Chief Executive Officer - Australian Institute for Non-Destructive Testing

Full Time
$130,000 - $150,000

The Australian Institute for Non-Destructive Testing (AINDT) is the leading certification and membership body for non-destructive testing (NDT) and condition monitoring (CM) in Australia.   The AINDT is also the secretariat for the national peak body for pressure equipment (AICIP).  AINDT seeks to provide information and assistance to anyone who works or is involved in the NDT, CM or pressure equipment industry. AINDT’s mission is to be the voice of the industry. We seek to provide a high-level benefit to all Members. AINDT is now actively searching for a Chief Executive Officer. This role reports to the Board of Directors.




The key responsibilities include:

  • Develop, lead, communicate and promote AINDT Vision, AINDT Values and AINDT Strategic Plan
  • Develop, lead and communicate AINDT Marketing Plan and activities, including attendance at Conferences, Exhibitions and Communication nights
  • Manage marketing and public relations for the institute 
  • Administration and control of the affairs of the Institute 
  • Strategic and business planning in association with the Board of Directors 
  • The financial position of the Institute through government funding or extending the revenue base of AINDT 
  • Ensuring the JAS/ANZ accreditation for AINDT’s certification scheme/s is maintained 
  • Raising the profile of AINDT in Australia and overseas 
  • Developing value adding relationships with allied Institutes and organisations 
  • Maintenance and improvement to the AINDT Quality systems 


This is not an exhaustive list of duties. You will be expected to perform different tasks to meet the organisation’s overall objectives. 





Ideal Skills 



  • Experience working in the relevant industry or member body organisations
  • Exceptional leadership skills with experience leading a business through expansion and change 
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven analytical, project management and reporting skills 
  • Awareness of relevant legislative and regulatory frameworks 
  • Financial and budget management experience 
  • Demonstrated organisational and management skills 
  • Computer literacy and proficiency using the Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Driver’s license 
  • Experience with applications for Government grants desirable.



Ability to:


  • Persuade, convince, challenge and influence others to achieve objectives 
  • Manage, plan and organise resources and people 
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders and the Board of Directors
  • Objectively and systematically analyse problems and propose viable solutions 
  • Ability to produce comprehensive procedures, documents and reports for internal and external stakeholders
  • Strategically engage and maintain relationships with stakeholders 
  • Ability to and experience in presenting to a large public audience. 


The successful applicant will be subject to a Federal Police Clearance. 




  • Join the leading certification and membership body for NDT in Australia 
  • Autonomy 
  • Approachable and supportive Board 
  • Competitive salary 
  • Laptop and phone provided 
  • Interstate and International travel to support the AINDT





If this opportunity is of interest to you – APPLY NOW. Attach a CV outlining your experience and qualifications. In addition, please send us a one-page cover letter explaining why you are the right for this role. 


We will not consider your application without a cover letter. 




Phoebe Herman 

08 6377 7605


Need more information?

Phone us on 03 8393 9382 or register your details and we will be in touch.

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