Project Officer, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Centre

Melbourne, Australia
10 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position until April 2020
  • $75,578 - $81,811 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.

The College of Business comprises six schools delivering a broad range of programs in Business, ranging from Certificates up to PHD levels. Many programs articulate between Vocational Education and Higher Education, creating pathways for further study. RMIT Business programs are delivered in Melbourne, Vietnam, Singapore, Shanghai and Jakarta, as well as through Open Universities Australia (OUA).

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The Australian APEC Centre is part of the Industry Engagement Group in the College of Business. It supports APEC's strategic, economic, social and educational objectives throughout the Asia-Pacific region through institutional capacity building, regional policy advice and research. The centre also manages the APEC Business Advisory Council Secretariat.

The Projects Officer (APEC) is responsible for providing high quality project management and advice for training programs, conferences, secretariat services, databases and other activities for the APEC Centre.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have extensive experience in project development and management including financial management, budgeting and acquittals. You will be an excellent communicator with good time management skills. You will have an interest, and preferably work experience in the Asia Pacific region.

You will have a proven ability to deal with stakeholders from a diverse range of academic, business and cultural backgrounds and handle a range of situations and information in the strictest confidence. You will have strong writing, communication and computer skills.

To Apply

For further information please contact Mark Tyrrell, Manager Projects and Development APEC on +61 3 9925 1480 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 563693.

Applications close on Sunday 22 April 2018.

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

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.