General Manager

Job Title: General Manager
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Newcastle
Reference: 411502B
Contact Name: Ali Kimmorley
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2022 10:00

Job Description

  • Opportunity for inspiring RTO leaders

  • Provide strategic input and leadership for growth  

  • Be part of a well-respected community organisation

About the organisation and position  
Central Coast Community College (the College) amalgamated with HVTC in 2019 as part of a broader strategy to grow and expand their training services as part of HVTC’s Group Training Organisation (GTO); the GTO operates across NSW from 10 regional offices connecting people with skills, training, and employment. The College is the Group’s Registered Training Organisation (RTO) providing face to face and blended training from three campuses on the Central Coast, Newcastle and Hunter Valley and a range of blended and online delivery to students and businesses across the state.   

With a common vision of connecting people with purpose it’s an exciting time to join HVTC Group as we leverage our combined strengths for future growth!
The RTO of the HVTC Group is now the College and the organisation delivers nationally accredited training programs, such as an industry-specific work-readiness programs, accelerated and pre-vocational programs, and online business courses. The College creates pathways and purpose by building connection, skills and knowledge and is going ahead in leaps and bounds as part of the HVTC Group.  

The General Manager of the College will lead and direct the operations to maintain the strategic planning and reporting framework to ensure College activities achieve best value service delivery, sustainable growth and diverse community participation.  You will be a member of the HVTC Group Executive Team and help shape the strategic direction of the College and HVTC Group as a collective. 
About you
We are looking for a people focused leader who empowers, supports and develops individuals to be the best they can be, and inspires individuals to want to be part of a high performing team.  The position requires an innovative thinker who appropriately challenges the way things are done and doesn’t just settle for the status quo. 

Your communication skills will enable you to engage with key stakeholders including various levels of government, network groups and a broad range of corporate partners.  Enhancing the image of the organisation in the greater region of the Central Coast, Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Hunter Valley, as a responsible and strong contributor to economic growth through providing quality training, is another key component of this role.  

The General Manager will possess an appropriate degree of financial acumen to provide effective management to deliver required revenues and growth.  You will have a background within an RTO and have operational and statutory management experience relating to government funding in the training sector.  Tertiary qualifications in Business, Education or a related field is required.   
Next steps
To learn more about the key responsibilities, company culture and associated benefits of this opportunity, please contact Ali Kimmorley on 0249 272006 or Wendy Donovan on 0249 272015. You can access additional information, including the position description, by emailing When applying please include CV and 1-2 page cover letter describing why this role interests' you and how your experience relates. 
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