Senior Lecturer/Program Manager, Global Trade

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
02 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
14 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time


RMIT Vietnam is an entity of RMIT University, has campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi since 2001. We provide internationally recognized, high-quality, education and professional training for students, clients and the community, and assist in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region by hosting students from Australia and many other countries.


RMIT Vietnam’s School of Business and Management has established a reputation for excellence in business and management education, providing high quality, industry responsive programs relevant to the national and global marketplace.

We deliver work ready graduates. In today’s competitive environment, professionals need the skills to adapt to an ever-changing business world. With RMIT Vietnam's close partnerships with industry, our students are engaged with some of industry’s top business people, receiving knowledge and skills aligned directly with their specific career paths. At RMIT Vietnam, we give our students the skills to address real-world business issues.


The Senior Program Manager is responsible for the leadership, direction and management of the Master of Global Trade program within the Business Innovation (BI) department. This includes contributing to the strategic direction setting of the program by working collaboratively with other relevant members of RMIT Vietnam and the RMIT College of Business and Law (CoBL) as well as external stakeholders.

The scope of responsibilities includes assisting with strategic planning for the program; collaborating with Head of Department and Marketing/Recruitment staff in planning and execution of information sessions for prospective students; participating in new student orientation sessions; reviewing applicant materials and interviewing applicants as part of the admissions process; overall quality assurance of the program, student relationship management; and program budgeting and resource management.

For more information please refer to the full job description JD_Senior Program Manager_Global Trade.docx


Relevant PhD or equivalent doctoral qualification from a recognised institution. Minimum of five years' experience in an industry related senior leadership position. Extensive experience as a manager of people. Evidence of innovative, inclusive teaching approaches that meet the needs of student diversity. Track-record of high-quality curriculum development and delivery, teaching practice innovations and developments. Demonstrated capacity to effectively lead and manage academic and professional teams and contribute to a collaborative and diverse workplace. Demonstrated range of skills relating to the conceptualisation, execution and evaluation of courses, including the capability and competence to teach a range of program-relevant courses. Ability to display appropriate behaviours in line with the RMIT Behavioural Capability Framework (Connectedness, Commitment to Excellence; Imagination and Innovation; Impact; Inclusion; Agility).


  • Highly competitive VND salary (plus allowances) or USD salary package (plus benefits) for expatriate candidates, depending on proven track record to meet all the key selection criteria.
  • Expatriate candidates: Relocation allowance upon commencement of role (with support to relocate overseas candidate (and family) from home location to Vietnam under current global COVID19 restrictions) + private medical insurance
  • Local candidates: 13th month Tet bonus + private medical insurance (for you and your dependents) + annual health check.
  • 20 days annual leave plus 5 days paid leave Christmas closure, plus public holidays and paid sick leave.
  • Support and guidance from experienced Mobility Advisor to assist in work permit and visa application together with relocation to and settling into living and working in Vietnam.


To be eligible to be considered for a Senior Program Manager role you will need to be able to evidence to date, a strong and consistent background in relevant international research with a strong publications’ portfolio.

English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS Academic 7.0 and with no band less than 6.5 (or equivalent). 

More information can be found at the Academic FAQ and information package documents below.

Applications Close:

14 thg 1 2022 11.59 pm

RMIT University Vietnam (RMIT Vietnam) is a campus of RMIT University. RMIT Vietnam is creating an innovative research, teaching and learning culture. We are committed to providing internationally recognised high-quality education and professional training for our students, clients and members of the community.  As an internationally recognised Australian university based in Asia, RMIT Vietnam is assisting in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region.

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