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Operations Director
Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
Full time
28 Oct 2019
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Be a pioneer and join us to develop Saudi Entertainment Academy, first Attractions & Entertainment Training Institute in Saudi Arabia!

SOFRECO is a consulting and engineering company managing international projects covering: public economics and management, education & social development, environment, industry, agriculture, and health management (www.sofreco.com)

SOFRECO Education and Training Department has been contracted to develop Saudi Entertainment Academy, first Training Institute specialized in Leisure, Attractions and Entertainment to support the General Entertainment Authority development plan, in line with Saudi Vision 2030

The training Institute will offer 6 curricula focused on Amusement Park Design, Video Games Design, Maintenance, Safety/security, Crowd Management, and Entertainment Facility Management.

To achieve this goal, SOFRECO has set-up a Consortium with world renowned French Education Institutions Académie de Paris and Université de Nice

Today, SOFRECO is looking for the Training Institute Operations Director

Operations Director

Profile :
• Professional with a higher degree, management school background (Graduate degree in management, business, economics, MBA)
• Proven 10 years’ experience as Managing Director or managerial position in an Entertainment /Attractions/ Leisure facility or event
• Excellent organizational and leadership skills
• Analytical and problem-solving abilities
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
• Drive for developing an innovative project in a new economic field for the country.
• Teamwork ability and social skills in a multi-cultural environment.
• • Some education or training experience
Language: English fluent, French professional. Arabic would be an asset


The Operations Director of the Training Institute is the central liaison between the Training Institute and Sofreco headquarters in Paris. The Director:

• Oversees all business operations and is responsible for the overall success of business.
• Manages Heads of Department and team of trainers
• Implements the curricula and the certification process defined by the consortium.
• Monitors the quality of education program, staff and professional experts to meet standards for accreditation
• Facilitates Consortium training missions locally
• Develops a good working relation with leisure companies for student’s internship
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