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This award recognises the skill and know-how of those who manage the entire day-to-day administration of a small business which has been operating for five years or less in the residential building industry. The ideal applicant is an office all-rounder involved in business marketing, finance management, customer service, business strategy and system development.
All submissions must be uploaded online by 5pm Monday 20 June 2022.
Often those running small businesses underestimate the importance of the work they do and undersell their contribution to the business.
When uploading your submission, you will be asked to answer these questions:
Your submission must be uploaded as a word or pdf document addressing seven key criteria regarding your involvement and contribution to the business.
Please outline your involvement in the following operational areas of the business, giving examples where applicable.
Outline how you have contributed to the following areas of business in the last 12 months.
Please detail your involvement in managing the business' finances including:
Have you implemented any new systems or processes in the business in the last 12 months? Briefly outline why these were identified and how they were successfully integrated with business operations.
Outline any training or upskilling you have done for your role within the last 12 months.
Winners and finalists in each HIA region will be announced at Housing Awards events in October-December 2022. The winner from each HIA region progresses to compete to be named the 2023 HIA Australian Small Business Management winner, announced in May 2023.
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