Curriculum Manager – Offshore
Location: Middle East
Circa £50-60k Tax-Free + Flights, Pension Allowance, Accommodation, Medical, & Recreation Facilities
About the Job
An excellent overseas job opportunity has arisen in the Middle East with one of our key clients in the Defence & Marine sector. We are searching for a highly skilled Curriculum Manager to support the scheduled service programme for our customer based in the Middle East. Training will be delivered in a purpose-built facility and utilising advance simulation and emulation techniques. The post holder will be required to lead a multi-disciplinary team to ensure effective training delivery with high levels of student success.
About the Client
Our client has a well-established overseas presence where they have developed a reputation for working closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology to add value and capability. As a prime contractor under a Government to Government arrangement which is in place to provide equipment, support and training to the customer based in the Middle East, you will have the opportunity as Curriculum Manager to further your career with one of the most respected Marine & Defence businesses in the world.
As Curriculum Manager – Offshore, you will lead and manage a broad range of niche courses within the Offshore programme including; the Industrial Experience component, Skills-based Ship Building Projects, and other bespoke offshore commercial courses. You will also be the College Advisor for all students following the Marine Engineering HND route, as well as assisting in the management of IAMI written and MCA orals examinations. Above all, you will be responsible for ensuring that coherent academic guidance systems are in place and implemented in line with the National Maritime Academy in-country.
About the Person
The ideal candidate for this Curriculum Manager position, will most likely hold a degree in a relevant discipline and have experience of operational management in training delivery including effective development, deployment and leadership of staff. As Curriculum Manager, you will also have experience in the planning, development, approval and the delivery of Offshore Safety Skills core curriculum and the underpinning knowledge of the STCW qualification standards. Furthermore, to succeed in this profile role, and given the unique nature of the culture and work environment, you will possess a strong ability to be pragmatic and demonstrate first-class diplomatic skills.
Whilst it isn’t essential for succeeding in overseas jobs, it would be a distinct advantage if you have previous experience of working in the marine & defence sector in a Middle East country. Given the nature of the job, it will also be helpful if you have meticulous attention to detail and can operate to strict deadlines without compromising standards and quality.
The Reward & Overseas Benefits
The package for this Curriculum Manager – Offshore role is substantial. You can expect an excellent tax-free cash package of circa £50k to £60k depending on experience, with a wide-ranging benefits package including flights, pension allowance, rent-free accommodation and excellent recreation facilities within a secure compound. With all-year-round sunshine, excellent recreation facilities, and first-class medical facilities, it is a fantastic overseas opportunity for either those looking to move on an unaccompanied basis or those who wish to consider opportunities for families.
If you are interested in this role or potentially considering a move, please send your CV with a brief cover note providing some background on why you would like to be considered. Alternatively, if you would like to hear more details or have an initial, confidential conversation, please contact Carlé Liddell at Two Rivers
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