Australian High Commission

Career Opportunities

Australian Embassy Singapore

There are two categories of staff employed at the Australian High Commission, Singapore. They include Diplomats and Locally Engaged Staff.

Diplomats are posted to Singapore by the Australian Government to undertake specific roles that hold diplomatic responsibilities.

Locally engaged staff (LES) are recruited locally and support the roles of Australian Diplomats. LES are employed by the High Commission on either an ongoing basis or a short term (fixed term) temporary basis with High Commission-specific terms and conditions of employment.

Job opportunities are listed below, when available.

Please submit applications in MS Word or PDF formats

The following documents must accompany all applications when applying for vacancies at The Australian High Commission;

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Completed Application Pack

When applying for jobs at the Australian High Commission, Singapore, please refer to the following documents to assist with your application submission.

  1. The relevant job description for which you are applying.
  2. Guidelines to applying for a job with the Australian High Commission
  3. Application Pack

For more information on how recruitment at the Australian High Commission, Singapore is carried out, please click here: Recruitment at the Australian High Commission, Singapore.

Current Vacancies


Acting Director, Singapore Liaison

The Australian High Commission invites applications for the six-month position of Acting Director, Singapore Liaison in the attached agency of The Australian National University (ANU).

The Acting Director represents the interests of the University in Southeast Asia. The role of the Acting Director is to contribute to the enhancement of the profile and reputation of ANU in the region by actively engaging with a range of key stakeholders and facilitating productive institutional and individual relationships in the areas of research funding, educational collaboration, public policy, philanthropy, alumni relations and student recruitment.

Applications close midnight, Sunday 15 March 2020.


Financial Services Manager

The Australian High Commission invites applications for the position of Financial Services Manager.

As a Financial Services Manager you will be expected to oversee the provision of financial services for DFAT and other Australian Government agencies within the mission, including budget planning and tracking, asset management, cashier, payroll, travel services and reporting and compliance with Australian Government requirements..

Applications close midnight, Sunday 1 March 2020.


Temporary Employment Opportunities

The Australian High Commission in Singapore invites applications from Australian citizens in Singapore that hold current Australian security clearances to register a general expression of interest in working with the AHC.  The AHC will use the register to access appropriately skilled and experienced individuals for short term employment opportunities.  We are looking for flexible, adaptable, professional staff to contribute to the AHC’s work across a broad agenda in support of Australia’s international engagement. We are interested in individuals with expertise across all areas of the department’s work, both policy and corporate management.  To be eligible for engagement through this register successful candidates must be Australian citizens and hold a valid Australian government security clearance.

Interested applicants are advised to complete the application form and to then submit it with a current resume.  Should an opportunity become available that meets the applicants skills set, the AHC will contact the applicant for an interview to discuss the opportunity. Feedback on applications will not be provided.

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