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Logistics Coordinator - Learning Environments, Digital Business Solutions, Academic Division

Queensland University of Technology - Brisbane City, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Full Job Description
Working in a busy and fast paced environment,
the Logistics Coordinator - Learning
Environments provides oversight to the
acquisition and deployment of learning and
teaching technologies which are essential
components in the University’s learning and
teaching environments and public access
spaces.

The role is responsible for organising and
delivering of technology used in the University
to support learning and teaching and day to
day vendor management. The role also co-
ordinates with central offices to procure assets
associated with learning and teaching
technologies involving planning, analysing and

forecasting services according to the business
needs of individual Faculties/Institutes.

Reporting to the Associate Director, Learning
Environments for supervision, workload
management and for Performance Planning
and Review (PPR), this role is the conduit
between the Division and wider university for
learning and teaching technology needs.

The work undertaken is critical to driving
business efficiencies and ensuring that day to
day needs runs smoothly. Staff may therefore
be required to be contactable and/or work
hours outside standard business hours.

Key responsibilities include:
Coordinate key logistics activities
associated with the Division’s ability to
procure assets used to support learning
and teaching including planning, demand
analysis, warehousing and asset
management.

Establish, develop and maintain strong
relationships with client groups (with the
Technology Business Partners) across the
university to facilitate the ongoing
coordination of learning and teaching
technology needs and to ensure that client
service expectations are met.

Assist with the establishment and
embedding of a culture of continuous
quality improvement and promote an
environment where work processes are
innovative and efficient to ensure that
business objectives are achieved in a timely
and client-centric manner.

Assist with the preparation and negotiation
(where required) of tenders, contracts and
agreements on behalf of the university,
including negotiation with vendors to
identify opportunities for improving the cost
effectiveness of service offerings and
improvements in the delivery, maintenance
and support processes for the university.

Design/recommend service quality
improvement processes by researching and
investigating technology based learning and
teaching solutions taking into consideration
current infrastructure configurations,
desktop operating environments, clients’
current and future needs and emerging
technologies.

Coordinate the organisation, delivery,
retention and reporting of learning and
teaching technology assets including
compiling statistics and reports in line with
auditing and/or other requirements.

Work within the Division to discuss, plan
and implement process improvements.

Compliance with health and safety policies,
procedures, hazard reporting and safe work
practices.

To ensure job flexibility the successful

appointee may be required to:
perform any other duties as nominated by
the University consistent with the relevant
classification descriptors detailed in the
Enterprise Agreement. Staff undertaking
any new duties will receive training;

participate in job rotation or multiskilling in
consultation with their supervisor;

work across campuses

Type of appointment

This appointment will be offered on an fixed-
term, full-time basis til 16 September 2021

Location

Gardens Point campus.

Selection Criteria

1. Education, training and/or relevant
experience equivalent to the completion of
a degree, with at least 4 years subsequent
relevant experience in procurement,
logistics or similar roles.

2. Ability to co-ordinate and operationally
manage multiple procurement activities
throughout the asset lifecycle with a strong
eye for detail.

3. Contract administration experience
including the issuing and reviewing of
contracts and contract variations.

4. Strong project management skills with a
proven record of successfully managing
and supporting all aspects of large scale,
enterprise ICT projects through to
completion.

5. Outstanding relationship management and
consulting skills, including the ability to
interact, influence and negotiate with a
variety of stakeholders within and outside
the university.

6. Exceptional interpersonal and
communication skills.

7. Strong planning and organisational skills,
with experience establishing priorities,
allocating resources and working within
tight timelines.

Remuneration and Benefits

The classification for this position is Higher
Education Worker Level 7 (HEW7) which has
an annual remuneration range of $107,336 to
$121,660 pa. Which is inclusive of an annual
salary range of $86,889 to $95,045 pa and
super% superannuation.

In July 2020 QUT staff voted in favour of a
variation to its Enterprise Agreements. The
variations were approved by the Fair Work
Commission in August 2020.

The variation impacts leave loading (for new
staff no loading will be paid or accrued during
the period the variation is in effect), salary
increases (the salary increase which was due
to occur in the first full pay period of December
2020 has been deferred until the first full pay
period of December 2021) and superannuation
(superannuation will be paid to staff as though
the salary increase which would have been
paid in December 2020 has taken effect and,
subject to the rules of the superannuation fund,
a defined benefit member will continue to make
contributions in alignment with the contributions
made by the University). A link to the variation
is here.

Beyond personal and professional fulfilment, a
career at QUT brings a broad range of tangible
benefits. With competitive remuneration
including superannuation, the University offers
real and generous benefits.

QUT is a high quality and flexible organisation
that is proud of its excellent employment

conditions which include but are not limited to:
Reduced working year scheme

Parental leave provisions

Study support encompassing leave and
financial assistance

Comprehensive professional development

Salary Packaging

Further benefits can be found at the Life at
QUT page.

Information for applicants

The position is open to current staff members
of QUT who have unrestricted work rights in
Australia for the duration of the fixed-term
appointment. Former QUT staff members who
were employed at 23 April 2020 are also
eligible to apply for this position. Please

indicate your eligibility within the application
questions.
In support of our strategic priority of Indigenous
Australian success, Aboriginal Australians and
Torres Strait Islander people who are not QUT
staff are also eligible and encouraged to
apply.

Please note that current staff wishing to be
considered for secondment to this position
must seek prior approval from their supervisor
before submitting an application.

For further information about the position,
please contact Adrian Whitaker,
Associate Director, Learning Environments,
on (07) 3138 2749; or for further information
about working at QUT contact
Human Resources on (07) 3138 5000.

Candidates who are interested in the position
are encouraged to apply even though they
may feel they are not strong on individual
selection criteria.

In assessing merit, the panel will take into
consideration “performance or achievement
relative to opportunity”. We recognise that
many staff today have a range of personal
circumstances, and career histories that
challenge traditional ideas of a staff
member. This may mean, for example,
prioritising the quality of achievement rather
than the quantity, as considerations of part-
time employment, career interruptions and
significant periods of leave are taken into
account when assessing performance or
achievement.

How to Apply

For further information and to apply, please
visit www.qut.edu.au/careers for reference
number 21477.

When applying for this position we encourage
you to upload a statement of claims of no more
than two (2) pages outlining your interest and
suitability for the position.

Applications close 13 June 2021

Brisbane City, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency




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