Raffles University Iskandar (RUI) is a multi-faculty, comprehensive university approved by the Malaysian government, in October 2011. It is supported by the vast experience of its parent company, Raffles Education Corporation, the largest private education group in Asia Pacific, operating 33 Institutions of Higher Learning in 30 cities across 13 countries in the Asia Pacific region, RUI is a Malaysian university that prides itself as a practice-oriented university with industry relevant curricula and practical hands-on experiences that prepare students for their future careers. RUI was established by RafflesIskandar Sdn. Bhd., a joint-venture between the Raffles Education Corporation and Education@Iskandar Sdn Bhd with shareholding structure of 80:20 respectively.
Currently operating from temporary premises at Menara Kotaraya, Johor Bahru, RUI is developing a new state-of-the-art campus, on a 65-acre plot of land located at Iskandar Malaysia’s EduCity zone which will be operational by 2014. RUI’s strategic location in Iskandar Malaysia sets the university in a secure and growing state economy with high potential in both economic and cultural development. Students will experience a vibrant and dynamic learning environment that will transform them into world-class professionals and industrial leaders.
RUI offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including Fine Arts, Design, Business Administration, Accountancy, Education Management, Applied Psychology and Information Communication Technology
Johor Bahru (Johor)
The General Manager is the most senior administrative position at RUI working under direction and in support of the President in the management of RUI business. The position ensures the provision and effectiveness of system, standards and operational business processes, as well as providing guidance on human resources, information management and other general issues to achieve RUI objectives.
The General Manager provides strategic leadership and oversight for the academic and student administration, information communication and technology. The position is an integral part of the RUI Senior Executive team and works closely with the President, Director of Sales and Marketing, and Chief Financial Officer to set directions for the future, to seek new opportunities for enhancing the standing of the RUI and to achieve both operational and strategic objectives.
As part of the broader administrative framework for the Raffles Education Corporation (REC), the General Manager will be required to work closely with the other senior REC administrators in pursuit of the REC’s goals and to ensure that overall REC aims and objectives are met. This includes identifying needs, participation in reviews and creation of policy and administrative practices and providing advice to senior officers in the REC.
Completion of a postgraduate qualification in business or management with extensive management experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education and training.
Proven high level skills, knowledge and substantial experience in the management of financial, human and physical resources to achieve strategic and operational goals, including a demonstrated ability in providing high level expert advice.
Demonstrated high level strategic, conceptual and creative skills, with proven ability to plan and prioritise complex and diverse activities and identify relevant issues.
Demonstrated ability to undertake significant research and analysis and to recommend appropriate action.
Highly developed written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, including demonstrated ability in policy development and implementation and the ability to carry out a representational role on behalf of the Faculty and the University.
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and direction to staff, including the capacity to ensure staff are developed to their full potential.
Demonstrated ability to show initiative and ability to work independently.
In depth knowledge across the full range of University policies and procedures.
Knowledge of the Malaysian higher education environment and an understanding of the international challenges facing Malaysian Universities in Johor Bahru.
Knowledge of corporate responsibility.
Interested candidates are invited to write-in or email their applications with a detailed resume stating current and expected salary together with a recent passport size colored photograph to:
RAFFLES UNIVERSITY ISKANDAR
MENARA KOTARAYA, LEVEL 9 UNIT 09-01
JALAN TRUS, 80000 JOHOR BAHRU
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org