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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

ONTRACTS MANAGER- QUANTITY SURVEYOR-QA/QC ENGINEER-TECHNICAL SUPERVISOR - UAE

SOBHA ENGINEERING & CONTRACTING (L.L.C.)
SOBHA GROUP is looking for Top Notch professionals
with a passion to excel. We are looking for
exceptional candidates who are passionate about
building a career in the construction Industry and
be a part of the Sobha’s growth story.

VICE PRESIDENT – CIVIL
Graduate Engineers in Civil with minimum 18 years of
heavy construction experience out of which at least
10 years shall be in a similar position independently
handing residential / commercial projects in a
contracting company.

Key responsibilities include managing all aspects
(from commencement to completion) for the
simultaneous execution of two or more projects with
accountability for timely delivery to highest
standards of Safety / Quality with budgetary control exercised at all times.

Candidates must have to co-ordinate with statutory bodies, contractors, vendors etc.


Proficiency in latest project management tools will be an added advantage. UAE experience specifically in high rise buildings is a specific requirement.


PROJECT MANAGER – HVAC / ELECTRICAL / PLUMBING & FIREFIGHTING
Graduate Engineers in Mechanical/Electrical Engineer
with 18-12 years of experience, of which at least 5
years must have been in a similar position, independently
managing high-rise projects in a contracting
company.


Key responsibilities include managing all aspects (from commencement to completion) for the simultaneous execution of one or more projects with accountability for timely delivery to very high standards of Safety/ Quality and within budget.


The candidate should have managed a working team size of more than 500 people and a minimum built up area of more than 200,000 sq. feet per year.


Proficiency in latest project management tools is a must. GCC experience mandatory.


CONTRACTS MANAGER – CIVIL
Graduate engineers in Civil with strong knowledge of
FIDIC form of contract administration with at least
10 years of experience, out of which 5 years must be in
gulf, handling pre-tender activities of construction
projects (both high rise and industrial projects) with proven record in estimation, tender planning, preparation
and submission, quantity take offs, BOQ preparation(star
rate build ups) and analysis of preliminaries,
sub-contract/vendor price evaluations for pre-tender
contract review and risk analysis, post tender
contract management.


Knowledge of Middle East tendering/pricing norms is mandatory. Knowledge of software applications will be an advantage.

QUANTITY SURVEYOR – CIVIL & MEP
Graduate Engineers in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical
with experience in the capacity of QS in a large
contracting firm. Must be well versed in quantity take offs, BOQ preparation, tendering, estimation, contractual
issues, preparation of invoices, variations/claims, checking in the field of high rise buildings. Sound knowledge of MS Office applications is required.

QA/QC ENGINEER – CIVIL /MEP
Graduate Engineers in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical with 7-5 years of experience in QA/QC.

Should have handled all aspects of quality assurance throughout the project, should be familiar with construction specification and quality management techniques used in construction industry. Prepare and monitor QA plans, procedures and other documentation.

TECHNICAL SUPERVISOR – CIVIL
Seasoned individuals with 20 - 15 years of GCC
experience in construction, of which 5 years must be
in a supervisory role. The position requires managing
construction teams at project sites to ensure timely
completion of assigned jobs that meet quality
specifications. Good leadership and inter-personal
skills for interacting with workers is a must to ensure the
construction work is in accordance with specifications and timely completion. Should control damage and
minimize losses while maintaining a clean and
organized work site. Age 45 – 35 years.

ALL POSITIONS ARE BASED IN DUBAI email their resume with latest photograph within 7 days, mentioning the position applied for in the subject line and expected salary to
career@sobha-me.com
Please add Area Code: 971 for UAE
Candidates who have interviews earlier need not to apply again

QA/QC ENGINEER-DRIVER-PAINTER-WELDER - Saudi Arabia

NEW ENGINEERING / FABRICATION FACILITY

We are currently looking to fill the below positions for a new fabrication facility in Dammam, KSA:

• QA/QC ENGINEER
(ASME and Oil and Gas experience)

• DRIVER (FORKLIFT)
Only Nepalese National to apply!


• DRIVER (GENERAL)

Only Nepalese National to apply!


• PAINTER
With Oil and Gas experience

• BLASTER
• DOCUMENT CONTROLLER
• THERMAL DESIGN ENGINEER
• PRESSURE VESSEL FABRICATORS

• WELDER
(6G Multidiscipline qualified)

All candidates should have experience in Pressure Vessels / Heat Exchangers / Skid Packages and be familiar with ASME
Please add Area Code: 966 Saudi Arabia
Please mail your CV along with and relevant qualifications to: Email: franscois@ogeisaudi.com

Monday, November 24, 2014

ELECTRICIAN (Engineering) - Holiday Inn Salmiyah - Kuwait

At InterContinental Hotels Group, we own, operate and franchise more than 3500 hotels, offering close to half a million guest rooms in nearly 100 countries. By bringing your expertise and passion to any one of our brands, you will help us achieve our vision: to be the most preferred, admired and successful hotel company the world over.

The Electrical Technician is responsible for the efficient operation of the outside restaurant and all its equipment, ancillary maintenance and repair services. Grounds and external facilities all fall within the span of responsibility.

Key Responsibilities
•Primarily responsible for the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of equipment's.
•Provide advice to Chief Engineer on all aspects of maintenance support, environmental controls and the operational efficiency of all the equipment's.
•Ensure adherences to all statutory regulations and fire codes by regularly reviewing policies and safety procedures. •Perform routine preventive maintenance of all equipment's.

Job Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Possess hands on working knowledge of commercial equipment.
2. Two years verifiable experience in commercial equipment with focus on maintenance and repair.
3. Completed at least relevant vocational education.
4. Knowledge of fire, life and safety procedure
4. Multi-tasking ability
6. Good command of English language (oral and written)
7. Local Hire w/ Article 18 visa is a priority

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Hr Learning And Development Coordinator - Holiday Inn Kuwait

FUNCTION: Under the general guidance of the Learning & Development Manager, and within the limits of InterContinental Hotels Group policies, procedures and Human Resource Framework, responsible for managing the hotel’s implements policies and procedures, training function thus bringing Room To be yourself alive. The Training Coordinator position impacts on the skills, knowledge and attitudes of every hotel employee and ensures the availability and use of effective resources. The position also plays a leading role in promoting the desired work culture around Our Winning Ways

Internal Contacts: Interact with the Heads of Departments and all employees

External Contacts: Closely liaises with colleges & Universities, Vocational Institutes and other training institutes in the city. Area Director of Human Resources and Training, employee benefits representatives, attorneys, applicants, government officials, colleges and universities, competitors and other members of the local community.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
•  Prepares and implements the bi-annual hotel training and development plan and Training Need Analyses to meet the identified training needs of a five star deluxe hotel operation.
•  Assist Learning & Development Manager in preparing the annual training budgets and adheres to the provision of the budget.
•  Facilitate training sessions and workshops with effective lively manner
•  Provide proper induction and Orientation to new hires as per IHG Onboarding procedure
•  Provide New Hires with Job Description and Training plan
•  Monitors the preparation and use of standard manuals in all outlets and departments.
•  Ensure all staffs undergo hotel orientation.
•  Overseas and controls the voluntary cross training system.
•  Develops, conduct and evaluates training sessions and courses for internal and external trainees.
•  Maintains a craft training system to meet the initial and development needs of operational staff.
•  Ensures that the hotel trainings standards and action plans of the hotel review made are implemented.
•  Conducts departmental training reviews on a bi-monthly basis.
•  Conducts bi-monthly coordinators meetings and minutes the discussion point.
•  Develops and maintains contact with educational establishment to promote Holiday Inn Kuwait and hospitality industry in general.
•  Ensures that the hotel training records are maintained and updated.
•  Prepares monthly training report, detailing training activities in the previous month.
•  Monitors present and future trends, practices and systems in the field of training and makes recommendation for change when necessary.
•  Liaises with the vocational training authority, ensures compliance with government rules and regulations concerning training.
•  Prepare and follow up management induction program.
•  Prepare and monitor internal and external trainees’ plans.
•  Assists in carrying out the maintenance plans of the various I TOOLS projects in the hotel.
•  Assist in hygiene development centre.
•  Quarterly Audits to be conducted for all outlets outside the hotel.

