Strategic Partnerships Manager

Canberra, Australia
22 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Senior Manager Level 1 (Specialist)
Salary package: $107,632 - $112,944 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Terms: Full time, fixed term of two (2) years

Position overview

The College of Asia and the Pacific is unique at ANU in trans disciplinary and inter regional foundation and the School exemplifies this outlook. Our research is organised around research themes of Culture, History, Language, and Environment which include the discipline areas of; Anthropology, Archaeology and Natural History, Gender, Media and Cultural Studies, Languages, Linguistics and Pacific and Asian History.

We create knowledge that is specialised, critical, engaged with current discourses and debates within the many disciplines incorporated into our structure. The School’s structure is diverse and inclusive. We embrace and relish diversity as a core strength. From this diversity comes the complexity necessary to support a research environment which supports innovative and influential teaching and research.

The study, teaching and valuing of Asian and Pacific languages at the School is unsurpassed in its diversity within Australia and is held as a core value of our school. Its excellence underpins the cultural knowledge and expertise of our scholars.

The successful appointee will facilitate industry outreach and connectivity across all types of contracts and agreements for the School. They will build and maintain effective and productive relationships with industry research partners and work closely with researchers in the management of research contracts and agreements.

We are seeking an outstanding professional with a strong track record in business development, commercialisation or translation of research relevant to the School of Culture, History and Languages. You will be adept at driving collaborations, building relationships  and identifying opportunities. You will have a proven track record working with academic institutions and with a range of external partners including government, industry and other institutions, agencies and funding bodies. You will have expertise in the Australian (or comparable) research and innovation funding environment, with a proven ability to navigate complex systems and drive multiple partnership approaches and collaborations.

For a confidential discussion about the position please contact Professor Simon Haberle, School Director via email at

Closing Date: 19 November 2018

Position Description: PD - Strategic Partnerships Manager - SM1 (1).pdf

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

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