Consultant wanted at ATKINS – Abu Dhabi

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Construction, Programme Management
This is a client facing role within our UAE nuclear team, working for the future nuclear operator, and providing consultancy and project management in developing their organisation structure, roles and responsibilities.

Responsibilities:
Working hand in hand with our nuclear client in Abu Dhabi, to help them develop the short, mid and long-term organisational structures
Working with, and influencing multiple client stakeholders such as Operations, Finance, Procurement, HR
Managing multiple mini-projects and tasks, and ensuring progress, risks and communications are proactively provided with your client line manager
You will be expected to be based in the clients’ office in Abu Dhabi, with occasional visits to the nuclear plant site in Abu Dhabi, also attend SNC-Lavalin/Atkins internal meetings in our Abu Dhabi office. As an ambassador to the SNC-Lavalin nuclear business, you will be expected to deliver high quality work on behalf of our clients, and be flexible to occasionally work out of hours to deliver to tight schedules

SNC Lavalin’s Nuclear business is one of the world’s leading nuclear solutions providers, with over 2,800 professionals operating worldwide.

We provide multidisciplinary support to a very broad range of clients developing nuclear power, operating plants, and to those decommissioning plants.

Atkins (now part of the SNC-Lavalin group) has been supporting the UAE nuclear programme since 2011 as is a trusted partner to the programme, and we have a great ability to make use of our extensive global capabilities (50 countries and 53,000 experts) to ensure the UAE programme remains a model for the world.

Right now, we are looking for someone to be placed into our client team, to help them prepare for commercial operation of the power plants

Essential requirements:

Degree or diploma qualification in science, HR, engineering or project management
English fluency (native or very fluent)
At least 3 years professional experience in a management consulting environment
Familiarity with project management tools and approaches
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including technical English
Desirable requirements:

Experience in Nuclear power
Experience of organisational development or HR
Experience of Arabic language

OE Manager wanted by Nawah Energy – UAE

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OE Manager
Job Description
To provide governance, oversight, and support across Nawah’s nuclear power plant in accordance with the Nawah Governance Oversight Support Performance (GOSP) model for the NPI Program and the Manage Knowledge and Utilize Operating Experience Process as a requirement by FANR, IAEA, WANO and other industry standards.

Governance of NPI Program/ Process
Lead the design, development, and implementation of the Knowledge Management (KM)/ Operating Experience (OE) processes for Nawah’s nuclear power plants.
Exercise the Nawah GOSP model for the assigned processes.
Manage the work of OE staff to ensure quality governance activities.
Exercise change management and ensure standardization of program implementation.
Manage program interfaces with organizations outside Nawah including the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), Barakah One, etc. using Service Level Agreements (SLA) or other legal process in order to provide requested NPI services.

Communicate actively with corporate and/ or plant/ site stakeholders for programmatic changes to NPI programs/ processes.
Oversight of NPI Program/ Process

Establish and manage Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to monitor program performance at the corporate level, and plant level including periodic adjustment of performance criteria as necessary.
Monitor Nawah corporate and plant level performance with respect to the assigned NPI program/ process.
Support in Implementing NPI Program/ Process

Support activities for implementation of assigned NPI program/ process.
Liaise with external agencies such as the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR), International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO)/ Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO), Nuclear Safety Review Board (NRSB), Committee of Nuclear Power (CNP), etc. to support corporate or site inspections or assessments as needed.
Provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) for related NPI programs/processes to ensure effective corporate and fleet implementation.
KM Oversight

Ensure that KM is implemented within Nawah.
Perform an oversight role to ensure that the processes that support the implementation of KM are effectively implemented.
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External Communications Manager wanted by NAWAH, UAE

Nawah UAE

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Posted Date: Mar 08, 2018
Expiry Date: Unlimited
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External Communications Manager (UAE National)
Job Description
To develop strategic communications initiatives and media relations activities to further Nawah Energy Company’s reputation as a world-class nuclear energy provider. To support Nawah’s corporate image by promoting its strategy, giving visibility to its business, products or corporate announcements and by enhancing Nawah’s reputation with its external stakeholders.

Strategic Planning
Plan, create and implement short and long-term strategies to improve Nawah Energy Company’s bottom line and achievements.
Develop and deliver a Nawah external communications plan, aligned to the strategic objectives of the business and liaise with internal communications to ensure one cohesive plan.
Report progress monthly to key stakeholders which include leadership team, account managers, sales and marketing.
Develop speaker programs with relevant materials to support and guide spokes persons.
Develop, implement and drive execution of corporate media relations plans and reputation strategies.

Develop strategic positioning opportunities and storyline pitches associated with larger programming.
Devise strategic and tactical communications initiatives to drive business results, and protect and enhance the brand and reputation of the company.
Work closely with Internal Communications to ensure that key external announcements, campaigns etc. are fully communicated to all staff in a timely, creative and effective way.
Explore global best practices and introducing original and imaginative approaches to communication challenges
Introduce tactical campaigns to drive home the ‘Culture of Safety’.

