Watermark Search International

  • Transformational Change Leader 
  • Strong internal customer service mindset 
  • Location – GOTAFE Regional Campuses / Hybrid  

What it means to work at GOTAFE  

When you work with GOTAFE you are helping people to change their lives through education. At GOTAFE, students are at the center of everything they do, and GOTAFE creates a supportive environment for their students and staff to achieve their goals. As a leading vocational education provider, GOTAFE prides itself on their commitment to quality, relevance, and innovation.  

With GOTAFE by your side, YOU’VE GOT THIS 

Job details  

GOTAFE is seeking a dynamic, agile, and experienced executive to join their leadership in the role of Executive Director of Operations.  In this business-critical role, you will be responsible for providing executive leadership and strategic direction for GOTAFE’s Operations. With responsibility for IT, Corporate Governance, Risk, safety Property, and Assets, you will play a crucial role in enabling the provision of GOTAFE’s core business of student acquisition and training delivery.  

As the successful candidate, you will have:  

Success in executive leadership roles ideally within the Education or a related sector, showcasing the ability to lead and develop teams effectively across the organisation.  

Experience navigating and leading change, ensuring strong and sustainable performance.   

Ability to drive high-performing, accountable, and engaged teams, aligning their efforts with organisational strategy to achieve exceptional outcomes.  

Strong and contemporary leadership experience in managing Finance, IT, Assets, and Governance functions, delivering tangible results, and influencing strategic plans and initiatives.  

GOTAFE offers: 

A positive, supportive culture ensures their employees have everything they need to carry out their roles. Flexible work arrangements and robust learning and development programs are some of the benefits their employees enjoy.  GOTAFE provides a sense of community and fosters a safe, supportive space for students and employees alike to grow, support each other, and be challenged.  

GOTAFE embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity in building a workplace that reflects our communities. Applications are strongly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, LGBTIQ+ people, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. There are employee peer networks to support you in your time at GOTAFE.  

For a confidential discussion please call Jen D’Arcy-Smith, Partner M: 0449 967 781, or Alison Myatt, Head of Research M: 0412 630 817.  Please send your application quoting Ref No A005438 to Watermark Search International. Email: [email protected] We will reply to the email address used for your application. 

Closing date: 11.59 pm AEDT Thursday 29 February 2024