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Senior Psychologist

+ An exciting opportunity for a proven Senior Psychologist/ Consultant to take a leadership role within a growing firm.

  • Unique opportunity to play a key leadership role in the future of a growing firm
  • Lead cutting-edge projects and teams across a high-profile portfolio of clients
  • Work alongside acclaimed industry leaders
The Organisation

Centre for Leadership Advantage provides psychological products and services for leadership. They are a consulting team of organisational psychologists, scientist-practitioners, leadership specialists and thought leaders. Led by an acclaimed industry expert this ambitious organisation aims to become the Australian market leader in the provision of psychological products and services for leadership.

To facilitate that growth CLA is keen to appoint an outstanding Senior Psychologist who will bring proven experience in the field, an ability to lead and execute projects to the highest standard, with a natural instinct for business development. Ultimately, this person will play a pivotal role in driving CLA’s expansion in the short and long term.

The Role

Purpose - Leading projects; business development; and, strategy and innovation activities to support CLA’s vision of becoming the Australian market leader. This will include:

Project leadership
  • Explore, discover and diagnose CLA’s clients’ needs
  • Recommend and design CLA solutions based on the current suite of products and services;
  • Lead projects and project teams to effectively execute solutions to the satisfaction of clients;
Building, developing and maintaining relationships
  • Build, develop and maintain current network and continually initiate new contacts through ongoing market development activities;
  • Lead and support client marketing initiatives (CLA events, conferences, guest speaking opportunities, general promotional activities);
  • Prepare tenders, proposals and marketing collateral;
  • Contribute to CLA’s social media and PR activities;
Strategy and Innovation
  • Actively share ideas with CLA Directors on how the business can evolve and grow.
The Person

Skills and experience:
  • Registered Psychologist;
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a similar role, ideally within professional services/ consulting fields or internal talent, OD, L&D;
  • Hold a minimum of two psychometric assessment accreditations;
  • Demonstrated track record of success in business development with good commercial acumen and exceptional interpersonal skills;
  • Deep understanding of client perspective and challenges with regards to talent, OD and L&D initiatives;
  • Excellent facilitation skills, ability to lead project teams, allocate resources to strict deadlines and an ability to manage project budgets;
  • Genuine, warm and engaging style with an entrepreneurial and enthusiastic spirit with the persistence and dedication to build networks and generate business development opportunities;
  • Pragmatic and practical with outstanding influencing, advocacy and enquiry skills capable of working in a fast and agile environment.
CLA has appointed Pacific Search Partners as their retained advising consultants. For a confidential discussion about this role please call James Lazarus on +61 3 9631 1500.

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Applications for this role close March 2, 2018.


Deputy Director – Yiramalay/Wesley Studio School

+ Immerse yourself in the leadership & development of Wesley College/ Yiramalay - a contemporary studio school for Aboriginal & non-Aboriginal students.

  • Outstanding leadership role - based in the Kimberley, WA
  • Driving positive change in remote communities
  • Proven school/campus leadership essential
The Yiramalay/Wesley Studio School is a major educational initiative of the partnership between the Bunuba Aboriginal people of the Fitzroy Valley Community in the Kimberley, WA, and the community of Wesley College, Melbourne.

The Studio School is a registered school in WA located on Leopold Downs Station in the Kimberley. The Yiramalay/Wesley Studio School offers full time residential industry learning and training opportunities to aboriginal students from the Fitzroy Valley who enrol in Years 10,11 and 12. These students learn alongside Wesley students from Melbourne in studying in the senior years.

Reporting to the Executive Director, this is the senior role based onsite at Yiramalay and is responsible for the day to day operation of the studio school, including pastoral care of students, the effective delivery of all educational programs, the operation and administration of the school, as well as a significant commitment to community engagement.

To be successful in the role you will need the following:

• Proven leadership skills and demonstrated ability to lead and manage staff, programs and resources in a contemporary residential educational environment
• Demonstrated understanding of the needs of this unique program
• Highly developed interpersonal skills, including communication and organisation
• An open mind for innovation in education, and a commitment to developing our own and others’ understandingof Australia’s First people
• A post graduate qualification in education

This opportunity will suit candidates with outstanding leadership credentials, and a contemporary approach toeducation in Australia. This role is based in the Kimberley, WA with occasional travel to Melbourne.

Applications close February 25, 2018.


Head of Learning in Residence

+ Be the driving force behind the growth and development of the Learning in Residence program at Wesley College Melbourne.

  • Expand the traditional concept of Boarding
  • Lead a diverse community of students
  • Exciting leadership role in education - Melbourne based
In 2016, Boarding returned to Wesley College in Melbourne in a new Learning in Residence program for Years 10, 11 and 12, which is fully integrated into the Senior School and based at the Glen Waverley campus.

Wesley College is a leading Australian co-educational school and has a diverse community of students from metropolitan Melbourne, rural and regional Australia, Indigenous Australians and international students.

Accommodating up to 128 students in 8 two storey residences, the College has created an environment where learning and innovation in a unique residential setting on campus will foster the growth of students academically, culturally and socially. Wesley College offers the IB Diploma, VCE, VET and the Senior Years Learning Framework.

The Head of Learning in Residence (LiR) is responsible for the leadership, management and operation of the LiR program and reports to the Head of Campus. The successful candidate will lead and develop LiR staff to ensure a strong and inclusive culture.

To be successful in the role you will need the following:

• Proven leadership skills and demonstrated experience in operational planning and theday to day management of a contemporary residential educational environment
• Proven capacity to lead and manage staff, programs and resources
• A strong working knowledge of national boarding standards
• An open mind for innovation in education, and a commitment to the intercultural dimensions of boarding
• A post graduate qualification in education

This opportunity will suit candidates with outstanding leadership credentials, and a
contemporary approach to education and to Boarding in Australia and/or overseas.

Applications close February 25, 2018.

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