Chief Executive Officer

Melbourne, Australia
03 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
24 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Strategic leadership opportunity to make your mark in anew organisation
  • Engage widely to drive a growthtrajectory
  • Equip students with the knowledge,techniques and skills for the lives, jobs, and organisations of the future

The newly formed Analytics Institute of Australia (AIA) seeksan outstanding individual to provide strategic executive leadership in the day-to-day management, business development and stakeholder engagement as its Chief Executive Officer.

Reporting to the Board, the CEO will be responsible for the executive leadership of the AIA to achieve the organisation’s vision. This will include the development and implementation of the strategic plan, in addition to staff recruitment and management, and student recruitment and support. The CEO will lead activities to represent and promote AIA externally, ensuring the Institute meets the requirements of appropriate accreditation, registration, authorisation and endorsement, and fostering a culture of and reputation for academic excellence.

With a track record in the provision of strategic direction and empowering others through leadership, the ideal candidate will bring gravitas, creativity and integrity. With significant strengths in communication and external engagement, the CEO will be used to working with governing bodies and committees and will be able to foster links with industry and government.  The successful candidate will be willing to be hands-on in leading key operational areas, relishing the opportunity to take a fresh and contemporary approach to shaping the organisation, bringing strong analytical and financial management skills.The successful candidate will hold a postgraduate degree or bring extensive experience in executive management, preferably in a higher education setting.Strengths in leadership, strong business knowledge, drive and the ability to engage widely will be key to success.

The Organisation

A new and exciting Institute and the first of its kind in Australia, the Analytics Institute of Australiaaims to revitalise the idea of contemporary analytics and business transformation in an ever changing society heavily influenced by the fourth industrial revolution. It will educate tomorrow’s entrepreneurs and managers using the technologies and methods of data science, intelligence and modelling that are transforming the ways that business is conducted.

Focusing initially on analytics, visualisation, and human-centered business transformation, it will offer practical and relevant courses in creating and running businesses that make optimal use of data, insights, creativity to make inspired decisions.

AIA is registered as an Institute of Higher Education by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and listed on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).  It offers practical higher education to help students to thrive in tomorrow’s world by equipping them with knowledge, techniques and skills for the lives, jobs, and organisations of the future.

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Applications close:  24 March 2023.

To apply - please visit and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference ANIceo0223, addressing your cover letter and resume to Andrew Norton of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.