Job Requirements
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Required Skills
• Good time management and organizational skills.
• Possess good judgment and decision making capability.
• Able to handle confidential information appropriately.
• Able to work under stress to meet tight deadlines and handling multiple tasks.
• Self-motivated, independent and proactive
• Strong client orientation, including the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with client departments.

Qualifications
• Solid computer skills; proficiency in the use of office software products (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc)
• Excellent ability to effectively communicate in a clear and concise manner in English (both oral and written).  Arabic knowledge is an advantage.
• Experience in a customer service environment
• At least 2 year of working experience in the related field or equivalent training is required for this position

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SousChef - JW Marriott Hotel Kuwait City - Kuwait

Job Description
With more than 300 managed properties worldwide (including conference centers) our flagship brand, Marriott Hotels & Resorts celebrates the drive, focus, and resilience of our guests while focusing on exceptional service and genuine comfort. As part of the Marriott Hotels & Resorts team, you'll work to make the most of the travel experience of each and every guests. Find Your World™ at Marriott Hotels & Resorts.

JOB SUMMARY
Accountable for overall success of the daily kitchen operations. Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing all food related functions. Works to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget. Supervises all kitchen areas to ensure a consistent, high quality product is produced. Responsible for guiding and developing staff including direct reports. Must ensure sanitation and food standards are achieved.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience
• High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.

OR

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met
• Manages kitchen shift operations and ensures compliance with all Food & Beverage policies, standards and procedures.
• Estimates daily production needs on a weekly basis and communicates production needs to kitchen personnel daily.
• Assists Executive Chef with all kitchen operations and preparation.
• Prepares and cooks foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
• Develops, designs, or creates new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
• Assists in determining how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays.
• Maintains purchasing, receiving and food storage standards.
• Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards.
• Performs all duties of kitchen managers and employees as necessary.
• Recognizes superior quality products, presentations and flavor.
• Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
• Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.
• Operates and maintains all department equipment and reports malfunctions.
• Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.

Leading Kitchen Operations
• Supervises and coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.
• Leads shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
• Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
• Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
• Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.
• Maintains the productivity level of employees.
• Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.
• Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same within the team.
• Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.
• Communicates performance expectations in accordance with job descriptions for each position.
• Recognizes success performance and produces desired results.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service
• Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.
• Manages day-to-day operations, ensuring the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.
• Sets a positive example for guest relations.
• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
• Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
• Handles guest problems and complaints.

Maintaining Culinary Goals
• Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
• Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
• Utilizes the Labor Management System to effectively schedule to business demands and for tracking of employee time and attendance.
• Trains employees in safety procedures.

Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities
• Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
• Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.
• Participates in the employee performance appraisal process, providing feedback as needed.
• Brings issues to the attention of the department manager and Human Resources as necessary.

Additional Responsibilities
• Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
• Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
• Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings. 

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HVAC & Refrigeration Technician - JW Marriott Hotel Kuwait City - Kuwait

Job Description
With more than 300 managed properties worldwide (including conference centers) our flagship brand, Marriott Hotels & Resorts celebrates the drive, focus, and resilience of our guests while focusing on exceptional service and genuine comfort. As part of the Marriott Hotels & Resorts team, you'll work to make the most of the travel experience of each and every guests. Find Your World™ at Marriott Hotels & Resorts.

Job Summary

      Respond and attend to guest repair requests. Communicate with guests/customers to resolve maintenance issues. Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment, including cleaning and lubrication. Visually inspect tools, equipment, or machines. Carry equipment (e.g., tools, radio). Identify, locate, and operate all shut-off valves for equipment. Maintain maintenance inventory and requisition parts and supplies as needed. Record information for unfinished calls prior to shift change.

     Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report any maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries; complete safety training and certifications; and properly store flammable materials. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional, maintain confidentiality of proprietary information, and protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards, anticipate and address guests' service needs, assist individuals with disabilities, and thank guests with genuine appreciation. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, support team to reach common goals, and listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Speak with others using clear and professional language. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance. Move up and down stairs, service ramps, and/or ladders. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Officer Management Investigation Committee - Oman Air - Muscat

Educational Qualifications Education:
Academic: - Graduate Degree preferably in commerce Professional qualifications :- Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) together with at least one of the following qualifications: Certified Internal Auditor (‘CIA’), CPA, CA  or equivalent is highly preferred Special Skills & Knowledge: Strong administrative and leadership skills Knowledge of auditing policies relating to evidence evaluation,  Criminal Evidence Act Strong verbal and written communication skills;

Experience Required
5+ years of experience in fraud investigation preferably in a professional firm of forensic accountants

Job Location Muscat

Job Description
STRATEGIC:

Ensure that all fraudulent activity reported to the Management Investigation Committee (MIC) is investigated as efficiently and effectively as possible in a professional and organised manner, resulting in appropriate penalties for those responsible so as to deter such activity as far as possible, across all functions in the organisation.

OPERATIONAL:

•Review and assess all information, received by the Management Investigation Committee (MIC) from any source, to determine the prima facie need to investigate the matter further. This would take into account the reliability of the source, the adequacy of the information and the objectivity of the complaint/accusation so that further investigative effort is expended only where considered necessary.
•Provide an opinion to the MIC on whether or not to pursue the complaint further, and also whether to investigate it in-house or by using external expertise.
•Should external expertise become necessary, then to prepare a briefing document on the work involved, based on which external experts could be identified through the usual procurement methods.
•Once appointed, brief the external experts appropriately, ensuring that they have access to all documentation and people as considered appropriate. For this, brief, as considered appropriate, all Senior Management officials whose areas would be involved in the investigation. This would be on a “need-to-know” basis.
•Coordinate all external investigative work to ensure that it is conducted efficiently and in a professional manner.
•Ensure that the final report of the External Experts is considered adequate and is based on a reasonable assessment of the evidence, and reaches a conclusion as would be appropriate under the circumstances.
•Where considered appropriate, investigate allegations of fraud using internal resources, after getting direction from MIC. This would require an initial dialog with Internal Audit to determine what additional information is available.
•Participate in conducting witness interviews in a professional mannar .
•Gather and evaluate evidence based on the professionally accepted criteria for fraud investigation.
•Organise workload through prioritisation so that critical investigations are conducted in as timely a manner as possible
•Conclusions of all investigations, conducted internally or by third parties, must be presented in reports which lay out the allegation, the evidence examined, the conclusion (establishing or non-establishing of fraud), as well as carefully thought out outcome of the conclusion.
•Where necessary, the reports should provide guidance to MIC regarding involvement of external legal entities like the Prosecutor’s Office, police, courts, or any other legislative body if necessary.
•The Reports should also provide guidance to the HR function and the respective Line Managers suggesting appropriate deterrent for fraudulent activity, in the shape of penalties etc.

CONSULTANCY:
• Provide appropriate consultancy services to Senior Management elating to fraud prevention measures, whistle blowing policies, adequacy of deterrent measures both in HR policies and in general within each function, especially in those where the potential for fraud is the highest, such as cash or other liquid asset handling functions.

