Commercial Operations Manager, Partnerships

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
April 03, 2024
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  • Full Time, Ongoing contract

  • Salary Level HEW 9 + 17% Superannuation + hybrid and flexible work arrangements.

  • Opportunities based at the Melbourne CBD, however, may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University.

  • About You The Commercial Operations Manager is a critical role that drives the success of domestic and international projects, especially those taking place in the ASEAN region. This position requires a high level of collaboration with executive and senior leaders to ensure the successful monitoring and implementation of project plans.

    The Commercial Operations Manager is responsible for facilitating the transition from the project bid phase to execution, in conjunction with the wider Partnership team. They confidently work with wider college teams to track progress, identify areas for improvement and innovation, and produce clear and effective reporting against project plans, timelines, and budgets for the Executive team. With their expertise, the Commercial Operations Manager ensures the success of all projects and contributes to the growth of the organization.

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

  • Highly developed project management skills and experience, with experience in leading teams to achieve set objectives.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and influence people at various organisational levels and work collaboratively across functions and areas.

  • Demonstrated organisational, planning and analytical skills and the ability to articulate and provide progress and status reports.

  • Capability to collaborate with stakeholders to achieve strategic priorities and outcomes against firm timelines and within allocated budget.

  • Ability to conceptualise, develop and deliver innovative solutions.

  • Relevant experience in a tertiary environment is desirable.

  • Qualifications

  • Relevant qualifications and extensive experience in commerce, business development or project management are mandatory.

  • A qualification/certification in Project Management Methodology will be highly regarded (e.g. Grad Cert/Grad Diploma of PM, Prince2, Agile)

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

    About the College of Vocational Education

    The purpose of RMIT's College of Vocational Education is to empower learners and our industry, community and government partners to succeed in the new world of work. Our five-year strategic roadmap, ALiVE@RMIT, purposefully guides everything we do in vocational education to deliver our vision: to position RMIT as a leading multi-sector provider with global impact and influence.

    Led by our Deputy Vice Chancellor, the College of VE is reimagining how we deliver vocational education to create unique experiences for our students and partners, so we can:

  • lead in practice-based learning

  • empower learners for the future of work

  • engage industry and community at scale

  • grow for impact and influence

  • The College of VE is delivering impact through transformation that creates long-term change.


    Supported by a dedicated partnerships and engagement function, the College of VE will focus on identifying, developing and managing industry, community and government partnership opportunities. These partnerships are inclusive of the coordination of industry short courses across all clusters and funded units such as the Skills and Job Centre and the Centre for Digital Enterprise. This core industry, community and government engagement function is a key pillar of what makes RMIT's VE offering unique and sector leading.

    To Apply

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

    Please note: Due to the urgent nature of the role, we will be running a rolling recruitment process, contacting candidates as soon as they apply, so please do not wait until the closing date to apply.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Prashil Singh on +61 408133 005 or Diana via email at [email protected].

    Position Description - Commercial Operations Manager

    RMIT reserves the right to remove this job posting at any time.


    Applications Close:

    3 Apr 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.

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