Schedule Manager – PARSONS – Dubai

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Project Controls / Schedule Manager
Dubai, UAE
 
Parsons’ engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait. We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development; public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-class infrastructure.

Position Overview:
 
The Project Control / Schedule Manager is responsible for managing the program-wide project control/ scheduling activities and maintaining the Program Master Schedule. He develops the capability and supervises the performance for all program planning / scheduling development, analysis, reporting and progress evaluation.
 
The position interfaces with the Client, Project Director, Senior Contract Manager, Construction Director, Resident Engineers, and functionally manages the Project Control Engineers and has an oversight of all scheduling activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance to project for the resolution of difficult and complex project control problems.
Interfaces with clients, attends regular meetings, and provides statistical reports.
Manages a team of Project Control Engineers/Specialists who are qualified to analyze, evaluate, and forecast project costs, as well as performance against an established schedule with critical milestones.
Assesses the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages.
Oversees the development and maintenance of an established system to show the hierarchy of plans and schedules; keeps project and company management fully informed.
Coordinates staffing requirements, assigns and supervises project work activities, and trains personnel.
Completes performance reviews and provides personnel development for the assigned employees.
Recommends and oversees the customization of project control systems to meet specific project requirements.
Assists in invoice verification for payment based on cost-loaded schedules, as required.
Assists in developing specific project codes of accounts and work breakdown structures, and recommends appropriate modifications and revisions for new work items assigned.
Supports/performs integration of scope, cost and schedule within the WBS and ensure mapping is accurate on an on-going basis.
Creates statistical reports for management on a recurring or one-of-a-kind basis.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from a recognized university.
12 years of work experience in project control and scheduling of engineering and construction activities for large, prestigious buildings projects.
Licensed for QS or cot control: MRICS or CCP.
Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Thorough knowledge of Primavera P6.

Engineering Controller wanted – SERCO – Dubai

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Career Opportunities: Engineering Controller-Expo link support (54883)
Req ID 54883 – Posted 31/10/2018 – United Arab Emirates – Dubai – Engineers – Full Time
Engineering Controller (Expolink) – Success Profile
 
Reporting to: Operations Manager
 
Base location: Dubai, UAE
 
Key purpose
 
The purpose of this position is to support Expolink testing & commissioning for monitor and control the rail subsystems, power network and traction in feed substations on both new and legacy system

Structure and reporting relationship
 
This position directly reports to Operations Manager
 
Based on the specific requirement of the role
 
Key accountabilities
 
Monitoring and control of the Tunnel Ventilation System
Monitoring and control of the power network and traction supply in feed substations
Liaise between the operations team and the maintenance staff/ management in respect to safety or service related failures and incidents
Interface with the Network Maintenance Operations Centre and the logging of and response to faults, failures and incidents on the system, ensure the reporting of any events that are safety related and/ or impact on service delivery to the OCC Duty Manager
In-charge of isolation of the power supply system, de-energisation of the third rail, imposing track possessions, coordination of lineside worksites, and the routing of works trains
Control engineering activities requiring special trains, track possessions, temporary isolation of equipment etc.

Coordinate and keep the OCC Duty Manager, Train Controller, and Depot Controller informed in the event of a failure and during the takeover and hand back of the railway, start-up and shut-down of service each day
Perform shift and emergency duties when required
Perform and carry out other duties as instructed / directed by the OCC Duty Manager

Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications

Knowledge

Ideally a degree holder or high diploma of post-secondary education in a related discipline
OCC knowledge of systems and integration of the departments

Skills

Good literacy and analytical skills required for the role
Ability to understand complex systems and possess good IT skills
Good communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and work productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
Strong organisational skills, detail oriented, and the ability to handle multiple priorities

Experience

A minimum of 3 year, preferably 5 years, of work experience as an Engineering Controller in a railway
Thorough understanding in power system, control, design, installation, testing and commissioning, operations and maintenance. Prior working experience in power utilities control room, train control room, fault reporting centre, or in a station control room environment is desirable
Practical experience of Automatic Train Control, Automatic Train Operation and Automatic Train Systems

Additional / special features of the role

Ensure compliance with the Serco Management System and all relevant business processes, procedures and work instructions to deliver all work with appropriate quality and governance standards
Ensure security and integrity of all data provided including reporting performance, finance and customer information; reference Serco non-disclosure policy
To exercise personal duty of care for their own health, safety and welfare and for those affected by their acts or omissions; reference SMS GSOP-HSE1-6 Serco organisational HSE responsibilities
Ensure compliance with all training requirements of Serco and ensure adherence to these requirements at all times whilst in employment
Report any accidents, incidents, breaches or potential breaches to appropriate management or the speak up process

