Director of Business Services

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About the role

Competitive salary plus benefits                      

Based in Hertfordshire.

Herts for Learning Ltd (HfL) is a not-for-profit company and the largest schools’ company in the UK. We provide trusted, inspirational and collaborative teaching, learning, leadership and business support to over 500 schools and education settings in Hertfordshire and beyond, generating an annual income of over £22m and employing over 300 staff.

We are now seeking to appoint a Director of Business Services. Our Business Services directorate provides support to schools across HR, governance, business management, IT, recruitment and financial services, reaching 99% of all Hertfordshire schools. Reporting to the Managing Director and a member of the Executive Team, the Director of Business Services will provide strategic leadership to the directorate, ensuring that our offer evolves and grows to meet emerging customer needs.

You will bring knowledge and experience of the schools system along with an understanding how business services support successful educational outcomes. You will be an experienced leader, able to develop high performing teams and shape a customer-centric culture. You will bring proven commercial acumen and strong financial management skills.

This is a critical role that provides an exciting opportunity to join a successful company that puts its moral purpose at the heart of everything it does.

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For a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants at Anderson Quigley: Elliott Rae on +44 (0)7584 078 534 or Kassie McKnight on +44 (0)7808 648 559.

The closing date for applications is noon on 18th February 2019.


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Contact details

Herts for Learning Ltd
Herts for Learning (SROB201) Robertson House Six Hills Way Stevenage
Herts SG1 2FQ

Telephone: 01438 844786