Engagement Manager - Hydrogen

Swinburne University of Technology

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Full time, fixed-term position located at the Victorian Hydrogen Hub, Clayton
About the Job
The Clayton H2 Cluster is supported by NERA, the Victorian Government, academic, and industry partners to develop a significant local network and leverage the unique national infrastructure in the Clayton area, including the newly established Victorian Hydrogen Hub (VH2) with its demonstration Hydrogen Refuelling Station with Hydrogen Production and Storage facilities and an onsite Technology Demonstration Centre. The Clayton H2 Cluster will support both domestic and international opportunities and is connected with ARENA 2036 in Germany and Clean Tech Inc in Japan, creating an Australian-first international hydrogen development partnership through knowledge sharing. To learn more about the Victorian Hydrogen Hub (VH2), please click here .

Swinburne is providing services to the Cluster which will include coordination of key aspects of the program. The Engagement Manager- Hydrogen role will be responsible for both the “big picture” as well as the day-to-day operations of the cluster. You will be one of the first point of contact for our national and international partners and responsible for recruiting new members into the cluster. Further, you will be a consummate networker, capable of understanding complex ecosystems and how to make connections and turn these into opportunities for the cluster and its growth. In this respect they will possess the capacity to navigate strategic and complex relationships between industry partners and manage relationships with government and researchers. You will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the cluster, bringing teams of people together, managing budgets and associated deliverables across multiple activities to achieve maximum impact and ongoing funding opportunities for the cluster. The Engagement Manager - Hydrogen role will also be responsible for attracting and engaging partners in the cluster and organizing engagement activities, workshops and training to support the cluster partners needs.

About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.

About Research & Development at Swinburne
Help drive real change with our Research and Development function. Swinburne University of Technology has an ambitious goal of growth in research performance and impact, as set out in our 2025 Strategic Plan – to become an internationally renowned institute in digital research, a digital disruptor and an accelerator of innovation.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• A tertiary qualification with extensive experience in an operational manufacturing role or an equivalent combination of relevant industrial experience and/or education and training.
• Demonstrated experience in an externally facing or operational management role in industry or an academic organization.
• Demonstrated service excellence to internal and external clients, with a track record of working with industry partners. Highly developed organisational skills and working to finite deadlines to deliver projects.
• Demonstrated understanding of the creation of industry-driven clusters or networking organisations.

A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.

To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Careers at Swinburne.

How to apply and further information
To view the position description or to start an application please click on apply or ‘begin’ and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description.

For further information about this position, contact Alan Lau (Pro Vice-Chancellor) at aklau@swin.edu.au

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact Maree Norden, Diversity & Inclusion Manager at inclusion@swin.edu.au. For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au

Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position.

Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation. We are proud of our commitment to equity and inclusion through key initiatives such as our Charter of Cultural Diversity, Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan, Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan. Equity and diversity are integral to our 2025 vision to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Applications close at 5pm on Thursday 22nd April, 2021.

Note: This position is open to candidates that are currently located within Australia and are an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold an appropriate work visa.

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