Regional Manager, International Relations and Partnerships - STEMM

Canberra, Australia
$86,960 - $100,097 per annum plus 17% superannuation
22 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
14 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7 (Administration)
Salary package: $86,960 - $100,097 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full-time, Continuing
Position description & Selection Criteria: IRP Regional Manager_PD.pdf

Working at ANU

This is an opportunity to work with a world class University that undertakes cutting edge research and has a strong tradition in research-led teaching excellence.

The ANU offers:

  • Flexible working arrangements including hybrid arrangements working both on our beautiful, green campus and working remotely,
  • Generous paid parental leave entitlements of up to 32 weeks. We are one of the leading employers in Australia for parental leave entitlements.

For more information on a range of lifestyle, financial and non-financial rewards and programs, please click here.

A Diverse and Inclusive Team

ANU is a large, diverse employer with staff working across numerous professions. We are a recipient of the bronze award through the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program and a platinum member of the Australian Network on Disability. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities and from individuals who may have had a non-linear career path, career gaps or career breaks. We aim to be an inclusive and diverse community of students and staff, representative of the world around us, and where every member feels a sense of belonging and common purpose. To achieve this goal, we work to increase equity and access towards equality. To find out more, please click here.

The Position

The Regional Manager – International Relations and Partnerships - STEMM leads the development of international relationships for Southeast Asia, with a particularly strong focus on Indonesia and Vietnam. The position delivers on strategic international objectives of three ANU Colleges - College of Science, College of Health & Medicine, College of Engineering, Computing & Cybernetics - spanning research and education activities across STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Medicine) disciplines. The role develops and strengthens international network and partnerships, and positions the Colleges as a preferred knowledge and research partner in the assigned geographical region. It is responsible for developing and executing the Colleges' international institutional engagement plans by developing and coordinating collaborative academic and research programs, building & delivering strategic international engagement projects, developing short – and long – term mobility programs (inbound and outbound), managing international institutional agreements, and coordinating international visits/delegations. The position works closely and collaboratively with senior leadership, Research Schools, and other academic and administrative stakeholders across the three Colleges.

For more information on some of the work of the International Relations & Partnerships team (which this role is part of) within sciences, please visit

The Person

The ideal candidate will have strong skills and experience in developing and managing international relationships and international institutional partnerships. You will bring with you a high level of interpersonal skills and a sound knowledge and understanding of the international higher education sector in Australia and internationally (preferably Southeast Asia). In addition to strong communication skills, you will have experience in undertaking qualitative and quantitative research and analysis to support production of briefing material, reports and presentations to senior internal and external stakeholders. As many institutional partnerships may lead to recruitment of international students, candidates that have experience planning and delivering a range of student recruitment strategies and campaigns, including virtual and in-person activities and events, will be well suited to the role. Please see attached Position Description for details.

The Colleges

The ANU College of Science encompasses the disciplines of: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environment and Society, Mathematics, Physics, and Science Communication and is also home to a number of cross-disciplinary and specialist Institutes and Centres.  Staff and students within the ANU College of Science conduct research and deliver a research-led education program that encompasses the breadth of the sciences, supported by extensive international networks and by world-class facilities.  The College has a strong tradition of research excellence that has fostered distinguished Nobel Laureates and Kyoto Prize winners and that trains scientific leaders in disciplines in which the ANU is consistently ranked in the top twenty in the world.

The College of Engineering, Computing & Cybernetics brings together expertise in social, technical, computational, ecological and scientific systems to build a new approach to systems design and build new national capabilities in data-driven policy and business development. It is a vibrant and diverse community comprising disciplines of Engineering, Computing and Cybernetics - three of the key disciplines necessary to help us design, build, regulate and secure the future.

The College of Health & Medicine comprises the disciplines of Medical Research, Epidemiology & Population Health, Medicine & Psychology, and these disciplines work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels. The College has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy.

For further information, please contact Jay Poria, E:

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to people of all backgrounds and identities.  For more information about staff equity at ANU, click here. For enquiries about the application process, or if you require reasonable adjustment to apply for this role, please contact the hiring manager on the above listed details.

Application information

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

  • A current curriculum vitae (CV), and
  • A statement / cover letter (no more than two pages) addressing the selection criteria. 

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

Please note: The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process.  An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

Closing Date: 14 April 2023

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