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Executive Officer (Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre (IOMRC) Partnership)

Job no: 498964
Work type: full-time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Administration & Executive support

UWA Oceans Institute

  • 12 month fixed term appointment
  • Level 7 position: $84,629 - $94,137 per annum

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top Australian universities and a member of the prestigious Group of Eight research-intensive universities ranked among the top 100 universities in the world.

About the work area

The Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre is a collaboration that brings together four of Australia's leading research organisations working in and around the Indian Ocean:

                        Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) –

                        CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere (CSIRO) -

                        Department of Fisheries WA –

                        UWA Oceans Institute – 

The collaboration includes the development of new multi-disciplinary research teams and a graduate training environment that will significantly advance Australia's marine science capacity, capability, and profile.

The role

Under broad direction of the IOMRC Executive Committee, provide senior administrative support and planning for the IOMRC partnership, provide a central liaison point for the partnership and contact point for external enquiries of the partnership and prepare reports as required.  This role will respond to complex and diverse enquiries using expertise and judgement to independently analyse and solve problems, provide informed advice, and executive support.

To be considered for this position you will need to demonstrate:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent extensive high level experience in a similar role
  • Substantial senior administrative experience in a broad range of tasks
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills to manage conflicting priorities and tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to determine long term planning, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to derive value from partnerships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and consultation skills

Closing date: 3 July 2017

This position is open to international applicants.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Please see the position description prior to applying:Download File 316507.pdf

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion of the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.


Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time