Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Officer, Awards Management (Finance)


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  • Full Time, Continuing Position

  • HEW Level 6 ( Starting from $85,948) + 17% Superannuation and Hybrid Working Arrangements

  • Based at the City campus, however, there is the option to work from the Bundoora campus occasionally.

  • About the Position

    The Officer, Awards Management (Finance) works as part of a small research support team providing expert and customer- focused post-award services to the RMIT research community.

    The primary focus of the role is to support the financial administration of externally funded research grants and contracts, and to work collaboratively with the Revenue and Research Finance team to ensure effective and accurate financial management of research projects in Workday, the RMIT finance administration system.

    The Officer also contributes to day-to-day post-award administration activities, including project establishment, variations, reporting and project close-out.

    About You

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

  • Demonstrated experience in research and/or finance administration, preferably in the higher education sector.

  • Demonstrated experience in reviewing, understanding and interpreting complex written documents such as research contracts or other funding agreements.

  • Highly developed customer relations and interpersonal skills including demonstrated ability to use judgement and provide advice.

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with proven ability to organise and prioritise work and complete tasks with tight timeframes.

  • Demonstrated high level of computer literacy, with experience using enterprise financial systems or similar.

  • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision and cooperatively within a team setting.

  • Proven ability to contribute to continuous process improvement.

  • Demonstrated history of behaviour aligned to the RMIT values and professional capability framework.

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

    To Apply

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

    For further information about this position and the Research and Innovation Portfolio , please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Medina (Talent Acquisition) via email at [email protected].

    Position Description - Officer, Awards Management (Finance)


    Applications Close:

    3 Dec 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


    Officer, Awards Management (Finance)


    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology




    November 16, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 03, 2023

    Job type



    Business and Economics

    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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