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Business Development Manager

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Work type: full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Business Development / Industry Engagement, Fundraising / Philanthropy, Knowledge Exchange

The Opportunity

  • Secure funding for projects across a broad range of sectors, all framed by positive societal impact
  • 2-year fixed term contract, potential for renewal
  • Senior Appointment

Reporting to the Senior Business Development Manager Jacqueline White, this transdisciplinary role works across UNSW Business School and Faculty of  Law & Justice to identify and secure  funding for a broad range of dynamic projects  including contract & collaborative research, consulting  and IP commercialisation.

You’ll build meaningful relationships across academia, industry, government and community sectors, using creative problem solving to shape and secure funded partnerships, framed by societal impact and ESG principles. Key relationships include UNSW researchers and academic experts, faculty leadership, and Industry & Innovation, Entrepreneurship, External Engagement and Philanthropy teams.

The Organisation

Industry & Innovation helps UNSW researchers partner with industry, government and community sectors and turn their ideas into products and services with tangible impact. They also run professional development courses and offer mentorship in industry engagement.

UNSW isn’t like other places you’ve worked. Yes, we’re a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing extraordinary things. But what makes us different isn’t only what we do, it’s how we do it. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do. If you want a career where you can thrive, be challenged and do meaningful work, you’re in the right place.

UNSW offer a competitive salary and access to UNSW benefits including:

  • Hybrid/flexible working
  • Additional 3 days of leave over the Christmas Period
  • Access to lifelong learning and career development
  • Progressive HR practices
  • Discounts and entitlements 
  • Affordable parking on campus

About the successful applicant

You can demonstrate your business development experience in academic/research sectors, have an entrepreneurial focus to build impactful research partnerships across disciplines. Please review the Position Description for a detailed list of Skills and Experience required.

To Apply: If implementing productive partnerships with potential for global and social impact is of interest to you, please submit your application including a CV and Cover Letter including responses to Skills and Experience.

Contact: Shiree Thomas - Talent Acquisition Consultant e:

Applications close: 11.55pm,  Wednesday 31st July 2024

UNSW is committed to evolving a culture that embraces equity and supports a diverse and inclusive community where everyone can participate fairly, in a safe and respectful environment. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and encourage applications from people of diverse gender, sexual orientation, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability and those with caring and family responsibilities. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff.

 The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment

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