Head of General Services, UAE National

Inspire Selection

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: NP314-1386

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our higher education client is seeking a strong General Services professional to develop the strategy and ensure sourcing and management of their general services.

Key Responsibilities will include:

• Development of policies and procedures in line with Abu Dhabi Govt requirements and regulations
• Responsible for H&S policy and procedures
• Ensure financial efficiency and manage outsourced services and suppliers
• Oversee the audit and evaluation of suppliers
• Oversee inspection of buildings, approve repairs, oversee property management
• Management of direct reports in relevant areas
• Project Management


• To be shortlisted you will be educated to degree level or above and have a minimum of 10 years’ experience within general services.
• You will have a high level of communication in both English and Arabic and you will need to have a good in-depth understanding of requirements of the Abu Dhabi Government policies.

Thank you for your interest. All applications are viewed and evaluated according to the role requirements. We aim to contact shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks. As we often receive a high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to everyone. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.(EH)

About the Company

Inspire Selection is an award winning recruitment agency, headquartered in Dubai which recruits across the Middle East region. We employ highly knowledgeable, professional consultants who are experts in connecting the right people with the right opportunities. Our reputation has been built upon our honesty, integrity and our ability to source candidates of the highest calibre right across our specialist sectors. As a result, we are recruitment partners to a wide spectrum of organisations - from leading blue chip companies to smaller, local businesses. Sectors we cover include HR, Administration, Finance & Accounting, Legal, Sales & Marketing including Digital Marketing, IT, Oil/Gas/Energy, Engineering, Procurement, Manufacturing, Higher Education.

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