Entrepreneurial Programme Lead

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
December 11, 2022
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Overview:
  • Be a part of 2 exciting European Institute of Innovation and Technology funded projects

  • Collaborative and dynamic international team

  • High level proficiency in English and working rights in Spain

  • Full time, ongoing position

  • Based in Barcelona, flexible work environment including remote working

  • Who is RMIT Europe?

    We're the creative and dynamic European hub of RMIT University – a multi- sector university of technology, design, and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally.

    Based in the heart of Barcelona, our focus is on successfully extending RMIT's international engagement and strategically growing the University's collaborative research and education activity in Europe.

    We facilitate RMIT's collaboration in the development of innovative pan- European projects attracting global knowledge from Europe, Australia, and Asia to deliver local impact.

    We're a collaborative and dynamic international team, passionate about driving impact through our work, celebrating our achievement, and having fun along the way.

    Let's talk about the role.

    RMIT Europe has recently been selected as a partner on two EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology) funded projects aiming at improving entrepreneurial education and uplifting entrepreneurial capability and capacity across higher education institutions and the wider innovation community.

    The aims of the projects are:

    1. TICER: The first project will develop a training program for transport and city professionals as part of the urban mobility transformation. The program aims to educate this target group (e.g., innovators, start-ups) so they can successfully implement their solutions within cities. The project is funded by the EIT Urban Mobility KIC.

    2. Network IQ Alliance: The second project is committed to mainstream network intelligence (nIQ) – an innovation methodology which empowers individuals to amplify their growth opportunities from the networks they build to innovate better, faster and have long-term resilience. This project also aims to expand the training provision at higher education institutions as part of the EIT HEI Initiative.

    RMIT University has developed a suite of entrepreneurial training modules delivered as part of the RMIT Activator program. RMIT Europe's' role in the above projects is to adapt and deliver these modules to a European market.

    The post-holder will coordinate RMIT Europe's contribution on both these projects and deliver on the tasks assigned to us. Specifically, this will include understanding the methodologies underpinning the RMIT Activator training and being able to deliver this to a range of participants within the higher education and broader entrepreneurial ecosystem. The individual will be fully trained and supported throughout the duration of the projects and will draw on RMIT Activator programme collateral and educational materials.

    The post holder will also be expected to contribute to RMIT Europe's strategy of expanding the RMIT Activator and entrepreneurial capability and venture building in Europe. This will include elements of business development and stakeholder management.

    About the team.

    You'll be joining an ambitious (and fun-loving) team of experienced professionals who are passionate about making a difference and delivering real impact. Benefits of working at RMIT Europe include hybrid working arrangements, flexible salary benefits (transport, health insurance, childcare, and restaurants) and free languages classes.

    Let's talk about you.

    Big impact, Innovation, Leadership, Flexibility, Grow together

  • You will have a MSc/PhD in any discipline and studies related to Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • Demonstrated project management skills related to Knowledge Transfer Projects

  • You will be familiar with and can facilitate experiential and action-based learning experiences for individuals and group

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and passionate about innovation (Willingness and ability to think and act entrepreneurially, familiarity with the innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem and with practice-based tools and methods of innovation and entrepreneurship

  • You can collaborate with a range of learning design and subject matter experts to deliver high-quality learning experiences

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills, an ability to work in a dynamic, often ambiguous context and juggle deadlines and resources

  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to inspire diverse audiences through written and verbal skills and build a strong community of interest and action for RMIT Activator EU.

  • Ability and readiness to travel

  • Demonstrated high level of digital literacy across Microsoft, Adobe, CRM etc.

  • What will you be accountable for?

    Project implementation:

    1. Coordinate the day-to-day implementation tasks of the project assigned to RMIT Europe, monitor task progress, and ensure timely reporting and delivery of all project milestones in accordance with EIT deadlines and as requested by the coordinators.

    2. For TICER: Deliver the RMIT Activator training modules, working with the other project partners to ensure coherent learning outcomes. Make the modules available for asynchronous online learning for future use as part of future revenue generation option.

    3. For Network IQ Alliance: Identify synergies between existing entrepreneurial education programs at partner universities and the RMIT Activator as well as the Network IQ methodology. Foster collaboration between RMIT University and partners.

    Project management:

    1. Prepare documentation and materials around periodic reports and schedule, governance, and management of the project to ensure effective coordination as requested by the project coordinators.

    2. Actively engage with academic and industry partners, facilitate exchanges and promote the projects to relevant stakeholders.

    3. Monitor risk management, contingency plans and monitor equal opportunities practices.

    4. Represent RMIT Europe at management and other relevant project meetings

    Entrepreneurial Programme Delivery:

    1. Program development and facilitation: collaborate with RMIT Activator programme team to align and contextualise existing programme methodologies, delivery platforms and learning materials to the local context. Enable the delivery of remote, hybrid and face-to-face learning experiences, employing experiential and practice-based approaches and methodologies. Maintain feedback loops to the RMIT Activator team to ensure quality and fit of programme design and participant experience. Take a localised, customer- centric approach to programme ownership.

    2. Program co-ordination: lead and support delivery of the entrepreneurial programmes including scheduling, participant recruitment, mentor and expert recruitment, operational and logistical support. Gather and manage feedback and data to support stakeholder reporting, inform decision making and support planning and resource management. Co-ordinate programme communications across cohorts and stakeholder's communications.

    Communications, dissemination, outreach, and events management:

    1. Support in-house communication activities (information dissemination, maintenance of recruitment platform, project website and social media engagement).

    2. Assist in the planning, coordination, and hosting of events and workshops including consortium meetings, and other training and conferences.

    As directed by the Senior Manager EU Project Office:

    Participate in annual work planning and performance management processes. Perform other duties that may be required for the efficient operation of the RMIT Europe team.

    Here's how to apply:

    Send us your CV and cover letter addressing why you're the best person for the position by clicking on the ‘ ' button indicated above. For more details, please see the position description below or contact Clara Caminal via email [email protected]

    https: // www. rmit.edu.au/content/dam/rmit/au/en/careers/position- descriptions/pd-entrepreneurial-programme-lead.pdf

    Applications Close:

    11 Dec 2022 11.59 pm

    RMIT Europe is the European hub of RMIT University, one of Australia's largest tertiary institutions. Based in Barcelona, we're focused on expanding RMIT's reputation as a global university of technology, design and enterprise.

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