Business manager


Classification: ANU Senior Manager 1 (Administration)

Salary package: $118,003 – $123,640 per year plus 17% superannuation

Term: Full time, CDD until September 2026

Job Description : SM1_Business Manager_APSC_30629.pdf

  • Do you have experience managing high-quality contracts and managing financial and narrative reporting for your teams?
  • Have you worked at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade?
  • Do you want to establish your professional career at the heart of the best university in Australia?

Job Overview

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP) leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard in scholarships concerning the region.

The Crawford School of Public Policy is located within the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific and is the public policy school of the Australian National University. The school’s approach to public policy is based on disciplinary excellence in the key areas of economics, environment and development, as well as an in-depth geographical knowledge of Asia and the Pacific, including Australia.

More about Crawford School:

The Australia Pacific Security College (APSC) is located within the Crawford School. The APSC is a joint initiative of the Australian Government and the Australian National University, aimed at supporting the Pacific region’s ability to collectively address common security challenges. APSC offers a range of primarily face-to-face activities throughout the region, including training and professional development, workshops, mentoring and alumni networks, research, secondments, seminars and conferences to complement the existing bilateral agency-to-agency operational training already provided. throughout the Pacific region.

The Commercial Director manages APSC’s wide range of business in Australia and the region. The role has a strong focus on contract management, reporting, engagement with ANU management and systems development. The Commercial Director is responsible for supervising APSC’s professional staff and will support APSC’s senior management team (Director and Deputy Directors) in all operational aspects of establishing and implementing work of the APSC. The Commercial Director works closely with academic staff inside and outside the Crawford School with expertise relevant to the APSC, and with external stakeholders in Australia and the Pacific region, to coordinate activities of the APSC and to improve the reputation of the APSC.

For more information please contact Mr. Jay Caldwell, T: +61 2 6125 0994 E: [email protected]

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

ANU values ​​diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information on staff equity at ANU, visit

Application Information

To apply for this position, be sure to upload the following documents:

  • A brief statement (1-2 pages) addressing the selection criteria (see job description)
  • An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) that includes the names and contact details of at least three references (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees, you can complete them online when prompted in the application form.

Applications that do not meet the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

The successful candidate must have the right to live and work in this country.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. A job offer is conditional on satisfactory results.

Closing Date: May 15, 2022