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Qatar 4

Operations Manager, Qatar

TAX FREE c. £100k INCL housing allowance, schooling, flights, medical, visa etc


International Schools

Senior Management


m2r Education are working with this international school group who require an Operations Manager for Oryx International School, ideally by Aug 2022.

You will be primarily responsible for the management and development of all non-academic related activities at Oryx International School covering Finance, IT and Facilities Management. You will facilitate the delivery of a high quality education through leadership of these support functions, whilst adhering to regulatory, budgetary, quality, and Group standards at all times.

You will provide effective leadership to support and secure engagement of all stakeholders in the school, with particular attention to Qatar Airways as a key stakeholder within the framework of the Orbital Education-Qatar Airways Management Agreement.

To match the expectations and reputation of Orbital Education and Qatar Airways, we expect high quality and high standards from our staff.

You will have an excellent track record of leading and managing multi disciplinary teams in a large organisation and whilst knowledge of the management of schools is useful, a willingness to learn about this specialist field is more important.

Experience / Qualifications

  • Suitable professional qualifications in accountancy or business management are essential with further qualifications/experience in site management and/or Health & Safety being desirable.
  • Significant experience in financial planning and control in a larger organisation, preferably previously within a school.
  • Recent GCC experience and an understanding of Arab and Islamic culture.
  • Experience of working as a member of a senior team with Board level experience desirable.
  • Experience of working with external contractors to achieve the aims of the school and management of contracts to ensure we achieve value for money.
  • Excellent skills in Financial Analysis with the ability to interpret and analyse data and act upon the information.
  • Ability to work strategically and analyse issues then identify creative solutions.
  • Strong organisational skills to prioritize work and manage time effectively particularly under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner with all key stakeholders.
  • Strong English language and clear communication is an essential requirement for this role, and applications from native-level speakers of English will be preferred. 


  • C. 25000QAR basic salary + 11000QAR housing allowance (100k TAX FREE total package)
  • End of contract bonus
  • 2 x return flights per year
  • Medical cover
  • Schooling
  • Paid leave in accordance with academic calendar

Aug 2022 start date

For safeguarding purposes, a valid police clearance certificate / DBS is required, plus 2 professional references.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you have not been contacted within 5 working days of submission then please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.


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