Business Development Manager, Engineering

University of Sydney
Sydney, New South Wales 2006
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    Full Time
  • Excellent opportunity to join the Research Operations team at the University of Sydney
  • Located at the Darlington/Camperdown campus
  • Full time fixed term until 25th April 2022 offering a base salary of $124K p.a., plus leave loading and generous employer’s contribution to superannuation



About the opportunity 


As the Business Development Manager, Engineering, you will be responsible for generating R&D engagement opportunities for the Faculty of Engineering. Working side by side with researchers and faculty executives, you will build relationships with industry, government and non-government organisations. You will conduct business development activities which lead to research collaboration and commercialisation of university generated intellectual property.



About you


The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Business Development Manager, Engineering who possesses:


  • an outstanding track record in developing and closing business development activities for Engineering R&D
  • the ability to foster an entrepreneurial culture and build partnerships between the government, industry and the research sector
  • excellent experience in relationship management in complex environments
  • strong knowledge of the engineering and IT R&D funding landscape




Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.


Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

For more information on the position and University, please view the position description available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website. If you have any additional questions, please contact Tooba Fida on


All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the job requisition number 0079826 to apply.


Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position


Closing date: Midnight, Wednesday 23 June 2021 

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.


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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.



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