Director

Director

Dubai Parks and Resorts
10-15 years
Not Specified

Job Description



Building Fun

In a never before seen experience, Dubai Parks and Resorts hosts MOTIONGATE Dubai - a destination that brings visitors in direct contact with their favorite characters and stories. We are inviting everyone to play a part and as a team member of MOTIONGATE Dubai, you'll enjoy all the fun that comes with an exciting career. You'll work with a cast of amazingly talented and inspiring people in a job that's so immersive it hardly feels like work. Come and work with an exciting team where we all play a vital part in the story - whether you choose a role serving the delicious food, to maintaining equipment, performing in costume or operating a ride. Whatever your chosen vocation you will help tell compelling, enduring stories and create memories for our guests that will last a lifetime.
Play Your Part

This position reports to the General Manager & Chief Technical Officer in planning and executing of the Rides and Attractions preventative maintenance program and will manage R&A Maintenance team. You will be actively involved in preparing and managing in the annual maintenance expense and CAPEX budget Meet divisional goals and metrics & ensure safety health, and environmental matters are followed and adhered to.
Ensures that the Motiongate Park project is delivered with a focus on achieving successful operation and ongoing maintenance of park. Responsible for maintenance of related areas across the parks including facilities, attractions, utility systems, landscape, and the model shop.
Main Duties:
Functional:
  • Project management - from park project phase 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.

Operation:
  • 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.

Financial:
  • 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.

Development:
  • 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 parks 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.
  • 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

Essential:
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent education and experience) in construction management, civil engineering, architecture or closely related field is required
  • 10 - 15 years of progressive experience in facilities management and maintenance / Technical services
  • 4 - 5 years of experience managing & leading the team
  • Proven experience in inspecting infrastructure, rides & attractions, construction methods and materials

Desirable:
  • 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, 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.

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