Chief Executive Officer, ANU Cyber Institute

Melbourne (Suburb), Greater Melbourne (Inner) (AU)
negotiable (above $150K)
Dec 06, 2017
Jan 01, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Australian National University (ANU), ranked in the global top 20, is a distinctive and exceptional institution, renowned for the quality of its research, the excellence of its teaching, and its ongoing contribution to public policy and public life.

The ANU has recently announced the establishment of Australia’s first interdisciplinary Cyber Institute, bringing together expertise across a range of areas to deal with the increasingly complex issues in the cyber domain. The Institute will present exciting new opportunities for research, innovation and education.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the Institute’s Head, operating under the broad direction of the Institute Advisory Board. The CEO will be responsible for driving the strategic vision and operational plan for the Institute, working closely with executives and stakeholders across the University, industry and government, to create a globally pre-eminent Institute focused on addressing Australian and global cyber needs.

The successful candidate will be a renowned thought leader in Cyber technology and have an outstanding track record of strategic planning and delivery with exposure to an academic/ research environment. Highly developed engagement skills should be coupled with demonstrated experience in the management of human, financial and strategic resources. The ability to inspire and influence should be coupled with entrepreneurial, management and team building skills. The proven capacity to transition a start-up organisation from establishment to the operational phase will be essential.

For confidential enquiries and to obtain a copy of the Candidate Information Booklet, please contact KPMG Executive Search’s Janine Fitzgerald on +61 7 3233 9640 or via or Kate Robinson on +61 7 3233 9604 or via quoting reference no 10646.

Applications close 23 January 2017.