Production Manager

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About the organisation

Good to Great Schools Australia (GGSA) partners with schools and school systems to support school improvement along a journey from Poor to Fair, Fair to Good and Good to Great.

About the units

Product Development is about taking a great idea and making it even better! Our team deploys leading edge practices to drive the organisations projects, navigating them through our innovation model. The team works across the strategy, design, build, implement and operate phases to deliver new products and services that delight our customers.

About the Role

The Production Manager will contribute to the organisations objectives by leading the Innovation and Program Development team to ensure that innovation projects and organisation tasks are  effectively prioritised, planned and delivered.   Essential requirements of this position are leadership, planning, collaboration, written and oral communication skills and the flexibility to undertake a range of activities based on the changing needs of our small but growing organisation.

The Production Manager will advise project teams involved in the delivery of innovation projects on the innovation model systems, processes, practices and tools to achieve results in line with the GGSA vision. The role is part of the Leadership Team and  may occassionally work with GGSA partners and other stakeholders.

Essential criteria

  • Tertiary qualification in business, economics, engineering, public policy or a related discipline;
  • Experince of successful project development delivery, including managing multiple concurrent projects
  • Experience in project scheduling; including activity definition, duration estimating and activity scheduling
  • Experience in coordinating cross-functional team members
  • Experience in leading and undertaking business and/or social policy related research, analysis and design
  • Strong writing skills in business cases, briefs and presentations
  • Proven ability to develop strong networks with diverse key partners with demonstrated negotiation skills and the ability to address difficult or contentious concepts
  • Exceptional research, communication skills (oral and written), IT skills (Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint), and strong organisational and time management skills
  • Empathy with less advantaged peoples and a desire to see them gain access to the same opportunities as other Australians
  • Willingness to travel away from base location to spend time visiting regional and remote areas of Australia
  • Ability to obtain a working with children check (QLD Blue Card)
  • Ability to obtain a successful police check. 

    Desirable criteria

  • Familiarity with and knowledge of the Australian primary and secondary education sector;
  • Understanding of co-design processes; education reform; business development, monitoring and evaluation

    How to Apply

    Applicants need to submit a resume and an application letter that addresses the essential selection criteria above. GGSA does not consider applications who do not address the selection criteria.

04/11/2019 $0 Cairns & Far North 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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