Senior Manager, Proposition Innovation

Melbourne, Australia
26 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Lead Proposition Innovation across RMIT
  • Newly created role
  • Attractive package on offer

The Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise that exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and engagement. We are driven by impact and focused on the challenges and opportunities emerging around us.

To bring to life RMIT's strategy the Global Marketing & Student Recruitment team are changing, putting the student at the centre of everything we do, creating a differentiated brand proposition, developing integrated deep insights for all of our global students, and cultivating a differentiated and relevant service experience for those segments.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

This newly created role is responsible for leading marketing, business development product and proposition innovation across RMIT. Reporting to the Deputy Director, Market Development and Customer Innovation, the key function of the role is to work with the Marketing and College Executive teams to develop and implement an integrated strategy for marketing, business, proposition and product development to support the College and Schools to deliver profile targets, new growth, new market opportunities and increase viability, advocacy and graduate outcomes.

About you

To be suitable for this role you will have proposition innovation experience, be highly motivated and pro-active with a track record in a senior product development and marketing role, preferably in the tertiary education sector. You will also have experience in driving growth, value and advocacy with in multiple business line and markets. You will have strong commercial acumen including the ability to work collaboratively to interpret research data to inform the development of robust product strategies, and a successful track record in leading and implementing complex projects on time and within budget. To be successful for this role you will have strong leadership qualities with demonstrated capacity to initiate and lead service delivery in a challenging and dynamic environment, and lead cultural change with the ability to work autonomously, and to work collaboratively with team members and the broader marketing team to support key objectives. A relevant postgraduate qualification in a relevant field coupled with relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of experience and proven expertise in the management of significant functional and human resources is essential.

About us

  • As a leading global education provider with a strong vision we create opportunities for talented people.
  • We are passionate about delivering a unique student experience to prepare people for the 21st Century world of work and recognise that this only achievable by creating a supportive and inspiring place to work.
  • We offer our staff a range of lifestyle benefits and a culture that encourages professional development and career advancement.
  • We embrace diversity, promote ethical and respectful engagement, and encourage an environment which recognises and supports you.

To apply

For further information please visit our website at and search using job ref 558556.

Applications close on Sunday 10th December.

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

RMIT is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community. 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.

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