Chief Operating Officer - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 03/10/2021
REF: VETcoo0921
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Chief Operating Officer

Close Date: 03/10/2021
REF: VETcoo0921
  • Operational leadership role and member of the executive leadership group
  • Provide strong financial direction and organisational oversight
  • Contribute to a growth and diversification agenda

At a time of growth, VETASSESS (incorporating eWorks) seeks an outstanding Chief Operating Officer (COO) to provide strong financial direction, oversight and business analysis, while monitoring and reporting on operational performance.  The COO will lead and advise on corporate governance and operations.
Reporting to the Executive Director and leading a team of 15, this important role is responsible for finance, reporting, legal, risk and compliance, procurement, customer experience and operations initiatives of VETASSESS to deliver against the strategic plan.  In supporting the strategic plan across all areas of the business, the COO will assess new business proposals and tenders from a commercial perspective, preparing pricing models as required.  The role will also be responsible for all aspects of the organisation’s facilities management.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a track record in providing strong financial direction, oversight and commercial business analysis.  With a relevant degree and post graduate qualification in business, commerce or accounting, preferably CPA/CA qualified, the ideal candidate will bring extensive management experience in finance, operations and facilities.  Company secretary experience is also advantageous.  A background in vocational education and training is not required, however an alignment with the organisation’s goals and ability to gain an understanding of relevant compliance will be important.
The organisation
VETASSESS is committed to providing quality assessment outcomes for applicants, governments and countries across the globe.
As the leading independent skills assessment authority in Australia, and a trusted partner of the Australian government, it is a leader in assessment across the key areas of skills recognition against Australian standards and skills assessment for migration.
eWorks designs, builds and supports customised online learning solutions for more than 200 clients.
Celebrating over 22 years as a leading assessment partner, VETASSESS clients include individuals, government departments, service organisations and private enterprise.
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To apply
Please click on ‘Apply online’, using reference VETcoo0921 and addressing your cover letter and resume to Sharyn Gowans, Associate Partner, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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