Vacancy Details

12195 - Government Relations Executive

Location: UAE - Sharjah
Closing Date 30-Sep-2022
About the Role


Student Registrations

  • Should always have updated information about student registration procedures and required documents.
  • Plan and organise student registrations, coordinate with parents regarding required documents.
  • Should be able to register all the school students with the Education Authorities within agreed timelines.
  • Ensure the submission of the end of year results, students’ promotion & transfer within an agreed time frame.

    Teacher Licenses

  • Update School HR and Principal regarding the documents required and process to achieve ‘Teacher Approvals’ from Education Authorities.
  • Plan new teacher approvals well ahead of time so, that all the documentation is submitted the authorities for the approval.
  • Once the Teaching License is approved, forward the same to GRC immediately to process visa/ labour card.
  • Follow up on the equivalency process with the teachers.

    Education Authorities

  • Keep up to date within Ministry/ Authority regulations and procedures and update the MSO/ Principal/ Manager GR about changes in policy and compliance if any.
  • Establish effective communication and develop relations with Education Authorities, Government ministries and offices.
  • Apply for student school trips/ annual diary etc. with authorities to obtain approvals well in advance (Agreed timelines).
  • Translate promptly all rules, regulations and circulars in English for the school management.

    General Responsibilities

  • Maintain and update records regulating & maintaining trackers to show progress.
  • Prepare letters for Government authorities as and when required.
  • Embrace and encourage the ethos and standards of excellence as defined in the GEMS Core Values.
  • In association with ICT support, compile and generate Ministry required student records (manual or online records).
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
  •  Perform other duties as requested by direct and dotted reporting line managers/ supervisors.

Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills:

  • Local Driving License
  • Excellent Arabic and English skills (written and spoken)
  • Positive interpersonal and communication skills
  • Problem solving approach
  • Technical and computer skills required for data entry and deadline monitoring
  • Knowledge and understanding of Govt. Authorities procedures
About Your Benefits


The position offer an excellent remuneration package. 
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 Cambridge International Schools have a proven track record of success in both academic and extra-curricular activities. Cambridge International Schools consistently produce results that are significantly above the UK national averages, year after year. Over the past 3 years alone, GEMS Cambridge students have been accepted to 97 universities in 26 countries. GEMS Cambridge Sharjah continues the legacy of the Cambridge brand in Muwaileh area, Sharjah. Just 25 minutes from Downtown Dubai, this exciting new school opened in September 2019. Now in its third year of opening with more than 1600 students up to Year 12, the school has a capacity of 2500 students and will accommodate students up to Year 13. GEMS Cambridge Sharjah is a values-driven school which delivers the National Curriculum of England, with distinct opportunities to develop students’ full potential academically, socially and personally in a warm, happy and safe environment with design thinking at the core of curriculum


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

In line with the UAE's Emiratisation goals, GEMS welcomes and encourages applications from UAE nationals to join our fast-growing team.

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.