Head of School Planning & Provisioning

Catholic Education Office - The Diocese of Parramatta (see more jobs from this school)

North Parramatta, NSW


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 3 November 2021


As part of the mission of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Parramatta, the Head School Planning & provisioning is accountable for major long-term system strategy and planning of school and system infrastructure that responds to the needs of CEDP schools.

<p>At <strong>Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP)</strong> we are committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. With over 5,000 passionate employees located across 80 primary and secondary schools, we have the intent and the resources to transform the learning and unlock the full potential of each of our 40,000 plus students. We are always on the lookout for top talent to help us achieve our strategic goal of inspiring the future, through transforming learning and strengthening the professional lives of staff within a Catholic learning environment.</p> <p>We are committed to the creation of school communities where each student can reach their full potential. To continue to achieve our plans for growth and improvement, we are seeking a commercially astute property planning professional to join our Capital Resourcing directorate to execute the school planning and development strategy.</p> <p><strong>About the opportunity:</strong></p> <p>The Head of School Planning &amp; Provisioning reports to the Director Capital Resourcing and is responsible for executing the school planning strategy including infrastructure, procurement, and school provisioning. You will be responsible for developing and executing a long-term strategy that responds to the infrastructure needs of schools within the&nbsp;Diocese of Parramatta&nbsp;(80 schools across the vibrant region of Greater Western Sydney). Your impact will be seen by:<br><br></p> <ul> <li>Engagement and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders in the planning for the provision of high-quality System infrastructure</li> <li>Delivery of detailed business case development and securing planning approvals</li> <li>Informed decisions around System infrastructure planning&nbsp;using the latest data and trends</li> <li>Accessing diverse sources of revenue to support major infrastructure projects, including, but not limited to the maximisation of available government funding</li> <li>Identification of alternative sources of finance to support capital investment and maximise CEDP’s ability to deliver System infrastructure in line with organisational risk appetite</li> <li>Identification of emerging trends in school infrastructure and facilitating a process that explores alternative options for delivering the best outcomes for an existing school or clusters of schools</li> <li>Development of solid relationships with outsourced Project Managers who are engaged to design and deliver high quality and complex System infrastructure</li> <li>Active participation in the governance structures that oversee the delivery of major capital infrastructure projects to ensure consistent design and delivery in line with the System’s strategic provisioning plan</li> </ul> <p><strong>About you:</strong></p> <p>To be successful in this highly rewarding role you will demonstrate alignment to the purpose and core values of CEPD along with:</p> <ul> <li>Degree qualified in Property, Business, Commerce, or related disciplines</li> <li>5+ years commercial experience and knowledge of the property market</li> <li>Knowledge and understanding of the local precinct planning systems</li> <li>Experience in presenting proposals with sound economic justification</li> <li>Thought leader on Asset Lifecycle Management, accounting for new and emerging market trends&nbsp;</li> <li>Understand the impact of the digital world and the impact that online learning environments and curriculum integration opportunities</li> <li>The ability to establish and grow strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders</li> </ul> <p>We believe that our employee community is a key strength of our organisation, and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being leaders in quality, faith-based education, and an Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion quality education and lead the way in innovation and inspiring the future.</p> <p><strong>Interested?</strong></p> <p>This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working with Students and Children. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here.</p> <p>CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.</p> <p><strong>Apply today!</strong></p> <p>If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation committed to transforming lives through faith-based education, click on the APPLY button.&nbsp; To find out more about CEDP go to <a href="https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/">https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/</a> or follow us on LinkedIn.</p>
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