Provides leadership, guidance and support to faculty and administrators, as well as researchers at affiliated institutes, to increase the number of partnerships in priority countries, thus increasing University visibility and external funding. Identifies funding opportunities for international research projects, liaises with internal units and external organizations, provides information and advice to develop and submit competitive proposals, and engages the University community to develop strategic initiatives with academic and private sector partners.
University degree, preferably a master’s
Knowledge of policies, guidelines and granting and contracting practices of funding organizations, including science-based departments, academies, associations and foundations
Familiarity with science, technology and innovation priorities and challenges, and agencies and industries sponsoring research projects
Excellent analytical, organizational, administrative and communications skills
Superior computer software skills
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
Ability to liaise with various groups of administrators, researchers and stakeholders involved in research partnerships and to mobilize key players
Bilingualism — English and French (spoken and written)
Knowledge of a third language would be an asset
Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Be proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.
Service Excellence: Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions. (Visit the section "Useful links" on the home page to read the detailed definition).
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal. Accept and give constructive feedback. Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
Contract of approximately 12 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits and union affiliation will be determined upon hiring. All applications will be considered equally. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Workshops offered by Leadership, Learning and Organizational Development that you have taken may be considered an asset if you apply for a position at the University. Don’t forget to list them on your CV. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).
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