Research Administration Officer

Fixed term, Full-time contract for four (4) monthsBased in Darwin Be part of an exciting opportunity!Menzies’s Research Administration team is looking for a Research Administration Officer to complete a fixed term, full time position for four months (internal secondments will be considered if possible). Under the direction of the Acting Manager Research Administration, this role will be responsible for a range of research administration functions across Menzies research divisions and providing specialist advice and services in relation to pre and post award research processes.The successful candidate will be able to manage work priorities within a team setting as well as independently adopting a project management style approach. Key to this position is the ability to relate to a range of people including senior academics and to understand a vast array of information in an academic environment. What you will bring to the roleAs an enthusiastic, qualified professional, you will have completed a tertiary degree in a relevant field or have experience in a relevant environment. You will be able to develop strong and trusting relationships with Menzies staff in order to prepare, develop, and submit funding applications and reporting relating to pre and post award activities whilst also ensuring compliance with regulatory, organisational and contractual obligations.The successful applicant will also be responsible for contributing to the maintenance of the research administration records management system and instructing others in how to use relevant software such as document management systems, bibliographic databases and other software specific to funding applicationsThe role will require highly developed oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively and professionally with internal and external stakeholders and people from diverse cultures. Why MenziesAs one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses, Menzies School of Health Research continues to translate its research into effective partnerships and programs in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Details of roleFull time, fixed term position4 month contract period16 weeks paid parental leaveAttractive salary package including superannuation and salary packaging benefits $113,238 - $121,927 per annum (pro-rata comprising a gross GSL 7 salary of $89,426 - $97,048). Contact:If you have any questions regarding the role please contact:Jen Girling or Jonasyl AustinResearch Administration Teamemail - ResearchAdmin@menzies.edu.au Closing date:  Sunday, 07 August 2022 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply For more information on how to apply for this position please visit https://www.menzies.edu.au/page/Careers/Information_for_applicants/  or phone 08 8946 8683.  To view a Position Description please click the below linkPosition Description 89000 AUD Darwin 0800