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Data Manager (Local Hire)
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Data Manager (Local Hire)

Mesaimeer Campus - Barwa City Street, Mesaimeer, Doha, Qatar

Package: Competitive

Start date: August 2021

Contract type: Permanent

Contract term: Fixed term

Are you a fully qualified, enthusiastic and experienced Data Manager seeking a new challenge? If so, you will be interested in this fantastic opportunity to join Oryx International School, Doha as a Data Manager.

The Opportunity

This position is a local hire contract-no sponsorship offered.

The School is seeking to appoint a well-qualified Data Manager with effect from August/September 2021. You must have recent experience working as a Data Manager preferably in a school environment.

The purpose of the Data Manager is to drive a data culture forward within the school and co-ordinate and administer the efficient running of the school’s academic information management systems (ISAMS) and Assessment suites in order to support the Academic and Administration staff. Attention to detail, a high level of accuracy and the ability to work independently are required.

For more information, please refer to the attached Job Description.

Applicants must be fluent in spoken and written English and able to lead by example, possessing excellent IT, organisational and communication skills.

As an International school specialising in the British Curriculum to a diverse international student population, strong English language is an essential requirement and applications from native-level speakers of English will be preferred.

The School

Oryx International School is a unique project conceptualised by Qatar Airways and Orbital Education creating a joint venture between a world renowned, multi-billion dollar turnover airline and a prestigious group of International schools. The objective of this £70 million project is to satisfy the demand for premium quality British style education for the children of expatriate employees of Qatar Airways in Doha.

The vision and mission of Oryx International School is to provide the employees of the world’s five-star airline and their children access to a five-star education. The new, bespoke, built to specification school provides state-of-the-art facilities and education technology to enrich teaching and learning experiences for our students. The school aspires to foster an ethos of global citizenship, the celebration of cultural diversity and a wide international perspective to equip their students with the building blocks to become potential leaders of the future across the world.

The facilities offered at the school site, combined with our approach to education, which incorporates British style and tradition based upon the English National Curriculum, while retaining the value of local culture and tradition, allows Oryx International School to stand out.

Benefits of working at an Orbital Education School

Orbital Education focuses on delivering the very best in British education to its students around the globe. It’s an expanding group with schools already in Spain, Hungary, Slovenia, China, Russia, Ecuador and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop new schools across the globe. Key reasons to work at an Orbital Education School include:

1. Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and students worldwide

2. Enhanced professional development opportunities, through partnerships with specialist learning providers to offer recognised and accredited professional development programmes.

3. Opportunities for both career development and movement within the group, providing opportunity to see the world whilst progressing an attractive and rewarding career.

Application Process

If this describes you, and you meet the requirements for this position and are keen to join our excellent and friendly school, please submit your application to us.

Your application should include a cover letter outlining how you would utilise your knowledge, skills, and experiences to ensure success in the role, and should detail the names, email contacts and contact numbers of two referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer.

In addition, please provide a CV with all relevant details of your experience and education history. Please email your application to:

Successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible.

Please note:
Incomplete applications will not be considered and all applications will be acknowledged on receipt, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted with the outcome of their application.

Due to the expected high levels of interest in positions at the school, Oryx International School reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage of the recruitment process.


Interviews will take place in Doha and/or via Zoom/Skype. You will be contacted with arrangements ahead of interviews taking place. The school is taking all the necessary precautions to prevent the risk of COVID-19.

Safeguarding – Oryx International School, Doha is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of its staff and stakeholders to share this commitment. As part of the school’s commitment to safeguarding, all post-holders are subject to background checks and an International Child Protection Certificate administered by ACRO (if ever worked or lived in the UK), Prohibition Checks where appropriate and/or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence.