Nadia`s client, a well-established facilities management company, the organization is a four decade old company that services residential, commercial, mixed use buildings, hotels and restaurants with all aspects of technical and cleaning services.
Facilities Manager will be responsible for the entire operations of Facilities Management Business in the UAE. He should have a strong background in Facilities Management, with proven expertise in various fields such as Sales & Marketing, planning, budgeting, facility and maintenance, engineering, development, organization, and evaluation of strategic business goals and objectives of the company.
·The Facilities Manager will ensure to meet company’s goals within the established customer service and budgetary standards.
·He will present in conjunction with the Financial Officer, reports for the Board of Directors identifying performance against targets and recommendations for performance improvement across the business.
·The Facilities Manager will be responsible in preparation of the budget.
·He will plan, direct, and coordinate activities of all projects to ensure that goals or objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed time frames and funding parameters by performing the following duties personally or through managers/ supervisors.
·Reviews project proposal or plan to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project.
·Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of project, and arrange for recruitment or assignment of personnel.
·He will be responsible to develop, coordinate and evaluate the implementation of monitoring and inspection programs to ensure an appropriate level of customer service are met.
·He will be responsible to establish and maintain a professional working relationship with customers and employees.
·He will conduct regular staff meetings to review on-going operations, trouble-shoot areas needing corrective or disciplinary action, issues related to employees, etc.
Qualifications and Desired Skills:
·Strong sales and marketing background in the Facilities Management Space.
·Proven ability to prepare and add value to tender submissions combined with advanced customer relationship skills will be critical to the role.
·Mechanical Engineer or related field.
·Proven track record of minimum 7 years’ experience with at least 3 years’ experience in a Facilities Manager role within GCC. (Preferably Abu Dhabi)
·Thorough technical understanding of building engineering (MEP services) and soft services.
·Demonstrated success in project management and team execution
·Bilingual, English and Arabic speaking candidates will be preferred.
·He should demonstrate ability to express ideas clearly in written documents and presentations
·Thorough knowledge of CAFM systems, inputs and outputs plus proven leadership skills in the area of people management, client management, presenting at board level and commercial management will be required.