AF24957 - Assistant Security Manager - Doha Festival City | Al Futtaim Group Real Estate | Doha, Qatar

Department: Al Futtaim Real Estate
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Doha | Qatar
Closing Date: 28-Feb-2017

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.

Real Estate

Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate (AFGRE) is responsible for the development and operations of Al-Futtaim’s real estate businesses across the Middle East and North Africa which includes:

Dubai Festival City, a 520 hectare waterfront mixed use community, opened in 2005.

Cairo Festival City, a 290 hectare mixed use development, opened in December 2013.

Doha Festival City, comprising 433,847 sq m (land) + 250,000 sq m (GLA) opened in April 2017, IKEA opened in March 2013.

Al-Futtaim Real Estate

Al-Futtaim Real Estate offers comprehensive services from selection of site and feasibility studies to construction and property management. The range of properties administered and leased in the UAE includes warehouses, showrooms, workshops, offices, villas and apartment buildings. Al Futtaim's warehousing complex at Rashidia in Dubai, measuring over one million square feet, is by far the largest owned by any company in the Gulf. This is used as a central warehouse for the group, stocking vast quantities of electronic goods, automobiles, commercial vehicles, heavy equipment and inventories of spare parts. The company also has some 200,000 square feet of showroom space and 600,000 square feet of workshops in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Fujairah, Sharjah, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain. Among the largest of these are the showrooms of Al Futtaim Panatech and Al Futtaim Motors in Dubai.

Residential properties in Dubai owned by Al Futtaim Real Estate, include some 900 apartments and villas like Al Garhoud, Safa village and Al Hamriya Villa Compounds, Dar Al Muteena, Dar Al Buteen, Dar Al Buteen II, Dar Al Khabeesi, and Dar Al Muragabat. These properties are characterised by a high standard of accommodation and leisure facilities. In keeping with the economic growth of the United Arab Emirates and Dubai, it is envisaged that Al-Futtaim Real Estate will concentrate its efforts and resources towards the development of prestigious real estate complexes to supplement the growing demand for commercial and residential properties.

About Doha Festival City:

Doha Festival City Mall is one of the Middle East's largest leisure and entertainment destinations. Offering Gross Leasable Area of more than 240,000 sq. m. Doha Festival City Mall will feature over 550 shops, including more than 100 fine and casual dining restaurants, cafes and food court outlets through a carefully balanced selection of international and local brands. 

A 5 star hotel will also be featured within the city along with one of the largest conference centre in Qatar giving the business community an easily accessed business venue, with immediate access to a world of dining and leisure options.

Spread over 38,000 sq. m, the entertainment zone will feature Doha Festival City’s unique theme parks that include Doha’s first Snow Park, the region’s first Angry Birds indoor/outdoor theme park, Juniverse, a role-play edutainment offering, as well as Virtuocity, a theme park dedicated to the rapidly growing “gaming” community. It will be also home to Qatar’s first VOX 4D cinemas with 18 digital screens, forming a one-of-a-kind family entertainment complex.

Al-Futtaim is the owner, developer and operator of the globally acknowledged Festival City brands in UAE, Qatar and Egypt.

About the Position:

The role will be assisting the Security Manager in day to day security operation, ensuring security & safety standards are implemented, policies and procedures are adhered to at all times, providing the security manager with necessary reports related to security deployment, controlling areas of activities making sure contractors are complying with shift timings and dedicate specific number of guards and security equipment.

You will prepare and deliver on-the job training plans for security guards, and you will assume the responsibility of the Security Manager in his absence.

Key accountabilities will include managing staff, event coordination, maintaining security compliance, training and induction of security staff, CCTV operation, etc.

This role will report to the Security Manager and will be based out of Doha Festival City, Doha, Qatar.



About You:
Candidates who are fluent in both Arabic and English will be given preference for this role as there will be a high level of interaction with local Qatari nationals. 
We are looking for a person with 5-7 years of experience managing security for very large properties at an operational level and candidates must have prepared and delivered security training to a team of staff. People who have managed security during large events would be preferred and you must have experience managing a team and currently or previously held a Supervisor, Team Leader or Managerial role. 
GCC experience will be ideal.


Candidates must be flexible to work in rotational 24/7 shifts, 5 days a week. 


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