position and candidate specification lycée français de singapour (lfs)

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position and candidate specification lycée français de singapour (lfs)

Lycée Français de SingapourApril 2013Page 2• Strengthening the communication channels, both internal (among staff) andexternal (parents, students and the community at large, regulators and othergoverning bodies) notably in crises/ emergency situations.Key RelationshipsReports to:Direct reports:Other key relationships:Board & the Proviseur (Head of School)Finance Director, IT Director, HR Manager, COO,Operations Manager, External CommunicationsManager and Extension Project Manager (totalteam of around 35)External regulatory bodies in Singapore includingMinistry of EducationAEFENon Admin StaffExtension Project related: Architects, Governingbodies, Steering Committee for project andproject management teamParentsMajor ResponsibilitiesRepresentation of the School‣ Ensure an efficient and effective administration in support of the overalloperations of the school excluding the educational aspects, as the legalrepresentative of the LFS.‣ Liaise with retained solicitors for legal matters on behalf of the school and ensuresoverall compliance with the laws and ordinances of Singapore and manage allaspects of compliance with regard to the Ministry of Education, the AEFE, theCharity Act, Private Education Act and the Company Act and other Singaporeangovernment bodies as required.‣ Prepare and assist in the annual external audit of management accounts.‣ Maintain a professional relationship with other international schools and furtherstrengthen ties with the Singapore eco-system.Leadership and Participation in School Management‣ Participate in all meetings of the Boards and related Committees. Participatein elaboration of long term strategic vision & mission for the school and reporton administrative matters and execute decisions and instructions of the Boardefficiently and timely.


Lycée Français de SingapourApril 2013Page 3‣ In close cooperation with the Proviseur and heads of department prepare theannual operating budget for submission to the Finance Committee.‣ In coordination with others strive to modernize and improve administrativeprocedures as well as promoting efficient external and internalcommunications.‣ Recruitment of all administrative staff and support of the Proviseur in therecruitment of other staff.‣ Maintain the competitive advantage of the LFS within the international schoolcommunity in Singapore.Operational Management‣ Closely collaborate with and support the Proviseur to keep him informed ofimportant operational matters.‣ Develop the existing administrative team – deploy resources appropriately,identify skill gaps and implement relevant training and development programmes.‣ Supervise and control the day-to-day operations of the school within authorizedguidelines and approved budgets including:oooApprove material and equipment purchases, related disbursements as wellas commitments to annual maintenance contracts.Negotiate annual insurance policies including the group medical scheme,annual agreements with school bus operators and canteen. Maintain up todate licences relevant to school operations.Supervise the coordination of all matters concerning security, maintenanceand repair. Approve contracts for such work and exercises control overpayments.‣ Lead the extension project in line with time and budget map.If you wish to apply for this position, please send your CV and contact details toLFS@spencerstuart.com

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