Vacancy Details

11424 - Assistant Manager School Facilities

Location: UAE - Sharjah
Closing Date 07-Jul-2022
About the Role

The Assistant Manager School Facilities will primarily be responsible to assist and support the Manager-School Operations in facilitating smooth functioning of the School.

Your main responsibilities will include but will not be limited to developing a system for cleaning, repair and maintenance of school facilities, both during term time and over school holidays for major operations, coordinating all building maintenance issues ensuring that appropriate health, safety and security systems are in place and maintained according to the Ministry guidelines, liaising with procurement team to consolidate all annual maintenance contracts and maintain the expected quality from all suppliers, coordinating and supervising, where appropriate, the allocation of work, and formulation of work schedules of ancillary employees and subcontractor personnel to ensure adequate coverage at all times, receiving and coordinating for all repair and maintenance requests from staff relating to the school building, staff housing and campus facilities in general, coordinating the school’s transportation requirements to ensure that all students and employees are transported to and from the school in a safe and effective manner.


Person specifications:-

Qualifications: the ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree. Additional qualification in Health & Safety is preferred

Skills: fluent English communication skills, attention to detail with diligent follow up, ability to multi-task and handle pressure, capability to influence people, excellent networking skills and cultural sensitivity.

Experience: 1-2 years of experience in a similar role.



About Your Benefits

All positions offer attractive, tax-free salary and benefits.


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 Westminster School, Sharjah is a highly successful international sister school to The Westminster School, Dubai and GEMS Westminster School, RAK. The GEMS Westminster School, Sharjah opened in 2012 and follows the internationally recognized English National (British) Curriculum. The school prepares students to take the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), Advanced Subsidiary (AS) Level and A Level Examinations of the Universities of Cambridge and London and EDEXCEL (UK). We currently cater to FS1 to Year 13.

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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
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.