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Manager, Professional Services Unit

Posted by: The University of Sydney

Posted date: 2008-Mar-01

Location: Sydney

Manager, Professional Services Unit

Manager, Professional Services Unit, Sydnovate
Reference No. 115700

This is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not apply.

The University of Sydney is one of the largest centres of research excellence in Australia and offers a broad range of skills and innovative technologies. Sydnovate, the commercial arm of the University, assists industry and government to access the University's research, expertise and intellectual property. Sydnovate's Professional Services Unit markets and facilitates the provision of a range of professional services, which include consulting, testing and contract research.

Sydnovate is currently seeking Manager for its Professional Services Unit to develop and oversee the implementation of strategies and programs that will increase the volume and quality of consultancy testing and contract research services provided by the University to government and private sectors.

With your sound understanding of marketing strategies and techniques, you will effectively and efficiently provide services to University researchers to facilitate their interaction with industry. Your superior communication and interpersonal skills and ability to deal with persons at all levels within the university, government and business communities will contribute to improving the University's performance in its commercialisation activities. An outstanding record in the development and promotion of networks and relationships is essential, as is a sound commercial awareness.

As a skilled leader, you will provide advice or training to members of the University community in areas that relate to Sydnovate activities. It is expected you will serve on committees with the purpose of advising on development or implementation of a University policy, and also present seminars or training sessions.

To succeed you will have demonstrated leadership and management skills, coupled with high-level negotiation and liaison skills. You will also possess appropriate tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent relevant experience. Relevant experience in the university sector and/or business/industry experience would be highly regarded.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be at the centre in the creation of a significant entity, contributing to the commercialisation of a forward-thinking University. Don't miss the chance to represent a highly-reputed university to the global business community.

The position is full-time fixed term for three years, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation period for new appointees. There is a possibility for further offers of employment depending on performance and funding. Membership of a University approved superannuation scheme is a condition of employment for new appointees.

An attractive remuneration package is available (consisting of a base salary, leave loading and employer’s contribution to superannuation).

All applications must be completed online by clicking apply online below. A copy of the duty statement can be viewed by clicking attached position files. Specific enquiries about the roles can be directed to Moran Baillie on (02) 9036 6367.

Closing Date: 9 March 2008

The University is a non-smoking workplace and is committed to the policies and principles of equal employment opportunity and cultural diversity. The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment for financial or other reasons.

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Job Title Manager, Professional Services Unit
Job reference 115700
Post Details
Posted By The University of Sydney
Job Function Management
Start Date na
Salary na
Mobile na
Email m.baillieusyd.edu.au
Location Sydney
Closing Date 2008-Feb-16
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Classification Areas of expertise -> IP Management -> Research
Industry Industry -> Education & Childcare
Location Location -> NSW - New South Wales

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