School Manager; 1 role in Hanoi and 1 role in HCMC

RMIT University

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Vietnam: Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh
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RMIT Vietnam, an entity of RMIT University, has campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi since 2001. We provide internationally recognized, high-quality education and professional training for students, clients, and the community, and assist in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region by hosting students from Australia and many other countries.



RMIT Vietnam’s School of Business and Management has established a reputation for excellence in business and management education, providing high quality, industry responsive programs relevant to the national and global marketplace. The Management Department, within the School, has six discipline areas. Our business programs offer fresh perspectives on business problems and we inspire our students to think, challenge and create.

We deliver work ready graduates. In today’s competitive environment, professionals need the skills to adapt to an ever-changing business world. With RMIT Vietnam's close partnerships with industry, our students are engaged with some of industry’s top business people, receiving knowledge and skills aligned directly with their specific career paths. At RMIT Vietnam, we give our students the skills to address real-world business issues.



The School Manager is responsible for the effective leadership and management of all non-academic services of the School; ensuring that they support and enhance the Schools teaching and learning programs and the experience of the School’s students each year. This role will lead the cultural and work practice changes required to support strategic directions, whilst managing operational teams, resources and business planning activities in collaboration with RMIT Vietnam’s operational Divisions. The position assists the  Dean of SBM on matters relating to management, leadership, planning and policy.



  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in finance, business administration or management or relevant field
  • At least 6 years of experience in a similar position; leading a substantial and complex business administration function.  International Higher education environment is desirable.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and expertise in planning and budgeting for the provision of diverse services, including finance, administrative, and technical support functions to a group within an organization.
  • Proven ability to lead, manage and motivate a team of professionals to successfully deliver a program of work and maintain a positive, collaborative organisational culture.   
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and present complex data to a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development, interpretation, implementation, and evaluation of practice in relation to policies and procedures.
  • Excellent English skills, both written and oral.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills including negotiation, liaison, cross-cultural communication, and report writing skills.
  • Excellent financial management experience and demonstrated commercial acumen.



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.



  • Highly competitive VND salary (plus allowances) for local candidates or attractive USD salary package (plus benefits) for expatriate candidates depending on proven track record in meeting all the key selection criteria.
  • Expatriate candidates: Relocation allowance upon commencement of role (with support to relocate overseas candidate (and family) from home location to Vietnam under current global COVID19 restrictions) + private medical insurance.
  • Local candidates: 13th month Tet bonus + private medical insurance (for you and your dependents) + annual health check.
  • 20 days annual leave plus 5 days paid leave Xmas closure, plus public holidays and paid sick leave.
  • Support and guidance from experienced Mobility Advisor to assist in work permit and visa application together with relocation to and settling into living and working in Vietnam.

For further information about this role, please click on the following link.

 SBM_School Manager_April 2021.pdf



  • English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS 7.0, or Linguaskills 170) or equivalent. 
  • As an expatriate candidate you will require a work permit to be employed in Vietnam.  To qualify for a work permit you will need a tertiary qualification in a relevant field to this position and be able to demonstrate at least 3 years of overseas relevant experience in a similar role.
  • We have positions in Hanoi and HCMC campuses.



Click on the ‘Apply Now’ link.


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