Vacancy Details

1625 - Assistant Manager School Facilities

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 13-Jun-2018
About the Role

We are recruiting an experienced Assistant Manager School Facilities to assist with the day to day and long-term maintenance of the school and staff housing, under the direction and in coordination with the Manager School Operations. 


This role will be responsible for assisting with all school facility management while working within budget guidelines and company procedures.

  • In conjunction with the Manager School Operations, coordinate and supervise, where appropriate, the allocation of work, and formulation of work schedules of ancillary employees and sub-contractor personnel to ensure adequate coverage at all times
  • Assist and co-ordinate through the Manager School Operations to ensure that health, safety, and hygiene mechanisms are effective so as to provide a safe environment for all. The guidelines from government authorities with regards to health and safety are to be effectively communicated to schools and ensure the schools follow it without fail.

Expected Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified with attested degree certificates. 

Expected Experience:

  •  2 years’ experience in a similar role or at least 1-year experience in the same position. This person has to be able to deputize in the absence of the MSO.

Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills:

  •  Fluent English communication skills. (written and spoken). Attention to detail with diligent follow up, and able to execute in a timely manner.  Skilled in multi-tasking and handling pressure. 


About Your Benefits

We offer an excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax-free salary, visa, tuition fee concession, medical insurance, annual airfare allowance, and annual leave.


About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About the School
GEMS United School is a GEMS Education school, offering the US curriculum for students from Pre-Kindergarten to 12th Grade. Our Common Core and Advanced Placement curriculum integrates international elements of learning and is tailored to the global students of today who will graduate as the innovators of tomorrow. Complementing our strong academic program is a robust athletic and after-school activity curriculum, developing the whole child. 
About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application.
1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.