Dubai International Airport Staff Recruitment 2017

Operational Performance Manager - Fire Service (Fixed Term Contract)

1.   Job description:
To oversee and support the management of a 24/7 operational fire team depolyed at DXB ensuring international best practice and that personnel maintain fire fighting competence and welfare.
This post is a fixed term two year contract with DA holding the option to extend to provide oversight of compliance and personal development plans that will support the incumbent management team (Duty Manager and Watch Manager x 2).
By managing, leading, monitoring and maintaining operational effectiveness the post holder will work to meet set KPI’s and enhance operational efficiency and embed a healthy safety culture demonstrated during fire service activities.
The post holder will have delegate responsibility to ensure that his assigned team, adheres to company policy and the relevant local and international standards, so that fire and aviation safety is assured at all times, meeting regulatory requirements in accordance with the Aerodrome Certificate.
The post holder will have specific responsibility for the development and implementation of projects directly linked to:

  • Policy & Compliance
  • Asset and Fleet Management
  • Employee development
  • Operational Preparedness
Qualifications and Education:

§  The post holder must have a good standard of job related qualifications applicable to the role and hold English Competence to ICAO level 4 or Global English level 7 in verbal, written and listening skills
§  The post holder must possess the necessary managerial skills and hold an international accredited certificate of competence equivalent to Station Manager level or higher.
§  The post holder must be able to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding in all aspects Airport Fire Service disciplines and regulatory requirements.
§  The post holder must be able to operate under high-stress situations and demonstrate understanding of the culture and people working within the AFS environment.
§  The post holder should have previous education in Mentoring and Learning & Development.

Director- Training -
The Director of Training role  is to support the overall business strategy and enable the business to grow through the training of employees and DA stakeholders. This role ensures the alignment of all training content with functional, operational and technical business practices in order to ensure employees and stakeholders are equipped with the knowledge and skills required to meet individual and company objective and enhance the customer service brand of DA.

 Degree in HRD , business administration or related discipline
Professional HRD certification is an asset
 10 years’ experience in various HRD and Training roles of which at least 3 years are in managerial roles involving Training design and delivery across multi -functional areas of training, operations, customer service and stakeholder engagement is desirable
 Communication and interpersonal skills leading to a consultative approach within a corporate / multifunctional environment
Understanding of the aviation industry is desirable
Customer service or hospitality training design and deliver is essential
Understanding of compliance training and requirements
Knowledge of learning and development processes and trends
Knowledge of developments in the HR professional field through active affiliations with international and local human resource networks, organisations and communities
Ability to design and implement TNA across multi functions
Experience of managing innovative projects essential

Future Opportunity - FireFighter

The purpose of the role is to function as part of an operational rescue and firefighting team for the extinguishment and control of fire and the saving and preservation of life during all types of emergencies at the airport.

The job role handles a high level of technical rescue equipment and complex fire vehicles to enable the job role to be carried out effectively and efficiently.  Without fire fighters the ARFFS would not exist.

The FireFighter makes up the majority of the minimum staffing levels required by the regulatory authorities (GCAA/DCAA)  FireFighters also form the majority work force, which ensures all fire vehicles and rescue and fire fighting equipment is maintained, tested and inspected to ensure operational reliance.


The jobholder shall have basic numeracy and literacy following secondary school education and be fluent in English as the lectures and operational commands are given in English.the jobholder must hold a UAE Heavy Duty Driving Licence or working toward a

Licence.firefighting experience is required, but the jobholder must be physically fit and able to pass the necessary medical requirements for the job.

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December 27, 2016 at 8:18 AM ×


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January 18, 2017 at 11:14 AM ×