AF25374 - Future Opportunities - Project Lead - SSLV | Al Futtaim Technologies | Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

Department: SSLV (Security System and Low Voltage)
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Abu Dhabi | UAE
Closing Date: 20-Mar-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.


Al Futtaim Technologies is one of the leading Systems Integrator in Middle East and Lower Gulf, with offices in UAE, Qatar, KSA and Pakistan. Founded more than 2-decades ago the company has transformed multidimensional from being a basic IT service provider to be an major ICT player servicing the customers in the area of IP Telephony, Data Networking, Contact Center, Business Applications, Infrastructure, professional audio visual, Public Address, IPCCTV, Access Control, IPTV, SMATV and Parking Management solutions. Yet another transformation took place in 2010 when company created 'Energy Management' SBU as a response to the growing need for technologically advanced solutions to effectively manage energy whilst making energy conservation affordable and easy.

Al Futtaim Technologies possesses the breadth of experience, the pool of expertise and the financial backing to assume a leading role (as vendor) in a complex and challenging customer environment. We aim to differentiate ourselves on the basis of accomplishment; best practices an unparalleled level of customer service. Al Futtaim Technologies executes its business strategy by integrating broad knowledge and experience in 'ICT & ELV' consulting, designing the solution mapping with best breed of products, project management and after sales support. This allows Al Futtaim Technologies to consistently deliver efficient, quality driven solutions and services to its customer and ensures it delivers services with optimal efficiency. Acknowledged as the UAE market leader in converged systems integration; the rich experience of multiple systems knowledge and skills we are poised to deliver complete energy efficient solutions to our customers. Al Futtaim Technologies is backed by Al Futtaim Group that has achieved satisfying results with almost every business unit with more than expected growth. The reason for significant growth is 'Customer Focus' a key mantra across all business units. We believe in the dedication towards providing highest of services has yielded in well-known customer referrals and retention.

SSLV (Security System and Low Voltage)

Al-Futtaim Technologies, as both system integrator and business solution provider, boasts a highly skilled and professional workforce with many years of coMDined experience. Our strengths encompass our people, world-class products and services that we offer. These products range from Alcatel-Lucent Voice and Data Solutions to Panasonic Audio-Visual &Broadcasting Solutions, Microsoft Business Solutions to HP Servers and Storage amongst others. Our services include consulting, design and deployment of infrastructure, voice and data solutions, audio-visual solutions and business applications.

About the Role:

As a Project Lead -  Security & Low Voltage Systems you will be responsible to to manage the project installation & maintenance work in coordination with project engineers / operations manager & sales team for the specific requirements of security and low voltage system projects / maintenance to be executed by the division for various clients & their projects. Technical study and technical verification of the project / job before execution. Manage the engineers for site coordination with client, sub contractor, police, GHQ, DPS, inspectors and other official authorities/consultant and contractors. Verify necessary documents for approvals before and after execution of the project. Coordinate with client, police, consultant etc. for the necessary approvals that required for the client’s trade license issuing or renewal. Attend various inspection at site in coordination with police & other consultants, prepare the site for the same and passing the inspections. Manage the team to attend site surveys along with sales team and suggest the best solution and requirements. Verify, correct and monitor the plan and schedule of the project execution. Completion of the projects within expected stipulated time frame. Hand over the project and collect the hand over certificate without snags and comments. Manage the team for breakdown calls and do the needful rectification or suggestions. Monitor maintenance, emergency services and technical support. Enthusiastic to learn new technologies and implementations. Self-motivated for quick learning of the existing systems. Ensure that the engineers do the project hand overs with all required and relevant documentation like O& M manuals, shop drawings, zone charts, other certificates. Manage and monitor project meetings, communicate well with clients. Build, maintain and enhance business relationships with customers & clients and other parties involved as applicable. Provide user training and support to the engineers. Keep updating the team’s knowledge and ensure proper certifications and training.

This role will be based in Abu Dhabi. You will report to the Program Manager - Security & Low Voltage Systems.

Al Futtaim boasts of a supportive work environment, where all employees support each other in helping achieve & exceed division goals. In turn Al Futtaim is committed to developing employees through its learning and development programmes and internal opportunities.

About You:

To be considered for this exciting role, you should have a Bachelors Degree / Diploma specialised in Electronics / Communication engineering. Certifications in security systems, CCTV system, access control, intruder alarm systems, DPS etc is an asset. You should have minimum 5+ years of relevant experience in project & maintenance for medium, large to major projects. Previous experience in handling a team of 10 to 15 engineers. Middle-east experience is a must. Experience of working in a multinational and multicultural environment is an asset.

Basic knowledge in electronic and low voltage systems & type of cables. Familiar with international drawing codes, measurements, standards and regulations which are related to electronics / low voltage system industry which are required to prepare the drawings. Knowledge to review technical specification and drawings. Knowledge of field testing procedures and field test equipment. Knowledge of site work safety procedures.

Along with previous experience you must have knowledge and understanding of industry trends and technical innovations and their impact on managing customer business requirements. Ability to operate in a fast-paced, evolving environment and appropriately prioritize tasks, and keep abreast of the latest technology. Excellent team Management skills. Good communication & report writing skills. Must possess strong interpersonal skills to be able to coordinate in a multi-disciplinary environment. Ability to communicate verbal / written with clients & be able to motivate and provide technical guidance to sub-contractors technicians. An excellent customer service attitude and the ability to interact with customers in a professional manner are required. Be able to sustain positive team work environment. Good working knowledge of MS Office & Windows OS. 


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.