Section Head – Facilities (Qatari Nationals preferred) – College of the North Atlantic , Qatar

Job Description
College/Department Profile:
The College of the North Atlantic – Qatar is inviting nominations and applications for the position of Section Head Facilities in the Facilities Management Department. The Section Head, Facilities must be a proven leader with the skills and expertise necessary to support the Facilities Management Department in fully implementing the College’s mission and vision.

College of the North Atlantic – Qatar Profile:
The beautiful and culturally progressive State of Qatar is home to the world-class post-secondary institution, College of the North Atlantic-Qatar (CNA-Q). Internationally recognized as a comprehensive technical college, CNA-Q is committed to high quality, student-centered education. This commitment is reflected through state-of-the-art facilities, accessible and responsive technology programs and strong partnerships with industry.
With more than 600 staff and 3,000 students, CNA-Q is one of Qatar’s largest post-secondary institutions offering over 30 diploma programs through student-centred learning. By providing training in a range of technical areas including Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, Industrial Trades, Business Studies and Information Technology, CNA-Q brings the State closer to the goals of Qatar National Vision 2030.

Duties & Responsibilities:
This position requires an energetic and enthusiastic individual who will lead the activities of the Facilities Management Department across CNA-Q Schools and Departments in the areas governing Facilities Management in order to provide support to all employees at the college.
The successful candidates should have an outstanding record of industry experience and possess the qualifications necessary to be successful in the role of Section Head, Facilities.
The successful candidate will provide support with designing and implementing policies and processes in alignment with CNA-Q’s strategic direction, best practice and relevant laws and regulations applicable in the state of Qatar.
The successful candidate will maintain a professional working relationship with all stakeholders and collaborate with the Procurement Department to ensure vendors and third-party providers adhere to service standards, quality, and contractual agreements.
The successful candidate will provide professional development support and perform periodic performance reviews for direct subordinates to contribute to the development of employees and must have excellent organizational, leadership, decision-making, delegation and communications skills as well as the ability to act as a mentor to team members.

Education and Certifications:
Bachelor degree in Facilities Management or Bachelor in Engineering (Civil, Mechanical or electrical.)
Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in Facilities supervision
1 year managerial experience
Fluency in written and spoken Arabic language is required
Fluency in written and spoken English language required

Other Required Skills:
Highly motivated individual with strong leadership skills and a desire to achieve organizational success. Demonstrates excellent attention to detail and analytical thinking and has the ability to analyse complex data. A proactive can-do attitude to work and good time management is essential. The candidate should have the ability to anticipate change and effectively manage quality and risk at all times. Effective resource management is essential. Commitment to positive relationship building and effective working relationships across all levels of the organisations is required. Knowledge of decision making, strategic planning and alignment recruitment, Knowledge of Service design and implementation and Process design and efficiency is desirable. A Commitment to ongoing training and continuous professional development is desirable.

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