General Manager (Middle East)

**This position is being handled by Christian Jobs as an Executive Search Campaign. All applications will be handled by the Christian Jobs in the first instance**

 

Division: Homeschool Global Middle East

Position: General Manager, Middle East

Reports to: CEO

Salary: 18,000 - 25,000 UAE Dirham (Equivalent to £3,780.59 - £5,250.82 GBP) TAX FREE

25% performance related bonus

UAE Gratuity pension scheme

Medical Insurance

Relocation Assistance

 

BRAND PROFILE: 

Homeschool Global Middle East

HG is an accredited home education services provider, serving over two thousand students across 24 countries, from Pre-School through to High School. The Middle East branch with its main hub in Dubai is experiencing rapid growth through an aggressive strategy.

http://homeschoolglobal-me.com/

Wellspring International Academy 

https://wellspring-academy.com/

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The role will oversee and lead HG’s and Wellspring’s Middle East operations of the regional office and local hubs in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha and further expansion.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead & manage the learning services at each local hub, driving innovation, academic and service excellence amongst the team.

  • Lead and manage the enrollment and records function, driving excellent and timely service & responses, as well as accurate data. 

  • Lead and manage the customer service & sales team, driving excellent and timely service & responses, as well as enrollment targets. 

  • Lead and manage the events & shine team, driving added value to the customers through excellent & relevant events.

  • Lead and develop the HG classes & programs, driving both excellent inhouse and external programs at the local hub level that are commercially viable and complement the core learning. 

  • Lead the Equip program in the Middle East, driving excellent training at the local hub level 

  • Lead and manage the local book store operations including inventory management, ordering and fulfillment. 

  • Manage the Middle East budget and control company spending inline with the DOA.

  • Conduct HS intro and other sales events as required to drive sales. 

  • Support local public relations activities in coordination with Marketing SS.

  • Oversee finance and admin department.

  • Monitor performance, mentor & develop the regional team members.

 

OTHER BRANDS:

  • Manage and launch Singapore Learning Systems in Middle East

  • Develop and grow the Learning Plus book Sales.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proven leadership and managerial experience 

  • Ability to manage a growing and changing team 

  • Excellent time management and communication skills

  • Sales skills and ability to build productive business relationships

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently

  • Relationship building with our department heads, domestic & international

  • Experience in international & executive professional correspondence

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any subject is preferred

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills especially working with clients via phone and email

  • Strong attention to detail and excellent follow-through skills

  • Strong Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word skills

  • Positive attitude and high performer

  • Ability to learn and use business software’s quickly

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with changing deadlines and priorities

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: 

  • 10-15 years experience in the service industry, preferably in the field of education, training or hospitality 

  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree

  • MBA advantageous 

  • Administrative, Planning and Organisation Skills

  • Strong customer service background

  • Christ-Committed Follower

 

**If you have read this job description and would like to learn more information about the role or apply for the position then please fill out the application form below and send it along with an up to date copy of your CV to mark.cherry@christianjobs.co.uk and we will get back to you as soon as possible.**

 

Location

Dubai
United Arab Emirates

Salary
£45360.00 to £63000.00
Category
Compensation
Salaried
Hours
Full Time
Deadline
Contact Telephone
Contact E-mail Address
mark.cherry@christianjobs.co.uk