Senior Officer, Due Diligence / Foreign Relations Compliance

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    La Trobe University Plenty Rd & Kingsbury Dr
    Bundoora, Vic, Australia Phone: 03 9479 1111
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Senior Officer - Due Diligence/Foreign Relations Compliance

  • Located at the Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus or any other Victorian Regional Campuses
  • $94,202- $101,637 per annum (Inclusive of 17% superannuation)
  • Full-Time, Continuing

About the position

The Global and Regional Division leads the University’s commitments to its markets and its communities, and carries oversight of the University’s strategic intent to connect both globally and locally to attract students and partners from across the world, and closer to home.

The Senior Officer, Due Diligence Foreign Relations Compliance reports to the Senior Manager Arrangements Negotiations. A key responsibility of this role is to support the work undertaken in the development and management of partnership agreements by conducting appropriate due diligence and compliance activities, and providing relevant advice. This role also supports the Foreign Arrangement Scheme (FAS) Senior Advisor in ensuring La Trobe complies with its obligations under the scheme.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will

  • A Degree with subsequent relevant experience to consolidate the theories and principles learned, or extensive experience, leading to either the development of specialist expertise or to the development of broad knowledge, in technical or administrative fields, or an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience.
  • Demonstrated depth or breadth of expertise developed through extensive relevant experience and application.
  • Demonstrated ability to gain a conceptual understanding of relevant policies, procedures or systems and interpretation in the application of policy and/or precedent.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.


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How to apply

Closing date: 12 December 2021

Position Enquiries: Richard Speed via email

Recruitment Enquiries:

Position Description below:

Download File 561952 PD - Senior Officer - Due Diligence Foreign Relations Compliance.pdf

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

In order to work onsite in higher education, TAFE, training and adult education settings, the Victorian Government requires workers to provide evidence to their employers that they are fully vaccinated with two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine or have a medical exemption evidenced by an authorised medical practitioner. This position will require the incumbent to work onsite.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.
  • Video Assessment – a link will be provided to your nominated email address within 24 hours of submitting your application

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La Trobe Cultural Qualities:
We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.



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