At Noon, we believe in Student First in everything we do. That’s why we’ve built a global social learning platform that radically changes the way people learn, with the aim of positively impacting millions of students across the globe and bringing education to everyone.
Our open platform is loved by 10+ million students across 8 countries and is growing all the time – our aim is to radically transform the lives of 50+ million learners by 2023! Our students use Noon every day to engage with live interactive classes and gamified peer learning features, study with celebrity teachers, and compete and socialise with their friends.
We are a distributed company with a collaborative culture. We come from a diverse set of backgrounds and countries, enabling us to work at a global scale whilst bringing local impact by being a part of the communities we serve. As a fast-paced, innovative scaling business, our ability to learn at speed is powered by our obsession with our “student-first” culture that ultimately defines what we do and why we do it. Our principles: Student first, Never Deprive a Learner, Be Better Everyday, Be original, Own It & Be Bold. These values got us to where we are today, and they’re a big part of what we’re looking for in you.
As a Project Manager for our launch operations in Hadhramout, Yemen, you will be responsible for coordinating internal resources, managing stakeholders, and overseeing the flawless execution of our educational initiatives. Your role will encompass project planning, execution, risk management, and relationship-building within the education and humanitarian sectors.
Develop and execute a comprehensive project plan for Noon Academy's launch in Hadhramout, Yemen, covering market analysis, regulatory compliance, localization, and resource allocation
Conduct thorough market research in Hadhramout's education sector to identify potential challenges
Cultivate relationships with local partners, stakeholders, educational institutions, and government bodies to facilitate a smooth market entry and ongoing collaboration
Continuously monitor project progress, evaluate potential risks, and swiftly implement adaptive strategies to ensure successful project delivery amidst dynamic conditions
Conduct regular assessments and refine project strategies based on market feedback and changing educational needs
Implement quality assurance measures to guarantee the excellence and relevance of educational offerings to the target audience
Manage project budgets, ensuring optimal resource allocation and cost-effectiveness throughout the launch and operational phases
Generate comprehensive reports outlining financial expenditures, project performance metrics, and ROI for stakeholders and senior management
Collaborate with the teacher recruitment team to identify, train, and support educators proficient in delivering online education aligned with Noon Academy's objectives
Bachelor's degree in business management or related field from a reputable university
2-3 years of experience in operations and project management, preferably within the non-profit sector, including budgetary, financial, and operational oversight
Previous experience and familiarity within the education and humanitarian sector
Full working proficiency in both written and verbal English and Arabic languages
Meticulous attention to detail with strong planning abilities
Strong relationship-building skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Why work at Noon?
The opportunity to work within an innovative start up in its initial stages and help shape our success globally
Work with a team who believes in STUDENT FIRST, you will have an opportunity to build the first (BE ORIGINAL) Open Social Learning Platform that can impact millions of students across the globe
A working environment where you can look at things differently and challenge and offer solutions and that also offers you a freedom to commit ‘n’ number of first time mistakes – NEVER DEPRIVE A LEARNER
Complete ownership and responsibility for the success of your autonomous team across all scope of works – OWN IT and BE BOLD
An opportunity to work with a bunch of Young, Smart, Driven, and Dynamic people who are committed to go BEYOND SELF and solve business challenges
Work closely with the leadership team who live by the value of BE BETTER EVERYDAY to help grow an amazing organisation
Help us to build the future of education!
About Diversity & Inclusion
At Noon, we respect and value differences. We know that when people from different backgrounds and with different points of view work together, we create the most value – for our clients, our people, and society. We’re so lucky to live in a society where differences are celebrated, so we’d expect nothing less from our teams. That means whatever your race, religion, sexual orientation, or gender, this is a place to feel at home, express yourself freely, and make your mark. Noon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, or sexual orientation. We aim to be truly representative of the world and for each and every employee to feel respected.