Centre Director - Centre for Business & Enterprise


Are you a thought leader who others look to follow for new and innovative business ideas?  Would you like to influence the future of business and enterprise for the benefit of our graduates and the future workforce?

You can apply your industry connections and leadership to guide the strategic direction of the Centre for Business and Enterprise.  You will lead new areas of programme development and develop strong international partnerships, enabling Wintec to create education pathways into new focus areas to expand student experience.


About the role

Maintaining current industry connections and fostering new ones will be the core of your leading role in the Centre for Business and Enterprise. Not only will you keep abreast of the latest business trends, information and technology, but you will join a team who are passionate about what they do, and the students they empower. Joining our team is an exciting opportunity to influence and grow future education

We are eager to adopt Third Space Thinking, create tools for business graduates to make sense of a volatile uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) environment.  We also need our graduates to understand and deploy innovation as a group activity.  We will lead new areas of programme development and develop deeper international partnerships to expand student experience.

As Centre Director you have the opportunity to lead one of our teams in developing competent, work ready graduates; and to develop strong industry links within NZ and internationally. The position requires a broad knowledge of the tertiary education and business sectors, along with strong leadership and change management skills.


Are you an ideal candidate?

If you are a highly regarded leader in the business sector, with experience in areas such as business management; business consulting; entrepreneurship; corporate governance, corporate or academic research and you are eager to contribute to the future of your industry, then this may be a unique opportunity for you.

You will need to have the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with staff and relevant industry sectors, and draw on your highly developed communication and relationship building skills to continue our journey towards building a high performing team.


Working at Wintec

Wintec continues to be one of the leading tertiary institutes by keeping up with industry trends and focusing on innovation. You’ll be supported to stay industry connected and have generous opportunities to develop your career.

We are innovative thinkers at Wintec, and welcome flexible working arrangements.  Applicants may prefer to keep their within the business industry by seeking part time employment with Wintec rather than the traditional full-time commitment.



There will be no closing date for this position and the advert may be removed without notice - applications will be reviewed as received and you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.  Applications close when position is filled.




Location: City Campus

Closing Date: until filled

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Job no: OD2410