Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Victorian Registration And Qualifications Authority

Job posted: 03/07/2024
Applications close: 19/07/2024 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Other

Organisation: Department of Education

Salary: $225,000 - $290,600

Occupation: Executive Management

Reference: VG/DE/VRQA/1805513

Reference: VG/DE/VRQA/1805513

Occupation: Executive Management

Salary Range: $225,000 - $290,600

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Drive better education for Victorians. Pivotal leadership role. Have direct community impact.

SES-1 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Victorian Registration And Qualifications Authority

About the organisation

The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) is the independent statutory authority responsible for ensuring that schools, employers of apprentices and trainees and providers of education and training meet quality standards, and that information is readily available to support informed choice in education and training. Governed by an independent board that reports to the Minister for Education, the Minister for Skills and Tafe, and the Minister for Economic Growth, the VRQA helps support the education and training goals of the Victorian Government.

About the role

The Deputy CEO, Schools (Deputy CEO) provides high-level strategic advice on regulatory matters to the CEO and VRQA Board. As part of the executive leadership team, this state-wide role involves significant responsibilities, including leading complex regulatory reviews and managing school registration and reviews, senior and secondary education, international education, student exchanges, and accreditation processes. The Deputy CEO leads and develops teams to ensure the delivery of quality education standards, programs, and outcomes in line with VRQA's objectives and statutory functions. This role also fosters excellent relationships with stakeholders and contributes to VRQA's performance, culture, and innovation.

About you

Diplomatic, collaborative, and a seasoned leader, you are widely respected for your success in building and contributing to high-performing teams. You excel in delivering results in education or other service-focused contexts, preferably with public sector experience. You possess deep knowledge of modern regulation and legislative frameworks and are adept at navigating complexity, with experience working with Boards or similar entities. Known as a team player who balances strategy, critical thinking, and operational awareness, you are an effective communicator and a recognised problem solver who presents with acumen and gravitas. Your well-credentialed career demonstrates sound judgement and a clear values alignment with delivering results in finely balanced, people-oriented, regulatory contexts. You see this role and regulation as contributing to positive outcomes for the Victorian community in education, skills, and training.

To access the Position Description and apply go to https://www.shk.com.au/job/deputy-chief-executive-officer-victorian-registration-and-qualifications-authority. Please submit your resume and a concise cover letter in Microsoft Word format.

The Department values diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the Department website and our Diversity and Inclusion page

Applicants requiring adjustments can contact the nominated contact person

Information about the Department of Education's operations and employment conditions can be located at www.education.vic.gov.au 


Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Victorian Registration And Qualifications Authority

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Penny Wilson, Senior Partner, SHK | penny.wilson@shk.com.au

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Victorian Registration And Qualifications Authority