Chief Operating Officer

Job Title: Chief Operating Officer
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Salary: Above RM25,000
Reference: AWJI-056331
Contact Name: Mark Ellwood
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 26, 2018 15:22

Job Description

About our client

The client is one of the top award winning education group in Malaysia. 



About the role

The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for the strategic and operational management of the Finance, Human Resources, Systems and Methods, Facilities and Administration of the school.


The incumbent shall oversee the operational function of the school’s (locally and overseas) by working closely with the respective Heads of Operations and Principals of the schools to provide strategic leadership in formulating, developing and executing operational strategies so as to ensure efficient operation at the schools.



Your responsibilities

  • The position shall function in a strategic role and will work with all schools to develop, implement and review overall strategic and operational plans in line with the Schools' development, growth and expansion. The position will work closely with the School Principals in this area, and where relevant with assigned key members of the Schools' leadership team. Included in this responsibility will be the review of business, financial and operational performance; and KPIs of the Schools together with the School leadership team.
  • The position shall also oversee and support the operational function of the schools (locally and overseas) by working closely with the respective Heads of Operations and Principals to provide strategic and operational leadership in developing and executing operational strategies and plans to ensure efficient and effective operations of these schools.
  • The position shall undertake any other assigned special and/or adhoc projects/duties from time to time.



You will have

  • At least fifteen (15) years of relevant working experience.

  • At least eight (8) years of experience must be at senior management level.

  • Working experience in the education industry is preferred.

  • Comprehensive understanding of international school/educational institutions operations.

  • Understand work operational systems, standards and practices in various area of supervision.

  • Understand and interpret financial statements and reporting Competencies (Skills & Behavior).

  • Proven track record of exceeding goals and a bottom line orientation with high level of business acumen.

  • Ability to think strategically and anticipate future consequences and trends.

  • Excellent skills in problem solving, project management and creative resourcefulness.

  • Strong people management skills with the ability to lead by example to promote and develop a strong team, and work with other functions to deliver company’s objectives.

  • Ability to lead and work harmoniously with colleagues and other stakeholders in a multicultural, international environment.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with superior command of verbal and written English.

  • Strong work ethic and possess the drive to work in a dynamic and demanding environment

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