Safety Critical Competencies

Controlling the movement of trains within a possession.
Communicating with persons responsible for controlling movement of trains and electricity to power rail.
Operating tunnel ventilation system.
Controlling the movement of an engineering vehicle with the use of verbal instructions to the driver
Controlling and isolating the traction supply
Controlling the supply of electricity to the signalling system
Communicating with Controllers (Operations, Communications or Maintenance)
Communicating with other persons responsible for driving, dispatching and controlling the movement of rail vehicles.
Communicating with persons responsible for a Track Possession, Worksite or movements of rail vehicles within a Possession.
Establishing, supervising and removing a safe system of work to protect the safety of persons working on or near the track.
Attend all safety related training courses or refresher training courses as required

CHIEF ACCOUNTANT wanted – Hilton hotel – UAE

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CHIEF ACCOUNTANT
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
 
Job Summary
A Chief Accountant provides financial, commercial, and business input into the management of hotel operations through review and recommendations of financial reports.
 
What will I be doing?

As Financial Controller, you will provides financial, commercial, and business input into the management of hotel operations, ensuring that financial standards are achieved throughout the hotel and that hotel performance is optimized. Specifically, a Financial Controller will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:
 
Provide full and accurate forecasting and budgeting proposals within the hotel, in consultation with the General / Hotel Manager
Ensure the achievement of all financial targets within the hotel, in consultation with the General / Hotel Manager
Provide timely and accurate financial statements
Ensure all financial regulations are met, through the maintenance of adequate systems of internal control

Prepare capital reviews as required by the General Manager and / or Accountancy and Finance Department
Training and development of local Finance staff and ensure accurate succession planning
Build the financial awareness of local management teams
What are we looking for?

Chief Accountants serving Hilton brands are always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

A passion for providing great service
Excellent organizational skills
Proficiency with computers and computer programs, including Microsoft

VALET CASHIER wanted – Conrad hotel – Dubai

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VALET CASHIER
Conrad Hotels & Resorts
 
Job Summary
A Valet Cashier is responsible for securing guest vehicle keys and accurately collecting and reconciling revenue while providing exceptional hospitality services in an attentive and friendly manner. A Valet Cashier maintains frequent contact with Guests by welcoming them on arrival, assisting with departures, resolves guest challenges when needed and engaged in guest interaction whenever possible.

What will I be doing?
 
As a Valet Cashier, you will be responsible for receiving and processing all payment methods for vehicle parking charges, courteously and efficiently in accordance with hotel standards. A Valet Cashier maintains frequent contact with Guests by welcoming them on arrival, assisting with departures, resolves guest challenges when needed and engaged in guest interaction whenever possible & gather guest preferences & feedback. A Valet Cashier with the hotel property influences the Guest’s first impression, and therefore, must ensure always offer a professional and welcoming disposition. Specifically, the Valet Cashier will perform the following tasks at the highest level of service:
 
Communicate parking procedures to guests/visitors.
Review shift logs/daily memo books and document pertinent information in log books.
Complete audit of parked vehicles with vehicle claim tickets,resolve discrepancies, and submit list for charges to be posted by Accounts

Comply with Company brand standards at all times
Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards.
Anticipate and address guests’ service needs
Speak with others using clear and professional language
Maintain frequent contact with regular Guests and visitors
Ensure cleanliness and safety of all hotel vehicles
Keep up to date on all hotel services as well as VIPs and special events
Be knowledgeable on external locations, attractions, and landmarks in the vicinity
Project a professional manner with an emphasis on hospitality and guest service
What are we looking for?

A Valet Cashier serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

Previous experience working within the hotel, leisure, and/or retail sector
Excellent communication and people skills who can handle a high volume, fast paced work environment.
Calm, courteous, and discreet demeanor
A good knowledge of the area and the country in general, preferred
A passion for working on team as well as autonomously
Passion to serve guests
Previous cash handling experience

ATC Assistant wanted – SERCO – Sharjah UAE

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Career Opportunities: ATC Assistant – UAE Nationals (54125)
 
Serco Middle East is looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and analytical UAE National for our Air Traffic Control Assistant (ATCA) role based in Sharjah Aviation. The Air Traffic Control Assistant (ATCA) role is a varied one, as the job title covers many different positions; Control Tower, Aeronautical Information Services (AIS) and Meteorological Services (Met).

