Administrative Leadership Coach, Corporate Services, Madinah Capacity Building Project

Date of Publication: 
August 1, 2018
Application Deadline: 
August 15, 2018
Niagara College KSA
Brief Description: 

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Job Description

Project Summary:
Niagara College Canada (NCC), an international leader in applied education, is pleased to announce that we are expanding our academic operations in Saudi Arabia after being selected as the preferred provider to oversee a Capability Building Contract (CBC) in partnership with Technical Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC), Colleges’ of Excellence (CoE) and the TVTC Female College in Madinah, Saudi Arabia. As part of the initial bidding process, NCC developed a detailed College Improvement Plan (CIP) which focuses on enhancing the delivery of academic programmes, administrative capabilities and campus facilities over the next three years beginning in September, 2017. In order to realize the action plan detailed in the CIP, NC KSA is currently seeking international educational and administrative experts with a demonstrated track record in coaching, mentoring and capacity building to join our team as part of our newest capacity building project benefiting the Madinah College of Technology-Female (MCoT).
Position Summary:
Reporting to the Senior Leadership Coach – Administrative, this position will serve as the focal point to assess, recommend and implement improvements to all college corporate services including financial, procurement, administrative, facilities and human resource management systems, processes and activities, in collaboration with College staff, in order to ensure implementation of the multi-year CIP.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership, coaching and mentoring services to drive the process to assess, update and implement the College Improvement Plan (CIP) for all corporate services staff and services
  • Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality
  • Ensure staff members receive timely and appropriate training and development
  • Establish and monitor staff performance and development goals; assign accountabilities, set objectives, establish priorities, conduct annual performance appraisals, and administer salary adjustments
  • Mentor and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative coach approach; assign accountabilities, set objectives, establish priorities and monitor and evaluate results
  • Provide innovative leadership in defining the maintenance and sustainability needs of the college
  • Upgrade and implement an appropriate system of policies, internal controls, accounting standards and processes, standard operating procedures for procurement and policies for service contract oversight
  • Provide analysis and recommendations to Administration as it relates to the internal management team, including development of internal management reporting capabilities
  • Define and implement business processes and technology improvements through sound requirements and project management discipline
  • Manage the closing process to ensure a timely and accurate closing of the general ledger on a monthly basis
  • Generate financial statements and oversee the annual financial statement process and related statements and activities

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Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Advanced working understanding of the corporate services environment for an academic setting including finance, procurement, facilities, administration, HR, etc.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the current trends and developments in corporate services (especially related finance, procurement, facilities, administration and HR) and demonstrate an understanding of the academic and administrative functions for an academic setting
  • Knowledge of financial/business analysis techniques
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Skill in coaching techniques to improve individual performance
  • Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Strategic planning and advanced leadership skills
  • Organizational planning and development skills
  • Ability to direct multi-department technical and administrative staff
  • Ability to provide strategic guidance and counsel to clientele in the assessment and development of existing and/or proposed systems
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
  • Ability to develop requests for and evaluate proposals in reference to leading-edge information services technology
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization

Ideal candidates will possess a coaching profile that includes:

  • A Master's Degree or equivalent in Business Administration
  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience in a senior management role ideally with corporate services experience which is relevant to finance, procurement, facilities, administration and HR gained in a high-growth organization
  • Proven track record of success facilitating progressive organizational change and development in corporate services specifically in managing finance, procurement, facilities, administration and HR within a growing organization
  • Excellent judgment and problem-solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrated mentoring and coaching experience with teams with diverse levels of expertise
  • Must have experience leading group discussions and activities
  • Detail oriented, excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical skills, good problem-solving skills, strong leadership skills, strong time management skills, and multitasking capabilities are all required
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and proven interdisciplinary teamwork proficiency
  • Fluency in both English and Arabic an asset
  • Knowledge and experience in the GCC region preferred

How to apply:

  • This position will only be posted on the job portal website, Bayt:
  • Select the "Apply Now" button displayed in the job posting and follow the instructions provided
  • It is required that the mandatory questionnaire be completed
  • Ensure that your Bayt profile and CV information provided is up-to-date, and that you list all relevant work experience and education
  • Candidates will be shortlisted based solely on the information they provide through Bayt
  • If experience is not included, the system will fail to recognize your qualifications and may automatically screen out your application
  • To confirm that your application has been accepted, check My Workspace->Dashboard->My Job Applications
  • If your application does not appear, please re-submit; ensure that you have completed the mandatory questionnaire
  • All applications must be received through Bayt in order to be considered for review
  • Niagara College Saudi Arabia is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require an accommodation, please inform us

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Niagara College KSA Medina
Saudi Arabia