Business Manager

Canberra, Australia
12 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 8 (Administration)
Salary package: $99,612 - $106,517 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms:  Full time or part time hours considered, Fixed term (3 years)

Position overview

The Australian National University is seeking a motivated and flexible manager to support the operations of Zero-Carbon for the Asia-Pacific, 2018 winners of the ANU Grand Challenge programme.  Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer of the programme, this role will involve multiple management functions, including high-level administration, communications, governance coordination and support, performance monitoring and reporting. The successful applicant will also work closely with the COO to engage in strategic funding initiatives and partnership development.

The ANU Grand Challenge Scheme is a program that calls on researchers to identify a problem or challenge that research can address. Zero-Carbon for the Asia-Pacific is an interdisciplinary programme that has researchers located across the ANU. It will push the frontiers that will change the way Australia trades with the world - based on the nation’s abundant renewable energy resources – and will create the knowledge base to underpin the transformation to zero-carbon export of electricity, fuels, products and capabilities.

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The Australian National University is a world-leading institution and provides a range of lifestyle, financial and non-financial rewards and programs to support staff in maintaining a healthy work/life balance whilst encouraging success in reaching their full career potential. For more information, please click here.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Karen Warnes, Chief Operations Officer, E: T: (02) 6125 9984.

Closing date: 1 September 2019

Position description: Business Manager ANUO8 PD

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Application information

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

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria, and
  • 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.
  • other documents, if required.

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