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HRI is an internationally recognised medical research institute, with global collaborations.

It is a unique time to join HRI. The next few years have the potential to be transformative, with developments such as the $150 million Cardiovascular Disease Research Capacity Building Program backed by the NSW government in 2018, and HRI’s strong fundraising capabilities, which provide a reliable and independent source of long-term funding.

Our success comes down to our people. From our scientists and researchers, to our operations and fundraising staff – they all play key roles in ensuring HRI’s place as a world-leading medical research institute.

Positions Vacant

HRI is a centre of excellence in cardiovascular medical research affiliated with the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and The University of Sydney, located over two locations in Eliza Street, Newtown and the Charles Perkins Centre (CPC) at The University of Sydney. For over 30 years, HRI has been one of Australia's leading research organisations working to detect, prevent and treat heart disease. Through our research, HRI has made significant findings that have changed the way we live with and treat cardiovascular disease.

Director of Philanthropy & Fundraising

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a seasoned fundraising professional with an extensive track record in major gifts and philanthropy (six and/or seven figure gifts) to join us at a critical and exciting stage of our growth.As Director of Philanthropy & Fundraising, you will work with the Chief Executive and Board to lead a revitalised and aspirational development plan for HRI into the future.You will court and convert donors capable of contributing six-figure gifts to support our people, science and capital plans, while leading and developing a maturing team of fundraising and philanthropy professionals, which includes an extensive (international) individual giving program.Your leadership will focus on building a culture of philanthropy, identifying research and clinical champions to help provide the development and cultivation of top-level prospects behind a focused vision. Find out more and apply.

Head of Philanthropy

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a recognised Major Gifts professional to join us at a critical and exciting stage of our growth. As Head of Philanthropy, you’ll work closely with the Director of Philanthropy & Fundraising to deliver on a revitalised and aspirational approach to major and transformational gifts at the HRI. You will have responsibility for our developing Corporate and Trusts & Foundations strategies, however, your burning desire (‘at market’) will be the stewarding and securing of major gifts for our people, science and capital ambitions. Find out more and apply.

Laboratory and WHS Manager

We are looking for an experienced Laboratory and WHS Manager. You will manage the onsite scientific research facilities and equipment according to industry best practice and in compliance with all relevant standards and applicable legislation. You will be responsible for the efficient and safe operation of all the Institute’s scientific assets and equipment and for the maintenance, repair, upgrade and improvement of those assets. You will also have management responsibility for all WHS matters including ensuring the Institute’s compliance with applicable standards and legislation, the induction and training of all HRI personnel in safe work practices and for the development and implementation of appropriate documentation to support these practices. Find out more and apply.

Philanthropic Grants Writer

Working closely with scientific Group Leaders, you will identify, write and submit targeted grant proposals. You will also be required to assist with writing some of the non-scientific components of scientific grants. Your role will also involve working closely with our Scientific and Finance teams and Grant and Contracts Manager to monitor the progress of grants and ensure timely and accurate acquittal reporting, including pointing to the social impact of the research. In addition, you will be required to work closely with our Science and Operations teams to develop the systems and processes necessary to ensure a thriving Philanthropic portfolio, including finance processes and identification of strategic projects for funding. Find out more and apply.

Lead Data Manager

We are seeking a Lead Data Manager to be responsible for ensuring the collection, storage and timely availability of high-quality data that meets project needs and regulatory and quality standards. The position will act as a liaison between site data managers of the 10 sites across Australia and the project’s central IT team. The position will be based at the Cardiovascular Research Unit at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Find out more and apply.

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