The ATCA shall maintain the operational 24H timing and provide operational support to the Duty Air traffic Controller to ensure all aircraft’s receive a safe, expeditious and effective service.
 
An ATCA shall also ensure all data/information pertaining to AIS and Flight Planning is authentic for the safety, regularity and efficiency to the international civil aviation standards.
 
Additionally is responsible for the undertaking of surface meteorological observations and surface synoptic observations.

Structure and reporting relationship

The ATCAs sit within the operational team of the Organisation Chart.

The ATCA reports directly to the Manager Air Traffic Support Services.

Key accountabilities

To carry out procedures connected with the Briefing Room, to include:
Manage, correct and disseminate flight plans and other flight associated messages using the Consort Solutions Aeronautical Data Access System (CADAS);
Obtain information to meet the need for pre-flight information service and in-flight information service;
On behalf of the Airport Authority send Notices to Airmen (NOTAM(s)) and disseminate via Aeronautical Fixed Telecommunication Network (AFTN) and/or Email;
Coding and Decoding in-coming and out-going NOTAM;
Monitor the validity of incoming and outgoing NOTAM and maintain check list of incoming and outgoing NOTAM;
Update aeronautical information of all OMSJ NOTAMs to all airport agencies via Email;
Liaising with Tower to ensure all Air Traffic Control staff are aware of aircraft movements;
Update Aeronautical Publications;
Answering the telephone and intercoms and processing essential information in a prompt and accurate manner.

To carry out procedures connected with the Air Traffic Control Tower, to include:

Assists Duty Air Traffic Controller when requested, especially during Emergencies and low visibility operations;
Prepare flight progress strips, update and manage flight plans (FPL);
Liaise with Airport Operations reference aircraft parking;
Provide the Air Traffic Controller with flight data;
Record flight movement data into flight information and display systems;
Liaise with other operational departments and coordinate with other Air Traffic Units reference start up clearances;
Providing information to internal and external emergency services;
Complete standard templates as per the ATCA & Met Ops Manuals, carry out administrative duties, deal with internal and external inquiries;
Keep necessary legislative and internal documentation up to date or archived;
Co-ordinate with Briefing.

To carry out procedures connected with Meteorological Services Air Traffic Control Tower, to include:

Utilise the AWOS 7 system to prepare and disseminate routine meteorological reports (METAR / METREP/ SYNOPs) and non-routine reports (SPECI / SPECIAL) for the aerodrome;
Complete the verification process to check and correct meteorological reports and enter data into the climate record sheets;
Utilise the Visual Weather system to retrieve forecast information required to compile flight documentation for airlines operating from Sarah Airport;
Distribute Weather Warnings (Aerodrome & SIGMET) to ATC and other agencies as per the distribution lists;
Compiling and transmitting weather reports.

To carry out general procedures connected with the role of an ATCA, to include:

Comply with staff instructions and administrative rules pertaining to conduct in the Operational area;
Answering the telephone and intercoms and processing essential information in a prompt and accurate manner;
Communicating with outside agencies on various aviation related matters;
Reporting equipment unserviceability to the relevant parties and initiating the corrective call-out procedure;
Updating the Watch log and other operational and technical logs and reports as necessary;
Assisting the SATCA with document control and other safety management related tasks;
Maintaining a good working knowledge of ATS, AIS and MET related regulations and documentation;
Undertake other non-routine tasks, as designated by management, to maintain operational services required for the smooth running of ATC, AIS and MET.
Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications

Higher Secondary School Level;
Achieve excellent standards of customer service;
Excellent IT skills;
Attention to detail;
Ability to work in a team;
Ability to think fast, have a good memory and make quick decisions;
The ability to multitask, prioritising as required;
Good communication and organisation abilities;
To interpret and analyse data/information;
Ability to stay calm under pressure and also be stress resistant;
Should be able and willing to adapt;
Should be service-oriented, and have good spatial orientation;
Interest in the aviation industry.

