General Manager, Qatar Skills Academy, Doha, Qatar

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City CollegeDoha, Qatar

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

City College is a newly launched institution in Qatar offering a range of Business programmes to students here in Doha. We offer BTEC RQF awards in Business from levels 4 to 7. We articulate with a number of international universities to provide vocational pathways either into higher education or into the workplace; and have strong relationships with all the key employers in Qatar.

We are a Qatari institution, part of a leading Qatari company with diverse and successful operations in Education. Our Education cluster includes the Doha British Schools as well as a well-known workplace learning company, the Qatar Skills Academy. The cluster provides educational opportunities for learners of all ages

Our mission is to provide to students with practical skills based on real life situations, and prepare them for professional careers. The College is a vocational institution offering an alternative to traditional academic styles of learning. Our high school students, graduates or those already employed who are seeking to upgrade their qualifications.

City College is in late launch stage and will start teaching from September 2018. We are seeking a few key positions, based full-time in Doha, to be filled by late August 2018. We are seeking enthusiastic, creative and dynamic professionals to be part of this new challenge, breaking barriers with a learner-centric and practical approach to vocational higher education.

An attractive, tax-free expatriate package is on offer for the right candidates, who should hold a postgraduate degree, have a number of years’ experience and be accustomed to teaching and assessing within a UK-style qualifications framework.

Doha is a safe, family-friendly city and is an attractive and sophisticated destination in the Middle East, with a thriving education sector that attains a high standard of teaching and learning.

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We aim to provide feedback to all applicants but please be aware that, due to the large volume of applications received for all roles, we cannot guarantee that you will be contacted if your application is unsuccessful.

This is an exciting opportunity for a mid-career learning and development professional. We are seeking someone with the talent to drive our business plan for the continued domestic and international growth of the Qatar Skills Academy; to extend the existing links with its sister institution, City College; and to take the organisation to the next level of its development.

Candidates should have at least five years’ experience in consulting, sales or general management in the field of learning and development. Please visit the website and alternatively for further details.


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Phase: Higher Education
Address: No 39 Barwa Commercial Avenue, Doha, Qatar
Telephone: +974 4019 8198