Darren  Otten

Darren Otten

General Manager – Employer Partnerships
MAX Employment

Darren Otten is the General Manager – Employer Partnerships with MAX Solutions. Darren has worked in employment services and training for over 20 years in a variety of roles including CEO of Skills Right Now, and leadership roles with many providers including, the Salvation Army Employment Plus, A4E, and Australian Employment and Training Solutions.
Darren is a community-minded leader who is passionate about workplace diversity and maximising the benefits of employment for the unemployed and employers.
Darren manages MAX’s national network of Employer Business Centres and National Partnership Managers. Over the last five years, Darren has led the team to achieve MAX’s highest brokered placement rate, fostering partnerships with a range of employers such as Compass, Coles and Programmed.
In his partnerships with employers, Darren works closely to meet their recruitment needs while also ensuring that MAX’s participants gain meaningful and sustainable employment across Australia.