AF22057 - Scaffolding General Manager | Scaffolding | Al Futtaim Engineering

Department: Scaffolding
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 23-Feb-2016
Al-Futtaim

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.

Engineering

For more information on Al Futtaim Engineering please visit www.afengineering.com

Al-Futtaim Engineering, Scaffolding and Access Solutions

Al-Futtaim Engineering’s Scaffolding and Access Solutions division is a specialist access solution provider, undertaking projects on a contract, design and engineering or hire and sale basis throughout the Construction, Industrial and Oil and Gas sectors.

First established in the UAE in 1974, we are proud to have been associated with the execution of some of the most prestigious and iconic buildings throughout the Middle East.

The division has established itself as the premium one stop access solution provider in the Middle East by applying a diverse approach in offering traditional scaffolding, formwork, engineering design, and cradle and winch systems, all of which can be taken on a contract hire or sale basis.

Having acquired the prestigious ISO 9001:2008 certification, we pride ourselves on being the market leader in quality throughout the Middle East, with all works being carried out in accordance with NASC SG20:13 guidelines along with BS EN12810-1, BS EN12810-2 and BS EN12811-1 European Regulations. The delivery of our health and safety policy is highly monitored by our internal safety department and with our impeccable safety record we are constantly setting new standards for Safety within the access sector.

Supported by an unparalleled team of leaders and managers displaying over 100 years' coMDined industry-relevant experience, accompanied by qualified engineers, CITB accredited inspectors and third party approved technicians, Al-Futtaim Engineering’s Scaffolding and Access Solutions can handle your most challenging access needs, delivering a quality product on time, every time.

About the Position:

Based in Dubai you will be heading the Scaffolding division of 350 staff across UAE, KSA & Qatar and reporting to the Senior Managing Director. 

You will be responsible :

  • Delivering and managing high quality support to client's business needs
  • Developing and leading an efficient profitable scaffolding division
  • Managing all Scaffolding functions, vendors and suppliers
  • Ensuring effective product development, billing & invoice control
  • Managing / leading employees by engaging, energising and developing
About You:

To be considered for this role you must have the following :

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering
  • 10 plus years of experience in the contracting Industry
  • 5 Plus years in Senior Leadership/ Managerial role/ head of Scaffolding business
  • 5 Plus years of experience as head of a scaffolding business
  • Must be able to operate on both strategic and operational levels
  • Experience in Strategic Business Development, Consultancy Operations, Contract Negotiations and Contract drafting
Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
 
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.