Cross Functional Awareness

Understand and effectively work with and communicate in a multi-cultural, multi-discipline working environment with an aim to achieve better results company wide.
Collaborate with other departments in the communications function to ensure consistent representation of initiatives across all audiences and channels.
Implement communications milestones to operationalize the communications plan and align activities to business objectives.
Use metrics to evaluate the impact and results of internal/ external communications strategies and initiatives.
Integrate new communication approaches.
Leverage automation and/ or operations tools as much as possible.
Stakeholder Engagement

Partner with Nawah Energy Company media leads and agencies in the region to ensure consistent and locally relevant communications.
Support and manage effective crisis communication policies and procedures, consult on all incidents and events, and participate in managing through crises and crisis aftermath as needed, including writing of customer communications and other external messaging.
Build and maintain collaborative relationships with key stakeholders, including advocacy groups, and professional and industry organizations such as WANO, IAEA, and FANR.
Serve as Nawah Energy Company representative on related communications consortiums.
Connect external events and issues impacting the Nuclear Energy industry and influence Nawah Energy Company’s communication strategies.
Support management of public relations agency and define media relations scope of work.
Create “Best in Class’ media channels and communication tools that include press materials and online newsroom content.
Support press and media relations activities that appropriately position Nawah in business print, broadcast, electronic media, and social media
Work with Government Affairs to identify and communicate with interest groups, policy makers and local government, on policy and issues specific to them.
Digital Strategy or Content Management

Coordinate with other members to curate, edit and write content for Nawah websites; own brand and partner emails; newsletters; campaigns; social media channels and blogs which includes 3rd parties.
Define strategy and execution plan to elevate Nawah Energy Company’s on-line reputation and perception.
And number of other responsibilities in other fields.

Skills
Bachelor degree in Public Relations, Corporate Communications, Journalism or related field
10 years of corporate communications experience with with substantial experience in government relations, media relations and brand development
Broad experience developing and executing strategic communications plans and correlating metrics.
Established relationships with key media contacts across all mediums (print, broadcast, online, etc.) highly desirable
Experience with arranging and executing internal events on large scales as well as dealing with VIP protocol and visits
Experience within the energy industry is a plus
Has extensive experience with and has been trained on crisis communications

Internal Communications Manager wanted by NAWAH UAE

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Posted Date: Mar 08, 2018
Expiry Date: Unlimited
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Internal Communications Manager (UAE National)

Job Description
To develop and manage strategic internal communication, campaigns and implement new team-member facing communication strategies company-wide as well as lead a team of internal communication professionals.
Strategic Planning
Plan, create and implement short and long-term strategies to improve Nawah Energy Company’s bottom line and achievements.
Develop integrated internal communications and engagement strategies/ action plans across multiple channels to ensure the Nawah initiatives aligned to the objectives are consistent, creative and measurable.
Promote and support Nawah internal communication and engagement across the organization’s divisions whilst providing effective support and counsel to senior and functional leaders to help deliver internal communication and engagement with their divisions.
Liaise with External Communications to ensure that key external announcements, campaigns etc. are fully communicated to all staff in a timely, creative and effective way.
Build and maintain relationships with functions and internal stakeholders.
Lead internal stakeholders outreach to ensure alignment with other functions and to keep a track of all functions requirements and communications activities.

Internal Communications
Ensure the Internal Communications division receive the training, development and career opportunities.
Oversee the internal engagement campaigns to ensure proper and effective delivery of key messages to meet its objectives.
Promote the customer service approach internally and effectively support functions through the different communications channels.
Lead, manage and oversee events and activities carried out by the department or for other functions to maximize the level of employees’ engagement and involvement.
Manage and maintain a thorough corporate calendar in line with the other communications team in order to enable the team and the other functions to plan accordingly.
Promote the corporate identity throughout the different internal engagement activities and aspects.
Lead the oversight of Nawah brand and ensure that all corporate deliverables are within the rules and regulations of Nawah brand guidelines.
Manage the correct use of Nawah Corporate branding guidelines across the corporation, both externally and internally to protect the corporate reputation.
Oversee and manage all creative production and artwork.
Ensure alignment with the digital communications and stakeholders relations divisions when preparing and executing messages, activities and events.
Apply best practices and lessons learned from previous experiences provided by the observations and the hosting function.
Introducing tactical campaigns to drive home the ‘Culture of Safety’.

Stakeholder Engagement

Build an internal network to influence others and make things happen in Nawah Energy Company’s favor in line with the business plan and overarching strategy.
Act as the point of contact for internal and external stakeholders in the areas of responsibility that are associated to the job, seeking to build and nurture mutually beneficial working relationships.
Ensure that stakeholders are recognized as partners in the development and delivery of strategic goals.
Develop and implement stakeholder engagement strategies including informing, consulting and involving stakeholders where relevant and evaluating the effectiveness of these strategies.
Advise senior management of issues and/ or risks to stakeholder relationships as soon as they arise to manage risks and prevent errors.
Ensure that management and staff understand the value of – and are committed to – the genuine participation of stakeholders in the development of products and services designed to meet stakeholder needs.
Manage the effective delivery and ongoing implementation of a stakeholder contact management system.
Manage and measure stakeholders’ satisfaction and find solutions to findings.
And number of other responsibilities including people management, excellence and quality management, safety etc.

