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Head of Operations

Job title: Head of Operations

Company: Taaleem

Job description: Job description

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The role

  • Manages, leads and leads all teams at school that deal with sites / facilities, operations and cost control. Manage all related areas to maintain high levels of health, safety, security and financial control. • Support the principal and Taaleem to develop the business in line with the strategic platforms; Growth, operational excellence, the development of our people, endorsement of customers. Personnel management • Develop and maintain effective partnerships and engage positively in communication with all staff, senior leaders and the principal. • Provide guidance to the facility manager and the head of security. • This includes ensuring that they meet their responsibilities and KPIs, support their professional development, conduct evaluations and address performance issues. Adhere to the school’s policies and procedures and ensure that all supervised staff are as well • Support the recruitment of administrative staff • Line management of IT technicians, managers and administration assistants Purchasing and contract management • Provide guidance when receiving stock, confirms that all goods comply with the requirements of the orders, and the processing of signed invoices and delivery notes • Provides school-based supervision of service-related contracts, which includes ensuring suppliers provide services according to their contract and confirms to Central Office Procurement that all services rendered as needed • Assist in collaboration with school staff and Central Office Procurement, where applicable, in purchasing local supplies and services. • Purchases must comply with the Taaleem procurement policy • Obtain the necessary documents to the central office on time to facilitate the payment of monthly invoices. • Take responsibility for the proper maintenance of all school furniture, fittings and fittings within the limits of the school budgets and report to the principal or delegate on any issues that may require repair and / or replacement, so that proper financing can be planned / allocated in advance when possible • Monitor safety, cleaning, catering and other relevant contracts for the school to ensure efficiency, effectiveness and value for money. • Compile all tender documents for renewal or contract changes in collaboration with the Central Office Procurement. • Responsible for leasing school grounds to outside organizations and school staff, and for developing all school facilities for use outside the school, especially with reference to the local community • Collaborates with the school facilities manager, principal and central office operations on short (immediate) , medium (up to and including summer jobs) and long-term (3-year cycle) maintenance and improvement requirements. • This includes setting up an ongoing maintenance program consisting of decoration, renovation / upgrading and repairs. • In addition, the judicious use of the school’s maintenance budget for minor repairs as well as regular improvements proactively requires the view and vision of the main and central office operations. • Relations with ESM and DPA Health and safety • As chief health and safety officer for the school, ensure that all aspects of the school meet all related requirements set by Taaleem, the government and the school. • Any concerns and / or improvements must be reported immediately to the principal, the central facilities manager (MEP matters) and the head of procurement and operational support (all other matters). • Assist the principal and / or their delegate with the administration of the crisis management and reporting protocol if / when necessary. • Stop accidents and injuries at school. Lead efforts to bring about changes / improvements to the grounds, buildings, equipment and / or facilities that have caused or led to accidents or injuries. • Report such incidents and solutions to the principal, the head of procurement and operational support and the manager of the central facilities. • Ensure that adequate and proper health and safety signs are in place. • Ensure that efficient and safe transport is provided. This includes school bus transport and Taaleem drivers, as applicable. Staff Accommodation • Liaise with the school’s HR Advisor and the Office’s Acquisition and Operational Support Division to ensure that the preparation, maintenance (if applicable) and departure of staff in Taaleem Provided Accommodation (TPA) is compliant. requirements. The primary focus is on TPAs ​​outside Taaleem Residences in Dubai Studio City. Responsibilities that can be delegated to the school’s FM manager may include the following: • Supporting the preparation of units, the inspection of units and the signing of the teacher on the checklist • Cleaning of units at the end of the rental period, the conversion of keys • Load the final inspection report to the operations assistant at the central office with all the payment receipts against utilities that affect the complete and final settlement. • Ensure that repairs are carried out adequately. • Get acquainted with the accommodation procedure document issued by procurement and operational support on all aspects of TPA and the specific roles and timing of schools Finance in accordance with the auditor’s recommendations • Agree on expenditure with budget holders and provide regular financial reports as required • Give regular reports on the financial condition of the school to the principal and BEE. spend and advise accordingly. Suggest ways to achieve budget efficiency • Supervise the school account function, ensure its efficient operation according to agreed procedures, and maintain the procedures by conducting an annual review • Provide all information required by the internal auditors and make recommendations out. processing and payment of all goods and services provided to the school • Supports the preparation of invoices and the collection of all fees and other fees • Maximizes revenue generation, including writing bids and raising funds for the school • Manages all monthly records with that of Taaleem including salaries and provision cover (in collaboration with the principal) Compliance • Ensure that buildings and premises comply with all requirements of the Ministry of Health and Safety Regulations, Municipality, Civil Defense and other government bodies, including the education regulator • Ensure security, cleaning, and contracted staff such as teens, clinics and lifeguards can have the correct government documentation (ie occupational health cards) to be authorized to work in the school. Provide advice to the Central Facilities Manager and address gaps immediately. • Be able to provide copies of all facilities for maintenance and other school services to the authorities as and when required. Checklist issued for central office operations • Provide reports and fines from government inspections, including RTA / DOT, and update the bus checklist immediately with any new requests arising from an inspection to the central office transport controller. • Ensure that Taaleem’s policies and procedures are followed and that other employees are trained in and familiar with relevant policies and procedures, including procurement and health and safety.


Education • Bachelor’s degree or industry-related qualification at similar level. Experience • Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role (eg facilities, purchasing), ideally in an educational institution or a related service provider industry. Skills • Team management, operational management and compliance experience, working with regulatory bodies, strategic planning and business development, strong IT skills and logistics. Traits • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. • Ability to solve and support staff with complex problems. • Express and support all staff to overcome problems that affect personal circumstances. • Visionary in terms of developing systems and structures, yet paying attention to detail on day-to-day operational tasks.

About the company

The most important activity of Taaleems is the development and management of early childhood, primary schools and high schools. With quality at the forefront of our offering, we tailor each project to meet the specific educational requirements of a wide range of families by offering the best international curricula, including Brits, Americans, the International Bachelor and our customized program for early childhood. Taaleem, which means education in Arabic, is committed to inspiring students and helping them identify and develop their passions and talents. We recruit only the best international teachers who can deliver our international curricula in a creative and engaging way. Taaleem wants to raise the educational standards in the region. The combined experience of its core team of senior education leaders in international education policy, operations and best management practices in global governance means that Taaleem is well positioned to ensure the exceptional schools that meet the most comprehensive and demanding education development requirements.

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Location: Dubai

Job date: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 05:16:09 GMT

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