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Job Title

Chief Operating Officer


City Education Group


Dublin 2


**brightwater Executive Are Delighted To Be Retained Exclusively For This Chief Operating Officer Appointment. ** The Organisation  City Education Group Is A Market Leading Education Provider Headquartered In Dublin But With A Global Reach. Each Year We Deliver Education Programmes To Over 5,000 Students, Both Privately Funded And Government Sponsored Which Are Supported By Over 230 Fulltime Equivalent Staff. The Group, Which Is Made Up Of Four Separate Colleges, Operates At Second And Third Levels Across Further And Higher Education And Also Engages Extensively In Professional And Vocational Training. Educationally We Have A Reputation For Providing Dynamic, Leading-Edge Teaching Which Changes Lives. Commercially, Each Of The Four Colleges Operates As An Independent Business Unit While At The Same. Time Benefitting From The Shared Services And Advantages Of Scale That Come With Membership Of The Group.  The Role  Due To Continuing Rapid Expansion, The Group Now Wishes To Recruit A Chief Operating Officer.  this Is A Senior Appointment Reporting Directly To The Ceo And The Person Appointed Will Be Responsible For Overseeing The Operation Of The Four Colleges By Their Respective Heads. Working With The Board Of Directors, The Academic Board And The Ceo, The Appointee Will Also Have A Major Input Into The Formulation And Implementation Of New Group Strategies.  Key Responsibilities. Manage And Grow The Group’S Education Business, Especially In Terms Of Course Development And Identification Of New Market Opportunities.  Adopt Appropriate Strategies To Manage Business And Organisational Performance In Terms Of Business And Financial Risk.  Work With The Ceo To Co-Ordinate Cross-Functional Programmes.  Promote The Group’S Courses Through Appropriate And Cost-Effective Marketing Programmes.   Provide Progress Reports To The Academic Board And Respond To Actions Required By It Especially In Terms Of The Maintenance Of High Academic Standards.  Ensure That The Group And Its Mission, Programmes, Products And Services Are Consistently Presented In A Strong, Positive Light To Relevant Stakeholders.  Work With The Group Hr Director To Manage Human Resource Issues In Accordance With Authorised Personnel Policies And In Conformity With Current Laws And Regulations.  The Person  The Successful Candidate Will Be A Good Cultural Fit And Have Experience In Managing A Large Team In A Competitive. Environment. It Is Likely, But Not Essential, That This Experience Will Have Been Gained In An Educational Or Training Setting.  Desirable Qualities/experience:   Demonstrable Commercial Acumen Combined With Sharp Financial Awareness.   An Aptitude For The Design, Marketing, Promotion, And Delivery Of Programmes, Products And Services In Such A Way As To Maximize Customer Satisfaction.   An Ability To Work Well With People And In Particular To Lead Organisational Change.  The Ambition And Skillset Needed To Develop And Implement New Strategies In A Complex Environment.  Self-Starter, Who Is Goal Orientated And Possesses The Intellectual Curiosity To Be A Problem Solver.   An Ability To Communicate Effectively And Persuasively To Both Internal And External Stakeholders.   For More Information And A Confidential Discussion On This Coo Opportunity, Please Contact Yvonne Mcnulty At Brightwater Executive On   Application Deadline: 12Th Of May.

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305 days ago