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Director, SACE International
SACE Board of South Australia
Job reference: 490475
Location: 5000 - ADELAIDE
Job status: Long Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

The SACE Board delivers the South Australian Certificate of Education, a leading Australian senior secondary qualification recognised for its innovative approach to curriculum and assessment. The SACE International (SACEi) program aims to be recognised as an internationally respected qualification providing all students with the capabilities to successfully move toward further learning and work opportunities as thriving individuals. The success of the SACEi program will be determined by the diversification and refinement of products and services including the introduction of new products, entry into new markets and effectively managing the cost of program delivery.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Director SACEi is primarily responsible for:

  • building long term partnerships and identifying innovative business development opportunities to grow the SACEi program and establish profitable revenue streams;
  • managing significant relationship building activities with a variety of stakeholders including students, parents, school leaders, departmental staff and senior government officials;
  • leading the business development and management of a commercialisation strategy and collaborating on the development and implementation of innovative marketing strategies to meet growth targets;
  • leading, managing, mentoring and inspiring the dedicated SACEi team of professionals;
  • sustaining a culture of performance, professionalism and continuous improvement to drive excellence.

Applications are welcome from suitably qualified professionals with experience in an international education context. High level leadership and stakeholder management skills will be required along with the ability to foster key partnerships and alliances to grow the SACEi program. Sound commercial, financial and political acumen and the ability to navigate change and ambiguity will also be important.

This is an ideal opportunity to be part of a new era of transformation for the SACE qualification providing students with the ability to thrive now and in the future.

Please visit henderconsulting.com.au to apply and for a job and person specification. For further information on our client, please visit sace.sa.edu.au/about. Applications should be addressed to Justin Hinora. For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8827.


Applications close: 11/07/2022 11:45 PM

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.