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Position available: Business Manager

21 March 2017

CHERE is a long established research centre with a national and international reputation for excellence and policy engagement in health economics and health services research.

The Centre is expected to grow and develop in size, earned income, and activity levels in research, health sector engagement and teaching over the next ten years. This development is an integral part of the UTS Health Futures Strategy.

The Business Manager provides managerial support to the Centre Director and senior academic staff in implementing the growth and development strategy in the approved Business Case.

This is a newly created role with responsibility for ensuring the smooth operations of CHERE, including supervising and managing the research support team, supporting the development of new business opportunities, coordinating the development of new research and teaching programs, managing  our communications strategy and generally promoting the Centre.

The position will ensure compliance with University governance policies and Faculty protocols, and with reporting within the University and externally.  

A sample of skills and experience required:

  • Sophisticated understanding of financial processes including budgeting and reporting
  • Demonstrated experience in high-level operational planning within a research or related context
  • Experience in applying for project funding and proven ability to manage projects
  • The ability to think strategically and devise practical solutions to complex issues
  • Experience in financial planning and budget management
  • Successful supervision of staff in administrative and support roles

Base Salary Range: $ 96,403 to $109,792 pa (HEW 8)
This role attracts 17% superannuation in addition to the base salary. Employee benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

This appointment will be on a 24 months fixed term full-time basis.

How to Apply
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Prior to commencing your application for IRC90954, please review the Position Description/Statement and the relevant selection criteria.  Please click on this link to be taken to the relevant page.  You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document.

Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.  Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

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Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC90954.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

Closing Date:  Thursday 13th July 2017 at 11.59pm AEST.

Please note that this role has been readvertised and that previous applicants need not apply.

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia.

Please note: We are only accepting on-line applications for this post, however, if you have a disability that makes it difficult for you to provide us with information in this way, please contact the Recruitment Team for assistance.

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.