Housekeeping Supervisor wanted by SERCO – Dubai

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Career Opportunities: Housekeeping Supervisor (49662)
Req ID 49662 – Posted 07/08/2018 – United Arab Emirates – Dubai – Hospitality & Catering – Full Time
Serco is a FTSE 250 international service company which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos.
Serco customers are looking for expertise in managing their people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise economic decision makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and – most of all – deliver quality services directly to the public.
Serco supplies to governments, government enterprise, agencies and companies who seek a trusted outsourcing partner with a solid track-record of service excellence. Serco people offer operational, logistical and technical expertise in the Transport, Justice and Immigration, Defence, Education and Healthcare industries as well as in the commercial sectors of Facilities Management.

Serco Middle East have been in the Region since 1947, starting out delivering Air Traffic Control Services in Bahrain; a service we are proudly still running today and have expanded to include many other Airports in the region.
We have expanded significantly since that time across the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Iraq. We have been supporting the RTA to operate the Dubai Metro since 2009 and have launched the flagship Saudi Arabia Passenger Rail service from Riyadh to Qassim in 2017. We deliver Facility Management services to Hospitals, Universities, Airports, Military Facilities and Commercial Estates in the UAE and large-scale medical facilities in Saudi Arabia. We also deliver staff training and education to selected officers of the Qatar Armed Forces at the Officers’ training institute located at the Ahmed Bin Mohammed Military College in Doha.
Focussing on our core values, and creating a positive environment for employees to thrive, we look forward to a bright future as we continue to grow with the region.

Key purpose

The purpose of this position is to lead a team of housekeepers to provide a safe, well maintained and clean environment within the premises of the Dubai Metro railway in line with customer expectations performance target

Reason for role

To plan, supervise and deliver cleaning services within the 51 premises of Dubai Metro locations

Structure and reporting relationship

Reporting to the Senior Soft Services Supervisor

Based on the specific requirement of the role

Key accountabilities

People accountabilities: Management and supervision of Housekeeping staff (20 to 25 ) to ensure they deliver the cleaning standards within the premises of Dubai Metro
Planning, Supervision and delivering cleaning services within the 51 premises of Dubai Metro such as stations, car parks, ancillary buildings, trains and depots to achieve RTA KPI targets in accordance with the Concession Agreement
Liaise with Senior Soft Services Supervisor in the event of shortages and absenteeism of housekeeping staff on daily basis and ensure that relief staffs are deployed on shift to cover the gaps. Complete Outsourced KPI form accordingly
Report faults to large equipment Supplier in case of faulty equipment and escalate to Senior Soft Services Supervisor if the fault is not resolved in 12 hours
Responsible for keeping the cleaning equipment in good condition; and report any misuse to Senior Soft Services Supervisor
Ensure that cleaning chemicals are stored in accordance with ‘Impact and Aspect Register’
Review cleaning frequencies, work flows and special cleaning calendars to ensure optimum cleaning standards within Dubai Metro facilities (stations, car parks, depots and trains)
Ensure that Housekeeping staff are performing cleaning activities as per the workflow and special Cleaning Calendar is updated within specified area of responsibility
Ensure that incident/accidents or other such issues related to cleaning within stations, depots, car parks and trains are reported and resolved in timely manner
Ensure all departmental documentation is completed accurately prior being sent to Senior Soft Services Supervisor on monthly basis
Report to Soft Services Manager for purchase of cleaning products in the monthly briefing session
Advise Senior Soft Services Supervisor of any training needs for either their staff or themselves
Manage and control stock of cleaning consumables and supplies; (Aed Value 750,000). Ensure that stock holding levels are maintained at all the time
Monitor the services provided by the Waste Management, Pest control, Feminine Hygiene and laundry subcontractor with in specified area of responsibility and provide feedback to Senior Soft Services Supervisors
Follow safe working procedures and instructions personally and wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) as required and look out for the safety of others
Assist in detailing the cleaning records and any other associated duties as appropriate;
Perform shift and emergency duties when required
Perform and carry out other duties as instructed / directed by the Senior Soft Services Supervisor or Soft Services Manager

Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications

Ability to supervise a team of cleaners with an aim to meet the committed performance target of cleanliness in a cost effective and efficient manner
Good interpersonal and people skills, and a mature, methodical and responsible approach to work
Strong organisational skills, detail oriented, and the ability to handle multiple priorities
Ability to demonstrate both good literacy and numeracy skills required for the role

Additional / special features of the role

A minimum of 3 years of work experience in a relevant field
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