Diploma Manager for Female College - (Relocation to Saudi Arabia)

Location: United Kingdom, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11-05-2018
Desert Recruiting Services is searching for experienced female Diploma Managers for various locations in Saudi Arabia to start in December 2018.   PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A FIVE MONTH CONTRACT ending May 23, 2019. (There is a possibility of renewal.)  

Our client is a top tier global organization with excellent benefits and a competitive salary.  Please note that our client is only able to offer single "bachelorette" contracts and family members are not able to join.  Our client will provide Employment Visas and Iqama (residency permit).  You must be in your home country to process this visa.  

  • Competitive tax free salary 
  • Accommodation and Transportation
  • Medical Insurance
  • Economy class ticket at the beginning and at the end of employment contract
  • Visa Processing (Iqama) 

Required Qualifications and Experience
  •  Masters Degree in a field of study related to at least one Diploma program, or an equivalent bachelors degree with at least 5 years of relevant industry experience
  • Depth of knowledge in at least one area of the Diploma curriculum, pedagogy and assessment
  • At least 5 years of prior teaching or training experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Vocational or industry setting experience is preferred
Required Skills
  • Relevant faculty or staff management while serving in a similar role
  • Sound educational philosophy and instructional competence
  • Ability to communicate well and to apply leadership skills within a shared decision-making model
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, faculty, employees and the general public
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, employees and the community
  • Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, and draw conclusions
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in written and oral form in English (Arabic is a plus)
  • Proven ability to work in a culturally diverse context, especially supervising faculty of different nationalities
Preferred Skills
  • Prior work experience in Saudi Arabia or the GCC is preferred.
  • Prior City & Guilds training is preferred

Essential Job Functions
  • Supervision and Coordination of activities related to the Diploma Program, which includes different disciplines such as Business, Management, Events or other core subject areas
  • Plan courses of study with the Director of Academic Affairs, curriculum specialists, local business representatives, and relevant stakeholders to develop, improve and implement the new courses
  • Curriculum and program development and evaluation
  • Evaluation and support of the instructional process
  • Supervision of the Diploma Program’s facilities and equipment
  • Responsibility for the safety, conduct, and general welfare of students
  • Monitoring and support of the students’ progress
  • Selection, assignment, supervision and evaluation of the certificated and classified faculty and employees
  • Development and implementation of shared decision-making
  • Development and management of sound fiscal practices
  • Research and maintenance of applicable current local laws, policies, and procedures relative to the Diploma Program
  • Performance of the function of an Internal Verifier for the Diploma Program’s assessors, according to City & Guilds procedures and standards
  • Ensure all graded assignments are course relevant, and completed and filed in a timely manner and according to policy
  • Ensure all unit grades and exam documents are posted in a timely manner and according to policy
  • Establishment and maintenance of relations with local industry to coordinate guest speakers and field trip locations, provide On the Job Training work sites, and secure graduate placement opportunities
  • Coordination of all Capstone and CBT exams, including ensuring the registration of students and preparation of the facilities and exam resources
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