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Bishop Mackenzie International School, the only IB World School in Malawi, is seeking an experienced Business Manager to join the senior leadership team. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of innovative leadership within a business environment, organisational skills, and leading and developing teams. She/he will also have a cooperative, collaborative, empathetic and supportive style of leadership.

The Business Manager will not only be intuitive but also has proven experience managing and coordinating finance activities. The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for coordinating the school business administration, legal compliance, and school support staff. S/he will manage a team of finance, human resources, procurement, marketing, facilities, and ÌT staff to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all internal school systems. The school seeks a dynamic candidate who has experience working with teams to innovate, transform, and modernize business / operational systems and processes.


The Business Manager will provide expertise and leadership in all business service areas as well as other non-instructional operations. The Business Manager will ensure the school remains compliant with applicable Malawian laws and regulations pertaining to payroll taxes and labor laws.


  • ACCA or equivalent Advanced degree in business administration/management, accounting, finance, or a related field, preferably to Masters level; 10+ years of experience in a similar role.
  • Superior business skills, leadership skills and experience, employee management, understanding of data privacy standards.
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal, public speaking skills, deep understanding of business principles and practices, superior attention to detail, organisational skills, planning skills; research skills; analytical skills; critical thinking skills; problem-solving skills; computer skills; multi-tasking abilities; integrity, honesty.
  • Experience of working within a school environment (preferred).
  • Familiarity, or a working knowledge, of integrated school management systems (preferred).

How to apply

Further details of the position are available from school and interested candidates should send their applications, including a detailed CV and names of three traceable referees, to the following e-mail address:


no later than 9thApril, 2021.

First round interviews will be conducted in school in the week commencing 12th April, 2021

Skills Required

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