- Australia’s Globally Recognised Top Business School
- Lead Strategy and Delivery of Australian Executive Education programs
About Melbourne Business School
Melbourne Business School is Australia’s leading provider of business education and insight. It is home to Australia’s best MBA and business analytics degrees (Financial Times 2022), as well as custom solutions for organisations and short courses for professionals.
The purpose of the Melbourne Business School is to unleash ideas and leaders for a sustainable future, giving its graduate students and executive education participants the knowledge and skills to make a lasting impact in the workplace, and on the world at large. Jointly owned by the business community and the University of Melbourne its vision is to be among the top-ranked providers of business education within the Asia-Pacific, the first choice of students and clients seeking award and non-award educational experiences, and esteemed globally as a leading supplier of academic and business research.
About the Director Role
In embarking on a new era of growth and impact, Melbourne Business School is seeking an exceptional leader to become the Director, Executive Education Australia. Reporting to the Deputy Dean Executive Education, this Director is responsible for setting the strategy for the Australian operations and overseeing business development and sales; consulting and product design and delivery; external resourcing and partnerships; through to client and learner experience. They will also be providing strong people leadership across these operations.
The Director will contribute to the positioning of the School as the pre-eminent provider of executive education programs in Australia and a school of global standing. They will collaborate with the School’s Engagement and External Relations teams to build global linkages with other leading international business schools, executive education providers and target industry organisations more broadly.
Key Attributes for the Director
As a high quality candidate, you will have significant senior leadership experience in leading the growth and development of executive education within a world-renowned business school or professional services organisation. You will have demonstrated success in leading business operations, inclusive of business strategy, planning and P&L responsibility, with experience in challenging markets and complex organisational environments. Your commercial acumen will be strong, along with your experience in business development and establishing client relationships.
You will have demonstrated success in building a collegial culture that unites individuals and diverse teams, and working with internal and external stakeholders to effect mutually beneficial outcomes
The Melbourne Business School is committed to all aspects of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and to providing all staff, students, contractors and visitors with a safe, respectful and rewarding and flexible environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination, harassment, bullying, vilification and victimisation. The Melbourne Business School makes decisions on employment, promotion, and reward based on merit.
Further Information and To Apply
To obtain the Candidate Brochure for this role, including the role description, or to apply, please email [email protected], citing the Director Executive Education Australia – J15948. If further information is required after reviewing the documentation and www.mbs.edu, please contact Dr Marianne Broadbent or Grant Nichol on +61 3 8626 0600 or 1300 138 863. Applications are required no later than March 26, 2022.