Director of Vocational & Training Institute – UAE


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  • UAE
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    Chase Resourcing are delighted to announce that we are recruiting for a Director of Vocational & Training Institute for one of our clients in the Middle East.

    Please note that our preference is for the candidates with the Engineering/Math/Science background with Vocational Education Teaching and Management experience. Industrial experience will be an advantage.

    Knowledge:

    • Strong leadership, management and planning skills.
    • The ability to think creatively and strategically to successfully mediate
      and negotiate with individuals and groups internally and externally and
      at board level.
    • Sound understanding of the Vocational Education and Training (VET)
      sector in an International Context.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to establish and
      maintain business relationships with key stakeholders and customers.
    • Proven negotiation and mediation skills.
    • Capacity to direct vocational skills analysis with local industry and
      advisory bodies in order to meet the skills needed.
    • The ability to balance competing priorities, complex situations and tight
      deadlines.
    • Solid understanding of all aspects of practical training assessment.
    • Establish objectives and specify the strategies and actions to achieve
      these objectives.
    • Knowledge of Academic Governance, Educational Institutional
    • Effectiveness, Higher Educational Institute policies, standards,
      procedures and practices.
    • Excellent skills in organizational and strategic planning, supervision,
      independent decision making and program evaluation.
    • Strong financial acumen, prior experience with budgets and financial
      statements.
    • High level understanding and demonstrated cultural awareness and
      sensitivity to Islamic Culture as exists in the UAE.

     

     Requirements of Director:

    • 10-years’ experience in working in related Institutions at Senior
      Management Level.
    • A clear understanding of the Vocational Education Sector.
    • Excellent written and verbal skills.
    • PhD level are highly desirable.
    • Master’s degree in Education field is a
      minimum requirement.

    This is a learning organization. As such, everyone strives for professional and institutional development
    within a culture of effectiveness that:

    • Values collaboration, teamwork, and self;
    • Encourages ethical behavior;
    • Facilitates life-long learning;
    • Utilizes new technologies.

    Job Specifics:

    • Plans and Coordinates
      The Director works with the relevant senior staff from the Directorate to plan, coordinate and initiate
      business plans and recommends changes. The Director ensures that policies, strategies and goals are
      clearly understood by all stakeholders, and facilitates the development, maintenance, and monitoring of
      curriculum and operational plans so that business and strategic objectives at all levels are achieved at an
      optimum pace.
    • Leads
      The Director provides academic and educational leadership through the example of his/her own team
      accomplishments and through systematic communication to all stakeholders.
      The Director directs the efforts of the team under their direction and is responsible for all staff operations.
      In doing so the Director creates and maintains an environment of positive and effective leadership that
      promotes and supports the achievement of individual, organizational, and societal objectives in line with
      the vision and philosophy of the Institute.
      The Director sets goals, develops staff, monitors work, and evaluates results to ensure that project and
      organizational objectives and operating requirements are met and are in line with the needs and mission of
      the Organization.
    • Liaises
      The Director of Vocational & Training Institute facilitates close and effective relationships throughout the organization and participates in
      and nurtures broad networks of alliances with others to exchange knowledge and information.
    • Develops
      The Director ensures that resource effective policies, procedures and infrastructure are in place to support
      operations in vocational training and education environment. The Director identifies and leads new
      business development opportunities and ensures highly productive relationships and partnerships are
      developed and maintained. The Director of Vocational & Training Institute continually develops business analyses on the opportunities for
      growth and sustainability of the Institute.
    • Monitors and Reports
      The Director monitors and reports on the resourceful management of the Institute, in the areas of’ finance,
      human resources, academic, student welfare and community discipline.
    • Represents
      The Director of Vocational & Training Institute serves on committees and councils as directed by the Senior Director, Educational Institutions.

     

    Chase Resourcing are delighted to announce that we are recruiting for a Director of Vocational & Training Institute for one of our clients in the Middle East. Please note that our preference is for the candidates with the Engineering/Math/Science background with Vocational Education Teaching and Management experience. Industrial experience will be an advantage. Knowledge: Strong leadership, […]

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