Vice-President, Business Development

Brisbane, Australia
24 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

QUT is an ambitious university, focused on providing an outstanding ‘real-world’ education to nearly 50,000 students. One of the nation’s fastest growing research universities, QUT achieves excellence through world-class research by delivering solutions to the challenges of today and into the future. Our state-of-the-art campuses offer high quality learning, teaching and research spaces and technologies.

An exciting new role has been created to optimise opportunities for the University to effectively engage and partner with industry, government, professional bodies, the community and other benefactors, and to deliver real impact through growth in revenue and outcomes. The Vice-President (Business Development) will lead a new, innovative Division encompassing Business Development, Corporate Engagement, Alumni and Community Relations, Philanthropy and Advancement.

Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Margaret Sheil, the Vice-President (Business Development) is a member of the senior executive and will provide leadership and oversight of all business development activities in collaboration with the senior executive, academic leaders and the CEOs of the University’s subsidiary enterprises.

The University seeks to engage an influential and commercially-minded executive with a proven track record of delivering growth. You will effect positive change through strong resource management and strategic planning capabilities, outstanding engagement skills and a proven ability to identify and analyse genuine opportunities and partnerships.

If you are a collaborative and visionary leader with a history of sourcing, evaluating and negotiating partnership opportunities through to successful outcomes, and a passion for making an impact for the University, we welcome your enquiry.

For further information regarding the position please visit www.qut.edu.au/jobs.

For a confidential discussion or to request the comprehensive information booklet, please contact Janine Fitzgerald on +61 424 164 765 or jfitzgerald@robinsonfitzgerald.com.au,

or Kate Robinson on +61 409 769 560 or krobinson@robinsonfitzgerald.com.au, quoting reference number RF0016.

Applications close: 19 October 2018.