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Job no: 0038365
Work type: Continuing
Location: Parkville

Research, Innovation and Commercialisation, University Services

Salary: $88,171 – $95,444 per annum plus 17% superannuation

About University Services 

University Services comprises of 1,500 professional staff focused on providing client centric and innovative services to the University. The group is providing transformational change, defining and influencing future service enhancements within the University of Melbourne.

About the role 

The Senior Grants Officer will have responsibility for the coordination and provision of high quality research grants support services for health and medical funding opportunities across a broad range of disciplines at the University of Melbourne.

The position will work across both pre- and post-award support services, and closely with other stakeholders across the University of Melbourne.

Whilst leading a team of Grants Officers, your other responsibilities include the planning and overseeing of workflow, task completion, relationship management and provision of specialist advice on all aspects of grants management, from oversight of applications processes and advice to applicants through to reporting.

To be successful in this role you will be passionate about supporting research, continuous improvement and innovation with a proven record of influencing and engaging others with your leadership skills. Your strong customer centric focus will ensure you build strong working relationships.

About you 

  • Post-graduate qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or an equivalent combination of relevant experience, education or training;
  • Expert knowledge of health and medical grant funding programs and funding rules including grants management across the life-cycle (pre and post award);
  • Success in a research administration support or project role, demonstrating initiative, personal drive, planning skills and excellent organisational ability;
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills;
  • Capacity to understand and communicate specialist and complex information very well to people from a range of backgrounds;
  • Ability to work well with limited supervision as well as part of a team
  • Proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment


  • Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme
  • Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions
  • The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment
  • A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

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Close date: 26 Sep 2018

Position Description and Selection Criteria

Download File 0038365_REVISED_11 Sept 2018.pdf

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