Senior Engagement Advisor

VIC

  • Be part of an organisation who lives by transformation & progress
  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Work for a Global Leading Organisation

The Organisation 
You'll find them in the top one percent of universities worldwide, and consistently listed as a preferred source of graduates by companies the world over.

The Role
We are seeking a Senior Engagement Adviser to provide end to end high-level commercial and strategic expertise to nurture industry connections for research opportunities, in order to support grant applications, and collaborative partnerships.

Key Duties

  • Substantial experience in stakeholder management, negotiations leading to research services contracts, including end-to-end project management and provision of authoritative, expert advice with a focus on customer service excellence
  • Tenacity, flexibility and commitment to identify opportunities, make connections (internal to the University and external in industry) and deliver commercial outcomes to the Faculty
  • Extensive knowledge of grant /award opportunities to connect industry and research. An understanding of the Linkage application process and the requirements from industry from investment to IP implications
  • Direct experience with large multi-partner research programs and the ability to meet maximise and leverage opportunities for sustainable ongoing partnerships. (CRC’s, Linkage, Multilevel Partner Agreements)

What You Will Need 

  • Direct experience with large multi-partner research programs and the ability to meet maximise and leverage opportunities for sustainable ongoing partnerships. (CRC’s, Linkage, Multilevel Partner Agreements)
  • extensive experience and management expertise; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Substantial experience in stakeholder management, negotiations leading to research services contracts
  • Highly-developed analytical and conceptual skills including demonstrated ability to quickly assimilate new concepts and information and deliver positive, innovative solutions

If believe your skill set aligns with the client’s requirements, please click APPLY or for a confidential discussion, please contact Jill Van Der Ross at jill@sladegroup.com.au