Business manager

Business Manager job at CHARLES STURT UNIVERSITY

  • Engage your leadership and management skills in the new Biosecurity Training Center.
  • Enjoy a dynamic role in building strong relationships through the commitment and collaboration between Charles Sturt University and the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.
  • Excellent compensation and benefits.

The role

  • Fixed-term (until June 2025), full-time
  • Level 9 – $119,500 to $126,268 per year (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

As Business Manager, you will be responsible for managing, coordinating and directing the administrative and financial functions of the Biosafety Training Centers (BTCs).

Working directly with the Center’s Academic Director Charles Sturt, you will be responsible for ensuring that operations demonstrate sound practices and processes and are in compliance with the overall contract and University policies and procedures. In addition, you will perform advisory and management functions with respect to the BTC budget and the commercial management of the Center and staff, as well as contributing to relevant BTC committees as required.

To be successful, you will:

  • Demonstrated experience in operational planning, team management and stakeholder engagement.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically in complex operational issues.
  • Proven track record of delivering commercial client projects with a focus on high-level client experience.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.

Application requirements

Candidates must apply online and meet the selection criteria in the job description. If you are having difficulty applying online or for more information on the application process, please visit our How to Apply page or contact us.

This position is open to Australian citizens and permanent residents; or candidates who hold a valid work visa corresponding to this position.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing visionary people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work with industry, communities and students to create new ideas, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

Charles Sturt University has partnered with the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) to establish and deliver a Biosecurity Training Center (BTC). Charles Sturt and DAFF will work to achieve the strategic goal of building a highly skilled and capable national biosecurity workforce and to become the leading training provider and center of excellence for education, innovation and biosafety research for the Asia-Pacific region.

The initial role of the BTC will be to develop and implement the Biosecurity Foundation program for frontline biosecurity officers within DAFF, with a longer term goal of developing and delivering new training programs, informed but impactful research, and to engage industry and neighboring quasi-partners in training offerings as well.

Further information

Additional information is available in the job description or by contacting:

Professor Marta Hernandez-Jover | Academic Director, Biosafety Training Center | [email protected] | Telephone: (02) 6933 2086

Closing Date: 11 p.m., September 7, 2022

Charles Sturt University offers excellent work-life balance and professional development.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated by our Agency for Gender Equality in the Workplace Employer of Choice citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member of the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged by Indigenous Australians; disabled people; women (especially for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.