Skills
Bachelor’ degree in Public Relations, Corporate Communications, Journalism or related field
10 years of corporate communications experience with at least 5 years of internal communications experience.
Experience with change management and employee engagement activities.
Experience within the energy industry (preferred).
Has extensive experience with and has been trained on crisis communications (preferred).

Senior Database Administrator wanted by Nawah energy in UAE

Nawah UAE
Nawah UAE
Nawah UAE

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Date Posted: 2018/02/05 09:02:28
Expiry Date: Unlimited
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Senior Database Administrator Specialist

Job Description

2.1    Scope of Work

  • Build database systems of high availability and quality.
  • Design and implement database in accordance to business needs and views.
  • Define users and enable data distribution to the right user, in appropriate format and in a timely manner.
  • Use high-speed transaction recovery techniques and backup data.
  • Minimise database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses.
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users.
  • Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards.
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity.
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required.
  • Ensure that: data remains consistent across the database.
  • Implementing system components, as per designs done; including authorised applications, configuration within the pre-defined technology standards; arranging necessary environmental requirements, scheduling and coordinating with the appropriate groups (internal and/or external).
  • Implementing changes and releases (patches, service packs, and upgrades, as agreed) in coordination with change and release management and vendors as necessary.
  • Ensuring the integrity of the server environment, ensuring virus and management agents are properly installed and working.
  • Testing for new applications or design modifications, testing of backups and restores for environment components. Pre-production staging environment before live implementations to test software updates, bug fixes, patch and O/S releases; regression testing for new features, functionality and enhancements; pursuant to the existence of a suitable testing environment.
  • On-going administration (including application executions) and operational routines (including backups and restores, log checks and diagnostics, preventive and remedial maintenance, restarts), with updates to other teams as necessary. Tracking and auditing of user and administrator actions on systems.
  • Coordinating other administrative requirements with relevant operational teams.
  • Managing and controlling on-line and batch processes, both scheduled and unscheduled.
  • Support and troubleshooting activities including remote support, scripting, handling escalations from other teams and external parties, with updates and resolutions within service levels defined.
  • Coordinating activities related to incident, request, problem, change, and release management as required for the environment, including coordination with Nawah’s teams and external parties as necessary.
  • Maintenance, performance management and fine-tuning; security, capacity, availability, and continuity management for the systems environment including relevant analyses; ensuring systems are kept up-to-date with manufacturer’s tuning recommendations.
  • Inventory and documentation, including room and cabinet diagrams, configurations, updates to database records, reporting as required. This includes creating and updating system operations entries and policies in the Operations Manual and Knowledge Database.
  • Storage administration, maintenance, configuration, operations and processing as per required service levels and Nawah’s requirements.
  • Management and support of the backup and recovery solutions used by Nawah, routine and ad-hoc data backup as per application requirements; restoration and retention as defined by the Nawah’s backup policy.
  • Restoration of data in case loss or corruption occurs.

Skills

2.3    Professional Certifications

  • Certified ITIL.
  • Microsoft Certification.
  • Unix/Linux Certification
  • Oracle Database Administrator Certified Professional/ Master Certification.
  • Microsoft SQL Server certifications

2.5   Experience

Over 7 years of relevant experience in capacity of Senior DBA Administrator

 

Education

Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Technology.

Job Details

  • Job Location:UAE
  • Job Role:Information Technology
  • Employment Status:Part time
  • Employment Type:Contractor
  • Number of Vacancies:1

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level:Mid Career
  • Years of Experience :Min: 7

Radiation Safety Director wanted by Nawah Energy in UAE

Nawah UAE
Nawah UAE
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Date Posted: 2018/02/06 07:27:15
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Radiation Safety Director

Job Description
To ensure dose to all the workers (staff and contractors) and the public are As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and the amount of radioactive waste minimized by ensuring HR, technical programs, processes, and procedures applicable to Radiation Protection and Radioactive Waste Management are developed and implemented; developing and implementing strategies to govern and oversee Radiation Protection activities for applicable units; supporting commissioning, startup, operation, and maintenance activities for applicable units.

