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Change Manager

Job no: 594094
Work type: Full time - Continuing/Permanent
Categories: Project Management, Research and Innovation

  • Full-time, continuing position   
  • Salary Level HEW 10A + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements 
  • 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

In this role, you will be accountable for developing and leading the change management strategy, plans and interventions across a portfolio of strategic projects including everything from major digital programs, process improvements and the implementation of continuous service improvement activities. You will support leaders in the design, communication and delivery of all change readiness activities and engaging stakeholders. You will be required to work closely with project delivery leads, SMEs, senior leadership, executive sponsors and Colleges to ensure our organisational approach to change is inclusive, dynamic, efficient and ultimately delivers desired outcomes and ownership.

About you 

You will have end to end project lifecycle experience and a working knowledge of a variety of project methodologies with the ability to support, motivate and influence a variety of internal and external stakeholders. You are self-motivated with a strong ability to work independently; you take an all-in approach to your work and aren’t afraid to get your hands dirty. In addition, we are looking for someone with agility, passion, and imagination to do this in a manner which is inclusive and collaborative of all our end users, bringing them all on a tailored and meaningful change journey whereby they successfully adopt and embed  any changes to the way we work, processes and tools to enable smooth transition. Extensive experience in developing stakeholder engagement plans within the context of change to breakdown resistance and deliver high engagement and required project outcomes will be highly imperative to your success in this position.


  • A relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent combination of qualifications and relevant work experience.
  • Formal certifications in change management and/or project management preferred.
  • Higher education experience preferred but not essential

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. 

RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 

To  Apply  

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link below. 

Download File Position Description - Change Manager.pdf

Applications close on Monday 8th March 2021 at 11:55pm. 

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RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements. 

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: 

We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant. 

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