Director, Policy, Research and Engagement - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 11/11/2021
REF: TEQpre1021
Applications for this listing are closed

Director, Policy, Research and Engagement

Close Date: 11/11/2021
REF: TEQpre1021

  • Opportunity to lead change management, innovation and transformation
  • A dynamic workplace that values and recognises the diversity of skills and experiences
  • Flexible work/life balance

The Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) is Australia’s independent national quality assurance and regulatory agency for higher education. TEQSA’s role is to ensure that all higher education providers meet set quality standards so that the interests of students and the reputation of Australia’s higher education sector are promoted and protected.
TEQSA is seeking a passionate and experienced professional to contribute to the success of the higher education sector.
The Opportunity
The Director, Policy, Research and Engagement will operate under broad direction and draw on significant higher education and/or public sector policy, research and analysis knowledge and experience to influence and set the strategic direction for the Policy and Research, Engagement and Communications teams. They will lead high performing teams to deliver core services and develop and maintain a strong awareness of emerging sector-wide issues and trends to inform and advise the Commission and prepare policy positions.
The ideal candidate will have exemplary project management experience and skills, including the ability to manage a range of sensitive and/or complex projects simultaneously, gather intelligence, analyse data, and generate innovative solutions. They will be an exceptional collaborator and communicator, with demonstrated experience driving consensus and cohesion amongst staff and stakeholders to deliver high performance. Relevant tertiary qualification(s) in policy, engagement and/or public sector administration is highly regarded.
Why work at TEQSA?
TEQSA values workplace diversity and is committed to providing a supportive, inclusive, and respectful work environment. TEQSA welcomes people with diverse skills, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds, and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, people with disabilities, people that identify as LGBTIQ+, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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Applications close:
Thursday, 11 November 2021

To apply – Click on ‘APPLY NOW’ using reference TEQpre1021.  You should submit your application cover sheet (Download Candidate form), statement and resume to Sharyn Gowans of Fisher Leadership or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.
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