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Engineer, Rotating Equipment - Technical Services - YII - Marafiq - Yanbu - Saudi Arabia

JOB PURPOSE:
Support plant Operations & Maintenance by monitoring the reliability and availability of rotating equipment & recommending corrective and preventive actions for uninterrupted service.

JOB CONTEXT:
The jobholder is primarily responsible to monitor plant rotating equipment and associated systems. The job is subject to normal plant work environment - noise, fumes, high temperature and pressures, oil, gas, high voltage, high speed rotating equipment etc.

Minimum Qualifications:
 University degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Minimum Experience:
 Minimum 8 years’ engineering technical support, project and design experience within the Mechanical engineering discipline in a Power & Water utility or heavy industry, primarily with RE related works.
 Wide exposure to all relevant plant rotating equipment (especially GTG, STG, Desal, T&D, Wastewater treatment plants), operations and maintenance.
 Experience of technical evaluation of design.

Job-Specific Skills:
 Skilled in the use of relevant engineering software and demonstrating capability of making optimal use of the software to achieve assignment requirements.
 Skilled in the use of various project management software applications such as MS Project, Primavera and AutoCAD/STAD.
 Deep and expert knowledge of various specific relevant engineering disciplines such as vibration analysis, industrial teratology, alignment and balancing.
 Skilled in identifying design limitations.
 Deep knowledge of all relevant international standards and codes of practice.

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Native English Teachers - DC Jenis International - Alahsa - Saudi Arabia

Job Description
Basic salary 13125 SAR / 3500 USD Tax FreeFree Accommodation Will be providedFree Transportation Will be provided Free Medical Covered by the companyAnnual vacation 30 days paid VacationFree Tickets Round trip ticket Working hours 40 hours per week. Work location National Industrial Training Institute, Al Hasa/ Abqaiq, Eastern Region , KSA

MA / BA / of English literature, linguistics or TESOL• Minimum of (4) years teaching experience in English as a Second Language (EFL/ESL) and/or English for Specific Purposes (ESP), of which two (2) years shall be in administering English programs in adult education.

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Warehouse Supervisor - Agility - UAE

Job Description
JOB PURPOSE

    To supervise the day- to-day operations within the Distribution Centre in terms of receiving, checking, storing, picking, stock control activities, Quality, Health & Safety, and to ensure that these functions are carried out in a timely, reliable and cost effective manner

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES
    Organizes and directs operations’ work flow and job responsibilities within the warehouse to ensure effective management of the receipt, storage, picking, packing, loading, and shipping of products to customers
    Maintains records of inventory and location for production control and cost accounting to ensure adherence to Agility warehouse and distribution procedures
    Conducts inventory control through cyclical stock counts to maintain stock integrity and through this, to ensure that financial stock takes and stock counts are conducted according to client contracts and Agility cyclical requirements. This would ensure that stock integrity is maintained in line with WMS
    Co-ordinates with internal customs department to ensure custom clearance procedures are compiled and legal requirements are met
    Develops good relationship with customers to ensure high customer service levels are maintained at all times
    Manages and troubleshoot problems with WMS to ensure the operations in distribution centres flow continuously and respond to any errors accordingly and in time
    Implements Security and Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) policies and procedures to ensure that quality standards & requirements in the distribution centre are complied with
    Ensure temperature requirements for assigned areas are managed and measured
    Elevate potential problems and opportunities for improvement to Warehouse Manager
    Ensures that expected staff productivity standards are met and maintained within the agreed KPI’s
    Ensures that employees are guided, supported and trained daily; organises structured on the job trainings

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TECHNICAL SKILLS
Education
    Graduate in any discipline

Experience
    At least 2 - 3 years’ experience in a supervisory level role in Warehouse Operations

Skills
    WMS
    Exceed
    MS office

Able to demonstrate
    Able to work independently
    Critical thinking and problem solving skills
    Clear communication verbal, or in writing
    Tactfulness and politeness
    Efficiency and accountability
    Ability to focus and bring tasks to completion
    Ability to work well under pressure
    Ability to develop and sustain good working relationships with the clients
    Ability to work independently and fast to meet aggressive deadlines
    Ability to multitask
    Team Player traits
    Sound ethical values

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Mobile Application Developer - Uxbert - Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Job Description
Do you want to love what you do at work? Do you want to make a difference, an impact, transform peoples lives? Do you want to work with a team that believes in disrupting the normal, boring and average?

Are you passionate about your skills and talents? Are you a ninja web developer? Would you love to research, tinker and experiment with the latest interface trends and technologies like touch devices, mobiles, smart watches, TVs, glasses , smart TVs/displays and even 3D virtual reality glasses? Do you aim for excellence and achieve it with a smile? Do you want to work in a fun, creative, open minded environment where you find inspiration and learn something new everyday? Then you should apply for this awesome job at the Uxbert Usability Lab today.

Key Responsibilities
Research, document, wireframe, prototype, develop and test responsive websites, mobile applications, landing pages and automate business processes using electronic technologies to provide highly usable solutions with rich user experience with necessary documentation to clearly communicate the solution to the team which meets business and user goals.

Coordinate and work with project teams, UX architects, designers, clients, vendors and creative agencies in order to ensure a consistent experience across different teams and projects to build an deliver secure, scalable and low-latency services

Pitch, consult, manage and train clients and project teams on UX, usability methods, best practicesand efficient development processes.

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Electrical Design Manager - Qatar

Job Objective:
Supports the SPM Engineering and Interfaces Manager in providing direction and management of the Electrical design requirements for the Lusail project. Interfaces with the Consultant’s Design Team to monitor schedule and budget performance. Reviews, coordinates and monitors the works of all Electrical designers to provide guidance regarding the vision of Lusail and project requirements and specifications. A key function is to manage the responses to design RFIs, review/comment on Change Orders, and provide overall supervision for the design direct reports, while managing schedule and budget control.

Key Accountabilities:
•Responsible for overall management of the Electrical design services performed by others by managing a group of Electrical engineers to ensure deliverables are submitted in a timely manner.
•Responsible for management of the delivery of the design of the various Electrical projects by verifying consistency in the design with respect to adherence to the design criteria and required standards.
•Manages the scope development and tendering process by the engineering staff, as necessary, to support the procurement of the design consultants as well as third party reviewers.
•Participates in the VE and manage all VE studies, constructability and other workshops; and drives the on-schedule submittal of the Electrical design deliverables.
•Keeps Project Management Team constantly informed as to changes made in the field to ensure timely processing of contract change orders.
•Prepares weekly work load reports, monitors the progress of work accomplished and reports to the higher management and the client.
•Serves as primary interface with the design consultants in performing design reviews or addressing construction-related issues related to the electrical systems.
•Regularly interacts with the client to share and understand the on-going design and construction issues
•Maintains overall knowledge of drawings, specifications, general contracts and time schedules related to the various Electrical works.
•Ensures all Electrical design works are comprehensive and discussed with the various engineers for the best implementation and installation of services in coordination with other parties and contractor.
•May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies in public meetings to support the client in matters related to the Electrical works.
•Provides necessary technical support and design review / audit services to project management team ensuring the correctness and quality of implementation of requirements.
•Understands all related codes and their application to the project; and overseas/manages the interface with local agencies to coordinate design standards usage and monthly approvals’ process.
•Supports the SPM Engineering and Interface Manager in performing other tasks as deemed necessary related to the Electrical aspects of the projects.

Qualifications
Experience and Qualification:

•Bsc Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical degree.
•Registration as a professional engineer may be required.
•15 years of related work experience, including demonstrated experience in a key management role.

