Experience

  • Lecturer

    at Dubai College of Tourism

    August 2019 - at Present

    Dubayy

    A part time position that required the delivery of lectures on the topic of tourism. A vocational college, the Dubai College of Tourism is an initiative developed by Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM). Lecturing  Prepare for and deliver informative and relevant material to students  Set and maintain behavior standards of the college  Build and maintain relationships with students and faculty  Arrange off site filed trips and organize guest speakers in the industry  Regularly provide feedback to the academic director on the content of the material and structure of the Scheme of Work  Grade students’ presentations and academic work using education software packages and marking scheme

  • Fitness Manager

    at Optimal Fitness

    August 2017 - December 2019

    Dubayy

    • Project Management: renovation project requiring oversight • Operational Restructuring: full review of labor requirements • Commercial Planning: budgeting and P&L responsibility • Contract Negotiations: source new and competitive contracts • Team Leadership: manage and lead a team of fitness professionals

  • Head Coach

    at Dubai Knights Eagles Rugby Club

    August 2017 - March 2019

    Dubayy

    Responsible for the recruitment, development and management of players and coaches at the Club which operates under the approval of the UAE Rugby Federation – the governing body for Rugby Union in the UAE. The women’s section is comprised of 3 teams: A Team, B Team & the Development Team. • Strategy Planning • Training & Team Play • Tournament Management  2017: Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens Women’s Gulf Open Champions  2017: UAERF Gulf Women’s Rugby Champions  2018: Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens Women’s Gulf Open Champions  2018: UAERF Gulf Women’s Rugby Champions

Education

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education

    at University of Sunderland

    2019 - at Present (1 year)

  • Bachelor of Sports & Leisure

    at University of Waikato

    1993 - at Present (27 years) Waikato

Languages

  • Arabic Native

Hives