Offerd Salary:$73m
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Contract Type:2 years Fixed Term
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  • Dynamic Project Manager position available, 2 years Fixed Term position.

  • Salary Level HEW 8 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus (Hybrid role), the successful applicant will gain experience and skills in project management from Project Planning to delivery.

  • About the Portfolio

    Property Services has approximately 90 staff and has responsibility for the operation, maintenance, utilisation and enhancement of buildings owned and leased by RMIT University. Property Services oversees construction projects and ensures the provision of physical facilities services. The Group has an operating budget of in excess of $73m and current capital projects are significant. RMIT's built environment involves approximately 124 buildings spread across all of RMIT's campuses and sites. The capital stock of the University is diverse and valued at approximately $2 billion and includes heritage and other classifications.

    Throughout 2024 and 2025, Property Services is developing a University Masterplan for all RMIT campuses (City, City North, Bundoora East, Bundoora West and Brunswick) to guide the RMIT Property Plan in the optimisation of property assets and achievement of the University's objectives with respect of learning, teaching, research, partnerships and other commercial endeavours.

    About the Role

    The position of Project Manager is responsible for managing the delivery of assigned projects through all project phases from master planning, feasibility, planning and design through to construction and handover. Initially, this role will work with the Project Director to develop the University Masterplan and other priority front-end feasibility studies.

    The Project Manager be required to lead and collaborate with multiple internal and external stakeholders, engage and lead external consultant project teams and drive substantial project workstreams and complex tasks.

    The Project Manager is to take a leadership role in managing project risks and ensuring all assigned projects meet financial, program, scope, quality, safety and environmental objectives.

    This position will require a high level of communication, negotiation and organisational skill together with a strong strategic outlook and commercial acumen.

    About You

    RMIT University is thinking BIG and master planning for the future. Working within an important portfolio of the University you will be exposed to a variety of capital project initiatives that can challenge your creative and practical thinking and solidify your passion for project delivery and excellence. The role can provide an opportunity for the right candidate to carve a successful client-side project management career path and provide a meaningful working life.

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

  • Experience in managing projects in the masterplanning, feasibility, planning and design phases with a diverse project team in a commercial/complex environment.

  • Collaborative approach and ability to build strong relationships with diverse stakeholder groups.

  • Experience in engaging, managing and motivating consultants and contractors to meet project objectives.

  • Experience in utilising effective project management principles of planning, resource allocation, communication, formalised documentation, implementation, negotiation, evaluation and reporting.

  • Skill, knowledge, and ability to deliver projects to time/quality/cost parameters.

  • Ability to successfully conduct negotiations, manage contracts and effectively communicate with clients, consultants, authorities and other project related bodies.

  • Experience in financial management of program/project budgets, understanding of capital expenditure and accounting principles, and ability to interpret financial information and present in a clear and concise format.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated experience producing comprehensive recommendations, project and implementation plans, briefing papers, and reports.

  • Proven ability to analyse complex problems, identify critical issues and develop strategies for delivering solutions.

  • Commercially astute with high attention to detail.

  • To Apply

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

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description below.

    https: // www. descriptions/pd-project%20manager-2.pdf

    Please note that we will be running a rolling recruitment process, so please do not wait until the closing date to apply.

    Applications Close:

    19 Mar 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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