Centre Manager

Last update 2024-04-14
Expires 2024-05-14
ID #2101203570
Centre Manager
Australia, Victoria, Melbourne,
Modified April 4, 2024


About the Role The Centre Manager role is the most senior professional staff position within a Centre.

The role has responsibility for its operational management and planning plus development and implementation of systems, policies, and procedures, as well as managing resources to ensure the Centre's effective and efficient functioning.

The Manager provides senior leadership to the Centre and select senior leadership functions across the School.

They oversee the daily management of the Centre's operations and assist the School Manager with contributions to the achievement of the School's strategic and operational Manager will lead, support and mentor teams of administrative staff to provide consolidated, high quality administrative support and advice in all aspects of Centre's activities including planning, operational and research finance, research grant management and contracts, teaching and learning and human resource activities.

Your responsibilities will include: Providing administrative leadership and resource management for the Centre Conducting the recruitment, training, career development activities and overseeing the performance of Centre professional staff Playing a leading role in the Centre's strategic and business planning, including collection and analysis of information to develop key strategies and plans Who We Are Looking For The ideal candidate for this role possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to showcase their ability to cultivate effective working relationships, lead teams, negotiate, and influence senior staff members.

You should have a track record of leading and managing staff teams supporting activities such as business service deliverys and research management.

You will be experienced in effective financial, human, and physical resource management, including accountability for the overall financial health of the Centre.

This includes managing research-related activities such as grants, contracts, and operating budgets.

Additionally, you should have a proven ability to lead teams through change, adapt to shifting priorities, embrace new ideas, and tackle new challenges with enthusiasm.

A sound knowledge of the tertiary education sector or similar complex business environment is desirable, but not essential to your success in this will also have: A postgraduate degree, or equivalent qualifications and/or experience in a similar role in a large and complex organisation.

High-level problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise judgement and initiative Demonstrable expertise in strategic and operational planning and resource management.

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – The Melbourne School of Population and Global Health MSPGH was established in 2001 as the first school of its kind in Australia with a vision to make a difference in the population and public health sphere - building on the substantial assets of our University to advance public health in communities nationally and internationally - with a strong focus on Indigenous peoples.

Since its inception, the School has grown rapidly in size, scope and reputation and has consistently attracted leading academics and researchers who bring globally leading skills, insights and expertise.

We continue to attract increasing levels of competitive funding from governments and from a range of renowned philanthropic organisations and individuals.

What We Offer You!In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses.

For more information, check out our benefits page!About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad.

We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research.

Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on Linked In.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates.

If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact Kim Groizard at , with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion.

Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff.

Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Centre manager

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