Project manager - individual deprivation measure

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional
Classification: Senior Manager 1 (Administration)
Salary package: $111,621 - $117,039 plus 17% Superannuation (Pro rata)
Terms: Part-time (0.8 FTE), Fixed Term (until 30 June 2020)
  • Play a leadership role in a highly innovative research partnership between the Australian National University, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and the International Women’s Development Agency
  • Contribute to a dynamic team, working towards a transformative way of measuring poverty, with global application. 
  • Work in the Asia Pacific's leading graduate public policy school on a program of major policy significance. 
Position overview

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific leads intellectual engagement with the Asia Pacific region through research, education and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard for research in regional and global policy issues.

The College’s Crawford School of Public Policy is one of the world’s leading public policy schools. It has core expertise in development, governance, environment and economics, combined with interdisciplinary strengths and an Asia Pacific focus.

The Individual Deprivation Measure (IDM) is a new, gender-sensitive and multidimensional measure of poverty. It was a developed through a four-year, multidisciplinary international research collaboration, based at the Australian National University and funded by the Australian Research Council. The Crawford School is now hosting the next phase of the IDM development, in collaboration with the International Women’s Development Agency and funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The IDM Program will involve further refinement of the measure, field studies in up to six countries, analysis of survey data, and communication of the IDM to a global audience.

The Project Manager will manage the key objectives of the IDM Program, including liaising with internal and external partners and stakeholders and managing progress towards the end of Program objective.

For all enquiries, please contact Professor Sharon Bessell: or Dr Darlene Sebalj

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on  

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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. See position description below.
  • 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.

Deadline: 30 September 2018

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Date posted

Tuesday, 4 September 2018

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