Head of Operations

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Head of Operations

  • Post Date:2nd Aug 2021
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Job Description

St Stithians College is a proudly South African school, one that inspires excellence and makes a world of difference. Founded as a Methodist Church School, our Christian spirituality is central to our identity. We are an independent, non- profit institution located on a beautiful 105-hectare eco-friendly campus in the heart of Sandton, Johannesburg.
We seek people who create a culture of sharing and who align to our core values as outlined in the Saints Honour Code. Our people are hard-working, self-motivated and have a passion for their work and the impact they can make on growing young leaders for South Africa and the world


You have obtained a graduate level degree in the built environment or equivalent field of study supported by a minimum of 10 years post qualification experience in a medium-to-large sized organisation with a significant portion of this experience being in facilities management with at least 3 years of which have been in a senior leadership position.

Your career experience and track record along with your growth mindset equip you to be able to manage the complexity of our unique organisational model comprising 8 schools.

You are a dynamic, influential, and strategic leader within your field who is a source of energy and inspiration.

Strong values, integrity and sound corporate governance are non-negotiable principles for you as evidenced in your organisational, managerial, administrative, and communicative style.

You are well networked and are known for developing, fostering, and sustaining meaningful partnerships with a variety of stakeholders both internally and externally.

You are astutely aware of the challenges and opportunities facing South African schools, particularly with reference to long term financial and environmental sustainability – something that positively ignites the innovative leadership qualities within you.

You are looking for an opportunity to make a difference and are excited to embrace the opportunity to lead the Operations team and partner with the Rector of the College in the next exciting phase of the College’s strategic journey.

In line with the College Statement of Spirituality, College Executive members are required to demonstrate a commitment to live and work within the values, Christian ethos, and mission of the College.

If you would like to apply for this exciting opportunity, please apply online by clicking on the following link: https://stithianjobs.mcidirecthire.com/

Closing date for applications: 13 August 2021.

The package offered for this position is commensurate with a similar role within the independent schooling environment and includes a range of appealing benefits including very generous leave, educational benefit for your children, individualised professional development opportunities and a range of other benefits and services available to staff. For a detailed copy of the job profile for this role, please click here: https://tinyurl.com/HOO21

The College reserves the right not to make an appointment. An application in itself does not entitle the applicant to an interview. The College makes appointments within the context of its transformation imperatives.