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Job details
Employer Doha College
Location Qatar
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
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HR Manager required to start in August 2017

Are you an enthusiastic, well qualified and experienced HR Manager?

If you are passionate and full of energy with the skills and experience stated in the job description attached .Then this is the right opportunity for you so please apply today!

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) - qualified to Associate member level as is a minimum requirement for this post.

Please review this site and watch our short recruitment videos to find out more about Doha College

As a high profile British international school, for children aged 3-18, we focus on developing a growth mindset within our students and staff.

Our salary and benefits package includes a generous expatriate allowance which is recognised as one of the best in the Middle East.

We also have an effective induction programme for all new staff to support relocation.

We are looking to appoint an experienced, dynamic and enthusiastic HR Manager with the ability to

To manage all aspects of the HR function ensuring compliance with current employment legislation at all times and to act as a strategic partner supporting the overall objectives of the Leadership Group and Board of Governors of Doha College.

Experience of managing a team is essential as the successful applicant will have a team of direct reports

(Currently 4 staff in the HR team + The HR manager)

Skills Required

HR Advice and Guidance

  • Interpret and advise on HR policy giving guidance and support to the Leadership Group, middle leaders and employees on all HR related issues.
  • Advise and liaise with the Governors’ DCM Committee on all HR related issues gaining approvals where necessary.
  • Obtain external legal guidance as required on complex issues to ensure course of action will at all times minimise financial or reputation risk to the College.

Qualifications and Training

  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)- qualified to Associate member level as a minimum
  • A comprehensive record of HR CPD
  • The ability to work on your own initiative

Essential Experience

  • Prior experience working as a HR Manager
  • Experience of directly line managing a team of HR staff
  • Experience of processing a payroll


  • Working knowledge of HR policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of Qatar Labour Law
  • Previous experience working at an advisory level within an HR Department, preferably in an educational setting


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise with good organisational skills

How to apply

Applicants should complete a Doha College teaching application form and ideally a supporting letter explaining why you are suitable for this post ( Please review the job description).

All applications should be sent to

Please review this site and watch our short recruitment videos to find out more about Doha College

If you have an up to date CV please also submit this prior to completing your application form.

Please call Penny Kontopyrghou on +44 (0)207 259 8771 or +44 (0)7595 969 600 for more information.

Please ensure that you include the following VISA information when submitting your application.

1)      HR qualification 2) Date of birth 3) Marital status 4) Your Nationality.  If applicable 5) the Nationality of your Wife/Husband/ 6) Nationality and ages of your children

Application packs will be sent to applicants who meet the criteria or can be downloaded from the TES  advert on from

About the employer

When you choose to work at Doha College, you choose a long established school with a unique heritage in Qatar.  We pioneer High Performance Learning in the Middle East, and our students all develop what we call a growth mind-set that will equip ...

Information about Doha College
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

AL Waab Secondary & 6th Form Campus
PO Box 7506
+974 4468 5720