Project Officer, Support

at RMIT University

  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full-time, Fixed-term position until May 2018
  • $93,819 - $102,580 p.a + super

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

Property Services has in excess of 100 staff and has the responsibility to operate, maintain and enhance the buildings owned and leased by RMIT University, oversee construction projects and ensure the provision of physical facilities services. The Group has an operating budget of over $50M, attracts revenue of over $9M and current capital programs are significant. RMIT's property portfolio is valued at over $1B and includes approximately 110 buildings spread across all of RMIT's campuses and sites.

The Role & Your Responsibilities

The Project Officer is responsible in providing program management system administration and governance support across the Melbourne Metro Rail Project (MMRP) and Sustainable Urban Precincts Program (SUPP) to ensure that the project outcomes are achieved, on time and on budget. It will also be critical that the project officer works proactively to ensure appropriate levels of reporting and communication are in place to ensure university stakeholders are suitably engaged as works progress in order to ensure operational impacts are minimised.

Skills & Experience Required

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in quality systems management and administration of performance based infrastructure projects (PPP's or large conventionally procured public sector projects) will be highly regarded. You will also have experience in contract administration including liaising with a diverse team of consultants, contractors as well as internal peers and stakeholders. Furthermore, you will have significant experience establishing and maintaining strong professional relationships and effective networks with internal and external stakeholders. Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated experience producing comprehensive reports, recommendations and briefing papers will be imperative to your success in this role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Fiona Van on +61 3 9925 2565 or visit and search using job reference number 557230.

Applications close on Tuesday 16th May 2017.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

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.

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