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Fire and Life Safety Supervisor

Abu Dhabi (AE)

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Recruiter
Kempinski - Emirates Palace
Posted
07/02/2017
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Location
Abu Dhabi (AE)
Job Type
Engineering
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
 

Job Description

 

OPERATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Principal duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following, which indicates the general nature of work expected:

  • Provide supervision of fire safety technicians.
  • Assures implementation of Kempinski policies, standards and procedures for:
  • Physical security programs.
  • Effective preventive and routine maintenance.
  • Maintenance planning and schedules.
  • Inspections and staff supervision.
  • Appearance and housekeeping of all engineering related spaces.
  • Supports and initiates programs for the improvement of procedures and the reduction of costs.
  • Conducts scheduled inspections and safety audits.
  • Assess Safety Management Systems against established guidelines.
  • Investigate incidents and complaints and take corrective action.
  • Establishes and uses techniques to monitor and supervise the work of subordinates, monitor the results of delegated assignments.
  • Establishes course of action to accomplish specific work schedules.  Uses time efficiently personally well organized.
  • Use training and development resources to improve subordinates skills and abilities.  Helps subordinates qualify for future opportunities.
  • Gives work directions, resolves problems, prepares schedules and sets deadlines.
  • Ensures strict adherence to safety rules when undertaking maintenance and repair work.
  • Attends and contributes to engineering departmental meetings.
  • Assists the Fire and Life Safety Engineer with the selection and training staff (technical).
  • Performs related duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Interacts with other departments when necessary

 

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Motivates, empowers, inspires, collaborates with, and encourages others.
  • Develops a culture where team members feel ownership in what they do and continually improve the operations.
  • Builds consensus when appropriate.
  • Focuses team members on common goals.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Adhere to Emirates Palace Employee Handbook
  • Adhere to Emirates Palace & Kempinski Policies & Procedures
  • Represent the 5 values of Kempinski DNA: Creating Traditions, Entrepreneurial Performance, People Oriented, Straight Forwardness and Passion for European Luxury
  • Follow Supervisors instructions in line with job requirements
  • Adhere to all security and safety instructions
  • Inspire guests with an attitude of personal attention to their requests
  • A commitment to a sense of urgency, immediacy and total responsiveness
  • Intuitively anticipate guests needs and address them in a refreshingly unique manner
  • Proactively find opportunities for innovative service delivery
  • Demonstrate commitment to uncompromising standards of excellence
  • Approach each guest in a confident and welcoming manner
  • Work as a team with all other departments in their effort to delight the guest
  • Demonstrate a willingness to “ go the extra mile” to exceed guests expectations
  • Show respect for guests security and privacy at all times
  • Take personal responsibility for meeting guests needs
  • Communicate effectively to ensure service excellence at all times
  • Ensure requests are followed through to the guests satisfaction
  • Display a sense of determination when solving problems
  • Adapt the role of a "server" in acting on the hotel stage.
  • Create moments of emotional value for the guest.
  • Look for creative service delivery
  • Develop yourself throughout your career with Kempinski.

 

JOB CRITERIA

  • Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 5 years’ experience in fire safety, occupational health and environmental issues, of which at least 2 years should be in a supervisory position.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of techniques, skills, equipment, procedures and materials. Applies knowledge to identify issues and internal problems; works to develop additional technical knowledge and skills.
  • Assertive and effectiveness
  • Action and Result Oriented
  • Creative/Innovative
  • Strong Leadership
  • Hands on
  • Solves engineering problems using appropriate theoretical and practical engineering principles.
  • Detailed knowledge of hotel operations
  • Good Knowledge in fire detection and protection systems.
  • Good knowledge in health & safety practices.
  • Computer skills relevant to preventive maintenance software programs and office use.
  • Ability for predictive maintenance.
  • Skills to analyze feedback information and propose remedial action.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Skills to train technicians achieve high quality workmanship.
  • Fluency in English
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software: word, excel, ppt.