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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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