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Mechanical Design Engineer - Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Description
POSITION OVERVIEW:

Performs conventional and moderately-complex engineering assignments, applying engineering techniques and analyses within a discipline.  The Engineer at this level is proficient in the utilization of standard engineering theories and practices, and Company procedures.  Some assignments involve CAE (computer aided engineering)/CAD (computer aided design) applications.  Willingness to travel or relocate to supplier, client, or construction site locations, is expected.

 SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
Independently develops and/or supervises the creation of engineering products that meet customer quality requirements.  This includes defining the problem, establishing the work scope, preparing the budget and schedule, planning the work, providing technical direction, and reporting the work status.
Typical products may include detailed calculations, drawings, procurement documents, design and installation packages, proposal evaluations, technical reports, and detailed analyses.
Provides support for other engineering activities as required.  May supervise one or more subordinates and provide input regarding performance.
May be assigned to a project or organizational team, or as a lead engineer for a specific discipline on a small to intermediate-size project.
Provides input and technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and lower-level Engineers working on the same project.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications
PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

4-year degree in Engineering (or related field) and 5-8 years of related work experience.  In addition, an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate may be required.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:
Proficiency in utilizing CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering is required.

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Visual Merchandising Manager - M H Alshaya Co - Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Job Description
Fashion is in our blood. We have a deeply creative heart. We are on top of the trends. Sometimes we create trends. We believe fashion should be fun. We genuinely love what we do but we take our business seriously. Our attitude and personality is a huge part of what makes us different. River Island's unique design and cultural style makes us stand out from the pack.

The Role:
Your role will be to deliver and maintain exemplary standards of visual merchandising including promotion, recommendations and implementation. You will train the store staff on brand standards and provide ongoing coaching and be a pivotal part of the brand team, working to implement plans for new store openings and new market entry. You will assess the visual standards of the store and ensure best practice.

You will have/be:

* At least 3 years' retail operations experience including 2 years in visual merchandising management
* Experience in budget planning and control
* Good planning and organisational skills
* The ability to apply sound brand principles to projects and campaigns
* Computer literate

A qualification in visual merchandising or art & design are an advantage.
Alshaya International Trading Co., one of the world's leading retail franchise companies, operates 40 of the world's most recognised retail brands in KSA. With over 600 stores, we are growing fast and looking for talented individuals to join our team.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Hr Learning And Development Coordinator - Holiday Inn Kuwait

FUNCTION: Under the general guidance of the Learning & Development Manager, and within the limits of InterContinental Hotels Group policies, procedures and Human Resource Framework, responsible for managing the hotel’s implements policies and procedures, training function thus bringing Room To be yourself alive. The Training Coordinator position impacts on the skills, knowledge and attitudes of every hotel employee and ensures the availability and use of effective resources. The position also plays a leading role in promoting the desired work culture around Our Winning Ways

Internal Contacts: Interact with the Heads of Departments and all employees

External Contacts: Closely liaises with colleges & Universities, Vocational Institutes and other training institutes in the city. Area Director of Human Resources and Training, employee benefits representatives, attorneys, applicants, government officials, colleges and universities, competitors and other members of the local community.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
•  Prepares and implements the bi-annual hotel training and development plan and Training Need Analyses to meet the identified training needs of a five star deluxe hotel operation.
•  Assist Learning & Development Manager in preparing the annual training budgets and adheres to the provision of the budget.
•  Facilitate training sessions and workshops with effective lively manner
•  Provide proper induction and Orientation to new hires as per IHG Onboarding procedure
•  Provide New Hires with Job Description and Training plan
•  Monitors the preparation and use of standard manuals in all outlets and departments.
•  Ensure all staffs undergo hotel orientation.
•  Overseas and controls the voluntary cross training system.
•  Develops, conduct and evaluates training sessions and courses for internal and external trainees.
•  Maintains a craft training system to meet the initial and development needs of operational staff.
•  Ensures that the hotel trainings standards and action plans of the hotel review made are implemented.
•  Conducts departmental training reviews on a bi-monthly basis.
•  Conducts bi-monthly coordinators meetings and minutes the discussion point.
•  Develops and maintains contact with educational establishment to promote Holiday Inn Kuwait and hospitality industry in general.
•  Ensures that the hotel training records are maintained and updated.
•  Prepares monthly training report, detailing training activities in the previous month.
•  Monitors present and future trends, practices and systems in the field of training and makes recommendation for change when necessary.
•  Liaises with the vocational training authority, ensures compliance with government rules and regulations concerning training.
•  Prepare and follow up management induction program.
•  Prepare and monitor internal and external trainees’ plans.
•  Assists in carrying out the maintenance plans of the various I TOOLS projects in the hotel.
•  Assist in hygiene development centre.
•  Quarterly Audits to be conducted for all outlets outside the hotel.

Job Requirements
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Required Skills
• Good time management and organizational skills.
• Possess good judgment and decision making capability.
• Able to handle confidential information appropriately.
• Able to work under stress to meet tight deadlines and handling multiple tasks.
• Self-motivated, independent and proactive
• Strong client orientation, including the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with client departments.

Qualifications
• Solid computer skills; proficiency in the use of office software products (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc)
• Excellent ability to effectively communicate in a clear and concise manner in English (both oral and written).  Arabic knowledge is an advantage.
• Experience in a customer service environment
• At least 2 year of working experience in the related field or equivalent training is required for this position

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SousChef - JW Marriott Hotel Kuwait City - Kuwait

Job Description
With more than 300 managed properties worldwide (including conference centers) our flagship brand, Marriott Hotels & Resorts celebrates the drive, focus, and resilience of our guests while focusing on exceptional service and genuine comfort. As part of the Marriott Hotels & Resorts team, you'll work to make the most of the travel experience of each and every guests. Find Your World™ at Marriott Hotels & Resorts.

JOB SUMMARY
Accountable for overall success of the daily kitchen operations. Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing all food related functions. Works to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget. Supervises all kitchen areas to ensure a consistent, high quality product is produced. Responsible for guiding and developing staff including direct reports. Must ensure sanitation and food standards are achieved.

CANDIDATE PROFILE
Education and Experience
• High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.

OR

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met
• Manages kitchen shift operations and ensures compliance with all Food & Beverage policies, standards and procedures.
• Estimates daily production needs on a weekly basis and communicates production needs to kitchen personnel daily.
• Assists Executive Chef with all kitchen operations and preparation.
• Prepares and cooks foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
• Develops, designs, or creates new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
• Assists in determining how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays.
• Maintains purchasing, receiving and food storage standards.
• Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards.
• Performs all duties of kitchen managers and employees as necessary.
• Recognizes superior quality products, presentations and flavor.
• Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
• Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.
• Operates and maintains all department equipment and reports malfunctions.
• Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.

Leading Kitchen Operations
• Supervises and coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.
• Leads shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
• Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
• Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
• Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.
• Maintains the productivity level of employees.
• Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.
• Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same within the team.
• Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.
• Communicates performance expectations in accordance with job descriptions for each position.
• Recognizes success performance and produces desired results.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service
• Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.
• Manages day-to-day operations, ensuring the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.
• Sets a positive example for guest relations.
• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
• Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
• Handles guest problems and complaints.

Maintaining Culinary Goals
• Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
• Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
• Utilizes the Labor Management System to effectively schedule to business demands and for tracking of employee time and attendance.
• Trains employees in safety procedures.

Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities
• Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
• Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.
• Participates in the employee performance appraisal process, providing feedback as needed.
• Brings issues to the attention of the department manager and Human Resources as necessary.

Additional Responsibilities
• Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
• Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
• Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings.

