Job Details

Manager-Facilities Management
Posted 394 days ago

General information about institution

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is an independent co-education institution of Higher Education that provides an integrated American-style, undergraduate and graduate education. All programs are accredited by the Ministry of Education of the UAE, and the university recently received initial accreditation through SACSCOC in the United States. The American model of higher education ensures not only skills in specific academic fields, but also a general education curriculum that exposes students to new ideas and ways of thinking critically about local and global issues. The multicultural student body at AURAK offers candidates the opportunity to teach and conduct research in one of the most diverse countries in the world. AURAK is a young and rapidly growing university.  AURAK is located in Ras Al Khaimah, one of the Northern Emirates and a rapidly growing region.  The beauty of Ras Al Khaimah is reflected in its traditions and diverse landscapes — its white sandy beaches, the majestic Hajjar Mountains, the expansive desert and its sands dunes, and the many historical sites.

 

Job Purpose

The Manager of the Office of Facilities Management manages the university’s building construction and renovations and its physical assets and grounds maintenance to ensure safe and efficient operations of all university for students, faculty, staff and visitors at AURAK.

 

Minimum Qualification and Education

Essential:  Bachelor’s degree in business/hospitality administration, engineering, health and safety or related field

Desirable: Master’s degree in engineering management, project management or business administration

 

Required Knowledge and Skills

Proficiency with MS Office; project management principles and practices; analytical skills, problem solving abilities, strong communication; negotiation; networking; maintaining high attention to details; high degree of professionalism and discretion

 

Work Experience

Essential: A minimum of five to seven years’ experience in a construction or building project management role.

Desirable: Experience in higher education institution

 

Language proficiency required

Essential: Bilingual in English and Arabic

Advanced proficiency in speaking, reading and writing English;

Intermediate proficiency in speaking, reading and writing Arabic

 

Competencies

Service Excellence-

Professional Ethics and Integrity-

Problem-solving-

Time Management

Teamwork

 

Reporting line

Vice President-Operational Excellence & Financial Management

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