Business Technology Partner

RMIT University

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About Us

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise in which teaching, research and engagement are central to achieving positive impact and creating life-changing experiences for our students. 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.


About the role

Our Business Technology Partners (BTP) are the strategic interface between ITS and the University portfolios and act as a trusted advisor in the adoption and use of information and digital capabilities and services that support the portfolio’s operations and strategic objectives.

We currently have a vacancy for a BTP within our Engagement stream, which would see you act as the principal engagement point for the University into ITS and act as an advocate for the University portfolio with technology.  

As the BTP, you will be a champion of the technology vision, services and capabilities to the University, facilitating, negotiating and strategically engaging with senior stakeholders on initiatives to enable the University to deliver on its strategy.  

You will proactively engage with the business to identify the needs of the business over the short, medium and long term for technology and digital capabilities.   Act as the principal engagement point into technology for the business partner and take ownership for the communications with the business on the health of operations and delivery investments. 


About You

You will have solid experience in building and cultivating effective partnerships between business and technology on a strategic and senior stakeholder level. Excellent communication, diplomacy, facilitation, influencing and negotiation skills and demonstrated ability to adapt these to a diverse range of stakeholders and contexts.

Proven capability in defining technology solutions on a global scale that enable the business strategy and secure stakeholder commitment and approval at a senior leadership level. 

A passion for technology and digital domains including new and emerging technologies and strong experience in developing and managing large scale technology portfolios.


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Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link below. For more information or a confidential chat please contact Margaret Cook Senior Talent Advisor on (03) 9925 9092 or



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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. 


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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: 


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Trans and Gender Diverse applicants

Inclusion is at the durrung (or heart) of who we are. We aim to create an environment where staff and students who identify as trans and gender diverse feel supported to succeed and belong.

We recognise the challenges faced by the trans and gender diverse community when applying for a new role.

At RMIT, we aim to support you from the start. Our Talent Acquisition team are active members of the RMIT Ally network.

For enquires or support through the application, recruitment and onboarding process, applicants who identify as trans or gender diverse are invited to contact Mat Lewis at

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