AF25171 - Urgent - REPs Level 3 Personal Trainer (Fitness Instructor) | Al Areesh Club | Dubai Festival City | Al Futtaim Group Real Estate | Dubai

Department: Al Areesh Club - DFC
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 15-Jul-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 Areesh Club, Dubai Festival City

In the heart of Al Badia Residences is Al Areesh Club offering members a private and professionally managed leisure and entertainment destination with state-of-the-art gym, sports facilities and fitness studios with regular classes. A local supermarket, pharmacy, and dry cleaners along with a cosy restaurant and bar bring convenience to your doorstep. Al Areesh Club is set in the heart of the Al Badia district and offers Al Badia residents, members and their guests a professionally managed and outstanding leisure and entertainment destination. The facility provides a wide range of health and fitness options for all ages with a well-equipped gym, outdoor swimming, squash and tennis courts. The Al Areesh Studio offers a wide array of classes ranging from Ballet, ZuMDa Fitness, Hapkido, Kids Martial Arts, Yoga to GAQ Attack

About the Position:

Al Areesh is a community health club which caters to a huge upscale locality covering Dubai Festival City residential buildings, villas and upscale clientele from Mirdiff area. Within a 10 kms area, we are the only community health club with facilities such as swimming pool, tennis court, restaurant, pharmacy, Spinneys supermarket and a health club. 

This role will provide free GP check up's and free general medicines provided by Prime Healthcare in Dubai Festival City Mall for all our employees based out of this area, medical insurance, life insurance, employee discounts across all Al Futtaim brands in retail and automotive brands such as Volvo, Jeep, Chrysler, Honda, Toyota etc; medical insurance and a generous amount of money in lieu of return flight ticket to home country once in two years.

This is an opportunity for you to work with a well established multinational brand of Al Futtaim with immense career opportunities and long term growth within UAE or internationally with a great people culture and realistic targets.

This role will be responsible for ensuring that the members are fully aware of the service offerings for Personal Training sessions.  You will be responsible for assisting, instructing and giving advice on proper and safety exercise execution which in turn will maximise exercise effectiveness.

Your role would be to assist the member and guest on the gym floor by being responsive to their needs in regards to exercise instruction and information. You will need to demonstrate a high standard of instruction and technique within the guidelines with the International Health and Fitness guidelines.

This role will involve working 5 days a week on a rotational shift. We are looking for someone who is flexible to work on weekends, official holidays, and outside of working hours if required.  

This role will report to the Club Manager and will be based at the Al Areesh Club, Dubai Festival City.


About You:

We are looking for someone with previous work experience as a personal trainer as you would need to understand basic human anatomy.  

This role requires a REPs Level 3 certified Personal Trainer only. Please note we cannot hire anyone who does not have a REPs Level 3 certification. A REPs Level 2 will not be eligible to hire. Please do not apply if you are not REPs Level 3 certified.

The applicant must be customer service oriented and be able to listen to the aspirations of the client and turn it into reality.  We do need someone in this role who is passionate about fitness and health.

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.