The school offers a US-based education for preschoolers to high school students in Myanmar
POSITION TITLE: Business Development Director
WORKING LOCATION: Yangon
REPORT TO: School Director and Board of Directors
POSITIONS REPORT TO THIS ONE:
Admissions and Marketing Manager
Thalun International School is looking for a senior, experienced executive to lead all business activities for this growing school. The Business Development Director will be in charge of all non-academic related departments and is responsible for collaborating with the School Director to deliver educational and financial results for the school. The ideal candidate is an experienced executive who has worked for at least 10 years in the educational sector, and has a deep understanding of the educational market in Myanmar.
Be mainly responsible for developing the school business.
Develop the school’s annual business plan for approval by the Board and oversee its implementation
Assist in identifying the short-term and long-term business goals of the organization.
Assume responsibility for delivering top and bottom-line financial targets as specified by the business plan.
Deputize as leader of the senior executive team of the school where appropriate
Lead and provide recommendations on other strategic initiatives as required by the Board of Directors.
Provide direction and management to direct reports to ensure they deliver against business objectives.
Coordinate with those responsible for all non-academic aspects, including financial matters, marketing & student recruitment, information technology, facilities, operations and personnel.
Review and suggest operational improvements to ensure the schools and organization continuously improve
Provide reports to the Board of Directors as requested.
Provide direction and management to direct reports to ensure they deliver against business objectives. Provide mentorship and coaching to direct reports to help staff develop professionally.
Work on due diligence matters when needed.
At least 10 years of experience in a service business, with at least 5 years of experience in senior management positions.
Experience in an education business strongly preferred but not strictly required
Experienced managing the P&L of a company
Proven achievement of financial results & activities
Passion for academics and education
Strong leadership in project management & human resources management
Strong written and verbal communications skills in both Myanmar and English
Strong ability to convince and influence others.
Well-established network in the business community
Highly self-motivated, with high professional maturity and solid work ethic
Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
Assertive and proactive, takes initiative to drive and complete projects
Yearly result-linked bonus
Positive working environmentInternational community
Founded in 2016 in Yangon, Thalun International School (Thalun) is a private college preparatory school for PKG to G12 students. The language of instruction is English, and the school follows a US standards based curriculum guided by American Education Reaches Out (AERO). The academic program is complemented by visual and performing arts, ICT, athletics and variety of co-curricular activities. In grades 10 to 12 students may elect to take Advanced Placement (AP) classes to support them in applying to colleges and universities around the world. The school currently serves students from 21 different nationalities. We are a small but growing school that sets and supports high academic expectations in a warm, supportive learning community. For more information on our vision, mission and approaches to teaching and learning, as well as the school culture visit our website and please reach out should you have any questions.