Senior Manager Business Development

Melbourne, Australia
10 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, 3-Year Fixed-Term Position
  • Attractive salary package and conditions on offer

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.

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

The Senior Manager Business Development, is accountable for leading business development initiatives in the School by managing existing, and growing new, partnerships, investment, scholarships and internships against annual performance targets set by the Executive Dean.

Your Responsibilities

The incumbent will work closely with the Executive Dean and School Executive to create and deliver on a school business development strategy. You will also work directly with industry to deliver on targets, the Senior Manager Business Development will support academics to engage with potential industry partners, will work with the College Contracts Development Team to ensure the timely and accurate development and execution of contracts.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have demonstrated substantial commercial acumen and extensive experience in successfully developing, implementing and sustaining productive industry partnerships. To be successful in the position, you will have experience providing whole of life management of contracts to ensure obligations are met and relationships maintained. Furthermore experience within the tertiary education environment is highly desireable.

To Apply

For further information please contact Peter Ryan on +61 3 9925 4739 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 558920.

Applications close on Monday 20th December 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.