Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Lead Data Management Analyst


Closing in 3 days


  • Full-time , 12 months Fixed Term position

  • Salary Level HEW 9 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working

  • About You

    You are a self-driven professional that thrives in a leadership role that provides a conduit between organisational units to help implement and embed Information Governance and the Data & Analytics Strategy.

    RMIT is embarking on an ambitious agenda with implementation of the Data & Analytics Strategy to enable its Knowledge with Action Strategy. The Data Management and Information Governance team plays a critical role across RMIT in ensuring enterprise data and information are managed, governed and implemented in accordance to both University policies and best industry practices.

    The role is responsible for leading key activities, resolving escalations and establishing communities to drive management practices and governance of RMIT's corporate structured, semi-structured and unstructured data to optimise and enable:

  • Consistent practices for data movement, reporting and analytical activity across the University.

  • Efficient information creation, sharing, retention and disposal across the University.

  • Operating across RMIT, pioneering the transformation of data management practices within the Data & Analytics team, the position works within a cross- disciplinary team, collaborating with peer data practitioners to deliver data and analytic solutions to/for the organisation.

    To be successful in this position, you'll have as a minimum:

  • Proven experience leading data governance entities, including data steward communities.

  • Demonstrated capability and experience leading key terms definitions, metadata management and data quality initiatives.

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence colleagues of all backgrounds, experience and levels of seniority.

  • The ability to translate data management theory into actual outcomes.

  • Innovative leadership and thinking in information governance capabilities.

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

    About the Portfolio

    Office of the Chief Data & Analytics Officer supports and enables RMIT's business strategy by leading and driving the data and analytics agenda for the enterprise. This involves being accountable and responsible for:

  • Developing and implementing RMIT's data and analytics strategy and ensuring ongoing alignment with university

  • Defining requirements and standards for data and analytics technologies to be delivered by Information Technology

  • Coordinating and governing data management activities for analytics and reporting

  • Developing and coordinating advanced analytics capabilities to resolve key university challenges

  • To Apply

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

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below.

    Position Description - Lead Data Management Analyst


    Applications Close:

    1 Oct 2023 11.59 pm

    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 Isla n der community.

    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 [email protected] or visit our Careers page for more contact information - https: // www.

    We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

    Job details


    Lead Data Management Analyst


    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology




    September 15, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 01, 2023

    Job type



    Computer Science,Education,Social Science

    About the employer

    The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology usually known as RMIT University is a research university established in Melbourne, Australia. The university has got a huge campus and has international recognition for providing brilliant vocational and professional education, applied research and other things. Francis Ormond laid the foundation for the university in 1887. It initially began as a night school where courses related to technology, art, and science were offered to students. The university was granted the title of the public university in 1992.
    RMIT University enrols almost 87,000 students every year, including 34,347 international onshore and offshore students. University also earns $54.1 million through their research income.

    The university holds 11th rank in the whole world in the field of art and design subjects. The main campus of RMIT University is in the centre of Melbourne city and has got huge heritage value as the campus is located in the oldest section of the city. Other two campuses of the university in Australia are Bundoora Campus and Brunswick Campus. It also has two regional sites and two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Spain. Since then the campus has developed to 87 buildings.

    The unique feature of RMIT University is that there are no boundary walls and the whole of the university is spread along with the six city blocks covering a huge area of about 720,000 sqm.

    The strength of the alumni community of RMIT University is more than 437,000 graduates who are currently working across 130 countries. Some of the well-known alumni of the university are Jim Stynes, famous charity worker; James Wan, movie director and writer; Lydia Lassila, Australian winter Olympic gold medalist; Charles Billich, famous Australian artist and Australian animator Felix Colgrave.

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