AF22606 - VIP Chauffeur | DC Aviation Al Futtaim

Department: DC Aviation Al Futtaim
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 27-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.

DC Aviation Al Futtaim

DC Aviation Al Futtaim (DCAF) has come a long way since its establishment in 2013 as the only integrated Hangar and VIP lounge facility in DWC. We offer services in Charter, FBO, Maintenance and Aircraft Management and strive to deliver excellence in all aspects of our business with our primary focus being to exceed customer expectations. Having obtained our AOC in 2015 our mission is to be the number one Business Aviation Company not only in UAE but also across the region. Being a Joint Venture of two strong conglomerates and also the first mover based in the newly developed Al-Maktoum International Airport, which is set to become the biggest airport in the region, puts us in the enviable position of setting the standard and leading the way for others to follow.

About DC Aviation Al Futtaim:

DC Aviation Al Futtaim (DCAF) has come a long way since its establishment in 2013 as the only integrated Hangar and VIP lounge facility in DWC. We offer services in Charter, FBO, Maintenance and Aircraft Management and strive to deliver excellence in all aspects of our business with our primary focus being to exceed customer expectations. Having obtained our AOC in 2015 our mission is to be the number one Business Aviation Company not only in UAE but also across the region. Being a Joint Venture of two strong conglomerates and also the first mover based in the newly developed  Al-Maktoum International Airport, which is set to become the biggest airport in the region, puts us in the enviable position of setting the standard and leading the way for others to follow.

About the Job:

As a VIP Chauffeur, you will provide a transportation service to VVIP Guests and visitors as requested, where safety, cleanliness, and superior customer service are always included. A driver contributes to the first impressions of our Guests and, therefore, must ensure complete discretion at all times. 

Key Accountabilities

Operations

  • Meet and greet VIP guests in a courteous manner arriving and departing at the facility property or at any point requested.
  • Assist all guests with luggage both arriving and departing.
  • Conduct regular check on vehicle to ensure that it is fully roadworthy before departure from any point.
  • Ensure that the vehicle has a high standard of cleanliness both inside and out.
  • Ensure complete discretion when transporting guests.
  • High standard of personal hygiene is essential.
  • Ensure thorough and up-to-date knowledge of Dubai city roads.
  • Determine when and what kind of maintenance the vehicle needs, keep track of general maintenance schedules, especially car tyre condition.
  • Ensure sound running of the vehicles assigned and arrange minor repairs where necessary.
  • Keep track of timely car insurance renewals.
  • Update monthly mileage records.
  • Maintain log book of each service vehicle on daily basis.
  • Ensure that vehicles have sufficient fuel for operations to use.
  • Report to the Team Leader any issues related to the vehicle in order that scheduled/unscheduled vehicle checks, repairs, cleaning & maintenance are carried out.
  • Ensure the vehicle registration is valid at all times.

Other

  • Driving staff and visitors to and from meetings when required.
  • Support all business units as driver and assist with mail deliveries, both incoming and outgoing.
  • Support HR by assisting with employees medical / visa requirements
About You:

Minimum Qualifications / Experience:

  • High School Certificate
  • Valid unrestricted UAE driver’s license essential
  • VIP experience desirable

 

Job-Specific Skills:

  • Detail oriented methodical approach to solving/performing tasks
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure
  • Pride in performing to the best of own ability
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. If you are not contacted within 30 days, your application has been deemed unsuccessful.

Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
2. copy of valid UAE driving license
 
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.