Staff Training And Qualification

Implement RP and Radwaste training programme for RP, contractor and station staff in line with industry standards.
Establish and implement RP Master Training Schedule.
Maintain RP staff technical authorizations current.
Monitor, coach, and provide feedback to individuals or groups to improve station performance.
Evaluate staff performance and experience to develop and implement training to increase technical knowledge and skillsets.
Radiation Safety

rovide governance and oversight of applicable units RP activities.
Implement station ALARA programme.
Implement Radwaste management system.
Ensure the RP/RW process are aligned with industrial best practice.
Develop and implement work management plan for the department to include setup and control of all required RP instrumentation and equipment.
Implement corrective actions to improve safety, reliability, and efficiency of the RP department.
Ensure there is adequate resources for safe operation of RP/RW.
Communicate with stakeholders to minimize an expected risk to plant radiation safety.
Health and Safety and Security

Ensure compliance to all relevant health, safety and environmental management policies, procedures and controls across the Division/Department/Section by delivery of the Health and Safety Management Program to guarantee employee safety, legislative compliance, delivery of high quality service and a responsible environmental attitude.
Follow all relevant Security policies, processes, procedures and instructions to ensure security compliance in all aspects of work, by applying them on self, others and Corporate assets.
Ensure compliance with corporate requirements for adherence to policies, procedures and instructions related to Crisis Management and Business Continuity in order to continue mission-critical activities.
People Management

Manage the effective achievement of the Organization’s objectives by setting individual targets, developing and motivating staff, and providing formal and informal constructive feedback and appraisal – in order to maximize subordinate and department performance.
Contribute to the development of UAE National employees in a manner which supports the objectives of the corporation and its Emiratization strategy.
Contribute to knowledge dissemination/sharing in a way that assists with building internal capabilities of UAE Nationals where applicable and maximize their effective performance.
Set individual targets, motivate staff, and perform feedback sessions and appraisals to increase functionality of the RP Department
Set and communicate radiological safety management expectations throughout the organization

Skills
5 years related experience, of which:

3 years nuclear power plant experience: shall have participated in supervisory or management activities at a nuclear power plant during the following periods:
– 1 month of routing refueling outage

– 2 months of operation above 20% rated thermal power.

3 years in two or more organizational areas of radiological protection, including: – As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA). – Bioassay/whole body. – Decontamination. – Dosimetry. – Radiochemistry. – Radiological environmental monitoring program/radiological effluent technical specifications. – Radiation protection instrumentation. – Radiation protection operations. – Radioactive waste.
3 year supervisory or management experience.
3 years of nuclear power plant experience should at least be at a level requiring policy, planning, and decision making related to the programmatic aspects of the radiation protection program as a whole.

 

Commercial Manager – Energy wanted by Mott McDonald in Abu Dhabi

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Job Profile
Mott MacDonald is a £1.2 billion management, engineering and development consultancy with 16,000 staff and a global reach spanning six continents. Our network of 180 principal offices in 140 countries gives us local market insight backed by world class expertise to deliver excellence for every client.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.
Job Description
Main Purpose of the Role:

The Commercial Manager shall provide management and oversight to all active projects within the designated country and support the Unit Contract and Commercial Manager in the implementation of commercially successful projects through effective business practices including credit management, assisting with project set-up and start-ups, claims/variations management, all while ensuring all Mott MacDonald’s internal governance protocols are implemented and adhered to.

Key Responsibilities – will include, but not be limited to:

Working alongside teams to ensure the proposed fees include sufficient allowance for all costs to deliver commercially successful projects ensuring commercially attractive bids / contract extensions are submitted
Commercially aware to be able to identify potential contractual risks and minimise impacts
Articulation of commercial strategies for claims implementation
Ensure appropriate agreements with third parties are in place, including sub-consultant organisations and strategic and JV partners
Monitor contractual arrangements and advise on potential variations
Ensuring active commercial management of all projects in MME;
Develop the capability of Project Principals to manage risk, deliver profit, develop capability
Monitoring and advising on compliance with internal governance, contractual and commercial obligations, reporting non-compliance to the Unit Contracts & Commercial Manager and the respective Country Manager;
Review working capital, contribute to credit management meetings and provide leadership in the recovery of bad debts
Develop and implement training and guidance on the following:
How to manage budget to deliver ROCE (Return on Capital Employed
How to manage working capital
Spread knowledge of Group directives and policies
Develop commercial awareness and risk management
Close out ‘legacy’ projects when instructed by the respective Country Manager and or the Energy Sector Leader.
Attended regular Monthly Project Control Meeting with the to ensure that consistent business practices are applied across the Unit;
Ensuring all necessary unit staff receive commercial training as required;
Where appropriate assisting in the development of project recovery strategies;
Supporting project management teams in client meetings to resolve commercial issues as required;
Working with project teams to advise and recommend cost-effective methods of delivery where appropriate.
Review of Inter Entity Trade Agreements to ensure that robust working agreements are drafted and signed in a timely manner.

MEASURES OF SUCCESS
Improving return on capital employed, reducing project loss factor, mitigating against project profit deteriorations, managing PI notifications.
Use of internal management system – bid management process (commercial aspects).
Effective system compliance and controls discipline in project management.
Effective review and dissemination of lessons learned with customers, bids and in projects, within the division or unit and more widely.

Candidate Specification
Essential Candidate Requirements
Thorough knowledge of contracts used within the Energy markets
Experienced in the development and submission of claims
Educated to degree level in an engineering based degree or equivalent qualification; professional status with a relevant professional body
Minimum of 15 years post degree experience
Middle East work experience, preferred
Technical background but with strong commercial acumen with proven successful commercial management of a portfolio of projects;
Collaboratively and efficiently to ensure project risks are minimised, opportunities maximised and risk mitigated
High level of analytical skills combined with experience in the use of management accounting tools and Microsoft products;
Experience of working in a pressured environment to demanding timescales;
Ability to analyse commercial risk in contract documents in accordance with parameters set by the business;
Provide commercial training and mentor staff of all grades;
Experience of developing complex multi-discipline financial proposals, including collaborative contracting structures;
Strong verbal and written communication skills to communicate effectively with wide variety of stake holders; and
Flexibility on working hours during busy periods.

