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Operations Director

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Education Above All
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Ar Rayyan, Al Rayyan Municipality, Qatar
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Published 23 days ago

EAA is looking for a Director of Operations for EAC programme. This is a leadership role in the foundation’s programme that supports approximately 36 education projects globally. In addition to strategic leadership and management of the operations of Educate A Child, the successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to manage a team and EAC’s financial and operational reporting, including with partners and with management and other external partners. The Director of Operations drafts, negotiates and manages legal contracts; oversees audit responses; addresses cash flow, cash management and EAC budgeting processes; oversees maintenance of all relevant databases, files and reporting tools; is responsible for compliance; reviews and assesses individual proposal budgets; engages significantly with potential and current partners regarding the full range of finance and operational issues; and works closely with other EAC and EAA Departments. The successful candidate will be a highly skilled professional who is a flexible problem solver. The successful candidate will relocate to Doha, Qatar.

The ideal candidate is a highly analytical leader who is responsible, reliable, and willing to regularly contribute to making our foundation a better place to work.

 

Requirements:

Educational Qualifications

  • PhD Preferred. Masters in administration/project management or bachelor with combined experience accepted.

Experience

  • 16+ years in grants management in Asia, Africa or the Middle East; or similar work experience in an international NGO or foundation

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in maintaining operations procedures & processes including project grants, contracts & other agreements
  • Ability to develop and understand contractual language
  • Highest level of accuracy with regard to preparing and communicating financial data
  • Excellent ability to work with partners regarding handling potential problems with accuracy, clarity and respect
  • Working knowledge of procurement, financial accounting and business administration.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a high-paced working environment
  • Ability to lead a team of professionals and to work in a team environment with other EAC Departments.
  • Ability to resolve issues efficiently and effectively so that project implementation is not hindered 
  • Experience in developing best practices and tools for project tracking and reporting


EAA is looking for a Director of Operations for EAC programme. This is a leadership role in the foundation’s programme that supports approximately 36 education projects globally. In addition to strategic leadership and management of the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    January 15, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    November 30, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Level of Language Proficiency

Very good English writing skills.

Very good English writing skills.

Location

On-site
Education City - Gate 7, Ar Rayyan, Qatar

How to Apply


If you have experience of working in a similar capacity, meet the above profile and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, please send an updated copy of your CV to career@eaa.org.qa

Please list the position of interest in the subject line of the email.

Due to the large volume of applications we usually receive, we cannot respond to every applicant individually. If you have not received a reply we regret to inform that we have continued with other candidates.


If you have experience of working in a similar capacity, meet the above profile and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, please send…

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