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Senior Manager - Partnerships

Bundoora, Australia
$139,262 + 17% Superannuation
Closing date
14 Apr 2024
  • 3x new Full-time, Continuing positions supporting the industry engagement and partnership activities for 3 of Schools within the STEM College
  • Salary HEW 10A ($139,262) + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Based at the City or Bundoora campus (dependent on the allocated School)

About the Roles

These are 3 exciting new positions developed within the STEM College's Business Development and Partnerships portfolio, specifically aimed at growing the industry engagement and partnership activities for the Schools of Engineering, Science and Computing Technologies.

In the role, you will identify business development opportunities and deliver new strategic relationships that will grow our external engagement with industry. You will actively promote the capabilities, services and solutions that the School's academic, research and educational expertise can provide to deliver commercially attractive partnerships.

To be successful in this position, we are looking for key soft and technical skills:

  • Demonstrated business development and stakeholder management experience with industry government, and universities, particularly major program and project attraction, will be highly valued.
  • Excellent communication, persuasion, and facilitation skills will be key in building strong relationships and driving successful outcomes.
  • The ability to thrive in dynamic, and complex environments, and you're ready to take on challenging and exciting opportunities.
  • With your relevant discipline and industry knowledge, you will have the unique ability to identify, understand, and position RMIT University as a partner and collaborator to industry.

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

Get to know RMIT's STEM College and Schools

The STEM College holds a leading position and expertise in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and health (STEM) fields. We are uniquely positioned to influence and partner with industry, as never before.

STEM College is a community of exceptional STEM researchers, teachers, inventors, designers and game-changers, supported by talented professional staff. We offer higher education programs across all STEM disciplines at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels, and ensure our students experience an education that is work-aligned and life-changing.

The STEM College comprises of 4 Schools within the Australian (Melbourne) campus (please note these positions are only relevant to 3 of the Schools). For detailed information about the exciting research, teaching areas and industry partnerships associated with each School, click on the below links.

To Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the 'Apply' link at the top of this page.

If there is a preference of School, candidates are asked to specify within the cover letter.

For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Jessica Bernardo (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor) via email

PD - Senior Manager, Partnerships (Engineering)

PD - Senior Manager, Partnerships (Science)

PD - Senior Manager, Partnerships (Computing Technologies)

Please note, if you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click 'apply' and you will be redirected to RMIT's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

Applications close on Sunday 14th April 2024 at 11:59 pm.

About RMIT University

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 96,000 students and close to 10,000 staff globally. The University's mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students to prepare them for life and work.

Why work at RMIT University

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. Find out more about working at RMIT University, what we stand for and why we are an Employer of Choice.

We want to attract those who will make a difference. View RMIT's impressive standings in university rankings.

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RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via or visit our Careers page for more contact information -

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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