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Wellness Coordinator

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi

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Fairmont Bab Al Bahr.
United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi
Job Type
Human Resources, HR Assistant
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Job Description


Wellness Coordinator Primary Location :   United Arab Emirates-Abu Dhabi-Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Employee Status :   Regular    


Wellness Coordinator

The Wellness Coordinator is responsible for offering expert knowledge and skills in order to generate and promote a positive health and safety culture


Hotel Overview: Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, “gateway to the sea” boasts a prime location at the mainland gateway to the cosmopolitan city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. With its strikingly contemporary architecture, this beachfront business hotel offers the highest level of comfort and elegance throughout its 369 guestrooms and suites, including the ultimate exclusive lifestyle hotel experience with Fairmont Gold.


Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
  • Provides primary health services to employees as required
  • Enrolls employees in medical health plans as required and administers eligibility periods and notifications for enrolments
  • Conducts monthly audits of enrolments, waivers, terminations to ensure invoice accuracy
  • Processes claim forms for reimbursement of medical services for employees
  • Ensures the Health and Safety Office is in proper working order and fully stocked with appropriate supplies and medications
  • Liaises with clinics, physicians and hospitals to obtain update medical information for employees
  • Coordinates medical examinations for employee visas and Food Handlers cards as per government and municipality regulations
  • Ensures that all First Aid boxes in the Hotel and are adequately stocked as per Abu Dhabi Municipality regulations
  • Ensures all confidential employee medical records are current and entered into the system
  • Tracks employees who are on sick leave and ensure that the appropriate payroll information is entered and advise Managers on employee’s return to work status
  • Inspects the Employee Dining Rooms and Kitchens on a regular basis to ensure that cooks comply with health and safety regulations
  • Works with Security Department and the Training Manager to provide First Aid Training to Hotel employees as needed
  • Is an active member of the Health & Safety Committee
  • Administers work related injury claims with respect to administering and tracking claims, providing return to work opportunities for employees with work related injuries and implements strategies for reducing work related incidents/accidents
  • Complies with Fairmont Bab Al Bahr policies, procedures and Code of Ethics
  • Upholds the highest standard of internal and external guest services at all times


  • Previous experience is an asset
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Previous experience in a hotel environment
  • Valid nursing license for the UAE an asset
  • Nursing license from Home Country is required
  • Proven knowledge in Abu Dhabi Municipal regulations for Health Services and Occupational Health & Safety
  • Strong and effective communication skills, both verbal and written.  Fluency in English is required
  • High attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work in high pressure situations
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook , PowerPoint and Internet and the ability to type a minimum of 50 wpm

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Visa Requirements:  Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Abu Dhabi. Fairmont Bab Al Bahr  will cover visa costs and flights for selected candidates from place of origin.

  Living and working in Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi, the capital, is the largest of the 7 Emirates which make up the United Arab Emirates, one of the world fastest growing tourist destinations. When you choose to live and work in Abu Dhabi, you will find that we offer competitive salaries, service charge, quality medical benefits, meals and furnished accommodation.  There are currently no income taxes in the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi’s heritage is rooted in Islamic traditions and living here will prove to be a unique life experience. For more information about living in Abu Dhabi,  we suggest you visit the following websites: www.visitabudhabi.ae www.abudhabi.com www.ask-ali.com


APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/  to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!



At Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

    Job Level :   Colleague Schedule :   Full-time Shift :   Day Job Closing Date :   30.Nov.2016, 7:59:00 PM Job Number:   ADC01261