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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Financial Manager - TM Group Style International - Kuwait

Job Description
Responsibility of Financial Manager:
 Enter the entries into the Financial and Accounting Management system
 Prepare the financial payment application
 Prepare and declare the tax return.
 Reviewing the banking report prepared by the Head of Financial and Accounting Department and submitted to ICBC Head Office and local management.
 Prepare bank nostro reconciliations
 Reconcile other financial payables and other financial receivables
 Files financial and accounting documents.
 Financial performance management of the branch
 Provide the audit material to the external audit.
 Assist the Head to communicate with the CBK

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Senior Site Architect - SSH - Kuwait

Job Description
SSH specialises in the delivery of world class construction projects in the MENA region. We are a rapidly expanding multidisciplinary firm with over 50 years' expertise in architecture, engineering, infrastructure and construction supervision.
 SSH are respected project leaders, trusted international partners and reputable employers. We aim to be the consultant, strategic partner and employer of choice for the MENA region. Our continued participation in the region's premier construction projects reflects our world class expertise in specialist markets and our unrivalled local knowledge.

 Purpose:

 To support continued growth we are currently recruiting experienced Site Architects. Working on high profile projects and reporting to the Resident Engineer, your role will be to supervise and verify the quality control of site Architectural works in full conformity with all contract documents for the project. This is a rare opportunity to develop your career with an organisation that has a strong management team, an aggressive growth plan, and is delivering some of the most exciting projects in the Middle East and North Africa region.

 Responsibilities:
•Undertake overview supervision duties on site to ensure general compliance of the works with shop drawings, specification and contract requirements and when necessary cause to address deficiencies associate with the same.
•Coordinate all aspects of submittals, review and approvals against contract requirements and when applicable report and advise on deviations from the same.
•Report on a daily basis to the RE on all activities occurred on site.
•Assist the RE in all aspects of the final Acceptance of the work and close-out all applicable contracts related to the same.
•Coordinate with the team on site to ensure that contractual obligations are met.
•Gives clear, concise and understandable instructions to Contractors to avoid abortive works and errors.
•Follows up with Staff to ensure compliance with requirements.

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Senior Operations Manager - Gaucho Grill - Kuwait - M H Alshaya Co

Job DescriptionThe finest Argentine steaks! Personality, passion and professionalism! You will need to demonstrate these qualities to join the Gaucho family. We offer an unrivalled induction and training program and excellent development opportunities for career minded professionals with personality and a real love of genuine hospitality.

The Role:
As Senior Operations Manager you will be responsible for leading a team of Operations Managers and/or Area Managers to seek opportunities and initiatives that result in the achievement of the business plan. You will also be responsible for all operational aspects of brand, marketing and visual impact across a market.

Responsibilities include:
- Driving and delivering sales performance and profit return- Managing manpower performance and development- Monitoring conditions and trends within the local market.

You will have/be:
- Senior management experience with a multi-site retail brand- Educated to degree level or equivalent- Experience of managing across a wide geographical area- The ability to identify and deliver initiatives to enhance business and increase sales- Experience of managing sales objectives and operational costs in line with an agreed business plan.

International experience would be an advantage.

M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for over 70 of the world's most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria's Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 2,600 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.

Alshaya's stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 40,000 people from over 110 nationalities.

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Brand Manager - Kuwait - M H Alshaya Co

Job Description
Debenhams is a leading department store chain that originated in the UK and carries a full range of cosmetics, womenswear, lingerie, accessories, menswear, childrenswear and home. The store offers a unique combination of exclusive designer brands, international brands and Debenhams' own collection. Our customers are enticed inside because we stock the latest trends, and the customer service ensures customers return. As a brand we are knowledgeable, enthusiastic and driven.

The Role:
You will be accountable for ensuring the brand is appropriately represented in all markets and championed effectively. Through building the annual business plan and ongoing reporting and re-forecasting, you will have responsibility for ensuring delivery on merchandise planning, driving sales strategies and achieving standards agreed by the host brand. In addition, you will participate in business improvement projects to ensure brand requirements are represented in all business-wide initiatives and systems.

You will have/be:
- At least 3 years' experience in a senior merchandising role, ideally within a PLC or successful private retail company- Previous retail sector experience- Educated to degree level- Knowledge of key merchandising planning principles and systems- Excellent numeric, analytic and IT skills- Self driven, energetic, enthusiastic and creative.

M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for over 70 of the world's most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria's Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 2,600 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.

Alshaya's stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 40,000 people from over 110 nationalities.

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Restaurant Manager - The Sultan Center - Al Farawaniyah - Kuwait

Job Description
Ensuring a high level of guest satisfaction to maximize sales and operating profits.
 Maintaining full Financial Statement accountability for Sales, Operating Expenses and Operating Profits for the Restaurant
 Developing and leading in the implementation of strategic and tactical plans designed for increasing Guest Satisfaction and initiating improvements for meeting agreed targets
 Ensuring adherence to the annual operating plan and budgets
 Ensuring that all employees maintain effective guest relations and company standards
 Interviewing, selecting, hiring, training, developing, promoting and recommending salary changes for all members of the Restaurant team.
 Planning and preparing work schedules and assigning employees specific duties and responsibilities
 Planning, submitting for approval & implementing Capital Expenditure projects required by the Restaurant
 Completing daily, weekly, and monthly inventory counts
 Coordinating training and development needs for employees, evaluating their performance and implementing rewards and disciplinary procedures as required
 Conducting weekly meetings and reviewing all areas of performance and identifying areas for improvement
 Maintaining the facilities physical image, maintenance, equipment, inventory, cash and cash equivalencies
 Developing weekly, periodic and annual operating sales and profit projections

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Friday, September 19, 2014

Commis3 - Marriott International - Makkah - Saudi Arabia

Job Summary
Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food. Wash and peel fresh fruits and vegetables. Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients. Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist. Prepare cold foods. Operate ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves, and fryers. Test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently. Monitor food quality while preparing food. Set-up and break down work station. Serve food in proper portions onto proper receptacles. Wash and disinfect kitchen area, tables, tools, knives, and equipment. Check and ensure the correctness of the temperature of appliances and food.

Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report maintenance needs, accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Speak with others using clear and professional language. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Senior Training Officer - GUST - Kuwait

• Create classes, and training activities on the system.
• Create customer's record on the system.
• Prepare the instructors weekly schedule.
• Supervise the readiness of course material, catering, training hall and IT training requirements.
• Prepare daily registration report. Generate statistics on how many daily registrations, and how much it cost.
• Prepare weekly and monthly reports, and send them to the Operations Manager and the Finance department.
• Monitors the utilization reports of instructors, classrooms, and attendance.
• Monitors the quality of delivery, and assures that quality standards are met.
• Co-ordinate with management for new programs.
• Collect feedback from reports being given, and from Instructors about participants.

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Sports Coaches – Part Time - GUST - Kuwait

GUST is looking to recruit qualified sports coaches on a part time basis for the below fields:

1. Tennis coach (Male/Female)
2. Table Tennis coach
3. Football coach (Male/Female)
4. Volleyball coach (Male/Female)
5. Basketball coach (Male/Female)
6. Fitness coach for (Male/Female)
7. Martial arts coach
8. Swimming coach (Male/Female)

Coaches are expected to work actively with the Athletic Dept., to develop, and enhance the sports activities of the university for the students, staff, and community

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Executive Advertising And Promotion - Al Sayer Group - Kuwait

Job Summary/Purpose:
Coordinate advertising campaigns and promotional events to support the marketing plans.

