Consultant – VE Quality and Performance

Swinburne University of Technology

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Fixed term (6 months) position at our Wantirna campus

About the Role 
We have an exciting fixed term opportunity VE Quality and Business Improvement, to promote and facilitate a quality culture. 

This position is responsible for providing specialist knowledge and skills and the coordination of a range of services relating to the University’s quality assurance systems and processes for Vocational Education training products, including Funding Contracts, registering bodies, regulatory frameworks, Scope of Registration, training product continuous quality improvement processes, and the assembly, presentation, and analysis of performance data reports.  

The position will also provide project management and support as allocated by the Manager, VE Quality and Business Improvement. In collaboration with other members of the VEQP unit, this position is responsible for driving high standards of service to stakeholders.

About You  
To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities: 

•    Work with stakeholders to identify areas of risk and assist in the development of strategies to resolve issues.
•    In conjunction with the Manager, VE Quality and Business Improvement, identify and coordinate the development and improvement of quality assurance and continuous improvement strategies and procedures for the Vocational Education activities of the University.
•    Maintain a high degree of specialist knowledge and skills and sound understanding of good practice in regard to quality management systems in vocational education.
•    Work collaboratively with internal service teams such as Admissions, VET Curriculum, SALS, Enrolment and Apprenticeship teams to identify and coordinate quality assurance and continuous improvement processes across Vocational Education, and associated pathways.
•    Manage the Vocational Education Scope of Registration process, including Delegated Authority.

For more information on this role, please refer to the Job Description.

•    Postgraduate qualifications and/or extensive relevant experience .

About Swinburne University of Technology 
Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

•    Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
•    Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
•    Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
•    Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

To Apply 
Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.  

To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page. 

If you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply’ and you will be redirected to Swinburne’s Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

For more information on this role, please contact Sven Bergstrom on

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on 

Applications Close: 18th February 2024 at 5pm

Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

Equity and Diversity 
Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives.  For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  

For any support please contact or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan.

Victoria’s Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes 
As a signatory to Victoria’s Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.  

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant


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