Director of Operations

Job Title: Director of Operations
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 4a74f1ae7581c97ef50d_1515640255
Contact Name: Matthew Zavadil
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 11, 2018 10:10

Job Description

About the Company

A next-generation Education-delivery venture based in Bangkok which brings high-quality affordable education to Secondary students in Asia by facilitating content from accredited institutions around the world (instructional component), and diverting those resources otherwise spent on teachers/classrooms into high-tech learning centers (applied/experiential component), that combines a Makerspace environment (Robotics, VR | AR), with a fully fitted science lab, and a creative computer arts space that teaches coding, 3D modeling, production, graphic design, and other 21st century job skills.

Role Overview

The Director of Operations will maintain both operational and client-facing responsibilities while representing this next generation learning experience start-up. The ideal Director of Operations will have the following characteristics:

  • Serve as "The Face of the Next Generation Learning Center", both internally to colleagues and externally to target clients
  • Exceptional Communication skills, interacting with both Thai and foreign parents & students, selling the vision & value of this revolutionary approach to 21st century education
  • Understanding of how Education Delivery is transforming, moving online and being driven by technology
  • Passionate about Education | Learning Delivery | Enabling Next Generation with practical skills to succeed in the marketplace
  • Understanding of & experience in core day-to-day Operations activities in an office, plant or other client-hosting facility
  • Extroverted and enjoys working in a fast-paced, technology innovation environment
  • Overseas educated & MBA are bonuses
Key Responsibilities | Deliverables
  • Serve as the local Thai face of the learning center, leading both center Operations & Sales activities
  • Clearly communicate and sell the value of this Next Generation Learning Experience
  • Experience in Office | Plant | Center | Company Operations
Experience | Skill Requirements
  • 3+ Years in Education Management | Office Management | Service Operations | Hospitality Space
  • Overseas-educated MBA also considered
  • Thai national | 26 - 40 Years Young | Understanding of & Passionate for how Education Delivery is Transforming via Technology
  • Excellent Communicator | Motivator | Customer Engagement
  • Thai & English fluency required

Please note that due to the expected high application rate, only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.

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