Vacancy Details

11198 - Manager School Facilities - Immediate Start

Business Unit: GEMS DUBAI AMERICAN ACADEMY
Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 02-Jun-2022
About the Role

We are looking for an outstanding candidate to join our team immediately in the capacity of Manager School Facilities.

The role holder will support the Manager School Operations to effectively manage all non-education related activities within school operations and will be fully responsible to effectively manage school facilities. The incumbent will continuously strive to exceed internal & external customer expectations, capitalizing the economic profit and return on capital investment, while embracing the GEMS Core Values.

The scope of work includes complete school facilities management, regulatory and health & safety compliance, stakeholder management and improving efficiencies.

Qualifications / knowledge skills:

  • A minimum Bachelor degree or equivalent (advanced) diploma/ Certificate of School Business Management/Facilities Management/ Operations.
  • Fluent English communication skills, written and oral.
  • Attention to detail with diligent follow up, and able to execute in a timely manner. Skilled in multi­tasking and handling pressure.
  • Organizational ability, of self and others.
  • Forethought and forward planning (particularly as this relates to local Government compliance matters).
  • Capable of influencing people and talented in networking with cultural sensitivity.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong and consistent supervisory skills.
  • Commercial acumen.
  • Initiate effort and energy beyond the typical work day, where the tasks require additional commitment.
  • Logistic project and operational planning experience. 
  • Ability to think independently and problem-solve.

Experience:

  • At least 5 years' experience within a service-oriented industry.

About Your Benefits

This position offers an attractive tax free salary and benefits including an airfare allowance and 52 calendar days of annual leave.





About GEMS

Trusted for over 60 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 170,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division.

About the School

GEMS Dubai American Academy (DAA) is GEMS Education's flagship American school. Offering both an enriched American Curriculum and the International Baccalaureate Diploma to students from around the world, DAA prepares its students for success in the world's most prestigious universities and colleges.

DAA is the only American curriculum school in Dubai to receive the KHDA rating of Outstanding, and has received this rating since 2011.

With over 20 years of history and academic excellence, DAA is one of the most sought after American schools in Dubai. The school's outstanding heritage is coupled with its future-fluent program which embeds creative design, cutting-edge robotics and digital fluencies at its core. Through teaching, learning and innovation, students develop a mastery of multiple literacies and fluencies to support genuine world-class learning, personal growth and future readiness. DAA offers a diverse range of extra-curricular, athletic, and leadership opportunities to enrich the holistic development of each student.

Our staff teaches and inspires excellence in academics and life-long learning skills by continually reviewing and building an enriched American curriculum, promoting student achievement, encouraging integrity and nurturing a desire to learn.


To learn more please visit http://www.gemsaa-dubai.com/
About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
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.