PLANNING & PERFORMANCE MANAGER – ENOC UAE

Enoc Dubai
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Organization Name EMIRATES NATIONAL OIL COMPANY LTD.(ENOC) L.L.C
Brief Description
Job Purpose

To lead and manage IT’s strategy & planning, policy & compliance and Program & Performance management processes using quality and management systems to ensure efficient and effective IT solutions and services that meets stakeholders and customers business objectives.

Detailed Description
Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities covers four major areas:

Strategy & Planning

Facilitate and lead the development of the strategic IT plan
Conduct annual review of the IT strategy plan to ensure total alignment of IT with ENOC businesses
Define IT’s Enterprise Architecture that dynamically enables and supports ENOCs’ Businesses
Review and Advise on technology directions and innovations for ENOC to enable business competitiveness
Review the IT organization structure and relationships and recommend changes to improve service delivery and support
Consolidate and Prepare the annual IT business plan for the Group IT
Prepare IT annual Financial, Budget and HR plans
IT Procurement Planning , Vendor & Contract management
Policy & Compliance

Develop IT Governance framework using COBIT guidelines and oversee implementation and compliance to ensure high maturity scores on internal/external assessments
Develop IT Policies and Procedures for the IT service delivery and support , IT Service Continuity, Security using ITIL and ISO frameworks and oversee implementation and compliance
Develop IT security management system (ISMS) as per ISO 27001 standard and guidelines and oversee implementation and compliance
Develop and measure IT’s departmental/operational KPIs and establish a reporting process through an IT information management system
Manage Audit processes and the timely resolution of Audit points
Manage the Risk Management Framework and ensure the mitigation plans are executed to bring the residual risk to acceptable level.
Manage Quality Management initiatives
Program Management

Establish a program management framework that adopts Project Management industry standards to ensure standardized initiation, execution and closure of all IT related projects
Support IT projects teams in cost identification and resource allocation
Manage overall projects risks to minimize project delays and defaults
Conduct overall projects status and compliance reporting
Ensure project’s knowledge harvesting through formalized project closure reviews and reporting
Performance Management

Define, monitor and report on business related SLAs
Monitor and report on operational level SLAs
Monitor and report on operational IT KPI’s
Monitor and analyze financial performance (budget vs. actual expenditures)
Monitor and analyze human resource performance
Conduct periodic internal Performance Contract Reviews
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Experience

B.Sc. (4 years degree) in computer related field such as Electrical/Electronics/IT/Industrial Engineering or Computer Science or Information Systems and Master’s Degree in Business Management
Overall 12-15 years’ experience with at least 8 years supervisory experience areas of IT Strategy, projects and performance management
Exposure to IT management systems such as ITIL framework
Exposure to Quality policies and procedures with possible exposure to ISO27001 standard and COBIT framework
Excellent in Data Analysis and presentation skills
Excellent Coordinating and planning capabilities
Team playing ability
Ability to handle functional roles of non-reporting personnel
Fluent English (writing, reading and conversation) + Arabic is advantage

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Editor for DCCE Knowledge Products FOR UNDP Dubai

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Editor for DCCE Knowledge Products

Location : Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Application Deadline : 04-Jan-18 (Midnight New York, USA)
Time left : 14d 14h 35m
Type of Contract : Service Contract
Post Level : SC-3
Languages Required :
English

Background

The UNDP and Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE) have been working on developing and publishing knowledge products in the form of annual reports on Energy and Environment, since 2013. The UNDP editorial team, provides strategic guidance, technical backstopping and Quality Assurance on the knowledge products. DCCE raises the project budget as donor and manages the project implementation.

The Knowledge products share the experience and expertise available globally, as well as at a local level in the UAE, in the fields of Energy & Environment. The knowledge products are designed to create a dialogue and mutual learning on critical sustainability issues.

Energy and Environment are two critical areas to be addressed when it comes to developing a Green Economy. Policy design and implementation of a green economy can be supported by a variety of toolboxes, best practices, models, platforms and analytical/assessment methodologies. It is in this context, the UNDP–DCCE knowledge products have been created, to reduce the knowledge gap that exists in the UAE.

Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of Key Function

The Knowledge Products published as soft and hard copy publications across various media platforms will be formulated with the main purpose of showcasing all the work that has been done in the field of Energy & Environment, carbon emission reduction programmes, green economy, sustainability; and relevant critical issues at national and sub-national level. Therefore, the reports serve as an analytical tool that will enrich the sustainable development dialogue in the United Arab Emirates.

