Cemeteries Business Manager - Maximum-term up to 3 years

Job No: TSC476
Location: Murwillumbah

The maximum term position of Cemeteries Business Manager is responsible for establishing Council’s cemeteries business as the cemetery and crematorium provider in the region, while providing a high level of customer service and support to Funeral Directors, the bereaved and people or organisations with interests or responsibilities in the bereavement services sector.

The role requires a high level of sensitivity and respect for the deceased and the bereaved in the carrying out all duties.

The focus of the role:

  • Manage, control, develop and grow the business
  • Promote the business and establish its branding within the community and among key customers and suppliers
  • Develop and sustain good customer relations
  • Lead a team of cemetery and crematorium operational and administrative staff
  • Advance the business to be a leader in cemetery and crematorium management and control
  • Ensure the business operates in full compliance with applicable statute laws, regulations, and Council’s policies and procedures.

What's on offer:

  • An attractive base salary ranging from $81,430 per annum with competency based increments up to $93,718 per annum, plus 9.5% super
  • 70 hour, 9 day fortnight
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance.
  • Generous employment conditions (we have too many to list - click here for more).

We are seeking:

  • Degree level qualifications in Business, Marketing, Economics or equivalent and or extensive demonstrated experience developing a business in a competitive environment
  • Proven experience as an effective business manager in a competitive environment
  • Demonstrated analytical and investigative skills combined with policy development experience.

Where it's located:

This position is based in Tweed Valley Cemetery, Eniron, and can be directed to work from any Council work site.

Position closes: 

 Friday 26 April at 12 noon sharp (NSW time).  Late applications will not be permitted.

 

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  1. Degree level qualifications in Business, Marketing, Economics or equivalent and or extensive demonstrated experience developing a business in a competitive environment.
  2. Proven experience as an effective business manager in a competitive environment.
  3. Demonstrated experience in marketing and promotions.
  4. Demonstrated ability to schedule and co-ordinate minor capital works to successful & timely completion.
  5. Proven experience as an effective and competent team leader.
  6. Proven experience in, controlling budgets, determining priorities, assigning tasks and coordinating resources to achieve required results.
  7. Knowledge of, and demonstrated experience in, financial management and analysis.
  8. Demonstrated analytical and investigative skills combined with policy development experience.
  9. Ability to effectively communicate with key customers, including funeral directors and visitors to cemeteries & gardens.
  10. Proven experience in working to tight and concise schedules.
  11. Demonstrated experience servicing a diverse cultural, ethnic and religious client base with sensitivity.
  12. Advanced computer skills, including data processing, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, word processing.
  13. An understanding of key legislation related to cemetery and crematorium operations.
  14. Hold a current driver’s licence valid in the State of NSW.

Desirable:

  1. Proven experience as an effective manager of funerary related businesses (funeral director, cemeteries, crematorium etc.).
  2. Certificate III in Cemetery and Crematorium Operations or equivalent.

 

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