Research Grants Manager

at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research

The incumbent will manage an experienced team (the Research Grants Office, RGO) who are responsible for the submission of major national and international grant and fellowship applications and for supporting the effective management of ongoing awards.

The Research Grants Manager will provide leadership in the development of initiatives and processes to facilitate and manage research applications and awards. This includes horizon scanning for research funding trends, advice on targeting applications to opportunities, grant skills development, and guidance regarding research funding bodies and opportunities. The incumbent will be also be a key contributor to the transformation of the Institute’s core business systems, including research support, which will enable better services and reporting, and strengthen our ability to meet compliance requirements.

The successful candidate will be passionate about the important work that the Institute is doing to benefit human health in the areas of cancer, chronic inflammatory disease and infectious disease.

Selection Criteria

The key selection criteria are outlined in the position description.

Terms of Appointment

This position is available for five years.

A position description is available here

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary, up to 17% superannuation and very attractive salary packaging options.

For further information please contact Catherine Parker on email

At the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute we strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment. We value diversity and gender equity in our work force and promote flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs. We have implemented a number of gender equity initiatives to support female laboratory heads.

How to Apply for this job

Applications including cover letter, CV and the names of two professional referees should be emailed in pdf format to, quoting reference **WEHI/CPJC** in the subject line. Please also address the key selection criteria in a separate document.

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