Senior Manager - Engagement, Government & Partnerships

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
March 22, 2024
Offerd Salary:$6,000
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Overview: About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 95,000 students and 10,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our purpose is to offer life- changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT's leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.


About RMIT Vietnam

RMIT is a global university of technology, design, and enterprise. We are global in footprint and even more importantly, we are global in mindset. We are committed to making a positive impact wherever we go. The wider our reach, the deeper our connections, the greater our impact. RMIT University Vietnam (RMIT Vietnam) is a campus of RMIT University with over 1,200 staff and 15,000 students, in three locations, and recently awarded one of the Best Companies to work for in Asia 2023. From a media perspective RMIT Vietnam enjoys a 40% share of voice in the sector. It brings a world-class education and globalised study environment to the heart of Asia, offering programs in business, technology, communication, design, fashion, and English language. It boasts an impressive range of extra-curricular activities that encourage students to innovate and network globally. Degrees are awarded by RMIT in Australia and taught in English, enabling Vietnamese students (and visiting international students) the opportunity to receive an international education without having to leave home.


The role

RMIT Vietnam is strengthening its engagement with government and industry to deliver innovation and impact in the areas of smart and sustainable cities, social innovation, emerging technologies, and regional collaboration in Southeast Asia. Through the RMIT Vietnam Engagement portfolio, the Senior Manager - Engagement, Government & Partnerships leads initiatives that leverage external partnerships to drive innovation and impact, aligning with RMIT University's Knowledge with Action strategic plan and the RMIT Vietnam Country Commitment and positioning RMIT Vietnam as the leading university of impact in Asia Pacific. The RMIT Hanoi Industry and Innovation Hub also serves as a front door for much of this activity with the possibility of developing other sites at a later date. In consultation with RMIT Vietnam Associate Pro Vice Chancellor and Strategic Advisor - Engagement, the Senior Manager works collaboratively with university leadership and functional teams to engage government and industry and deliver on strategic objectives.

  • Champion partnerships by developing and strengthening relationships with government and industry, actively engaging in networks, and representing and promoting RMIT Vietnam as the leading university of impact in Asia Pacific.

  • Identify, align, and collaborate with internal stakeholders and external partners that will enable the delivery of local priorities and institutional objectives.

  • Lead the delivery of RMIT Vietnam-led partnership initiatives, including the development and implementation of activities relating to the Hanoi Industry and Innovation Hub and its network, RMIT Vietnam Strategic Innovation Challenge, and RMIT Vietnam Strategic Investment Fund.

  • Define a team and develop an operational plan to deliver outcomes and determine success across various program and project activities, including a case management system to manage key relationships, a service delivery model to provide excellence in the engagement experience, criteria to map and align initiatives to the strategic plan, systems to deliver outcomes, and tools to assess progress and impact.
  • Manage high-level administration of strategic content and events including briefs, presentations, proposals, and event planning, communication, media assets, ensuring due diligence and compliance.
  • Monitor, analyse and report to identify and communicate trends, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats against targets, make recommendations, breakdown barriers and provide solutions.
  • Perform other related duties and tasks as agreed by the Strategic Advisor, Engagement.
  • For a more detailed description of the key areas of responsibility for this position please click here to download the JD.

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or proven experience in a similar role.

  • Demonstrated strategic level understanding, commercial acumen, and relationship management experience, engaging with government and industry and working within higher education in Asia Pacific.

  • Significant experience in the coordination of people and project management to deliver outcomes in a complex organization, within budget and deadlines.

  • Proven ability to communicate, build credible connections, and work effectively with internal and external stakeholders, using an inclusive and collaborative style, communicating cross-culturally and an ability to influence effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to think analytically and creatively with an energetic, self-motivated approach and strong willingness to work in a team in an evolving and dynamic work environment.
  • Awareness of the regulatory standards, legal and financial matters relating to contracts, consultancy, and service agreements.
  • High-level writing, analysis, and reporting skills.
  • Ability to display appropriate behaviours in line with the position and RMIT Values.
  • Benefits include but not limited to:

  • Competitive remuneration package in USD (for expatriate candidates) or VND (for Vietnamese candidates).
  • Relocation allowance package up to USD $6,000 with support to relocate overseas candidate (and family) from home location to Vietnam for expatriates applying outside Vietnam.
  • One-way flight from home location to Vietnam for staff and immediate dependents.
  • School tuition fees for children, up to USD $20,000 per child up to 2 children per year
  • Private premium medical insurance for employee and immediate family
  • 20 days annual leave plus 5 days paid leave Xmas closure and paid sick leave.
  • Support and guidance from experienced Mobility Advisor to assist in work permit and visa application together with relocation to and settling into living and working in Vietnam.
  • Ongoing professional development program and support.
  • Further information

    The role located is Hanoi, Vietnam and is open for both local and expatriate candidates.

    If you are an expatriate candidate, you will require a work permit to work in Vietnam. To qualify for a work permit you will need (at minimum) a degree in a relevant field to the position and must be able to provide official written confirmation (statement of service) of at least 3 years' senior management related experience.

    English Proficiency

    English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS (General) with a score of at least 6.5 with no band less than 6.0.

    To Apply

    In order to be considered for this role, it is mandatory to submit both a resume and a cover letter. Please click on the 'Apply' link provided below to initiate the application process. Your application will not be considered complete without the submission of both documents.

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

    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 Islander 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.

    Applications Close:

    19 thg 3 2024 11.59 pm

    RMIT University Vietnam (RMIT Vietnam) is a campus of RMIT University. RMIT Vietnam is creating an innovative research, teaching and learning culture. We are committed to providing internationally recognised high-quality education and professional training for our students, clients and members of the community. As an internationally recognised Australian university based in Asia, RMIT Vietnam is assisting in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region.

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