Manager, Planning and Resources

Melbourne, Australia
31 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, Continuing Position
  • $109,456 - $117,277 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.

Building on RMIT's leading reputation in design education, a new School of Design will be launched in January 2018. The School of Design comprises the disciplines of Industrial Design, Digital Design (including animation, games and interactive design) and Communication Design. It focuses on emerging areas such as UX and service design, design strategy and virtual and augmented reality.

The Role

The Manager, Planning and Resources is accountable for providing high level strategic planning, business advice and support to the Dean and School Executive and will ensure the effective and efficient delivery of services to support the School's activities and objectives.

Your Responsibilities

As a member of the School Executive team, you will be required to work collaboratively with all members of the management team and with staff to ensure that the School achieves its strategic objectives.

The position has a close working relationship with the College Director of Planning and Resources to ensure alignment with College strategic objectives.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have extensive experience and demonstrable leadership skills, including the capacity to initiate, lead and manage change in a challenging and dynamic environment. Furthermore you will have proven budget and financial management, planning and business development skills that have been developed within a complex university environment. A highly analytical mind and ability to problem solve will be essential to your success in the role.

To Apply

For further information please contact the Director Planning & Resources, Judy McGannon on +61 3 9925 2236 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 558785.

Applications close on Sunday 26th November 2017.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. 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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