Services Project Manager

$2300 - $4000 719 views - Expires in 3 days

What We Can Offer

Private premium medical insurance
20 days annual leave

Job Description


RMIT Vietnam, an entity of RMIT University, has campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi since 2001. We provide internationally recognised, 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.


Property Services team has the responsibility to operate, maintain and enhance the buildings owned by RMIT University, oversee construction projects and ensure the provision of physical facilities services. Property Services consists of the following business units:

• Capital Works

• Facilities Management

• Campus Planning & Operations

• Business Administration


The Services Project Manager (SPM) will have the following scope of responsibility across the following key areas:

Planning - Procurement, design check building services, project schedule,

Delivery – stakeholder internal, external, space planning, manage design and installation building services (shop drawing process, managing consultants and contractors, control and reporting on programme, quality control, safety and cost forecasting for services).

Handover - leading testing and commissioning, as built drawing and test records, Operation and Maintenance manuals (O&M’s), defect management.

In liaison with project team the SPM will manage the building services design development where applicable and construction works of within time and budget, ensuring quality and safety requirements in accordance with RMIT internal procedures and objectives. Building services are inclusive of but not limited to Mechanical, Electrical and Data, Hydraulics, Fire and BMS. The position will also play a leading role in managing the procurement function for the team.

The Services PM will develop and strengthen positive and effective working relations with key stakeholders including internal ITS & Security teams, external consultants and contractors.

The role will manage the interface requirements between services and building elements including design, coordination, approval, installation, and commissioning and completion requirements of all services disciplines in conjunction with the project team, and will have overall responsibility for the effective program management for all service consultants and contractors.


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.



Ensure that services consultants and contractors comply with the relevant aspects of RMIT OH&S Guidelines including the procurement, design & site activities, either directly or through other site personnel.

Assess projects for high risk construction work (service activities) and related hazards and risks. Recommend and apply preventative control measures consistent with RMIT OH&S policies and local regulations.

Ensure contractors implement forward planning of tasks ahead and obtain a Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) and Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for high risk construction work and any related documents well ahead of schedule.


Provide innovation and leadership in the field of sustainability for the project. Including all requirements of commissioning and tuning of the building to meet sustainability requirements of the project.

Ensure the planning and design requirements are met.

Apply knowledge of current best practice in sustainability and industry knowledge to design development.

Assist the project team in capturing accurate and timely sustainability data and records as required.

Lead the development of a suitable sustainability completion plan including commissioning, handover to Facility Management and Technical Services team.


Develop and maintain working relationships with project staff and services contractors to ensure all design and construction coordination and interfacing issues are resolved.

Review services design documentation for compliance with the design brief(s) and budget and general buildability.

In conjunction with Project Managers / Coordinators and Procurement team, deliver and implement building services procurement strategy and programme in a timely manner in accordance with the overall project programme.

Provide technical input into Design Development process including user group meetings and milestone design reviews.

Consider any changes to design and the potential risk implications related to environment, health and safety for that design change and elevate any significant risks for management and control.

Monitor the performance of Services consultants and contractors, and communicate any areas of concern to the relevant Project Manager immediately.

Manage the status of programme and production controls for on and off-site works and procurement requirements for the services trades. This should include any witness testing or such as is required.
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Job Requirements


Degree qualification in a technical related subject such as MEP Engineering, Services Design or Project/ Construction Management.

Green Star / LEED certified with experience is desirable.

Extensive experience and a proven track record in successfully delivering large scale and complex infrastructure projects from inception to completion within a commercial environment.

Experience in applying a sustainability lens across project planning and design.

Ability to effectively manage, influence and motivate internal project team, consultants and external contractors and service providers.

Experience in coordinating and implementing complex projects by utilizing effective management principles of planning, resource allocation, communication, formalized documentation, implementation, negotiation, evaluation and reporting.

Proven track record in major project delivery within project timeframes ensuring quality and cost deliverables are also met.

Excellent organisation and planning skills.

Ability to see the bigger picture.

Experience with CAD and Microsoft office

Excellent stakeholder management skills with ability to negotiate, influence and achieve business outcomes and objectives.

Working knowledge of general compliance to local regulations with specific focus on VN Fire Fighting & Prevention regulations.


Highly competitive gross salary starting from 62,130,000 VND (plus allowances) depending on proven track record in meeting all the key selection criteria.

13th month 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.

Free use of onsite gym

Library on campus and online - access to RMIT Australia online library


English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS (General) with a score of at least 6.5 (or equivalent, as outlined in the Recruitment, Selection and Onboarding Guidelines).


Please submit your CV, covering letter, and qualifications by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link below.

Job Locations

702 Nguyen Van Linh

Who We Are

RMIT University Vietnam is a campus of Melbourne-based University RMIT - Australia's biggest tertiary institution. The largest offshore campus in the world, RMIT Vietnam offers programs from business and management to design and micro engineering, and boasts an impressive range of extra-curricular activities that encourage students to break new ground in their areas of interest.

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Company Benefits


  • • Competitive salary package
  • • Premium private medical insurance
  • • 13th month salary for eligible Vietnamese staff
  • • 20 days annual leave, 10 days sick leave per annum
  • • Long service leave and cash allowance, after a qualifying period
  • • Education fee support for staff dependents, for undergraduate programs at RMIT Vietnam, after a qualifying period
  • • Unique opportunity to work within a multi-lingual, multi-cultural environment with creative and innovative committed colleagues.


  •  • Tailored training and programs for managers and staff to support career progression (both internal and external to RMIT)
  • • Academic professional development week
  • • English language courses for Vietnamese staff, and Vietnamese language classes for expatriate staff
  • • Internal research grants for academic staff

Health and Well-being

  •  • RMIT values and encourages a fit and active lifestyle. We offer a range of tools, resources, services and programs that assist our staff to manage their physical and mental health
  • • On-site Medical Service with free health consultation, immediate treatment for basic ailments.
  • • Employee Assistance Program - an independent, free and confidential counselling service for all RMIT staff and their dependents. Expert guidance and advice across a variety of areas such as improving family communication, work life balance, trauma counselling, stress management, anxiety or depression and other difficulties.  

Health insurance

RMIT Vietnam provides staff with a range of health insurance benefits including:
  • • Full private health insurance for all staff where employment exceeds three months.
  • • For expatriate staff, comprehensive private health insurance for immediate dependents
  • • For local staff, option to purchase highly competitive health insurance packages for dependents.
  • • Personal accident insurance for all staff


RMIT Vietnam offers a high technology-based environment and a wide variety of resources and services including
  • • Innovative and spacious campuses located in a clean, green environment.
  • • Well-equipped Sport and Recreation facilities
  • • Wide variety of cafes and food court areas
  • • Modern learning space and leading-edge library facilities
  • • Well-equipped laboratories and learning hubs


RMIT Vietnam offers free bus services for staff and students from and to District 1 and Phu My Hung area.

Company Office

Company Location

Saigon South: 702 Nguyen Van Linh District 7, Ho Chi Minh City

Hanoi City: Handi Resco Building, 521 Kim Ma, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi



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