Content planning, quality assurance of content, including general follow up to ensure timely implementation of the project such as receiving necessary approvals from relevant stakeholders, technical reviews, editing, rewriting of material, and putting recommendations on the narrative if and when needed, facts and data checks, again if and when needed, and any further recommendations to improve quality or actions to do so. The role also requires management of stakeholders’ and their expectations, and establishment/implementation of any processes or plans required to streamline and improve the quality and production of each deliverable.

The technical reviewer will be in direct contact with the UNDP team and the Technical Editor in Chief/Project Manager to discuss these comments, changes and recommendations.

Duties, Responsibilities and Deliverables

Management of a continuous knowledge repository
Content Planning for multiple reports, monthly publications and any other Knowledge Products under DCCE
Writing Features and Reports
Conducting Interviews
UNDP Quality Assurance of content from regional hub advisory support.
Editing copy, written by reporters or features writers, to remove spelling mistakes and grammatical errors
Re-writing material so that it flows or reads better and adheres to the house style of a publication
Ensuring that a story fits the word count by cutting or expanding material as necessary
Writing headlines that capture the essence of the story or are clever or amusing
Writing standfirsts or ‘sells’ (brief introductions, which sum up the story underneath the headline)
Liaising with reporters, journalists and editors
Management of key stakeholders for content collection and stakeholder feedback
Checking facts and stories to ensure they are accurate, adhere to copyright laws, are not libellous or go against the publication’s policy
Cropping photos and deciding where to use them for best effect and writing picture captions
Proofreading complete pages produced by other sub-editors using the main basic proofing symbols
Working to a page plan to ensure that the right stories appear in the correct place on each page
Liaise with both internal and external designers to ensure all content is implemented to quality expectations, in line with design standards and templates provided.
Laying out pages and, depending on the nature of the role, playing a part in page design
Manipulating on-screen copy using appropriate desktop publishing software, such as InDesign and Photoshop
Keeping up to date with sector issues, e.g. by reading related publications
Generate Scripts for Podcasts and other broadcast ready material

Competencies

i.Corporate/Core Competencies

Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity;
Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment;
Self-development, initiative-taking;
Acting as a team player and facilitating team work;
Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively;
Creating synergies through self-control;
Managing conflict;
Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member;
Informed and transparent decision-making.

Functional Competencies
a.Professionalism

Proven ability to plan and organize; establish priorities, manage and monitor work plans, coordinate competing demands, and work within tight deadlines
Ability to work under extreme pressure, with efficiency, competence and integrity in international multicultural office
Very good knowledge of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to both humanitarian and development affairs and sound knowledge of Government institutions, the private sector and of the UN system.

b.Building Strategic Partnerships

Maintaining and establishing network of contacts for general information sharing, and to remain up-to-date on partnership related issues.
Maintaining information and databases: Analyzes general information and selects materials in support of partnership building initiatives.
Selecting and analyzing material for strengthening strategic alliances
Identifies needs and interventions for capacity building or technical assistance of counterparts, clients, and potential partners

c.Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing:

Ongoing research and analysis: Researches best practices and poses new, more effective ways of doing things; and Documents innovative strategies and new approaches.

d.Management and Leadership

Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback;
Leads teams effectively and shows conflict resolution skills;
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills;
Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors;
Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.

e.Client Orientation

Maintains effective client relationships: Reports to internal and external clients in a timely and appropriate fashion; Anticipate clients’ needs; Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines; Establishes, builds and sustains effective relationships within the work unit and with internal and external clients; and Responds to client needs promptly.

Required Skills and Experience

Education and Experience:

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Public Administration, Communications, Journalism, Development, or in related field.
Editorial Experience of a minimum of FIVE Years, preferably in Economy/ Financial publications in leading Newspapers/ Magazines.
A first level university degree in combination with two additional years of editorial experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Experience of more than One Year in writing scripts/ copy.
Must be an advanced user of Adobe Indesign, Photoshop and Audition.
Language Requirements: Fluency in English (written and verbal) is required. Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) is considered an asset.

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Head of Dosimetry at NAWAH in UAE

Nawah UAE
Nawah UAE
Nawah UAE

Ref. JB1100000229

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Head of Dosimetry

Job Description
Ensure that all human resources, plant facilities, technical programs, processes and procedures of Radiation Protection are standardized across all Barakah Nuclear Power Plants (BNPP). As well as, support commissioning, startup, operation and maintenance of all BNPP units. Develop and implement strategies to perform Dosimetry activities for the Radiation Protection (RP) function.

