Senior Manager, Events and Engagement

at Monash University

Job No: 558538
Faculty/Portfolio:Vice-Chancellor and President ERDA. External Engagement
Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Continuing appointment
Remuneration: $108,469 - $115,133 pa HEW Level 09 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Join the world's elite 100 universities
  • Lead and manage key University-wide events and external engagement
  • Work with passion and apply your expertise

If you're ready to take a bold step towards excelling your career, Monash University has the right role for you. With leading academics and world-class resources, combined with a ranking in the top 100 universities worldwide, we offer all you need to build a brighter future.

The Opportunity
The External Relations, Development and Alumni portfolio works collaboratively across the University to initiate, grow and steward strong person to person relationships with key stakeholders that support Monash University's research and education endeavours. This includes overseeing a range of activities including alumni relations, communications, fundraising, external engagement, donor programs, government relations and community engagement activities for the University, nationally and internationally.

The Senior Manager, Events and Engagement is responsible for leading and managing high level interactions with senior internal and external stakeholders to coordinate a variety of high profile events and engagement activities aimed at effectively implementing the University's Strategic Plan. These stakeholder groups include alumni, senior business figures, high ranking government officials, their representatives, the diplomatic corps, suppliers and community leaders, in addition to internal stakeholders

In this position you will support the Director, Stakeholder Relations and Engagement, by overseeing and supervising the daily operations of the External and Stakeholder Engagement team, managing the intricacies of protocol and providing specialist advice on strategic external engagement, special events and programs, leading the full event life-cycle from planning to delivery and evaluation on behalf of the President and Vice-Chancellor and other senior staff of the University. Additionally you will lead a team of professionals to deliver on event plans as well as create and enhance guidelines and procedures related to University-wide external engagement processes, contributing to a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence.

With extensive experience in planning, coordinating and scheduling a range of high-level events, including resource allocation and budget management, you will be mindful of cultural sensitivities and have a strong understanding of protocols relating to government engagement at state and federal levels and international diplomatic practices. Your superior communication and interpersonal skills will ensure you are able to effectively facilitate and strengthen relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, whilst your leadership strengths will enable you to support and develop your team to deliver on planned objectives.

If you are ready to take on this exciting challenge in a fast-paced, high performing and dynamic team environment, we look forward to hearing from you.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs"

Mr Joe Kabalan, Director, Stakeholder Relations and Engagement, 03 9902 4247

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Closing Date Thursday 2 March 2017, 11:55pm AEDT

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