Project Controls Engineer wanted at PARSONS – Dubai

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Project Controls Engineer
Dubai, UAE
 
Through Parsons’ engineering and construction management services, we deliver innovative, safe and sustainable infrastructure in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait. Our focus is on delivering air, rail, road and highway transportation; water conveyance and/or wastewater treatment; and land development and public infrastructure to our clients and your communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world class infrastructure.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Develops, implements, and maintains cost control, and/or provides planning/scheduling function on one or more larger projects. The Project Controls Engineer at this level is a fully qualified professional with solid experience, technical expertise, and familiarity with company policies and procedures to complete complicated tasks independently.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult project control problems.
Calculates, reports and recommends on project data including schedule, cost/budget, risk, quality, and safety.
Develops cash flow forecasts.
Supports/performs integration of scope, cost and schedule within the WBS and ensure mapping is accurate on an on-going basis.
Analyzes, evaluates, and forecasts current status against an established baseline schedule.
Assesses the impact(s) of design or construction changes and schedule slippages.
Reports status of schedule to appropriate project and Company management as well to the client.
Understands and applies engineering, procurement, and construction terminology, concepts, and relationships.
Develops and maintains critical path logic networks and bar charts utilizing this information.
Customizes project control systems to meet specific project requirements.
Accumulates historical data, such as performance experience, for use in maintaining a realistic basis for future planning and forecasting.
May supervise and provide performance reviews for one or more lower-level Project Control Engineer and/or support personnel.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS:
University Degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field.
Minimum 10 years of work experience. Work experience in Dubai is preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to analyze and present reports in a clear and organized manner.
Proficient computer skills including MS Office and various Project Controls software.

Station Agent wanted at SERCO – Dubai transport – Dubai

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Station Agent – Success Profile
Reporting to: Lead/Station Master
Division / Function: Operations
Base location: Dubai, UAE
Job ID: Operations – Service Delivery
Job family: Passenger Services
Grade: 9
Serco Leadership Tier: Team Member

Key purpose
 
The purpose of this position is to deliver a safe, reliable, world class and customer focused station environment.
 
Structure and reporting relationship
 
Reports to Lead/ Station Master
 
Based on the specific requirement of the role

Key accountabilities

Key Job Responsibilities

Monitor and maintain station operational status and to ensure the safety and comfort of passenger movement within the station premises;
Carry out controlled/uncontrolled/emergency evacuation of passengers;
Control and mitigate overcrowding in station and platforms to ensure that passengers flows are managed in an orderly manner;
Deliver essential messages to passenger via audio or visual means in a timely, clear and proactive manner;
Monitor and control the direction of the fare gates in accordance with the flow of passengers, and in the event of an emergency situation;
Provide ticket sales, train services information and respond to passenger enquiries;
Distribute publicity materials and handle lost property;
Assist passengers with special accessibility needs;
Meet and greet customers and provide a highly visible and proactive level of customer service;
Perform shift and emergency duties when required;
Perform and carry out other duties as instructed / directed by the Station Master, Lead Stationmaster, Assistant Station Manager, Station Manager and Head of Operations;
Provide safe, reliable, convenient and comfortable metro journeys to the users of Dubai Metro railway if and when necessary or as directed by the Station Manager in collaboration with the Passenger Services Manager;
When dealing with customers of the Dubai Metro, ensure that matters are handled tactfully andsensitively as appropriate and strictly follow the guidelines, procedures and instructions of theorganisation;
Comply fully with procedures and instructions instructed as part of the certified training andinstructions;
Enforce safety procedures and instructions and carry out necessary procedures to ensure thesafety of members of the public and employees of the railway;
Render all possible assistance to customers, in particular those with special accessibility needs
HSQE Responsibilities and Information Security Responsibilities

Awareness of the Integrated Management System and the content of the Environment, Quality,Health & Safety and Information Security Policy Statements;
Understanding of personal responsibilities and contribution to achieving compliance with theIntegrated Management System requirements, (including but not limited to competence toperform safety critical roles, legal requirements, control measures arisen from environmentalimpacts and aspects, job safety analysis and information security risk assessment) and thepotential consequences of departure from the arrangements in place to deliver the commitmentsstated in the policies statements above;
To exercise their personal duty of care for their own health, safety and welfare and for thoseaffected by the acts or omissions;
Promote a good HSQE and Information Security culture among their peers, subcontractors andthird parties;
Lead by example and look at ways to conserve energy, water and resources and minimise the generation of waste through personal performance and raise recommendations on how to improve existing processes on this regard within/outside their departments through their Line Manager, Departmental Safety Meetings and any other appropriate available channels;
Protect information assets and data including both electronic and paper based from all threatswhether internal, external, deliberate or accidental;
Promote a good HSQE and Information Security culture among their peers, subcontractors andthird parties;
Safety Critical Competencies

Assuming the role of FMSS during serious accidents and incidents in stations when necessary.
Able to operate and carry out station safety equipment.
Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications

Knowledge

Ideally a degree holder or higher diploma of post-secondary education in a related discipline;

