Assistant Manager School Facilities(copy)

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Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Manager School Facilities. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day and long-term maintenance of the school and staff housing, under the direction and in coordination with the School Operations Manager. The candidate will have a passion for environmental sustainability and support drive this throughout the school operations.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Coordinate all building maintenance issues ensuring that safety and security systems are in place and maintained and water, sanitization and electrical systems are safe and meet relevant Ministry regulations
  • Assess the current condition of electrical, air conditioning, plumbing and other essential facilities and equipment, ensuring regular maintenance and service schedules are followed. Liaise with procurement team to consolidate all annual maintenance contracts and maintain the expected quality from all suppliers.
  • Supervise day to day operations of the allocated support staff accommodation facility ensuring that residents’ welfare is maintained at all times and that all legal, HSE and related polices are adhered to thereby providing a safe and secure environment for the residents.
  • Be on call for staff and campus emergencies.
  • Receive all repair and maintenance requests from staff related to the school building, staff housing and campus facilities in general. Prioritize and coordinate work schedules to a high level of efficiency and customer satisfaction.
  • Coordinate 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. Supervisor transport representative and transport foreman to ensure the provision of a high level of service to parents.
  • To support the school admin team, advise disposal of unused assets in a timely manner and in line with the assets disposal policy.
  • Ensure all equipment is maintained, conduct inspection and drills, ensure compliance with codes and regulations and train all employees to ensure a safe environment
  • Initiate effort and energy beyond the typical work day, where the tasks require additional commitment.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree, or equivalent (advanced) diploma / Certificate of School Business Management / Facilities Management / NEBOSH or IOSH
  • Experience in a senior-level position within a service-oriented industry
  • Knowledge and understanding of sustainability.
  • Experience in a new school operations setting.
Abu Dhabi