Operations Manager

Nord Anglia Education


The British International School Abu Dhabi is looking to appoint an experienced Operations Manager to join a well-established and supportive team in a highly successful and expanding school.

About the Role

The Operations Manager has a broad area of responsibility, managing efficient day-to-day operations and events within the school.

This covers the management of third-party contractors (providing security, catering, cleaners, facilities and school buses) as well as the school’s reprographics, operations and bus supervisor teams.

The Operations Manager works in conjunction with the Principal and Head of Finance to devise, manage and control budgets whilst promoting and facilitating the continued expansion and improvement of the school’s facilities. This position also provides advice and makes recommendations relating to resources, energy and cost savings.

The Operations Manager acts as project manager for all building works and upgrades and is responsible for health and safety within the school, ensuring continued compliance with HAAD, ADEK and Nord Anglia Education standards and regulations.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in this role or a similar one in the UAE
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Demonstrable problem-solving and project management skills
  • A high level of international and inter-cultural understanding

About Our School

The British International School Abu Dhabi is a highly successful, growing school with a committed and inspirational team of teaching professionals at its heart. Our close-knit, supportive team is honoured to be at the centre of our community, educating students aged 3-18, from more than 90 nationalities.

The school was originally opened in 2009 and is now widely recognised as one of the leading schools in the Middle East. The school was internationally recognised by winning awards at the prestigious International School Awards in both 2020 and 2021, the only school in the world to do so.

To learn more about our school, please visit http://www.nordangliaeducation.com/our-schools/abu-dhabi

Selection Process

Applicants should submit a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees, one of which should be your current line manager.

Interviews will be conducted at the School or via Microsoft Teams.


At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.

All post holders having regular unsupervised contact with children are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.

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