Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Planning and Delivery Manager


Closing in 5 days


  • Full-time, Continuing position

  • Salary HEW 9 + 17% Superannuation

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

  • About You

    In this brand-new position, you will work closely with the Associate Director, Office of the DVC Education to support and execute on the program of work from the RMIT strategy and the Education Plan, as well as to provide leadership and support for various operational aspects of the Office of the DVC Education.

    You will be responsible for implementing strategies, operational plans and supporting new initiatives that drive operational effectiveness for the University and the Education Portfolio, as well as providing high level strategic advice to senior staff and other stakeholders regarding operational policies and procedures.

    Additionally, you will be required to work effectively and collaboratively across all levels of the organisation, developing productive working relationships with stakeholders including all members of the Portfolio Executive team, staff and business partners from other colleges and portfolios.

    RMIT supports hybrid ways of working and will consider applicants wishing to work flexibly, full-time or at a reduced load of 0.8 FTE.

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

  • Proven experience in project and/or program management.

  • Experience in the development and execution of strategy at a senior management level.

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Well-developed influencing and relationship-building skills.

  • Proven ability to operate autonomously and to navigate and problem solve on operational matters in a complex and sometimes ambiguous environment to deliver outcomes.

  • A passion for continuous improvement and success in delivering initiatives.

  • Demonstrated experience working with highly sensitive and confidential information and communicating with discretion.

  • Highly advanced planning and organisational skills with the ability to meet competing deadlines.

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

    About the Education Portfolio

    The Education Portfolio leads the planning and implementation of the University's strategies related to RMIT's academic programs and the student experience.

    The Portfolio is responsible for:

  • Development and implementation of the Education Plan in accordance with University strategy as it relates to best practice in learning and teaching, student experience and academic staffing.

  • Oversight of quality assurance for RMIT programs and their contribution to the development of improved outcomes for students and partners.

  • Development and implementation of policy relating to academic profile and its impact on academic programs and staff.

  • Leadership and management of relevant projects deemed as priorities in the RMIT Strategic Plan and University Annual Operating Plan.

  • Provision of learning resources through the RMIT University Library.

  • Identifying and planning for administrative and support services to meet the needs of different student cohorts, on and offshore, across the student life cycle.

  • Promoting access to Vocational Education and Higher Education by students from diverse backgrounds and targeted equity groups.

  • Developing and maintaining systems, processes and procedures related to the student record.

  • 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 or contact Kassie McKnight via email [email protected]

    Position Description - Planning & Delivery Manager


    Applications Close:

    2 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


    Planning and Delivery Manager


    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology




    September 18, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 02, 2023

    Job type



    Business and Economics,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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