Edith Cowan University
An exciting opportunity exists within Research Services for a talented professional with an interest in contracts and compliance to join our team. The new positon of International Research Compliance Co-ordinator will work closely with the Research Contract Adviser and Manager, Research Administration to establish research-related foreign interference processes and practices; related administration and record management; coordination of ECU’s foreign relation compliance and reporting for research projects; facilitating post award grant administration; negotiation of research contracts with a variety of organisations; and contract management. This is a great opportunity for someone who is willing to take on a new role and develop it,
creating new processes and procedures and integrating them so that ECU can align with new and evolving changes to compliance for university interactions with international organisations.
To be successful in this role you will be an enthusiastic team player with strong administrative skills who is able to work with various internal and external stakeholders. The successful person will be will be able to work flexibly and independently and demonstrate initiative whilst knowing when to seek advice. You will have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders including delivering presentations to small groups. Ideally, you will have a sound understanding of the tertiary research environment and / or international matters relating to the higher education sector. This role will work closely with small team as well as the Research Contract Adviser, but will also work with a level of independence.
To be successful in the role you will need:
- Strong administrative skills developed in a complex policy or regulatory environment.
- The ability to interpret and apply policies and regulations to ensure that the organisation will be able to comply with international research requirements.
- Relevant qualifications and / or experience in research administration and / or contract environment.
- Sound understanding of higher education sector relating to research and / or international matters.
- Great communication skills, both written and verbal for contract management, reporting and compliance requirements to stakeholders.
You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.
Benefits & Remuneration
This full-time, ongoing position attracts remuneration of $82,658 - $89,180 pa plus 17% University superannuation contribution.
ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.
ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.
For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our website on the Employment Opportunities website .
Interested applicants are welcome to contact Sandra Green on (08) 6304 2850 for more information.
How to Apply
Please upload your resume along with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role with specific reference to the dot points above and giving clear examples of where you have demonstrated these capabilities (no more than total 3 pages).
Applications close on Tuesday 18 May 2021 at 11:30pm AWST
PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE THIS IS AN ONGOING POSITION, APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO ARE EITHER AUSTRALIAN OR NEW ZEALAND CITIZENS OR AUSTRALIAN PERMANENT RESIDENTS.
ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.