• Set strategic goals, management expectations, and communicate in and out of the RP function, to ensure a high level of safety and reliability of plant systems.
• Evaluate performance of individual staff members to identify the required training needs as well as carry out mentoring and coaching initiatives to improve performance.
• Ensure training programs provide necessary technical knowledge and skills and provide training feedback on program effectiveness with evaluation of RP performance.
• Provide technical mentoring to UAE nationals for Emiratization regarding Radioactive Waste Management.
• Ensure Engineer Designees and Engineers are trained and qualified for Dosimetry area.
• Perform all BNPP unit dosimetry activities to achieve the highest level of safety and reliability.
• Manage the operation of Radiation Protection Program (RP-PGD-0001).
• Support the operation of Monitor and Control Contamination Process (RP-PSD-0001) and Monitor and Control Radiation Exposure Process (RP-PSD-0002).
• Conduct and Monitor periodic or unscheduled activities including surveillance and check of Dosimetry system and equipment to ensure the highest standards of conduct.
• Identify any potential Dosimetry issues, analyze cause effects and take appropriate actions.
• Support the development and maintenance of procedures related to RP programs and processes to ensure adherence to and alignment with regulatory standards.
• Support operation and calibration of the Dosimetry system and equipment.
• Perform procurement of Dosimetry comsumables and others including development of Purchase Specification.
• Encourage implementation of commissioning, start-up and Power Ascension Test (PAT) for RP detailed plan.
• Encourage benchmark of BNPP units 1&2 operation experience and apply to BNPP units 3&4 operation activities.
• Acquire and utilize general knowledge for Dosimetry equipment regulations, and industrial codes.

Skills
APR-1400 or OPR-1000 operation, Radiological Protection or Radioactive Waste Management

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Head of Radioactive Waste Management at NAWAH UAE

Nawah UAE
Nawah UAE
Nawah UAE

Ref. JB1100000230
Head of Radioactive Waste Management

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Job Description
Ensure that all human resources, plant facilities, technical programs, processes and procedures of Radiation Protection are standardized across all Barakah Nuclear Power Plants (BNPP). As well as, support commissioning, startup, operation and maintenance of all BNPP units. Develop and implement strategies to provide governance and oversight for the Primary Radioactive Waste Management (RW) function.

• Set strategic goals, management expectations, and communicate in and out of the RW function, to ensure a high level of safety and reliability of plant systems.
• Evaluate performance of individual staff members to identify the required training needs as well as carry out mentoring and coaching initiatives to improve performance.
• Ensure training programs provide necessary technical knowledge and skills and provide training feedback on program effectiveness with evaluation of RW performance.
• Provide technical mentoring to UAE nationals for Emiratization regarding Radioactive Waste Management.
• Ensure Engineer Designees and Engineers are trained and qualified for Radioactive Waste Management.
• Provide governance and oversight of all BNPP units RP activities to achieve the highest level of safety and reliability.
• Manage the operation of Process Control Program (RW-PGD-0001) and Radioactive Waste Management Program(RW-PGD-0002).
• Manage Opertion of Radioactive Effluent Control Process(RW-PSD-0001).
• Conduct and Monitor periodic or unscheduled activities including surveillance and check of Radiological Protection System and equipment to ensure the highest standards of conduct.
• Identify any potential RW issues, analyze cause effects and take appropriate actions.
• Support the development and maintenance of procedures related to RW programs and process to ensure adherence to and alignment with regulatory standards.
• Support operation and calibration of the RW instruments and equipment.
• Support procurement of RW comsumables and others including development of Purchase Specification.
• Encourage implementation of commissioning, start-up and Power Ascension Test (PAT) for RW detailed plan.
• Encourage benchmark of BNPP units 1&2 operation experience and apply to BNPP units 3&4 operation activities.
• Acquire and utilize general knowledge for Radioactive Waste Management equipment regulations, and industrial codes.

Skills
APR-1400 or OPR-1000 operation, Radiological Protection or Radioactive Waste Management

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Audit & Investigation Specialist(ENEC) UAE

Emirates nuclear energy corporation UAE
Emirates nuclear energy corporation UAE
Emirates nuclear energy corporation UAE

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Activity: Process Management
Responsibility:
-Provide inputs for maintaining an effective framework of ENEC Anti-Fraud and Misconduct Program including policies and procedures that supports prevention, detection and response of fraud or misconduct including establishing whistleblowing hotline.
-Carry out investigations / audit assignments in line with ENEC Anti-Fraud and Misconduct Program or Internal Audit Plan.
-Provide input to the development of the annual and long term Internal Audit Plan by assessing and prioritizing risks both within individual business areas and at a corporate level in order to ensure that audit efforts and resources are focused on areas of higher risk.
-Obtain background information, knowledge and understanding of the overall business process for identification of key risks.
-Provide support / lead external resources allocated to the assignment for execution of the assignments.
-Propose and, after adequate approval, execute appropriate qualitative/quantitative tests and evaluate system of Internal controls during investigations to achieve investigation scope.
-Maintain proper documentation and filling for working papers and record notes to report and document the results of work carried out for audits and investigations.
-Develop audit and investigation findings and recommendations and discuss findings with auditees /alleged personnel to achieve agreement or understand their concerns on corrective actions. Prepare draft report and recommend an audit opinion on adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls to manage risks.
-Conduct regular follow-up exercises with relevant stakeholders to review status of agreed actions.
-Provide support in training ENEC employee, in conjunction with the Training Department on ENEC’s Anti-Fraud and Misconduct Program. Train and develop new auditors as required, including UAE nationals.
-Carryout any other activities as requested such as review of new/ amended policies and procedures and supporting other Management Initiatives.
-Ensure compliance with established Internal Audit Manual, ENEC’s Anti-Fraud and Misconduct Program, Policies and Procedures and provide feedback for improvement, if necessary.
-Conduct work in accordance with the established policies and procedures including the established HSE and code of business conduct.
Activity :Monitoring and Control
Responsibility:
-Develop and maintain ongoing reporting to the Senior Audit & Investigation Specialist. Monitor and schedule the work assigned and, where applicable, assist in reviewing and evaluating the performance of consultant or auditors appointed from external firms.
Activity : Stakeholder Management
Responsibility:
-Support business units (through facilitation and workshops) as they identify, rank and manage Fraud risks. This includes promoting risk awareness.
-Discuss and agree the result of the field work and status of the agreed action plan with the auditees and management as deemed appropriate.
-In consultation with Senior Audit and Investigation Specialist, advises functions on development of Internal control and Implementation of best practices, based on lessons learned from investigations, other audit work or business experience.
-Conducts work in accordance with the existing Policies, Procedures and including code of business.
-In the performance of these duties, the Audit & Investigation Specialist has the authority to access some of company information, and is expected to exercise discretion and ensure appropriate safekeeping and confidentiality of all such information received.
Activity: Standards and Best Practices
Responsibility:
-Maintain professional standards of work, keep current with Internal Audit and Anti-Fraud best practices, Maintain sufficient general knowledge of overall company’s procedures, policies and objectives in order to more efficiently identify potential risk areas.

