AF25044 - Senior Facilities Manager | Al Futtaim Group | Dubai, UAE

Department: Facility Management
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 29-Nov-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.

Group

Al-Futtaim Group Divisions include Al-Futtaim Travel, GMASCO, and shared services for IT, Finance and HR. Audit, Legal, Treasury and Investment Management are also managed at a Group level.

Al-Futtaim Engineering, Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing Maintenance

Al-Futtaim Engineering's MEP division is a specialist engineering company undertaking the design, engineering, supply, installation, commissioning and maintenance of mechanical, electrical and Plumbing services for commercial, residential and infrastructure projects. With an experienced team of leaders, managers supported by highly qualified and experienced engineers and technicians, the MEP division has the ability to handle even the most demanding of mechanical, air conditioning, electrical, Plumbing and fire protection projects, which requires on time delivery of quality products.

Al-Futtaim Engineering’s MEP division was first established in 1978 in the UAE and has since expanded its operations into KSA, Qatar and Egypt in recent years.

About the Position:

The Senior Facilities Manager will be involved in both strategic planning and day-to-day operations, in relation to buildings, premises, infrastructure and the business's operational requirements.

The incumbent will be responsible for providing, maintaining and developing a multitude of services including security, health & safety. Such services range from property strategy, infrastructure and facilities maintenance, space management, communications, administration and contract management for a number of outsourced engineering, maintenance and cleaning service providers.

He/she will have to demonstrate excellent leadership qualities, and be able to handle multiple and often conflicting priorities; develop and maintain standard operating procedures, emergency response plans, preventive and predictive maintenance programmes and all technical documentation.

The role will report to the General Manager and will be based out of Dubai.

About You:

We require a qualified engineer with a minimum of 10 years of facility management experience managing a landmark property or multiple properties with a minimum of two years of experience in GCC.

Experience of working on a project and contributing with input through the design period and knowledge of Computer Aided Facilities and Property Management systems will be required.

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.