Responsibilities:
1.Coordinate all advertising and promotion activities related to Toyota, Lexus and Certified cars.
2.Coordinate and follow up on actual advertising & promotion events and mall displays.
3.Design structure & procedures of advertising & promotion outdoor events and mall displays.
4.Extract customer details from business object software to communicate and motivate customers of company's sales, service and parts promotions.
5.Conduct descriptive statistics in SPSS software and analyze customer feedback.
6.Collect prices and items (gifts/giveaways) from external suppliers and select appropriate ones to serve the aim of each advertising & promotional campaign.
7.Receive all marketing requirements from sister companies and implement as per their required objectives.
8.Coordinate with external suppliers to fulfill the corporate services requirements.
9.Follow up with advertising agency and media booking agency on the implementation of media plan.
10.Implement changes required on the text, images and specifications of advertisements and submit to Assistant manager Advertising & promotion.
11.Upload documents & maintain records of advertising and promotion activities and process workflows on the system.
12.Reserve malls and hotels prime locations to serve advertising and promotional campaign objectives

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Call Center Agents - Al Sayer Group - Kuwait

Al-Sayer Group Holding invites dynamic and energetic people to join our winning team for the below mentioned position:-

BILINGUAL CALL CENTER AGENTS
Accountabilities:

• Contact prospective customers to sell the company’s products or services.
• Achieve weekly and monthly targets.
• Contact customers and update customer account information.
• Answer incoming customer general inquiries, complaints etc.
• Create various work related requests in response to customer queries and needs and follow up until they are realized.
• Contact customers for special offers and promotions, service campaign etc.
• Follow up with the customers to understand if their complaints are resolved or take feedback on the Company services.
• Perform other related duties as requested.
• The employee will be expected to work in shifts.

Eligible candidates may walk in to the open day with copies of the following documents:
• CV
• Passport
• Residency (Current and Previous)
• Civil ID
• Work Permit
• 1 Photograph

Location: Kuwait Free Trade Zone, Al Sayer Call Center Building, Building 2, Shuwaikh, Kuwait

Date and Time: Friday, 19th September 2014 between 8.00am to 12.00noon

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Service Engineer - Civil and Decor - Kout Food Group - Kuwait

The role is responsible for ensuring timely delivery of high quality services within the allocated budget pertaining to Civil and Decor work for Kout Food Group.

-Managing all Electronic Maintenance Requests (EMRs) that originate from the outlets
-Managing all Job Order Assignments (JOAs) raised by authorized persons in the Property Department
-Conduct facility Safety Standards audits related to civil and d├ęcor works. Produce assessment and evaluation reports with recommendations
-Prepare Bill of Quantities (BOQs) with details and specifications
-Manage the tender procedure related to assigning jobs to contractors
-Site supervision of work being carried out
-Certify work carried out by contractors for payment processing purposes
-Regular communication on work progress
-Submit periodical progress and status reports on jobs assigned to contractors
-Coordinate with the relevant parties for the required services and technical support

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Supervisor Technical Support - Starbucks - M H Alshaya Co - Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Job Description
From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only celebrates coffee and the rich tradition, but that also brings a feeling of connection. Starbucks coffeehouses have become a beacon for coffee lovers everywhere because they know they can count on genuine service, an inviting atmosphere and a superb cup of expertly roasted and richly brewed coffee every time. It's not unusual to see people coming to Starbucks to chat, meet up or even work. Starbucks is a neighborhood gathering place, a part of the daily routine - and we couldn't be happier about it. Get to know us and you'll see: we are so much more than what we brew. Starbucks prides itself on its people, or 'partners' as we call them. We strive to develop each partner to achieve their career goals, whether this is to become a district manager, Coffee Master or work within one of our Head Office functions.

The Role:
You will handle assigned day-to-day or emergency maintenance requirements or general repairs and machine relocation for your assigned territory. This position involves close liaison with the sales and face-to-face customer liaison teams as well as suppliers. You will be provided with a company vehicle and will be required to travel from site to site.

Responsibilities include:
- Planning and carrying out preventative maintenance schedules to ensure routine maintenance on all coffee brewing equipment- Maintaining water systems and drains- Inspecting, cleaning, adjusting and repairing equipment when necessary- Installing and repairing equipment- Carrying out minor carpentry, plumbing and electrical work- Coordinating outside vendor repairs, plumbing and electrical work.

M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for over 70 of the world's most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria's Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 2,600 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.

Alshaya's stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 40,000 people from over 110 nationalities.

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IT-System Analyst - Jeddah Cables Company - Energya Group - Saudi Arabia

Job Description
•ERP (Tier II or Tier III) development and customization: preferable

•Software development in Business applications that includes accounting such as Inventory management system, Maintenance Management System, Accounting system (that is the most preferred). Accounting system normally includes Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, General Ledger, Payroll, Cash Management, and/or Fixed Assets.

•Expertise in system analysis and implementation using technologies such as ADO.Net, ASP.NET, Microsoft SQL server programming, Crystal reporting and using software development methodologies such as Scrum or Agile methodologies.

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Senior Product Development Manager - Banque Saudi Fransi - Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Job Description
A senior Product developer manager is responsible to plan and execute the Channels projects, such as; in the new phase of the Fransiplus transactional site, Fransi Global, and in Mobile banking.

Accountabilities:
 1. Work together with the Product Owner to plan and execute projects
 2. Develops business and marketing plans for assigned products, including pricing strategies, sales plans and implementation strategies.
 3. Work closely with the Product Owner, Sales, and Business Analysts, for understanding the system’s functional and non‐functional requirements
 4. Collaborate with the Product Management in defining the Product Vision
 5. Demonstrate leadership abilities to our clients with the deployment of software upgrades, enhancements and fixes that are coordinated based on release schedules
 6. Conduct Risk Management studies for e-business projects.
 7. Provide a development plan that meets the future needs of our clients and markets, based on the state‐of‐the‐art technologies
 8. Evolve the existing system applications and architecture in various areas as needed
 9. Coordinate release and sprint planning
 10. Conduct daily scrum meetings

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Sr. Engineer Control System - Sahara Petrochemical Company - Jubail - Saudi Arabia

Job Description
• Identifies the need to upgrade control systems, providing justification and presenting recommendations to managers for initial go-ahead. Prepares the specifications for the upgrade, contacts vendors in coordination with Supply Management Department to obtain initial price estimates and then presents to TRS Manager/Section Head. Upon budget approval will raise purchase order and invite tenders for supply. Prepares technical specifications for related RFP/RFQ. Answers vendor questions.
• Implements approval upgraded projects. Indicates scheduling upgrade work to suit ongoing operations and maintenance requirements. Installs and monitors the operations of new equipment until parameters are as expected.
• Modifies the control systems throughout the network, by installing all parameters and logic ladder, carrying out arithmetic procedures, and upgrading all vendor manuals with new systems
• Prepares spare parts requirements at all times, especially prior to major overhauls which are planned. Includes examining major overhaul requirements and raising purchase requisition. Reviews min-max levels of ongoing stock items and requests special attention to stock items as required. Receives and evaluates on periodically, the current status of inventory and purchase orders.
• Plans in advance, and schedules the overhaul of control equipment and systems, including requirements for labor, and liaises with all other departments to facilitate.
• Respond to customer daily & on-call inquires.
• Assigned for Major/Minor plant changes/studies.
• Assist Finance Department in verifying invoices and payments for the services rendered to the company and also assists in providing engineering information to outside agencies, committees and companies as requested by Engineering Services.
• Prepare design background for Plant modification & Capital projects.
• Supervise and Participates in project planning, providing assistance to the contractors/vendors in interpreting agreed project plans and contracts, providing electrical drawings and schematics.
• Provide guidance, support and on job training for new or lower Level Engineers, as required.

