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Facilities and Operations Manager

King's College DohaQatar

The Opportunity 

Due to the continuing success and ongoing expansion of King's College Doha we are looking to appoint an outstanding Facilities and Operations Manager. The successful candidate will be able to make a significant contribution to the non-academic operations as the School expands. This is a unique opportunity for the successful candidate to join a highly talented team that has established King’s College Doha as one of the leading schools in Qatar. 

King’s College Doha provides staff with excellent opportunities for career development and progression to middle leadership positions and beyond.

The School

King’s College Doha is a British Curriculum school currently for students aged 3 to 13 with plans to open a new 3 - 18 campus in September 2022. We enjoy a strong relationship with King’s College Taunton, our sister school in the UK, and are proud to have brought nearly one hundred and fifty years of British education excellence to Qatar. Set on an outstanding campus, students and teachers at King’s College Doha benefit from first class facilities for both academic and co-curricular learning. 

The Person

The Facilities & Operations Manager (“FOM”) is responsible for many of the non-academic operations. The FOM is supported by members of staff offering leadership in and guidance on purchasing, facilities, IT, school services, etc.

The FOM reports to the Principal.



The FOM is a key member of the extended Senior Leadership team and works closely alongside the other Senior Leaders to develop, articulate and promote the vision, mission and values of the School. The FOM is responsible for the non-academic Strategic Development Plan and associated KPIs and actions as well as continuously reviewing and improving the School’s strategy in the areas of operations and risk management. 


The FOM is a key member of the facilities sub-committee and the H&S sub-committee meetings under the governorship of the School Advisory Board (SAB). The FOM, in conjunction with the chair of each sub committee, is responsible for the preparation and circulation of the agenda and papers ahead of the sub-committee meetings and the subsequent production and distribution of minutes. THE FOM will be a key contributor the termly Principal’s Report to the Board.

Premises Management

The FOM is responsible for the maintenance of all School buildings and for the upkeep of the School grounds. The FOM is also responsible for the cleanliness, good condition and security of the School buildings and other facilities.

The FOM will be the Health and Safety Officer for the school and have overall responsibility for health and safety, ensuring that the School complies with the highest standards of relevant legislation, and for ensuring that the School’s safety policy is kept up to date. The FOM will be responsible for chairing the regular safety committee meetings and for arranging the annual health and safety audit.

Business Development

The FOM is responsible for the operational management of all regular and ad hoc events.

The development of new innovative ideas for business development will be a key responsibility

Risk Management

Engage in the school’s operational risk management process with the objective of identifying key risks and implementing appropriate mitigating strategies.

How to Apply

In order to apply, please click on the Apply Now button beneath the advert text - here you will be able to download an application form. 

After considering the details of the candidate information pack, complete all sections of the application form including the supporting statement that sets out your interest in this position, how you meet the requirements of the role and your ambitions for the school. 

Completed application forms should be sent to by the closing date.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 28th February 2021.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Early application is advised with interviews possibly being arranged in advance of the closing date. King’s College Doha reserves the right to appoint before the closing date. 

Safeguarding and Privacy 

King’s College Doha is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to respect this commitment. The post is subject to applicants providing a satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate from their home country that is less than 6 months old.

By applying to this post, you agree to your data being held and processed by King’s College Doha and its affiliates. If you are appointed to the post you also agree to additional information, including sensitive data such as bank details and medical information, being held by King’s College Doha and its affiliates. 

For more information and the complete Job Description, please see supporting documents. 

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