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Retail Soft Services Facilities Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00074
Location: Dubai, AE
Client Profile
Our client is a world-famous retail mall and we are recruiting an experienced soft services facilities engineer from the retail industry to join their team in Abu Dhabi to focus on engineering and fit out works for fashion and lifestyle stores and F&B outlets.
 
The Role
Oversee contractors to ensure contractual compliance to design and specifications and HSE regulations, investigate and report on variations and delays, monitor asset snagging, handover inspections and liaise with tenant's contractors and consultants for project completion.
Coordinate maintenance and engineering works with store management, tenant representatives and contractors.
Responsible for all facilities and soft services documentation, project plans, management and incident reports, contracts, invoices and LPOs, stock control and utility billing.
Support the smooth running of the reception, public access areas, soft services, build and refurbishment projects, waste and recycling management, catering, cleaning and housekeeping, pest control, maintenance and security aspects of the retail centre / shopping mall.
Liaise with vendors, contractors and tenants and obtain quotes and tenders from vendors and suppliers.
 
Essential Skills & Experience Required
5 – 10 years' UAE / GCC experience in soft services facilities engineering, asset management administration and project coordination in retail and F&B outlets and shopping malls with a strong background in contractor liaison, vendor management and site inspections.
Excellent working knowledge of AutoCAD and shop drawings.
Proficient use of MS Office included Outlook and Excel.
 
Education
BEng in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering or Construction Engineering
 
Candidate Profile
Arabic male aged between 27 - 35 years currently living in the UAE – preferably Abu Dhabi.
Fluent in English and Arabic – must be able to read, write and speak fluent English and Arabic.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills to deal with client representatives, tenants, service providers and vendors.