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Sr. Engineer Mechanical - Sahara Petrochemical Company - Jubail - Saudi Arabia

Job Description
• Ensures plant-engineering support to all concern departments including day-to-day support to the manufacturing department in resolving plant problems.
• Work with other engineers in the department in conducting the plant studies on plant performance, problems and provides modification package and cost estimates.
• Prepares engineering/design packages for plant modifications in his discipline area. Work with Drafting and Documentation during the preparation of packages. Coordinates design review to ensure compliance with work scope and issues the final package to the clients.
• Support the correct implementation of the plant modifications as per the design packages in accordance with national and international standards as per safety procedures of the company. Provides clarification, guidance and technical supports during execution.
• Develops the mechanical components of the tender package, including the deliverables. Participates in pre-tender meetings, answering questions, taking notes for follow up. Coordinates with the Project Cost Control Engineer the responses to questions -written and verbal.
• Carries out the technical review of bids, including ensuring that AL WAHA'S safety, security and environment standards are included in bids received. Reviews and prepares short lists and provides recommendations for selection against established criteria.
• Supervise and Participates in project planning, providing assistance to the contractors/vendors in interpreting agreed project plans and contracts, providing engineering drawings.
• Participates in pre-project meetings with contractors and vendors, providing technical assistance as required.
• Carries out an ongoing review of "live" projects including equipment delivery to ensure that all engineering and safety standards are being met and makes recommendations for changes to meet these standards.
• Oversees the implementation and completion phases of all projects/modification. Ensures that all operability/acceptance tests are carried out before approval is given for project handover.
• Coordinates activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling and resolving engineering design and test problems.
• Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications and drawings
• Ensure proper "as-built" documentation of the project/modifications is delivered to the document control unit. Prepares interim and project completion reports.
• Provide guidance, support and on job training for new or lower Level Engineers, as required

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Friday, June 6, 2014

Administrative Coordinator - INF Dept - Islamic Development Bank - ISD - Jeddah

Administrative Coordinator - INF Dept - Islamic Development Bank - ISD - Jeddah
To be a focal point in the department or division for coordinating and streamlining the workflow. To communicate and follow up on pending issues and taking necessary corrective actions as per policies and procedures.

Academic and Relevant Experience Requirements:
    Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or any relevant discipline.
    5 years of working experience

Ideal candidates will possess the below, but not limited to the following:
    Fluency in English is essential
    Preference will be given to candidates who are fluent in Arabic
    Fluency in French will be an advantage
    Proficient computer skills
    Strong interpersonal skills

Responsibilities:
    Coordinate the preparation of annual budget and work plan by collecting and collating data from required parties.
    Assist the division manager / department director in time management.
    Assist the division manager / department director in maintenance of daily schedules and meetings.
    Coordinate the organization of events by communicating and following up with concerned parties.
    Ensure the requirements of the different meetings/events are performed and provided.
    Follow-up on disbursement of payment to vendors and consultants.
    Assist in travel settlements of staff members by following up with concerned departments.
    Coordinate the arrangement of travel and logistical requirements for missions and events.
    Prepare contracts and draft terms of references for consultants under technical guidance of professional members of the division / department.
    Prepare memorandums on routine and outstanding issues.
    Facilitate visitors and coordinate arrangements for the department’s delegations hosting and logistics.
    Advise on relevant policies & procedures and their implementation

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Senior Associate - Principal for Partnership - Islamic Development Bank - ISD - Jeddah

This role is responsible for managing ICD's relationship with other DFIs, financial institutions & Governements and also for fund raising campaigns and strategies. This involves identifying strategic and tactical funding partners with a focus on long term commitment for ICD and its clients. This will involve an end-to-end approach, starting with the identification of strategic partners and finalizing the terms to agreement to maintaining those relationships effectively going forward.

Experience:
    7-9 years
    Established banker with Fund raising experience within financial institution and/or DFI

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Banking , Finand or Accounting.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Forecasting financing needs for ICD and   its clients by understanding business needs from coverage and product teams   to ensure sufficient availability of capital to fund ICD projects

Developing a shortlist of target   strategic partners to be contacted in order to source funding in terms of   both, strategic and tactical funding

Networking with potential strategic   partners to introduce ICD's institutional profile, its product and service   offerings, as well overall developmental agenda

Initiating conversations to forge   mutually beneficial partnerships, capturing broad expectations around   financial terms and sharing the details of ICD's deal structuring process

Monitoring new funds against targets,   establishing monthly fundraising steering committee to last for campaign   duration and reporting  to the   fundraising campaign committee regularly

Updating investment and funding plans   based on fund raising levels and engaging with investors to ensure the   commitments are met

Mediating between strategic partners   and the internal stakeholders at ICD (Equity or Debt teams as relevant and   the Head Partnerships at a mature stage of negotiation) to structure longer   term funds and finalize the terms of agreement

Liaising with stakeholders at IDB in   order to identify suitable strategic partners, and leverage their network to   bring in additional sources of funding for ICD

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Head of Institutional Equities - Islamic Development Bank - ISD - Jeddah

The role is responsible for managing the overall performance of ICD's institutional equities and Line of Financing activities, maintaining relationships with ICD's investee companies, and coordinating activities through-out the investment lifecycle. This will involve monitoring asset performance closely, in order to address any discrepancies impacting shareholder return in a timely manner.

Experience::
 Minimum 5 years of experience , in a managerial position , in the Banking and Financial Services sector.

Qualifications and requirements::
    Bachelors Degree in Economics or Finance
    Master degree or a post graduate certificate; CFA, CMA, CPA will be an advantage
    English and French is a must

Responsibilities::
    Maintaining relationships with investee companies, and overseeing the performance of ICD's Corporate Equities investments, thereby ensuring smooth implementation of overall portfolio operations.
    Maintaining relationships with beneficiary financial institutions, and overseeing the performance of ICD's Line of Financing portfolio, thereby ensuring smooth implementation of operations and monitoring quality of investments.
    Leading the division in preparing required timely reports related to projects and their status upon request from the senior management.
    Assessing investment performance-  tracking valuation and company performance at the deal closure / Exit level and raising discrepancies that impact shareholder return for ICD with the Head Institutional Equities for further review and action.
    Keeping up to date with the recent happenings in ICD's target markets and sectors, following up announcements issued by regulators from time to time as well  different reports issued by the specialized institutions.
    Identifying opportunities for corporate finance and other advisory services  within the existing portfolio companies, in order to strengthen their capabilities and performance further. Liaising with the Advisory Services team to follow up on these prospects.
    Develop portfolio management platform, Follow-up manuals and procedures, early warning systems, Exit options and implementation plans for exits in order to minimize the portfolio overall risk and maximize the return on investment.
    Coordinating with the Monitoring and Evaluation department to measure the developmental impact related metrics that need to be tracked for Corporate Equities projects

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Business Development Senior Officer Procurement - Qatar Petrochemical Company - QAPCO

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or equivalent.
06 years experience in purchasing, expediting or contracts management, preferably hands-on experience in maintenance or production in petrochemicals industry.
Very Fluency in both written and spoken English.
Computer Literate

To evaluate and develop vendor database, researching the capabilities of existing and potential vendors; to monitor vendor performance; to assist Contracts Manager in the analysis of materials work procedures and coordinate with the respective functionaries to improve interaction with vendors.

