Project Manager, VET Industry Training Initiatives

Melbourne, Australia
29 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position until Dec 2019
  • $111,645-$119,623 p.a. + 17% Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The School of Vocational Engineering, Health and Sciences offers a diverse range of certificate, diploma and sub-bachelor programs, and provides opportunities for students to extend their learning across the entire spectrum of vocational and higher education both within the College and beyond.

In the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject, RMIT is 11th in the world (highest ranked in Australia) in Art and Design, and 26th in the world (fourth highest in Australia) in Architecture and the Built Environment. We are also among the world's top 100 universities in Engineering (Civil and Structural; Electrical and Electronic; and Mechanical, Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing); Accounting and Finance; and Business and Management Studies).

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role

RMIT University (SVEHS) has tendered for funds under the Workplace Training Innovation Fund (WTIF) Government Strategic Initiative to develop innovative learning and teaching platforms for its industry clients. The project manager will manage the key deliverables of the projects ensuring compliance to the Government framework supporting the WTIF funding model as well as the strategic deliverables aligned to student outcomes.

Your Responsibilities

You will report to the Executive Dean and Deputy Deans on key financials and milestone measures. The position requires high level project management and business analyst skills, and an operational understanding of finance, budgets and necessary stakeholder management experience and capability.

Skills & Experience Required

As the successful candidate you will have an understanding of project management methodology but most importantly you will be able to draw your outstanding stakeholder engagement skills to successfully manage projects to meet agreed outcomes. You will have an analytical mind, with the ability to gather, analyse and interpret a wide range of information and work with subject matter experts to make rational decisions, to develop frameworks for describing and managing complex problems and issues. Knowledge of the VET sector, an understanding of VE compliance, learning and teaching experiences would be highly advantageous.

To Apply

For further information please contact Debbie Reynolds on +61 3 9925 4439 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 571446

Applications close on Thursday 15th November 2018.

This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

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