Operations Director – Facilities Management

  • Full Time
  • Doha, Qatar
  • Applications have closed

Power International Holding

Under the direction, guidance and supervision of the General Manager, the Operations Director is to direct and coordinate the day-to-day management of the Operations Department and all operational aspects of project contracts based on company policies, goals, and objectives to ensure service delivery in line with budgeted P&L. They are responsible for providing overall leadership to FM and related services within the business, ensuring an efficient working environment and that KPIs are met consistently.


  • Assists upper management in setting goals that promote company growth.
  • Oversees the daily activity of the Operations Department team, Facility Managers, Engineering Managers and Projects Managers.
  • Prepares budgets, schedules, and other organizational reports as needed.
  • Manages team workloads in order to meet goals and deadlines.
  • Develops plans to increase efficiency, reduce costs and improves existing systems and policies.
  • Manage and monitor all project profitability to stay within the projected budget
  • Ensures customer requirements are met in a timely manner.
  • Works closely with other departments to promote efficient company optimization
  • Identifies improvement areas and plans and implements systems to boost company effectiveness.
  • Executes plans designed to meet company goals by changing policies and coaching employees.
  • Coordinates schedules and special event operations for the purpose of ensuring required facilities preparation.
  • Overseas the development of long and short-range maintenance plans/programs (e.g. emergency response plans, energy management plans, annual budget, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring that resources are effectively utilized.
  • Directs projects to ensure completion within established time frames, project design and budget
  • Ensures FM Manpower is maximized to meet the needs of the business.
  • Monitors fund balances of assigned programs and related financial activity to ensure that expenses are within budget limits and/or fiscal practices are followed.
  • Participates in meetings, workshops and seminars to convey or gather information required to perform functions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
  • Performs personnel functions (e.g. interviewing, evaluating, supervising, etc.) to maintain adequate staffing, enhancing the productivity of personnel and achieving objectives within budget.
  • Recommends new hires, promotions, termination and transfers to maintain staffing needs and productivity of the workforce.
  • Researches new products, laws, regulations, etc., to recommend purchases, contracts and maintain districtwide services.
  • Ensures all FM manpower is qualified and competent for their role within the organization.
  • Provides comprehensive management data to assist business decisions.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and Operations Management (Essential)
  • Member of FM lead body (IWFM /IFMA etc.) or Facilities Management Degree (Essential)
  • Recognized Management Qualification (Desirable)


  • At least 20 years of experience – 10 years on the job and 3 years in GCC
  • Strong organization and leadership skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong Problem-Solving Skills.
  • Exceptional Coaching, Strong Decision Making, Action Planning, and Prioritization Skills.
  • Sets priorities which accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities
  • Can perform at an advance level of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint