Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Facilities Director Needed in Dubai

Job Title:    Facilities Director
Job Ref.:    8
Job Location:    Dubai
Employer:    EFS
Job Type:    Full Time
Salary range:    $12,001 +

About Us:
We provide a fully-comprehensive scope of integrated facilities management services. Whether your requirements are MEP maintenance, cleaning and other soft services, asset management reviews or commission and transition management, we maximise the lifecycle of your assets while ensuring their full functionality.

Global Knowledge
Our team of 8000 highly-trained, hand-picked international professionals have built the solid experience that comes from managing a diverse scope of contracts at a value of $500 million, using the most advanced technologies. The continual development we offer our people is second to none enabled through our best-in-class training facility, the EFS Centre of Technical Excellence the first of its kind in the Middle East.

Job Requirements:
• Minimum Bachelors degree in facilities management, engineering or a relevant business / commercial qualification.
• HSEQ certificate / diploma is an advantage.
• Minimum of 8 years of management experience in a facilities management environment with experience of technically complex and multi-disciplined sites.
• Minimum of 10 years hands on experience in facilities management.
• Significant management experience with strategic and budgetary responsibility gained within a major organisation. Strong commercial mindset and financially fluent.
• Excellent time management skills and able work to strict deadlines.
• A proven track record of managing suppliers and sub-contractors.
• Work experience of 10-15 years

Job Duties:
To provide a professional and effective Facilities Management services to both clients and EFS.

• Ensure that all activities meet and integrate with the organisational requirements for quality management, Health and Safety, legal and statutory requirements and general duty of care.
• Ensure all EFS operational offices and contract sites fully comply with EFS systems and procedures. Carry out audits on operational efficiency at contract sites. Report findings to General Manager. Review, implement and evaluate remedial action.
• Carry out regular reviews of contract performance against budget and plans. Review, implement and evaluate remedial action.
• Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost reduction opportunities. Drive growth plans for all contracts to optimise profitability.
• Provide operational advice and information to Business Development Manager for tender process and negotiation of new contracts.
• Understand and avoid financial risk, and drivers of cost. Understand the financial outputs ensuring that the service is within budget
• Assist in the implementation and mobilisation of all new contracts within OPCO. Evaluate start-up procedures and feedback to Business Development Unit.
• Identify opportunities to optimise contract profitability through advising on key inputs. Advise on the viability of existing contracts and take pre-emptive measures to maximise opportunity to renew contract on expiry.
• Work closely with the General Manager to develop and implement a comprehensive customer care programme tailored to each client's needs. To include designated points of contact and measurement and evaluation of client satisfaction.
• Work closely with the General Manager to develop and implement an annual resourcing plan for the OPCO. To include recruitment requirements.
• Manage training and ongoing development requirement of employees. Carry out appraisals, as required.
• Develop and maintain a continuous improvement mindset to service delivery that generates “added value” to the business. Continuously review key performance indicators (KPI's), best practice, and review benchmarks.

Deadline Date: 18/02/2014

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