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IT Specialist - Jumeirah Beach Hotel

  • , United Arab Emirates
  • £0 - £0

About Jumeirah & the Hotel:

Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been making a distinguished impact on the global hospitality market for more than two decades with its Stay Different™ brand promise.

Its award-winning destinations, such as the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, elevated dining destinations and surprising architecture and design at the heart of every guest experience.

Today, Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 23 properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia and employs over 8,000 colleagues, representing over 106 nationalities.

As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scales up its operations to the next level of growth, it remains fully committed to developing and empowering our colleagues to excel in world class environments.

Jumeirah is committed to embedding equality, diversity, and inclusion in all its practices, embracing a culture that celebrates diversity.

Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai’s premier lifestyle destination, is located on Jumeirah Beach Road just 15 km from the city centre and 25 km from Dubai International Airport. The 26-floor hotel has a curved design which represents the shape of a breaking wave and offers pristine private beaches with undisturbed views of the Arabian Gulf.

With 599 sea-facing rooms and suites and 19 private villas, as well as 21 restaurants and bars, extensive conference and banqueting facilities, a private marina, Sinbad’s Kids Club, Talise™ Spa, and direct complimentary access to Wild Wadi Waterpark™ for all guests, the hotel continues to redefine the holiday experience.

About the Role:

An opportunity has arisen for an IT Specialist to join Jumeirah Beach Hotel.

The purpose of this role is to provide both Guests and Colleagues with the best possible IT Support within assigned functional area (Helpdesk, Operations, Networks).

The main responsibilities are:

  • Provides first level IT support to colleagues and guests within agreed SLAs.
  • Responds to guest queries in a friendly and efficient manner
  • Works within the ITIL process framework ensuring all activities are accurately logged
  • Monitors the performance of Networks, Servers, Workstations, and peripherals and informs the Functional IT Manager of any abnormalities.
  • Maintains an updated IT knowledge to enable continuous improvement to the services offered to users.
  • Shares knowledge with colleagues within the department
  • Completes projects as allocated by the IT Manager / Director of IT
  • Comprehensive knowledge of computer hardware / software concepts.
  • Achieves computer system objectives by gathering pertinent data; identifying and evaluating options; recommending a course of action.
  • Evaluates system potential by testing compatibility of new programs with existing programs.
  • Places software into production by loading software into computer; entering necessary commands.
  • Maximizes use of hardware and software by training users; interpreting instructions; answering questions.
  • Maintains historical records by documenting hardware and software changes and revisions.
  • Maintains client confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

About you:

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Degree or Diploma in IT related field
  • Advanced Knowledge of Network And/or Servers Configuration and Setup
  • At least 3 years’ experience in an environment which requires practical usage of technical skills or in a network company
  • Fluent in English
  • Microsoft Office
  • Advanced network skills
  • Hospitality IT Experience
  • Call Centre experience
  • Hotel Applications Experience
  • Three years’ experience on Servers hardware and software
  • Exposure to RAID.
  • AD and Exchange
  • Basic Networking skills

About the Benefits:

We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams (AED), the local currency of the UAE. In addition, we offer generous F&B benefits, reduced hotel rates across our properties globally, excellent leave and health care package, flights home, accommodation, life insurance, functional incentives and other employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant looking for a career with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry.

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