Centre Manager, Centre for Health Policy

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Jan 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job no: 0058391
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Full-time (Negotiable); Continuing
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
UOM 8 – $110,709 – $119,829 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
The Melbourne School of Population and Global Health (MSPGH) is a respected leader in the field of public health education, research and knowledge exchange.

The 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 considerable skills, insights and expertise, leading to the University of Melbourne being ranked 12th globally for Public Health. (Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2022) Further detail regarding the Centre for Health Policy is available here.

About the Role
The Melbourne School of Population and Global Health is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic manager and professional staff leader for the Centre for Health Policy. The Centre Manager (the Manager) is expected to be a highly effective, proactive and
organised leader with a strong focus on client service, and someone seeking to work in a dynamic and expanding academic environment.

The Manager role is the most senior professional staff position within the Centre with responsibility for its operational management, planning and leadership functions. The Manager will lead, support and deliver consolidated, high quality administrative support and advice in all aspects of the Centre’s activities including planning, research administration, operational and research finance, grant management and contracts, teaching and learning, and human resource activities.

Responsibilities include:

About You
You have the demonstrated ability to lead teams through change, be adaptive to changing priorities, accepting of new ideas and willing to meet new challenges. Your excellent interpersonal and communication skills, give you the ability to foster effective working relationships, as well as lead, negotiate and influence senior staff. You have high-level problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise judgement and initiative.

You will also have:

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University
The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us
In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

To find out more, visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

Be Yourself
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected].