Head of Operations Jobs in UAE at ART JAMEEL

Title: Head of Operations


Location: UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Management

Job Description

The Head of Operations for Art Jameel’s Saudi initiatives will be based at Hayy:Creative Hub, and managing the day-to-day of this major creative complex will be their primary focus. Hayy will be home to multiple entities, run by Art Jameel and like-minded partners, and this role takes on the responsibility of ensuring that all aspects of the complex run smoothly, responsibly, dynamically and that timelines are adhered to, including the opening (scheduled for winter 2020). The role involves building and maintaining a positive, collegiate environment for tenants, partners and visitors as well as smooth day-to-day functioning of all activities taking place at the complex. Art Jameel KSA’s Head of Operations will oversee HR, operations and government liaison for Art Jameel, plus the management of Hayy – both Art Jameel initiatives and the broader complex — including tenant and facilities management (including IT, contract services, security and maintenance).

The ideal candidate would have excellent, proven logistical and operational experience, including managing safety, security, facilities management, gained at a reputable development or company, preferably in the GCC.. Knowledge and experience of liaising with Saudi government entities, commercial partners and suppliers is essential, to ensure timely delivery of events, initiatives and strategies, within the correct legal framework. They should be positive, resourceful and solutions-oriented; ready to embrace new challenges; and be able to inspire and lead a team effectively.

Mandatory: excellent Arabic; Saudi nationality; good written and spoken English; an entrepreneurial, proactive approach.

Desirable: experience of having run a small business or building complex. Experience in the creative sector is preferred.

Company Industry

Furniture / Furnishings / Home Décor

Department/Functional Area

Corporate Planning / Consulting / Strategy / M&A


Head of Operations