Bachir Rajji

"NDU is for me an educational landmark epoch in my life. It continuously gave me faith for a brighter future through the influence of its academic curricula, cultural values and spiritual governance."


In his current role, Bachir is responsible for all engineering and design activities related to both operational hotels and new projects. He is respected for his consistent technical abilities as well as his innovative and leadership approach to cost saving initiatives and his vast industry knowledge.

Bachir holds an MBA and a Bachelor Degree in Engineering from Notre Dame University and has a solid history of hands-on experience as an engineer.

In Addition to his University degrees, Bachir has been always passionate to upgrade his academic, and technical knowledge through international certifications and awards, he has successfully achieved the following: CEA (Certified Energy Auditor), ICT Certified (Infrared Certified Thermography), PMP (Certified Project Management), Certified Security Assessor, and more other trainings and awards.   

He has spent much of his career in the hospitality industry working with international hotel groups across the Middle East and Africa having started as an engineering coordinator before working his way up to senior level roles including operations manager, director, and regional positions.

He was previously with Rotana Hotels Corporate Office, where he first joined them as director of projects, He quickly moved into the role of area director of engineering, where he was responsible for new hotels openings, driving project schedules to meet deadlines in accordance with company strategic expansion plans.

Bachir is a competent communicator who is able to motivate his team and provide the support they need. He is a first-class strategist who prefers to empower the people he works with in order to deliver projects timely and within approved budget.