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Post Award Leader

Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Administration

Salary Package: From $105,298 – $117,167p.a. (HEW Level 8), plus 13.25% employer"s superannuation.
Appointment Type: Full-time, 12-month fixed term contract
The RoleResearch Services are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Post Award Leader to join our team. 
Reporting to the Manager, Post Award and Reporting, you will:
Manage, coach and set the direction for the Post Award team.
Manage progress, final and financial reporting requirements for the University’s research funding.
Manage the variation of funding agreements and project scope in relation to the University’s research funding.
Manage the transfer of research funding into or out of Macquarie University.
Develop and manage relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
Liaise with relevant University staff to obtain the best grant and project management outcomes possible for the University’s research funding.
Design, develop and deliver training to researchers in relation to management of grant funding and research project management.
About YouYou will deliver strong leadership skills and experience in managing a small team to provide a high level of service.  In this role, you will manage Post Award services for research projects and offer efficient skills in project and contract management.
You will deliver advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office and internet.  You will build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders to work in collaboration and achieve shared goals.
You will deliver strong experience in working under pressure to meet tight deadlines in managing scarce resources and enjoy working in a fast-faced environment.
About UsThe Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) [DVCR] is responsible for the development and strategic enhancement of Macquarie University"s research, research training, and innovation profile as well as the creation, support and advancement of local, national and international research collaborations and partnerships.
Research Services is responsible for the management of research that takes place at Macquarie University or is conducted by University staff. This task is divided between four functional teams: Pre Award, Post Award and Reporting, Ethics and Integrity and Research Contracts and Policy.
Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.
To ApplyTo be considered for this position, please apply online and attach your resume and a separate cover letter (no more than 2 pages) that outlines how you meet to the selection criteria below:
Degree or equivalent experience in research management or related field.
Understanding of the Australian HE environment.
Skill in coordinating complex processes
Knowledge of ARC and NHMRC funding schemes
Skill in understanding and interpreting contractual requirements.
Skill in interpreting funding guidelines
Working in a university research management environment
Experience in managing financial data and in interacting with financial systems and
Experience using research management systems
For further information regarding this role please view the position description below:
Position Description:  Post Award leader
General Enquiries: Semira Dautovic, Manager, Post Award and Reporting via  
Applications Close: Wednesday, 16 September 2020 at 11.55pm (AEST)
Location: Macquarie University (North Ryde)
This position requires criminal record check.
At Macquarie University, we are committed to providing a working environment where each individual is valued, respected and supported to progress. Our priority is to ensure culture, policies and processes are truly inclusive and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity, gender, culture, disability, LGBTIQA+ identities, family and caring responsibilities, age, or religion. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria and shares Macquarie University’s values of scholarship, empowerment and integrity to apply.
Learn more about our progress towards Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Advertised: 14 Aug 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 16 Sep 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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