Business Services Manager

We're looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company.Responsibilities:Contributes to the development of P&S strategyRecommends developments to the departments services and systemsRecommends and continually assesses market trends regarding vendors, products, procurement systems and processes - includes research and developmentProvides support to the ED regarding alignment of operations, use relevant management information, professional knowledge and experience.Provides support to the Director regarding operational matters and protocol.Manages the operations of the Business Services Section, and the ED's office.Ensures effective and efficient secretarial service provision to the ED.Ensures effective and efficient reception and telephony function to ED's Office.Provides a high level executive assistant function to the ED and the senior management team, including the writing of high-level communication, reports and presentations.Creates and manages work flow processes to ensure appropriate, effective, efficient and timely work flow in to, out of and within the ED's office.Provides logistical and servicing service to P&S senior management team structures.Services key P&S senior and strategic management committees and groups, and provides a co-ordination, communication, monitoring, reporting and compliance service to these groups (for example - P&S Stratco, P&S Risk Committee, P&S HR Committee.Ensures the effective and efficient servicing of other key P&S management committees and groups.Manages liaison with and maintains relationships with internal and external stakeholders, working closely with the P&S Marketing and Communications function.Continuously builds relationships with Directors that report to the ED and the greater UniversityIdentify and implement new services to meet customer requirementsPrepares, manages, and is the budget owner, of the finances and budgets of the Business Services sectionManages the preparation and submission of the budgets for ED's operational budgetsManages and controls the finances of the ED's operational budgets, with delegated authority as per governanceRecommends and implements initiatives to improve efficiencies, cost-savings, and income generation.Oversees and manages the consolidation of all procurement within the P&S Vendor Database.Promotes and supports a departmental culture of good supply chain managementRequirementsMatricNQF 7 in a commercial, operations, real estate, related field5 years relevant experienceAt least 2 years in a leadership role in an operations and/or customer Service Environment
Cape Town, WC, ZA