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Regional Finance Director

Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic
Bay Of Plenty Region NZ, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 15, 2024

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Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Application Closes 10 May 2024
  • Bay of Plenty - Bay of Plenty
  • Financial Manager

Mō Tēnei Tūranga Mahi | About the Role

Regional Finance Director Rohe Rua

Fixed term, full time

Due to internal movements and organsational change an opportunity has arisen for Regional Finance Director Rohe Rua. Working as part of the regional leadership team, the regional finance director will support regional and local leaders to make sound financial decisions and ensure national consistency of process and approach. Thus ensuring we contribute to the overall goals and objectives of Rohe Rua | Te Pūkenga.

The appointing salary for this role will be between $188,000 - $235,000pa (Fixed Remuneration excluding KiwiSaver), dependent on skills and experience.

The Regional Finance Director can be based in either of the business divisions within Rohe Rua reporting to the Executive Director Rohe Rua and will be responsible for:
  • Partnering with regional leadership teams, providing expert insights, advice, support, and financial leadership. Enabling regional delivery and develop effective forecasting and budgeting capability, including publication of forecasts and budgets.
  • Operationalising finance strategy in the region, to support the achievement of organisation outcomes. Managing relationships with key stakeholders, providing insight and advice on fit with Te Pūkenga strategic intent and operations.
  • Supporting commercial negotiations with specialist providers and partner with leaders to drive revenue and operations opportunities. Manage cost containment / revenue growth and growth projections.
  • Drive alignment of financial practices, processes and policies with those of other strategic partners. Provide values-based leadership to the regional finance team ensuring their wellbeing, productivity, performance, growth and development.

He kōrero mōu | About you

To be successful in this role you will have:
  • Strong strategic capability and change management practice, excellent communication skills and proven ability in developing relationships across a business and the ability to influence at senior levels and a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Experience as a member of senior leadership in a medium to larger organisation
  • Significant experience in finance disciplines and teams at a senior leadership level, and within the vocational education sector as well as an understanding of RoVE.

As an inclusive and supportive employer, we value diversity and want to encourage anyone interested to apply, regardless of whether you tick all the boxes or not.

We know that people from underrepresented groups and women in particular don't apply for roles if they're not a 100% match, but we're not looking for perfection, we're looking for potential.

We want to see the real you in your application, and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whānau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your Cover Letter.

For more information please view the Position Description below.

Mō Mātou | About us

Rohe Rua is comprised of three business divisions each with vibrant and progressive tertiary institutes.
  • EIT | Te Pūkenga has campus locations in Tairawhiti (Gisborne), Hawkes Bay and Auckland with learning centres located throughout the region.
  • Toi Ohomai | Te Pūkenga has regional campus locations in Toi Ohomai Windermere (Tauranga), Toi Ohomai Mokoia (Rotorua).
  • Wintec | Te Pūkenga has regional campus locations in Hamilton.

Me pēhea te tono | How to apply

As a responsible employer and education provider, we are committed to the protection of children and vulnerable persons and applies relevant policy and practice to meet this commitment. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and will be required to undergo pre-employment checks; Successful candidates will be required to undergo relevant vetting and employment checks.

If this exciting and rewarding role sounds like your next career move then we encourage you to apply prior to 8 May 2024. We will be assessing all applications as we receive them and if we find that your application is one we wish to discuss further with you, we may contact you before the closing date of this advertisement.

To apply please submit your CV and Cover Letter alongside your online application.
  • 2024_04_10_RegionalFinanceDirectorPD.pdf

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