Business Relationship Manager

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
February 26, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Fixed Term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • Full-time , Fixed Term position until May 2025

  • Salary HEW 8 + 17% Superannuation

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

  • About the Role

    Reporting to the Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships, the Business Relationship Manager will establish, nurture and maintain relationships with external industry partners, commercial clients, government agencies, and community leaders and is the central liaison point for teaching and research staff around College of Business and Law's (COBL) engagement activities.

    The Business Relationship Manager will work closely with the Engagement team, and COBL portfolio business partners to ensure that these relationships are managed effectively. Simultaneously they will create and nurture industry engagement in co-creation and co-delivery of nominated courses and programs.

    This is a fixed term, parental leave cover position.

    About You

    To be successful in this position, you'll have (in line with the position description):

  • Demonstrated commercial acumen, relationship management and experience in successfully developing, implementing and sustaining mutually beneficial business relationships, ideally in an account management role.

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders to achieve strategic priorities and outcomes against set timelines, and a proven record in securing and developing strategic partnerships, ideally within the tertiary sector.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, liaise and negotiate effectively and sensitively with senior executives to build productive relationships and facilitate mutually beneficial outcomes.

  • Demonstrated track record in consistently meeting business development targets and demonstrated ability to maintain these business relationships throughout the lifecycle.

  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating business proposals, tenders and contracts in line with policies and processes around strategic sourcing and contract management.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with staff at various organisational levels.

  • Demonstrated organisational, planning and analytical skills and the ability, develop and deliver innovative solutions.

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

    About the College of Business and Law

    RMIT's College of Business and Law takes an industry and student-centred approach to its courses and programs, ensuring graduates are work ready and able to tackle business challenges, balance stakeholder needs, act as socially responsible global citizens and create fair and positive futures for all.

    The College's central operations are located at RMIT University's City Campus in Melbourne and reside in the Swanston Academic and Emily McPherson buildings.

    Click here for further details about the College.

    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 (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor) via email [email protected]

    Position Description - Business Relationship Manager


    Applications Close:

    26 Feb 2024 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.

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