About Chief Operating Operator Portfolio The Chief Operating Officer (COO) Portfolio is responsible for the University’s budget and financial performance, and the management of its property and capital. It also delivers efficient and effective shared services in support of all aspects of the University’s business. About the role The Business Development Associate is a member of the Business Development and Innovation team and reports to the Business Development Director, Faculty of Fine Arts and Music.

The Associate will also support the Business Development Director in leading the business development strategy across the Faculties of the Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) Cluster. The Business Development Associate will support the successful delivery of commercial initiatives by preparing proposals, developing briefing documents and supporting research engagement in consultation with the Academic Division. The role will provide support to an existing portfolio of open and corporate education programs and support their growth.

About you To be successful in this role, you will have: Relevant tertiary qualifications and demonstrated experience and expertise in the delivery of commercially focused services within a complex organisation (tertiary education sector desirable); or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training Demonstrated understanding of business development and commercial operations with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in operational roles in complex business environments Excellent communication, planning, time-management, organisational and problem-solving skills, and the ability to manage multiple stakeholders, projects and deadlines Proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment Benefits - 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 To find out more, go to

au/careers/working/benefits Culture 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.

How to apply Your application submitted should include a CV along with your responses against the selection criteria found in the Position Description for the role. For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria/competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb. Position Description.

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$91,913 - $99,495


16 Sep 2019


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