Business Manager

  • Unique opportunity to be a part of an established and respected College.
  • Significant role ensuring that the College’s processes and facilities evolve.
  • An adaptable leader who thrives on an inclusive caring culture.


St Patrick’s College, Wellington

St Patrick’s College is an integrated boys College with a proud history of providing high quality Catholic Education in Wellington since 1885.  There is a culture of high expectations and continuous improvement in all areas of school life so that their students are sent out to be leaders of the Church and of the communities where they will live. The college’s motto is ‘Sectare Fidem’, Hold firm to the Faith.


As Business Manager, you will play an important role in ensuring best practices, operational leadership excellence and ownership of the College’s long term financial and property objectives. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will work with key stakeholders including the Society of Mary, Board of Proprietors, Board of Trustees, as well as others, to develop and own the future college aims and objectives and drive the direction of a large facilities redevelopment plan. You will report directly to the Rector and manage the College’s support staff. 


We are seeking candidates with a combination of strong commercial and financial management with the ability to build and maintain effective stakeholder relationships. You will present financial updates to your stakeholder groups therefore exceptional communication skills are a must. Ideally you will have demonstrated experience in commercial projects and be a CA or equivalent.    

Entry to New Zealand from all countries remains strictly controlled to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. You may only apply for this role if you have the right to work in New Zealand. For information about New Zealand work or residence visas, please visit

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 21 September 2021



FURTHER ENQUIRIES: Leanne Brockelbank or John Bell on 04 550 8000

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