Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Project Coordination Manager Needed at Al Tayer Group in Dubai

Job Title:    Project Coordination Manager
Job Ref:    ATG2406
Job Location:    Dubai, U.A.E
Employer:    Al Tayer Group (Al Tayer Retail)
Operations:     Operations Support
Function:     G&A Retail

About Al Tayer Group:
Established in 1979, Al Tayer Group is a privately-held, diversified company with operations in 12 countries in the Middle East and beyond.  With over 7,900 employees from 100 different nationalities, the Group has its headquarters in Dubai, UAE.

Al Tayer Group operates leading, quality-focused businesses in automobile sales and service, luxury and lifestyle retail, perfumes and cosmetics distribution, engineering as well as interiors contracting.  The Group’s portfolio includes several of the world’s leading brands such as Armani, Bvlgari, Banana Republic, Ford, Ferrari, Gucci, Gap, Harvey Nichols and Maserati. The Group operates over 180 stores across multiple markets in the Middle East. In addition, Al Tayer Group has investments in commercial real estate, contracting, supply chain management, precision tools manufacturing and travel agency services.

Job Overview:
We are looking for a Project Coordination Manager with retail experience to join our diverse operations team based in Dubai.To support the Operations Manager with the timely execution of large scale new store projects and refurbishments. To be involved with the updated store legal trading documents by ensuring all security and other systems are as per standard and to reduce wasted costs by managing the assets across the business whether new purchase or transfer with depreciated value

Job Duties:
  •     To participate in the process for tendering, selection & appointment of contractors, payment terms, communication between project parties.
  •     Liaise with Al Tayer Group Projects team, Operations Manager and the Commercial heads on all drawings, offering feedback and to ensure schedules are followed
  •     Monitor progress and liaise with Al Tayer Projects on all issues relating to plans and schedules, ensuring resolution of all issues.
  •     To update relevant track sheets and circulate when required
  •     To support the Projects team with planning of the BOH layouts to allow a smoother running operation and organization of stock holding areas.
  •     Manage all pre-opening purchases and ensure delivery of completed project to the business on time.
  •     Maintain relationships with mall management and retail property landlords and all concerned authorities & parties.
  •     Carry out final inspection; prepare a snag list along with ATG Projects team and Operations Manager. Ensure any snags are attended to or rectified by the relevant subcontractors
  •     To support and follow through any re-furbishment works or closure within a store in the Retail division in the planned timeframe
  •     Follow and maintain a record of all legal documents required for opening of new stores in existing and new territories including renewals of TL’s and lease agreements.
  •     Ensure all certification are in place for the stores for insurance, health and safety and security purposes.
  •     To manage the fixed asset lists of Operational items allocated to the store with the warranty timeframe known and track any assets being removed from a closed location. Handover the updated fixed assets list to operations executive upon opening of the store.
  •     To support and follow the Store Manager and corporate finance with any damaged stock/furniture/building items needing replacement or claims of Insurance.
  •     Support Operations Executive with store closures when required.

Job Requirements:
  •     3 to 5 years of relevant experience
  •     Exposure to retail practices/functionality of retail outlet
  •     Business experience in marketing/project management role
  •     Bachelor degree of engineering and preferably design/architect
  •     Methodical and organized approach with deadline achievement essential
  •     Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  •     Ability to persuade and influence senior, peers and external contractors
  •     Computer literate with working knowledge of excel, power point and project planning tools

Privacy and Application Policy:
To the extent permitted by applicable laws and regulations, Al Tayer Group LLC and its affiliated companies (“Al Tayer” or “we”) collect, use and disclose your personal information in accordance with the principles set out below.
By submitting your CV or job application, you are acknowledging that any personal or other information you supply to us may be used by Al Tayer to assess, evaluate and check your candidacy, and to make copies, reproduce, organise, modify, and analyse for our own purposes or for the purposes of our affiliated companies, whether in original or derivative form. You further agree that we may share your information with our affiliated companies and our third party service providers.
You expressly acknowledge that submitting your application does not mean that you will be contacted for an interview or that you will be made an offer of employment.
We may consider you for other positions either with Al Tayer or our affiliated companies although we will seek your consent before advancing your CV any further.
We reserve the right to discontinue the recruitment process at any stage. Similarly, you have the right to withdraw your active application at any stage of the recruitment process.
We would like to assure your application will be treated with due diligence and thank you for considering employment with the Al Tayer Group.

Deadline: 31/07/2014

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