation portfolio.
About the role
Reporting to the Manager Research Grants for the Australian Research Council (ARC), Philanthropic, Primary Industry's and Internal grants, the Senior Grants Officer will work with the ARC, Philanthropic, Primary Industry's and Internal grants team to deliver high quality grant services designed to streamline administration and further increase the level and diversity of external research funding.
The position will be responsible for planning workloads and coordinating scheme responsibilities especially during the major ARC application rounds. The incumbent will provide advice, guidance and mentoring to Grants Officers on pre and post award matters for ARC and other funding schemes.
The Senior Grants Officer will be responsible for coordinating and directly providing research grant support services including administration of research grants, organising seminars and helping staff to target programs and prepare quality applications; notifying staff of outcomes; liaising with sponsors, departments and grant holders; and coordinating services with other areas of university administration.
The Senior Grants Officer will exercise a high degree of independence, mature judgement and liaise directly with University of Melbourne staff and external parties. They will be required to develop, maintain and remediate where necessary, effective working relationships with Academic Divisions and Chancellery to ensure high quality and timely service delivery.
The incumbent 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.
About you
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to be able to motivate, manage and co-ordinate a diverse range of team members and other stakeholders.
  • Mature judgement and the ability to interpret and apply often complex University and granting body policies
  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills
  • 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
The University is a vibrant campus. We have well established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.
† The University of Melbourne is the Number 1 University in Australia and among the leading Universities in the world, according to The Times Higher Education world reputational ranking, the National Taiwan University ranking, The Times Higher Education world university ranking and Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Close date: 15 May 2016
Position Description & Selection Criteria

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