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Institute Director

Institute Director

Posted 13 March by Chase Resourcing Ended

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.


  • 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
  • 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
  • High level understanding and demonstrated cultural awareness and
    sensitivity to Islamic Culture as exists in the UAE.


  • 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.

Required skills

  • Institute
  • Management
  • Science
  • Director

Reference: 34671210

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