DPR1838 – Director – Technical Services (For Motiongate and Bollywood Parks Dubai)
Bollywood Parks™ Dubai
Contract Type: Full Time | Permanent Function: Technical Services Closing Date: 31 March 2018 Location: Dubai, U.A.E.
Experience the vibrant celebration of Mumbai’s famous film industry in all its colours and flavours at Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, when it is opened by Dubai Parks and Resorts in October 2016.
Our team will be at the heart of who we are, and we are looking for passionate, fun and dedicated people who can connect with our guests and take them on a journey into Bollywood. Whether you are working in the park or behind the scenes, you will be part of an engaging and dynamic environment that values teamwork and creativity.
With immersive rides featuring the biggest names in Bollywood, live entertainment and stage performances transporting you into a realm of movie magic, we invite you to join us on an adventure of a lifetime. The most celebrated cinema industry just got a whole lot more fun.
Play Your Part
In this role you will be responsible to ensures that the Motiongate Dubai and Bollywood Parks Dubai are managed a focus on achieving ongoing maintenance of park. Responsible for maintenance related areas including facilities, attractions, utility systems, landscape, and the model shop. This role oversees and provides leadership to these areas on an ongoing basis.
Project management –through operation and new capital projects on an ongoing basis.
Oversee ongoing regular maintenance of attractions and facilities to manage cost, ensure safety and minimize down time.
Responsible for oversight of model content in park including repair, animation and quality.
Operational management of maintenance division staff including hiring, performance management, motivation and training to produce high quality results.
Determines the organizational structure, budgeting and staffing requirements for the maintenance division. Provides program oversight, leadership and direction to employees in the functional areas of rides maintenance, facilities maintenance, landscape, logistics and model shop. Is responsible for hiring, training, development, performance management, team building, and other culture and people management activities.
Facilities and Rides Maintenance: Oversees the maintenance and repair of buildings, facility improvements, rides, attractions and utilities. Determines facilities requirements, schedules work, or contracts for maintenance, repair and service as required
Landscape: Oversees the maintenance of the landscape and irrigation systems to ensure ongoing and special events needs are met. Ensures that botanical gardens are maintained in accordance with agreement.
Model Shop: Oversees the design, building, repair and maintenance of models and other projects as required.
Logistics: Oversees the planning and implementation of optimal purchasing process, including securing the right balance between quality and price, maximum control from order entry to actual payment and maximum support to the other functional areas in connection with contract negotiations.
Budget: Assembles maintenance division budget including P&L and capital expenditures and delivers quality services within budget frames.
Project Management: Oversees specific projects or aspects of construction as assigned. Utilizes master construction schedule to sequence and coordinate work. Inspects the work of contractors and ensures that the installation of utility infrastructure and construction methods and materials meet plans and specifications. Serves as a resource for the Project and Construction team.
Documentation: Maintains detailed and comprehensive records of all aspects of construction, contractor licensing and bonds, permits and related documents.
Health & Safety:
Quality Control: Evaluates general construction to achieve Motiongate Dubai and Bollywood Parks Dubai high standards for quality and safety. Identifies deviations from plans and specifications and resolves matter to ensure the work of contractors is in substantial conformance.
Senior Managers are responsible for all aspects of Health, Safety & Security within their Business units, in line with the Group Policy (HS001). In particular, they must ensure that risk assessments have been carried out and that safe working procedures are in place at all locations within their remits and that all employees under their management are aware of the Group Health, Safety and Security Policy and their obligations under it.
Any other duties as may be reasonably requested by the Management Team
Are You a Star
In order to be qualified for this role you should possess the below criteria:
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent education and experience) in construction management, civil engineering, architecture or closely related field is required
Candidate must demonstrate currency in construction and maintenance methods and techniques
12 – 15 years of progressive experience in facilities management and maintenance
4 – 5 years of supervisory experience is required
Proven experience in inspecting infrastructure and construction methods and materials
General contractor license is preferred
Experience in the theme park or related industry preferred
Ability to read and interpret construction documents and schedules
Ability to manage large and complex construction projects with a demonstrated track record of success in on-site supervision
Requires ability to evaluate work against plans, specifications, safety and quality standards, and to facilitate resolution of complex problems in the field
Knowledge of facilities maintenance, including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, and related trades required
Knowledge of budgeting and scheduling of facility maintenance are required
Strong interpersonal and supervisory skills are required.
The Best Part of The Story
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes; housing allowance, annual flight allowance, comprehensive medical coverage, life and accident insurance and other generous allowances.
We also care about your career development supported by Learning opportunities for those seeking a long-term future in the Company.