- Strong understanding of Financial Management in an educational context
- High functioning individual in managing multiple projects simultaneously
- Confident in engaging with and presenting to staff on important issue
Gippsland Grammar seeks to appoint a strategic leader to the position of Business Manager. The Business Manager is a critical senior leadership position with oversight of business services to the school including the functions of finance, information technology, property and facilities, approved capital expenditure, risk management, OH&S, insurance, administration, events management, ancillary business support services including 3rd party contractors, privacy & data management, procurement, and fleet management.
Reporting directly to the Principal as the Chief Executive Officer of the School the Business Manager is a member of the School Executive and as Secretary to the School Board, also has responsibilities to the Board. The School’s strong position has laid the foundation for further expansion and growth in the coming years and the Business Manager will provide essential advice, guidance,planning and management. The successful appointee will join an outstanding Executive Team who have created an enjoyable work environment and a sense of balance.
The Business Manager is a highly visible position in the School and the appointee will demonstrate an ability to build trust, rapport and develop collaborative working relationships at all levels. The ideal candidate will be a strategic and operational leader with significant experience in leading, implementing and reviewing quality processes and strategies. With demonstrated strong financial, operational, risk and governance experience gained within an independent school or similar environment, the appointee will have the ability to manage programs including risk, budget, capital works and resource management. Presenting with outstanding interpersonal skills the successful candidate will foster a positive and dynamic working environment and promote excellent working relationships between teaching and non-teaching staff to deliver first rate outcomes for students, staff and the community.
Gippsland Grammar is one of Australia’s leading co-educational Anglican schools, with a tradition of excellence in education extending almost 100 years.
Located in the heart of Gippsland, the School has 1100 students across three campuses including St Anne’s and Garnsey both at Sale, and Bairnsdale in East Gippsland. Gippsland Grammar is also the only boarding school east of Melbourne’s suburban fringe and is a home-away-from-home for students from far East Gippsland, South Gippsland, Victoria’s High Country, and the Latrobe Valley.
For more information on the school visit: gippslandgrammar.vic.edu.au
To apply – click on ‘APPLY NOW’ and using reference GIPbus0622 address your cover letter and resume to Liam King, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.