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Program Manager / Officer, Disaster Solutions 

Program Manager / Officer, Disaster Solutions 

  • 553080
  • Canberra / ACT, ACT, Australia, 2601
  • Fixed Term
  • Closing at: Oct 2 2023 at 23:55 AEDT

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7 or 8 (Administration) 
Salary package: $86,960- $114,700 per annum plus 17% superannuation 
Term: Full time, Fixed Term (Up to 17 months)
(Part time, Job share or a gradual increase in hours will be considered)

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.  

We offer: 

  • Flexible working arrangements including hybrid arrangements working both on our beautiful, green campus and working remotely, 
  • Career support, training, mentoring & upskilling opportunities
  • Generous paid parental leave entitlements of up to 32 weeks. We are one of the leading employers in Australia for parental leave entitlements.  Designated parent rooms, quiet spaces and childcare facilities on campus, 

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

To see what the ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions is like, we invite you to follow us on social media at Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook

The Position  

Climate, energy and disaster risk are crucial, growing and interconnected issues for Australia and the world. The ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions is seeking an outcomes focussed Program Manager/ Officer, working predominantly on the disaster solutions portfolio. You'll be an integral part of the core Institute team supporting 500+ ANU researchers. 

The position contributes to new and proposed research programs and projects, educational and outreach activities focussed on advancing disaster-risk solutions (and working on the other cross-Institute themes of climate and energy). You will build relationships with diverse stakeholders including researchers, government agencies, NGOs, corporates and funding bodies, working closely with other team members at ICEDS including the Head of Climate and Head of Disaster Solutions. It is an opportunity to work towards impact via reducing risks from disasters across Australia and our region, in a diverse team of highly motivated colleagues. 

The Person  

We are looking for a person with a combination of tertiary / postgraduate qualifications and experience in program and project management, knowledge exchange, stakeholder engagement, research management and / or business development (differing levels of experience are required for applications at Level ANUO8 and Level ANUO 6/7).  Knowledge / experience / qualifications working on climate change or disaster-risk related issues will be highly regarded.  You will be a strong communicator and collaborator with excellent organisational and relationship-building skills and the ability to effectively self-manage. Learn more about the ground-breaking research and work class facilities of the ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions (ICEDS) here.  

A Diverse and Inclusive Team 

ANU is introducing measures to support the recruitment, inclusion and retention of employees with disability. To find out more, please click here.  

ANU is a large, diverse employer with staff working across numerous professions (see the full list of available roles here. 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. 

For more information about the position please contact Professor Mark Howden on T: +61 2 6125 7266 E:    

To Apply 

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents: 

  • A current curriculum vitae (CV), and 
  • No more than a two-page summary addressing your suitability against the selection criteria.  Please specify what level you are applying for (i.e ANUO8 or ANUO6/7). 

The committee will consider candidates that do not meet one or more aspects of the selection criteria.  

If shortlisted, candidates will be asked to complete an interview. 

If you require adjustments to participate in any of the above assessments, please contact our HR team at E: Any adjustment request or the disclosure of disability will not be communicated to the selection committee without the candidates consent and it will not have any bearing on hiring decisions.  

For examples of common reasonable adjustments please click here

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


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