Operations Manager

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Established in 2006, SEDA Group (SEDA) is an applied learning education provider, known for successfully developing a model of Senior Secondary School both inside and outside the classroom. As a national organisation our hands-on learning environment is unrivalled. We focus on individual learning and enabling our students to build transferrable skills that will prepare them for a successful future.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and proactive individual to join our marketing team. This newly created role will be based at the head office in Hawthorn, Victoria.

Reporting to the General Manager – Training Operations, day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Oversee the operational components of all programs run by SEDA Group in Victoria
  • Collaborate with key operations staff in the annual planning process for all programs
  • Monitor the quality of training delivery by objectively assessing and providing feedback to staff
  • Manage staff in the monitoring and reporting of student engagement, progression and retention
  • Manage the successful implementation of critical aspects of our programs such as annual industry partner plans, student practical placements, and peak experiences
  • Support and manage local, state and national industry partnerships within each of the programs
  • Lead, support and assist staff with the implementation of partnership initiatives, events and projects
  • Manage the Pathways and Student Wellbeing functions and develop clear plans as to how the respective services are to be provided to students in Victoria
  • Work closely with the marketing team to promote, advertise and advocate programs to prospective students and clients

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • A can-do attitude with a passion for operational excellence
  • A tertiary qualification in Education or Sports-related field (essential)
  • A Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE40110 (or approved equivalent)
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in managing a team within an education or training organisation
  • Evidence of achieving high quality outcomes for students, staff and employers
  • A sound knowledge and understanding of the education and training sectors and a comprehensive understanding of how RTOs operate in a business context
  • The ability to implement a range of mechanisms to improve student engagement
  • Capacity to build and maintain collaborative working relationships with others
  • Strong organisational, planning and time management skills with the ability to prioritise and manage workload, meet deadlines and adapt to changing circumstances
  • Contemporary ICT skills

Highly regarded attributes include:

  • Demonstrated skills in project and event management (desirable)
  • Knowledge and understanding of funded vocational program reporting requirements

The successful applicant will demonstrate strong leadership skills, be a motivated self-starter, have an excellent eye for detail and be comfortable working on multiple projects to tight timelines.

Through this role, you will have the opportunity to work with a highly successful organisation and over 45 of our leading sport, fitness and recreation partners across Australia. We are highly regarded for empowering, supporting and believing in our people with a commitment to:

  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Professionalism
  • Collaboration

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