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Operations Manager

  • Period: Full-Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing date for applications: 09 August 2018

The British International School Abu Dhabi is looking to appoint an experienced Operations Manager to join a well-established and supportive team in a highly successful and expanding school.

About the Role

The Operations Manager has a broad area of responsibility, managing efficient day-to-day operations and events within the school. 

This covers the management of third party contractors (providing security, catering, cleaners, facilities and school buses) as well as the school’s reprographics, operations and bus supervisor teams. 

The Operations Manager works in conjunction with the Principal and Finance Manager to devise, manage and control budgets whilst promoting and facilitating the continued expansion and improvement of the school’s facilities.  This position also provides advice and makes recommendations relating to resources, energy and cost savings.

The Operations Manager acts as project manager for all building works and upgrades and is responsible for health and safety within the school, ensuring continued compliance with HAAD, ADEK and Nord Anglia Education standards and regulations.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in this role or a similar one in the UAE
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Demonstrable problem-solving and project management skills
  • A high level of international and inter-cultural understanding

About Our School

The British International School Abu Dhabi is a highly successful, growing school with a committed and inspirational team of which operates with a highly motivated team of teaching and administrative professionals at its heart.  Our close-knit, supportive team is honoured to be at the centre of our community, educating over 1800 young people from more than 70 nationalities.  

In addition to being highly successful in its own right, The British International School Abu Dhabi is a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools. Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 55 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and The Americas, providing outstanding education to approximately 45,000 students from preschool through to the end of secondary education.

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We believe that being part of our family of schools gives our students a special advantage, having a wide range of resources and support available to enhance their success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and staff, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and King’s College London.

Selection Process

Applicants should submit a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees, one of which should be your current Line Manager.

The closing date for application is 9th August 2018. Interviews will be conducted at the School.

Safeguarding

At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.

All post holders having regular unsupervised contact with children are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.