Executive Director, Corporate Services - GOTAFE

Job Title: Executive Director, Corporate Services - GOTAFE
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Victoria
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-04-04
Reference: JO-1903-94017-2
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 05, 2019 12:00

Job Description

  • Be part of GOTAFE’s transformation
  • Rare opportunity to be part of a new executive team
  • Flexible working arrangements across multiple campuses

Located across multiple sites in picturesque and evolving regional Victoria, GOTAFE, a tertiary education provider, has been an intrinsic part of their local communities, delivering quality skills and training and championing equity for more than 20 years.
GOTAFE are resolutely committed to ensuring the needs of their students and industries are at the heart of all they do so while the world changes, GOTAFE is also transitioning so that they can be at the frontline of this change. In doing this, GOTAFE have the opportunity to shape the future of the delivery of tertiary education and to impact lasting change. This change will also see GOTAFE transition into a contemporary, cutting-edge and innovative organisation.
Be part of something great – now is an exciting time to join GOTAFE and contribute to this change!
The role
Reporting to the CEO, the role of the Executive Director, Corporate Services is critical to ensuring that GOTAFE’s internal operations adopt a user-centric / enhanced customer service mentality and philosophy that guides their engagement with the wider-organisation in a true business partnering manner. Underpinning this, the ED Corporate Services will establish future-focused sustainable strategies for finance, assets, compliance and ICT as well as cutting edge digital solutions which enhance processes, procedures and responsiveness. Furthermore, the ED will provide empowering leadership to foster a culture of collaboration that aims to deliver best imaginable service across the broader organisation to optimise the student experience.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, GOTAFE are pursuing a strategic, future-focused executive leader who has a demonstrated background in a broad corporate services function. GOTAFE are flexible with sector experience but are seeking someone with strong community values and a passion for life-long learning and regional communities. Furthermore, highly developed stakeholder engagement skills and a demonstrated capacity to enhance customer service / business partnering within an organisation is expected.

This is a unique opportunity to help shape the new GOTAFE in an innovative responsive manner.
For further information please go to to download position descriptions, hear from the CEO and also apply. For a confidential conversation, please contact Melanie Pecanek on 03 9929 9587 or Jarrod McLauchlan on 03 9929 9515.