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Housing Manager


Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP749-170

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Negotiate rents, administer contracts, and develop policies to deal with the management of the building and tenancy contract
• Inspect properties
• Manage group budget and be proficient in excel
• Manage repair and maintenance programs and budget
• Ensure upkeep of Taaleem Building is managed to a high standard, ensuring all annual maintenance contract are in place and develop planned preventive maintenance of the building.
• Ensure all licenses are kept up to date
• Handle breaches of tenancy and lease agreements
• Liaise with tenant groups, local authorities, estate agents
• communicate with cleaners and maintenance staff
• Encourage and support tenants and residents groups and attend meetings as required
• Maintain records and writing reports
• Coordinate with all schools, central office and effectively communicate the housing plan
• Build strong relationships with the community
• Main point of contact for all staff housed in the provided accommodation


• Education: Bachelor Degree or Industry Related qualification at similar level.
• Experience: Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar role (e.g. property management, facilities) ideally in an Educational Institution or related service provider Industry.

• Team management, operations management and compliance experience, working with regulatory bodies, negotiation and communication skills, strategic planning and business development, strong IT skills and logistics.

• Outstanding interpersonal skills and communication skills.
• Ability to problem solve and support staff with housing issues.
• Empathic to all staff and supportive to overcome problems that affect personal circumstances.
• Visionary in terms of the development of systems and structures yet attention to detail on day to day operational tasks.

About the Company

Taaleem's main activity is the development and management of early childhood, primary and secondary schools. With quality at the forefront of our offering, we tailor each project to answer the specific educational requirements of a wide range of families by offering top international curricula including British, American, the International Baccalaureate and our custom early childhood programme.

Taaleem, which means education in Arabic, is committed to inspiring students and helping them to identify and develop their passions and talents. We only recruit the best international teachers who are capable of delivering our international curricula in a creative and engaging manner.

Taaleem is seeking to raise the educational standards in the region. The combined experience of its core team of senior education leaders in international education policy, operations and global management best practices means Taaleem is well positioned to ensure the creative of truly exceptional schools that satisfy the most comprehensive and exacting education developmental requirements.

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