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Project Support Officer (Torch Innovation Program)

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Administration, Business Development / Industry Engagement

The Opportunity

  • Exciting, large-scale project working with varied internal and external stakeholders
  • $5,832 - $94,709 + 17% superannuation + leave loading
  • Fixed term contract to Dec 2022

 Reporting to and providing high level executive support to the Head of Torch, you will also support the Torch Operational Team, senior leadership and key personnel of the Division of Research & Enterprise. This includes working with a range of internal and external stakeholders to coordinate operational, administrative and project management activities to ensure that administrative matters and projects are prioritised and implemented efficiently and effectively and with a high level of confidentiality and professionalism.  Your contribution to a culture of continuous improvement, promotion of knowledge exchange and achievement of effective working relationships with relevant entities internal and external to UNSW will be highly valued.

The Organisation

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work. We aspire to be Australia’s global university, improving and transforming lives through excellence in research, outstanding education and a commitment to advancing a just society. 

The UNSW Torch Innovation Program is a high priority initiative under the UNSW 2025 strategy. It will bring together industry, SMEs, entrepreneurs, investors and policy makers from Australia, Greater China and beyond and will make UNSW a premier destination for research and industry collaboration. The Torch Innovation Program will be a phased development over 10 years consisting of securing more than A$300M in knowledge exchange income from industry partners that can benefit Australia’s economy and communities.

About the Successful Applicant

You can demonstrate your experience providing high-level operational support, as well as Chinese/English language skills including translation and interpreting.   For specific responsibilities please view the Position Description. 

To Apply:  If supporting researching and innovation showcasing Chinese and Australian collaboration is of interest to you, please submit your CV, cover letter and responses to Skills and Experience.  

Contact:

Shiree Thomas

Talent Acquisition Consultant

e: shiree.thomas@unsw.edu.au

Applications close:  11.55pm, Monday 8th March 2021

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).

 

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