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Business Development Manager

Apply now Job no:500878
Area:Office of Chief Operating Officer
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 08 ($92,811.16 - $104,214.40)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

Information Technology Services

The Division of Information Technology Services (ITS) at The University of Queensland provides an information environment that supports the teaching, learning, research and engagement objectives of the University and contributes positively to the student experience and the University’s reputation, in line with our values of Service, Team, Accountability and Results. It delivers network, systems and IT infrastructure support to the University, and application development. Also located within ITS is the internationally recognised network security group, AusCERT, which provides Internet security services throughout Australia and New Zealand.  ITS manages core networks not only for the whole of The University of Queensland but also works with other Queensland universities to manage access to the national university network (AARNet). ITS also operates research computing infrastructure and hosts many of the University’s largest servers.


UQSchoolsNet offers schools the UQ advantage. As a leading education Internet Service Provider (ISP), we connect progressive schools to a wealth of knowledge and service at superior speed.

While the majority of ISPs in Australia cater to the home, business, and corporate user market – UQSchoolsNet’s services, network, and products are specifically designed to support the education sector.

With so many day-to-day school functions now dependent on an Internet connection, it is a vital part of a school's infrastructure. Connect to UQSchoolsNet at high speed like so many other Australian schools have already done, allowing collaborative sharing of content and services.

The role

We are seeking an experienced Business Development Manager to maintaining existing and growing new business for UQSchoolsNet, managing customer relationships and overseeing the effective running of the various services. This role will also have responsibility for delivering commercially sound business development decisions for the services and develop new service initiatives.

The successful candidate is expected to make a substantial contribution to the promotion and profiling of UQSchoolsNet and associated services among industry within Queensland, nationally and internationally.

An annual performance bonus may be payable dependent on the profitability of the business.

The person

The successful candidate will possess postgraduate qualifications or progress towards postgraduate qualifications in commerce, business, IT or related field; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.  The will also have substantial experience (5 years +) in a business development or Customer management role.  Experience writing proposals or developing solutions for clients and advanced knowledge of customer relationship sales and marketing concepts that impact on business development will be required.  Experience working in the tertiary sector or the telecommunications or IT security industry would be highly regarded.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


This is a full-time, 12-months fixed term appointment at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,811.16 - $104,214.40 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of 9.5% (total package will be in the range $101,628.22 - $114,114.77 p.a.).

Position Description

500878_3028945_Business Development Manager.pdf


To discuss this role please contact James Culverhouse on +61 7 3346 6455 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below.

All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter,
  • Resume and
  • Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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