Officer, Research & Project

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime


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Why RMIT University Vietnam?

RMIT Vietnam is committed to excellence, innovation, and social responsibility. We welcome applications from qualified and passionate individuals who share our values and vision. RMIT University has a global reputation and ranks 140th globally and 11th in Australia in QS World University Rankings 2024. To learn more about our rankings, please check out our latest facts and figures here Reputation and rankings - RMIT University

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary package and allowances

  • Generous annual leave, carer leave and public holidays (Christmas and Tet Holidays)

  • Private health insurance and wellness programs

  • Professional development and career advancement

  • Relocation and visa support

  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources

  • A vibrant and diverse campus life and more!

RMIT Vietnam has been honoured with the respectable HR Asia Award as Top Employer To Work For in Asia. To find out more about RMIT Vietnam and our current vacancies, please visit our website:

The Business School

With over 9,000 students, RMIT University Vietnam’s The Business School (TBS) has established a world-class reputation for excellence in business and management education, providing high quality research, industry responsive programs relevant to the national and global marketplace.

Your role

The Officer, Research & Project is responsible for managing the day-to-day administrative activities of the TBS’s research activities (including research grants) and strategic projects, as well as assisting in the coordination of the related activities at Saigon South and Hanoi campuses.

The role will be involved in various levels of the project including assisting the project team leader in scheduling activities, contributing to project planning, stakeholder engagement, administration, and implementation and ensuring the project plans are delivered to a high standard.

Reporting line

Reports to: Senior Coordinator, Project

Indirect reports to: Senior Manager, International and Projects

Key Accountabilities

  • Support for the School’s research grants and strategic projects including coordinating and planning the project, recruiting contingent staff, managing budgetary requirements, reporting the project status to management and documenting project activities.

  • Assist in maintaining effective communication and collaboration with a wide range of project stakeholders to ensure high-quality coordination across RMIT Vietnam, providing timely and quality advice to academic staff regarding their research grants.

  • Update and maintain the master project database to monitor and track all TBS-related projects including project schedules, milestones, due dates, and estimates for necessary resources and relevant information.

  • Assist in administration of TBS’s HDR programs-related matters and activities.

  • Support in the coordination and logistics arrangements for the School’s research-related activities and events. the

  • Collaborate with other team members to support the coordination and implementation of TBS Strategic projects and activities.

  • Support the post-event evaluation and analysis, gathering feedback and identifying areas for improvement.

  • Assist in the creation of various TBS’s communication channels related to research, while coordinating the production and distribution of research promotional materials, such as brochures, posters, and digital assets.

  • Other duties as directed by the line manager and Senior Manager, International and Projects

Key Selection Criteria

  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree and/or significant relevant experience in an administration role.

  • Experience in using a range of Microsoft Office Suite programs.

  • Ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders across different locations.

  • Ability to produce and present data via reports.

  • Team player with the ability to work independently as and when required.

  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise effectively and co-manage a wide range of tasks in a proactive manner.

  • Demonstrated skills in database management and record keeping.

  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and Vietnamese, with the ability to effectively engage with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Further information 

To be eligible for this position you must be a Vietnamese citizen.  Applications received from non-Vietnamese candidates will not be considered.

English Proficiency

English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS 5.5 (General) with a score of at least 5.5 or 150 in Linguaskill.

To Apply

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

Applications Close:
10 thg 5 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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