Skills
Technical Competency:
-Professionalism
-Audit & Investigation Skills
-Understanding of the Internal Audit & Investigation Function
-Risk Assessment
-planning Audits & Investigations
-Documentations Skills
-Interviewing Skills
-Computer Literacy
Behavioral Competency:
-Respect For Safety & Security
-Integrity & Transparency
-Communication Effectiveness
-Results Focus: Working Effectively and Efficiently
-Teamwork
-Accountability
-Error Prevention

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Head of Business Relationship Management(ENEC) UAE

Emirates nuclear energy corporation UAE
Emirates nuclear energy corporation UAE
Emirates nuclear energy corporation UAE

Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation is looking for a mid level manager

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Job Description
Activity: Requirements definition and management
The definition and management of the business goals and scope of change initiatives. The specification of business requirements to a level that enables effective delivery of agreed changes.
Responsibility:
• Determines policy on discovery, analysis and documentation of requirements.
• Defines requirements standards and quality targets for an organization in agreement with key stakeholders.
• Organizes scoping and business priority setting for strategic business changes involving business policy-makers and direction setters.
Activity: Business Analysis & Demand Management
The methodical investigation, analysis, review and documentation of all or part of a business in terms of business functions and processes, the information used and the data on which the information is based. The definition of requirements for improving processes and systems, reducing their costs, enhancing their sustainability, and the quantification of potential business benefits. The creation of viable specifications and acceptance criteria in preparation for the construction of information and communication systems.

Responsibility:
• Takes full responsibility for business analysis within a significant segment of an organization where the advice given and decisions made will have a measurable impact on the profitability or effectiveness of the organization.
• Establishes the contribution that technology can make to business objectives, defining strategies, validating and justifying business needs, conducting feasibility studies, producing high-level and detailed business models, preparing business cases, overseeing development and implementation of solutions, taking into account the implications of change on the organization and all stakeholders.
• Guides senior management towards accepting change brought about through process and organizational change.
• Oversees the demand management methodology.
• Partners with senior business leaders including Business Unit representatives and their teams to deeply understand strategic and tactical business objectives.
• Works with IT Leadership to create and implement business strategies that leverage and integrate IT strategy of architecture, infrastructure, and application development of existing and new technology to achieve business objectives.
• Initiates improvement project/initiative based on defined requirements and business value proposition.
• Represents business needs in the identification and prioritization of IT performance improvement opportunities.
Activity: Stakeholder Relationship Management

During the design, management and implementation of business change and throughout the service lifecycle, the analysis and coordination of relationships with and between stakeholders, taking account of the services they use.

Responsibility:
• Supports business change, acting as a single point of contact for senior stakeholders, facilitating relationships between them.
• Ensures that stakeholders understand available IT services, and promotes financial and commercial awareness in order to deliver value-for-money.
• Conducts analysis of demand for services and influences stakeholders to ensure that the necessary investments are made to deliver required services.
• Negotiates at senior level on technical and commercial issues, to ensure that customers, suppliers and other stakeholders understand and agree what will meet their needs, and that appropriate service level agreements are defined.
• Oversees monitoring of relationships including lessons learned and appropriate feedback.
• Initiates improvement in services, products and systems.
• Maintain and develop a communication plan to provide an overall structure for managing communication within ICT to ENEC users & subsidiaries to ensure clarity and transparency is addressed among users.

Skills
-Technical Competency
As per SFIA framework
-Behavioral Competency
• Critical thinking
• Presentations Skills
• Problem Solving
• Planning & Organizing
• Good Interpersonal, Collaboration & Communication Skills

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