Manager, Planning and Operations

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Job Type: FullTime


  • Full-time, Fixed Term position until December 2025

  • Salary HEW 9 + 17% Superannuation

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working

About You

Reporting to the Director, RMIT Digital3, you will be accountable for the operationalisation of RMIT Digital3 and management of the Blockchain Innovation Hub (BIH). This includes strategic planning, business advice and support to the Director Digital3, Director Blockchain Innovation Hub (BIH) and the General Manager College Operations, ensuring that College services are provided in an efficient manner to support the continued development of Digital3 and the BIH.

To be successful in this position, you’ll have (in line with the position description):

  • Demonstrated experience of operating requirements, including budget management, planning, business development and governance processes, within a university environment is advantageous.

  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills, including the ability to lead, direct and influence.

  • Demonstrated experience producing comprehensive recommendations, project and implementation plans, briefing papers and reports.

  • Demonstrated high level problem solving, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

  • A high degree of resilience and ability to cope with ambiguity and changing priorities.

  • Ability to work collaboratively (and in partnership with other teams) to achieve identified goals.

  • Experience in successfully developing and implementing planning frameworks aligned to College and university strategy.

RMIT supports hybrid ways of working and will consider applicants wishing to work flexibly, full time or at a reduced load of 0.8 FTE. 

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

About RMIT Digital3

RMIT Digital3 (D3) is a College of Business and Law (CoBL) strategic initiative and the first of its kind in Australia. D3 transgresses multiple disciplines and provides integrated and aggregated thought leadership, research-led education, and development of new business practice in the digital era. D3 will accelerate CoBL's existing world class research and education delivery and provide an additional gateway to enhance the College's unique position at the intersection of business, law and technology with social impact.

Click here for more information about D3.

To Apply 

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

For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Kassie McKnight (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor) via email [email protected]   

Position Description - Manager, Planning and Operations


Applications Close:
3 Dec 2023 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 - .

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