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Chief Executive Officer
Inaugural CEO for emerging Online Education business, Melbourne based.
Iconic National brand with unique remit to rapidly expand.
About Our Client
My client is a leader in the Australian Education Services sector and is synonymous with innovation and delivery to a very high standard. With over 100 years of experience, they are looking to disrupt and lead the way in their online products and services. Due to the exceptional initial success of their online offering, a rare and exciting inaugural CEO role now exists to take the business into its next phase of growth.
The CEO will be required to be the face of the business, leading it from a cultural, business and operational sense. Working closely with the Board and Executive Leadership team, the CEO will take ultimate responsibility for all operational areas of this start-up business. The successful executive shall take on the positioning of this business, brand and product offering on a global scale, while also acting as the face of the business, both internally and externally. Finally, they shall take ultimate ownership for providing world class and cost effective educational products able to compete at a global level, while also setting a longer term vision and goals for the business as a whole, in liaison with the Board.
The Successful Applicant
The successful CEO shall come from an environment where change is the norm and be able to demonstrate clear ability to thrive in these highly evolutionary sectors. Experience across the online market, possibly in a variety of formats, is essential for success in this role and any overlay across the Education sector, or related areas, would be advantageous. A demonstrable track record of achievement in their career history, coupled with the ability to react quickly to fast paced environments, will also be essential in this role. Finally, exemplary communication skills and the character to represent the brand of the business is key in the execution of the duties of the role.
What's on Offer
An Executive level package is available with this role, as well as a bonus scheme and, most importantly, the ability to build a business from the early stages with the backing of a multi-billion dollar provider.