Skills

A mature, proactive and responsible approach to work with initiative and problem solvingcapability;
Ability to liaise in a professional and persuasive manner with staff at all levels in the organization;
Good communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and workproductively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment;
Basic understanding of station operations and associated activities;
Good literacy and numeracy skills required for the role;
Strong organizational skills, detail oriented, and the ability to handle multiple priorities;

Experience

A minimum of 1 year experience as a front line staff delivering customer services in a metrostation or equivalent;
Experience and understanding of dealing with customers and conflict resolution techniques

Additional / special features of the role

Ensure compliance with the Serco Management System and all relevant business processes, procedures and work instructions to deliver all work with appropriate quality and governance standards
Ensure security and integrity of all data provided including reporting performance, finance and customer information; reference Serco non-disclosure policy
To exercise personal duty of care for their own health, safety and welfare and for those affected by their acts or omissions; reference SMS GSOP-HSE1-6 Serco organisational HSE responsibilities
Ensure compliance with all training requirements of Serco and ensure adherence to these requirements at all times whilst in employment
Report any accidents, incidents, breaches or potential breaches to appropriate management or the speak up process

Car Park Attendant wanted at SERCO – Dubai metro – Dubai

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Carpark Attendant – Success Profile
Reporting to: Carpark Controller
Division / Function: Transport/Dubai Metro
Base location: Dubai, UAE
Job ID: Car Park Operation
Job family: Passenger Services
Grade: 8
Serco Leadership Tier: Team Member

Key purpose
Provide excellent car park services to support the delivery of a safe, secured, reliable, world class and customer focused car park environment.
Structure and reporting relationship
Reports to Car Park Controller
 
Based on the specific requirement of the role

Key accountabilities

Key Responsibilities

Monitor and maintain car park operational status and to ensure the safety and comfort of customers movement within the car park premises;
Enforce revenue protection strategy and system by-laws;
Provide car park and park-and-ride information and respond to customer enquiries;
Handle lost property;
Meet and greet customers and provide a highly visible and proactive level of customer service;
Comply fully with relevant procedures and work instructions;
Enforce safety procedures and instructions and ensure the safety of customers and other employees of the railway;
Provide support and assistance to customers in particular those with special accessibility needs;
Perform shift and emergency duties when required;
Perform and carry out other duties as instructed / directed by the Car Park Controller and Lead/Station Master.

SAE Responsibilities and Information Security Responsibilities

Awareness of the Integrated Management System and the content of the Environment, Quality, Health & Safety and Information Security Policy Statements;
Understanding of personal responsibilities and contribution to achieving compliance with the Integrated Management System requirements, (including but not limited to competence to perform safety critical roles, legal requirements, control measures arisen from environmental impacts and aspects, job safety analysis and information security risk assessment) and the potential consequences of departure from the arrangements in place to deliver the commitments stated in the policies statements above;
To exercise their personal duty of care for their own health, safety and welfare and for those affected by the acts or omissions;
Promote a good SAE and Information Security culture among their peers, subcontractors and third parties;
Lead by example and look at ways to conserve energy, water and resources and minimise the generation of waste through personal performance and raise recommendations on how to improve existing processes on this regard within/outside their departments through their Line Manager, Departmental Safety Meetings and any other appropriate available channels;
Protect information assets and data including both electronic and paper based from all threats whether internal, external, deliberate or accidental;
Promote a good SAE and Information Security culture among their peers, subcontractors and third parties

Scope and Complexity

Semi-skilled work or work in a skilled capacity where the work is closely monitored and supervised;
Reporting to the Car Park Controller

Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications

Skills

A mature, proactive and responsible approach to work with initiative and problem solving capability;
Ability to liaise in a professional and persuasive manner with customers and staff at all levels in the organization;
Good communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and work productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment;
Detail oriented and the ability to handle multiple responsibilities;

Experience

Minimum 1 year experience as a front line staff delivering customer services, security and/or in a car park (or equivalent) environment;
Experience and understanding of dealing with customers.

Additional / special features of the role

Ensure compliance with the Serco Management System and all relevant business processes, procedures and work instructions to deliver all work with appropriate quality and governance standards
Ensure security and integrity of all data provided including reporting performance, finance and customer information; reference Serco non-disclosure policy
To exercise personal duty of care for their own health, safety and welfare and for those affected by their acts or omissions; reference SMS GSOP-HSE1-6 Serco organisational HSE responsibilities
Ensure compliance with all training requirements of Serco and ensure adherence to these requirements at all times whilst in employment
Report any accidents, incidents, breaches or potential breaches to appropriate management or the speak up process