Chief Executive Officer - Bendigo Kangan Institute

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer - Bendigo Kangan Institute
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-06-25
Reference: JO-1905-95497
Contact Name: Olivia O’Shea
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 27, 2019 08:53

Job Description

  • Leave a legacy and help drive the revitalisation of the TAFE sector
  • Partner with industry and community in tailoring training delivery
  • Role to be based across Melbourne & Bendigo
Bendigo Kangan Institute (BKI) is one of the largest vocational education and training providers in Victoria, employing more than 1000 staff and supporting over 35,000 students each year. BKI is comprised of Kangan Institute, Bendigo TAFE, VETASSESS and eWorks and is committed to improving workforce participation and Victoria’s ongoing economic growth. As a signifi cant provider supporting both metropolitan and regional communities, this organisation truly touches a large proportion of Victorians and is embarking on a new era which will revitalise the vocational education and training sector.
Reporting to a highly engaged and aspirational Board, you will partner with them in creating a new Innovative Strategic Plan. With this will be a vision for a refined operating model to be implemented, bringing about greater alignment across the organisation, lifting capability and achieving financial sustainability for the Institute. As an engaging leader you will build a culture of accountability, enhance the employee value proposition and support people with improved systems and infrastructure. A high profile role, you will engage with a diverse range of external stakeholders from State Government, through to employers and community groups. 
As a people focused leader and a proven executive, you bring significant experience in complex operating environments ideally within the public sector. You understand how to work with Boards and have also demonstrated experience in building a culture of innovation and how to positively disrupt a sector. Interpersonally, you are well presented, approachable and bring a sense of optimism and entrepreneurial business acumen. With a passion for lifelong learning, you are excited by the opportunity this role brings to truly make a difference to communities and the Victorian economy.
To apply for this exciting role with BKI, please go to and upload your resume. For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Jarrod McLauchlan (03) 9929 9515 or Clare McCartin on 03 9929 9518.