TASKS PERFORMED
a) Researches procurement needs from the inventory and equipment database of Qapco as well as user requisitions to identify potential areas for improvement and source-identification/ development.
b) Researches the local and international market to identify potential sources/vendors including use of structured questionnaires sent to potential sources/vendors to obtain more detailed information, regarding the companies and their products. Studies and analyzes information received to evaluate overall suitability for classification as an approved vendor of the product / company in coordination with the user and finance departments.
c) Negotiates general terms and conditions of business with the potential vendors. Conducts quality audits of the vendors at site to ensure continued quality service from the vendors. Monitors and reviews the performance of existing vendors in coordination with the Head of Sections. Prepares reports with analysis of the vendor / marketplace trends.
d) Analyzes the effectiveness of Materials work procedures and coordinates with the respective functionaries to improve the interaction with vendors.
e) Conducts supplier performance evaluation surveys and customer satisfaction surveys to measure the performance of existing suppliers, their satisfaction with working with QAPCO and how far internal and external customers of Materials Department are satisfied with the Materials Department performance.
f) Acts as secretary of Vendor Management Committee that defines methods and establishes criteria for vendor management to ensure only approved vendors are utilized for providing required products or services.
g) Acts as focal point in Materials Department for arranging meetings, presentations, etc of the new vendors
h) Performs other similar or related duties relating to the vendor development section

Send CV at: hr@qapco.com.qa

Regional Cargo Sales Support Officer - Qatar Airways - Doha

• Bachelors in Computer Science / Business studies or equivalent
• Minimum of 6 years of systems implementation or support experience of SAP MM involving configuration, development, and/or technical or functional testing.
• Must have minimum 2 SAP full lifecycle Projects implementation / supports experience.
• Must have implementation / support experience of SAP MM.
• Exposure towards Ariba would be an added advantage
• Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
• Must have experience with ad hoc query and SAP BW in relation to SAP MM
• SAP MM Certified – Preferred
• SAP Business Objects experience would be Preferred

The Senior System Analyst SAP MM will be a subject matter expert and key liaison between SAP MM consultant and QAPCO internal MM users for the SAP Implementation and post implementation support of MM modules. His main responsibility is to advise the best practices for the successful implementation of SAP MM / Ariba and providing post live support.

TASKS PERFORMED
• Acts as a subject matter expert, Change agent and key liaison player between internal and external teams in all phases of SAP MM solution implementation.
• Supervises, coordinates and organizes the activities of SAP MM consultants to ensure project needs, priorities, and deadlines are met and the solution is intact with QAPCO business needs.
• Defines, documents, designs and implements solutions for the business requirement.
• Perform complex functional configuration, modification, and testing tasks involving SAP Material Management and Ariba Solution.
• Performs complex unit and integration testing for assigned modules from development to production, troubleshoots configuration and master data problems after release strategy changes and/or upgrades and other functional configuration changes have been created, and makes changes in configurations to resolve errors.
• Interfaces with users to interpret and clarify complex functional configuration details and process change requirements involving SAP Materials Management modules.
• Guides user testers from various business areas to complete high quality testing of assigned system modules.
• Identifies opportunities for improving business processes in partnership with process owners.
• Trains users and supports training in the usage of SAP Material Management and SAP Ariba.
• Create test scripts and drive integration and regression testing.
• Ensure technical solutions maintain design integrity, adhere to functional designs, and meet business needs with global scalability.
• Recommend operational continuous improvement opportunities, service efficiency initiatives, and business process improvement to better serve business needs.
• Write functional specifications for any RICEFW development objects.
• Develop and suggest improvement in Material Management policies and procedures in-line with SAP and best industry practices.
• Provide advice and guidance to business department on improving business processes and functions by analysis, benchmarking and development of detailed SAP Business Process functional and technical specifications

Send CV at: hr@qapco.com.qa

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Customer Relation Manager GMPRD - Bahrain - AA Bin Hindi

Carry out professional Marketing activities; conduct field visits to current and prospective customers; gather Market and Product information; handle customer accounts and provide guidance on enhancing customer relationships. focus on quality, pricing and product. Retain customer loyalty and preference by establishing rapport with the customer, planning and developing customer-focused programs.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience
    Master / bachelor Degree/Diploma in Business Administration or related field
    Minimum experience of 5-8 year(s) in account /customer and business relationship management, customer service or sales experience is useful. Experience in Managing a call center is a must.

Required Skills

    Core competency in customer service skills
    Extensive background in Market research
    Strong Presentation and Communication skills
    Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English and Arabic.
    Outstanding leadership skills and dynamic public speakers
    Knowledge of the practices and procedures for project management, sales, marketing and strategic planning
    Knowledge of company's products and services
    Creative, Professional attitude and Appearance.
    Confident, Energetic and Self motivated.
    Computer Skills & Strong Inter-personnel skills.

Duties and Responsibilities
    Plan, executive and follow up on the customer retention campaigns through variety of media including SMS, email, call center & social media channels.
    To meet agreed targets set out in converting enquiries into bookings and supporting the ongoing communication between the team.
    Enhancing customer relationships and focusing on quality, pricing and product.
    Ensure that all CR related activities such as follow-up calls , proactive calls, handling customer complaints , increasing customer awareness and analyzing customer feedback is been executed on time.
    Proficient in call center management, produce periodical call center data analysis reports to respective division. Liaise with all divisional managers on the issues for CR related activities
    Liaise with the quality department on CR activities such as customer satisfaction survey, customer complaints etc.
    Identify and analyse the Group’s strengths and weaknesses and respond to opportunities and threats in the Market.
    Develop and implement appropriate strategies by selecting, segmenting and targeting markets and promoting products and services to those markets
    Should be capable of executing the company’s objectives of an efficient loyalty program in long term customer retention plan.
    Conduct regular field visits; handle customer concerns, act as support to the marketing activities.
    Liaise with the GMPRD team in gathering and providing information of all the company’s products, services and activities
    Create and maintain up to date call answering script for the CR team and ensure that the team is guiding the team in right direction
    Consistently generate new opportunities with existing and new clients.
    Builds positive relationship with team and create a environment where they can take initiative and succeed.
    Creates a balance between meeting short term business needs and making long-term investments in activities such as relationship building, knowledge-creation and self-improvement. Has intense client focus, and prioritizes time accordingly
    Managing major client relationships, contributes to the life and culture of the firm.
    Solve the problems which is been escalated by the CR team

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Manager - Finance - MIS - Oman Air - Muscat

Education:
-Academic:-  Graduate / Postgraduate qualifications in Accounting / Commerce / Business studies  with Professional qualification such as  ACCA / ACA / CIMA / MBA / CPA / CWA.

Special Skills & Knowledge:
– Business intelligence
_ Management reporting

MANAGEMENT REPORTING
1. Review the management reports generated, preliminary data analysis done by the team and complete them with respect to analysis and commentary covering various operational and financial aspects, explaining the performance of the company as well as its SBU.

BUDGETING & FORECASTING
1. Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with internal rules and procedures.
2. Ensure timely preparation and presentation of annual company wide Manpower, Capital expenditure and Operating budgets to the management.
3. Revisit the budgets half yearly in the light of actuals performance and forecast the revised results for the years

PLANNING & STUDY
1. Generate the 5 year plan for the company laying down precisely all the assumptions and parameters involved in its making.
2. Prepare new route study reports showing comprehensive financial analysis and make timely presentation of same to the management for decision making.

AUDITS & TAX REPORTING
1. Responsible for consolidation of accounts and liaise with Statutory auditors for smooth conduct of quarterly and annual statutory audits,
2. Responsible for timely Tax Reporting by filing of provisional and final Income Tax Returns, preferring appeals and other correspondence with Tax authorities.
3. Responsible for providing financial and statistical data to various airline survey agencies and local regulatory bodies.
4. Responsible for preparing all ad-hoc reports as and when required or instructed by Chief financial officer.
5. Understanding new reporting requirements on time to time basis in consultation with CFO and develop reports accordingly.

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