The Opportunity: The Christian Education Trust is a well-established Bay of Plenty based Christian organisation. We hold a vision to be a biblically based Christ-centered educational community, making disciples whose servant-hearted influence transforms lives and culture. The Christian Education Trust – Services Provision provides financial, property, administration and development support to each one of the Christian Education Trust Entities. We employ approximately 25 staff across the operations covering all aspects of our services provision. We are seeking a suitably-experienced and qualified candidate to fill our General Manager role. Reporting to the Christian Education Trust Board of Trustees(Directors), you will be responsible for all services provision, operations and will lead a dedicated team of senior finance, property, administration and development staff. About You: You will be able to demonstrate a solid alignment with our organisation’s Mission, Vision and Values. From your experience in your industry, you will have developed a strong understanding and ability to successfully develop, implement and manage business strategy, whilst continually identifying and addressing business sector challenges and risks as they develop, to ensure the ongoing success of the Christian Education Trust. For this position you will have a strong services provision background, with excellent leadership experience within either the finance or property sectors. A driven self-starter with a people-oriented approach, you will enjoy working closely with all aspects of the business in this exciting and challenging environment. Key Responsibilities: Development of successful business strategies and operational plans in line with the overall long-term strategic objectives of the Christian Education Trust. Identify and implement innovative technologies that will directly improve productivity and/or support for our Entities. Solid understanding of financial statements and reporting to support profit generation. Ensure human resources are managed to support staff relations and culture, staff welfare, health and safety, recruiting and training. Proactively support services provision to our Entities. Keep abreast of compliance – lead health and safety in the work place, policies and procedures. Required Skills: You’ll impress us with your successful track record in a leadership role gained in a services provision environment. You’ll be recognised for your effective communication skills, high level and big picture thinking capabilities. You’ll bring strong negotiation and influencing skills, excellent interpersonal, analytical, problem solving and team building skills. Solid business management and financial acumen, with a demonstrated background in delivering performance, safety and continuous improvement principles. Package: You will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package. Application: Send your CV in Word format to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to know more, visit www.cet.org.nz or please call Bernadette Lampp on +6421803494 for a confidential discussion. Applications close Wednesday 13th October at 12pm.