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Strategic Manager – Higher Education – APAC

Sydney Contract AU$230000 - AU$260000 per annum + negotiable

About the Role / Company

This global iconic digital company with over 30,000 employees (& growing) with leading innovative technology software and service platforms. As part of the growth of the Education (University and other leading Training Institutions) in APAC, a rare and exciting opportunity has been introduced in the region for a Strategic Development Manager for Higher Education to partner with their innovation solutions in this area.

New opportunity in Australia for a credible Education Professional;with a passion for digital pedagogy & literacy solutions that will help shape the future direction of students and faculty. Work with leading professors & lecturers around the globe, you will be responsible for business strategy to develop & educate digital pedagogy & literacy across the APAC with existing & proven platforms & help develop new innovative ones. You will have access and support from this global leader and access to great team of internal partnerships with Product Marketing, Product Management and Sales (in Australia) to drive Go to Market initiatives within region.

Some of the Responsibilities

  • As a Strategic Development Manager (APAC) you will act as a strategic advisor to our field organization. You will accompany account executives to discuss our products, host in‐house PD sessions for academic leaders, and articulate the pedagogical benefits offers to students.
  • Engage with system leaders in higher education organizations and governments in Australia sharing innovative point of view in education and ensuring trusted relationships with our most strategic institutions.
  • Help drive community and industry engagement to elevate the position in Digital Literacy.
  • Travel to visit customers and to contribute to higher education market and community events. (May involve international in the future)
  • Develop and manage strategic engagements and collaborations with influential industry associations.

Skills and Experience

You will be a qualified & experienced Higher Education professional who had got strong engagement & comfortable working with senior management, with heads of education, professors, government bodies and subject matter experts. Understanding of procurement principals in developing new educational programs and passion for creating new pathways for faculty & students for future development needs in digital pedagogy. You will have been a credible Educator who has delivered digital platforms to the classroom or a faculty. Being able to lead people on this new exciting digital pathway solutions and be part of a successful global team to do this.


  • A rare opportunity to be part of the future pathways with faculty / Students.
  • Be part of a great Global and APAC team to offer break through solutions in Digital.
  • Work with global professors already successful in the business in UK and USA.
  • You will have autonomy, and team support to develop your ideas.
  • Autonomy to create, develop and coach. Company that has strong values
  • Daily Rate will equate to full-time rate of $230K++ but negotiable – Initial 12-month contract view to go permanent or extend contract for another year. $1000 – $1120 + super per day (negotiable for the right person too)
  • This role could be based in Sydney or Melbourne
  • Flexible working arrangements if required

How to Apply

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Toni Jacobson on 0429 841 882.

Salt is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2107-244841
Salary: AU$230000 - AU$260000 per annum + negotiable
Salary per: annum
Job Duration:
Job Start Date: 30/08/2021
Job Industries: Human Resources
Job Locations: Sydney
Job Types: Contract
Job Skills: Higher Education, Lecturer, Professor

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