Director, Finance and Procurement - GOTAFE

Job Title: Director, Finance and Procurement - GOTAFE
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shepparton
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-05-27
Reference: JO-1905-95303
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 28, 2019 14:50

Job Description

  • Be part of GOTAFE’s transformation
  • Salary circa $150,000-$160,000 inc super
  • Flexible working arrangements across multiple campuses
Located across multiple sites in picturesque outer Melbourne 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 Executive Director Corporate Services, the Director, Finance and Procurement will provide strategic leadership for GOTAFE’s financial governance and procurement activities. The Director will oversee the delivery of compliant and efficient strategies, systems, processes and reporting mechanisms of GOTAFE’s financial management, organisational budget, financial compliance and procurement management.  In addition the Director will lead the design, development and implementation of various frameworks to support the effective delivery of finance services as well as develop effective networks with senior government levels, advisory committees and other relevant agencies.
To be considered for this opportunity, GOTAFE are seeking an engaging and innovative leader with demonstrated experience leading a client focused finance and procurement team. You will have proven capability in establishing a high performing culture that is collaborative and solutions orientated and enjoy building strong stakeholder relationships both internally and externally. Furthermore you will have extensive knowledge of financial management practices and hold a CPA, CA or equivalent.  Detailed understanding of procurement rules and processes related to the Victorian Public Sector will also be highly regarded.
GOTAFE are flexible with sector experience but are seeking someone with strong community values and a passion for life-long learning and regional communities.
For further information please go to to download the position description, hear from the CEO and also apply. For a confidential conversation, please contact Sandra Kerr on 03 9929 9528 or Melanie Pecanek on 03 9929 9587.