Contracts Development Manager

Melbourne, Australia
30 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Dec 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Convenient Melbourne CBD location
  • 12 months- Full time fixed term position
  • $111,645-$119,623 p.a. + 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 College of Science, Engineering & Health comprises four Schools delivering a broad range of programs in science, engineering, health and technology at apprenticeship, certificate, bachelor, masters and PhD levels. Many programs articulate between vocational and higher education, creating pathways for further study. There is a vibrant research community attracting funding from a range of government and industry sources. The College has an annual income of approximately $425 million and employs over 1,000 staff providing on and offshore programs to approximately 20,000 students.

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 & Your Responsibilities

The Contracts Development Manager is accountable for leading a small team of Contracts Officers to develop appropriate agreements for all activities and for providing expert commercial advice and recommendations, for negotiating and facilitating the drafting of complex contracts and providing high level managerial oversight of those contracts pre-execution. The contracts developed by the team cover the full range of College activities including research projects, consultancies, student practical placements and the delivery of training award programs and are informed by risk assessments.

Skills & Experience Required

As a passionate leader you will be able to develop, guide and manage a team to deliver high quality services in a complex and dynamic environment. Substantial commercial acumen and demonstrated experience negotiating a wide range of contracts with a variety of different industries and developing and managing research contracts with national and international funding bodies will be essential to your success in this role.

To Apply

To view a position description, please see below or for further information please contact Michelle Paez-Kirkland on +61 3 9925 0436 .

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Applications close on Wednesday 12th December 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