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Project Manager VE Re-Registration

Job no: 591909
Work type: Full time - Fixed term/Contract
Categories: Project Management, Education and Training

  • Full-time, fixed-term position until 30 June 2022
  • HEW 9 + 17% super
  • Based at the City campus

About us 

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 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. 

Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together. 

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion. 

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.  

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices. 

About the role: 

This position provides oversight, advice and support to the VE College in planning and managing the activities required to achieve its quality and compliance obligations ahead of ASQA re-registration by 30 June, 2022. You will be required to lead and manage a program of work around re-registration derived from self-assessment activities and audit outcomes and will be required to work with the Learning & Teaching Innovation team, broader VE community and internal risk and audit to ensure achievement of key deliverables.

You will be required to work effectively across all levels of the organisation, developing productive working relationships with stakeholders with all members of the VE community and business partners from other Colleges and portfolios.

About you: 

You will demonstrate significant experience in the Vocational Education sector in quality and compliance areas with a particularly focus on ASQA Standards. You will demonstrate a high level of interpersonal consultation and negotiation skills and the ability to work closely with senior managers/executives and maintain effective and productive relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. Proven management skills including the capacity to initiate, lead and manage continuous improvement in a challenging and dynamic environment will be imperative to your success in this role. In addition, you will have a strong commitment to quality assurance, and applying policies, procedures, legislation and risk management in day-to-day performance.


A relevant tertiary qualification and/or extensive relevant management experience.

Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

Bring Your Whole Self to Work 

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.  

We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins. 

To apply: 

Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for this role.

Application for this position will close on Sunday 17th January 2021.  

Download File Position Description - Project Manager VE Re-registration HEW 9.pdf

We will begin shortlisting for this opportunity on a rolling basis, so please submit your application as soon as possible.

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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. 

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: 

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