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Facilities Manager - Civil | AFE | Dubai, UAE

Date: 19-Apr-2021

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: [[77101]] 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.


Job Title:                                           Facilities Manager - Civil 

Reports to:                                       Sr. Facilities Manager

Direct Reports:                                FM Engineer / Supervisors

Department:                                    Al-Futtaim Engineering - Facilities Management

Location:                                           Dubai, UAE



The Facilities Manager will be responsible for the strategic direction and facilities management service (Civil Department) from initiation stage through planning, design and construction for both renovation and new minor construction contracts across UAE. Such projects / contracts will mainly be for public / government entities like - Ministry of Education (MOE), Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department (IACAD), Department of Public Works (DPW) etc.

The FM Manager will manage all phases of FM Civil construction projects, including coordinating with Client, Inhouse team, subcontractors, material and equipment, ensuring that specifications are being followed, and work is done as per contract requirements with quality, on schedule and within budget.



Minimum Qualifications, Certification and Knowledge:

  • B.Sc. Degree in Civil Engineering. 
  • Understanding of local market and knowledge of Public Entities, contractors and vendors.
  • Understanding of FM / Civil contracts.

Minimum Experience:

  • 10 years' experience in a related field of which 5 years are in a similar capacity in the FM environment.

Job-Specific Skills:

  • Financial and Job Cost Accounting Knowledge, work with commercial requirements like plan cost, budgets limits, profit and loss
  • Knowledge of facilities planning and construction management processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of estimating, budgeting, and scheduling practices.
  • Knowledge of current status of costs of new construction, escalation factors, and market trends.
  • Knowledge of building codes and standards of practice, laws governing construction contracts and contracting.
  • Knowledge of construction materials and methods.
  • Skills in reading and interpreting plans and specifications and to compare them with construction progress.
  • Skills in both verbal and written communications, Strong negotiating skills.
  • Strong computer skills, emphasis on Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Viewpoint



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