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Senior Manager, International Relations

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Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Administration

Macquarie is the University of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia’s leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We’ve helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing Australia’s first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie, you’ll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet. Surrounded by a beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door.

Macquarie International (MI) supports a broad range of international engagement activities including international fee-paying student recruiting, outbound student and staff mobility, and management of a global network of institutional relationships that support research and teaching objectives. As the international arm of the University, MI's activities across the world protect and enhance the reputation of the University, are student focused and embody the highest professional and ethical standards.

Join us and start seeing the world in a different light.

The Role

Macquarie International is seeking a Senior Manager, International Relations who will contribute to the development and manage implementation of International Relations strategies, initiatives, projects aimed at enhancing research relationships for the University. You will have the onus of managing the International Relations team. You will manage the existing network of Macquarie University strategic partners and research relationships, maximising research collaboration outcomes. You will provide expert advice and support to MI Executive and Leadership team on international strategic partners and research collaboration arrangements including advice on international protocol and etiquette. You will develop and distribute briefing papers to inform key stakeholders including the Executive on the specifics of international visits including the expected outcomes for the University.

For further information regarding this role please view the position description below.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, please apply online with a CV and attach a separate 1-2 page cover letter, referencing the selection criteria below:

  • Degree and extensive experience in International Relations, politics, business, marketing or related discipline.
  • Experience working in the diplomatic sector, an embassy or international agency.
  • Experience in providing expert advice on international protocol.
  • Managing stakeholders in environments that require high levels of protocol and cross-cultural communication.
  • Writing briefing papers and proposals for senior stakeholders.
  • Building and managing partnerships with international bodies and agencies.
  • Experience in managing international delegate visitors.
  • Managing projects.
  • Managing a team.


  • Knowledge of the Australian and international higher education system.
  • Proficiency in a world language (desirable).

Salary Package: From $112,204 – $118,506 p.a. (Level 9), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: Full time, Continuing

Position Description: Download File Senior Manager International Relations

Specific Role Enquiries: Guie Hartney, Associate Director International Relations on

General Recruitment Enquiries: Shubha Moorthy, HR Officer on

Applications Close: 30 July 2017, Sunday at 11:55pm AEST

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

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