Chief Executive Officer - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 30/11/2018
REF: TAFceo0918
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Chief Executive Officer

Close Date: 30/11/2018
REF: TAFceo0918
  • Lead a new era of TAFE in South Australia
  • Visionary leadership role
  • Maintain high levels of stakeholder satisfaction

The Position
The South Australian Government is seeking TAFE SA’s next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). With a focus on a fresh start for the institution, the CEO will be responsible for driving transformational change and planning a bright future for the organisation. Building education and training leadership capacity and capabilities will be at the forefront of this opportunity, to align TAFE SA with government training priorities.
Reporting to the TAFE SA Board, the CEO will ensure the provision of high-quality training services that meet the needs of industry and maintains high levels of student and employer satisfaction. Aligned to the government’s direction, the CEO will develop business plans, budgets, policies and strategies for presentation and approval by the Board to ensure the organisation excels in its delivery and meets performance targets.
To be successful in this role, the CEO will need to have a successful track record as a VET leader in a customer focused organisation. They will need to display a high level of interpersonal skills with experience in engaging and managing a wide range of stakeholders with political insight and sensitivity. A strong record of leading transformational change is also imperative with demonstrated improvement in service delivery and operational effectiveness.
The Organisation
Following two strategic reviews conducted in 2018, the South Australian Government, have announced a transformation policy,
‘A Fresh Start for TAFE SA.’
Underpinning this significant change agenda, a parcel of transitional funding has been committed to support the structural adjustment and transformation.
With quality, student choice and industry needs at the core of the funded transitions system, TAFE SA has an opportunity to establish itself as the benchmark, sustainable public training provider for South Australia.
For more information regarding the organisation please visit:
To apply – please send your CV to using reference TAFceo0918, addressing your cover letter and resume to Andrew Norton, of Fisher Leadership. For a copy of the position booklet please click the link below or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.
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