Asset Management Director - Talent Pool (UAE)

Job Req ID:  293007
Posting Start Date:  15 May 2024
Location: 

Dubai, AE

Contract Type:  Full Time
Job Advertisement: 

Asset Management Director

Make a difference every day 

We are a multinational organisation with a global team of 50,000 colleagues. In the Middle East we operate in the Transport, Defence & Advisory sectors, delivering services in Asset Management, Customer Experience, Fire & Rescue and Air Navigation Services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services to fulfil our purpose to impact a better future by "Bringing National Visions to Life".  

 

Your Opportunity  

Serco is currently talent pooling for upcoming opportunities. Join our talent pool for consideration in future roles within our organization.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage the growth of the Serco reputation for operational excellence within UAE.
  • Lead the team responsible for developing, global best practice benchmarking and production of core Asset Management procedures and standards as a major component of the new National O&M Manual for Saudi government
  • Prepare and develop the department operating procedures to include organization, roles and responsibilities and processes used to deliver the scope
  • Provide Asset Management subject matter expertise, or allocate such resource from within your team, across all Saudi government entities either according to the strategic plan or in response to entity request
  • Manager the matrixed organization in the effective delivery of complex contract deliverables across Asset Management practice, by holistically integrating topic thought leadership
  • Produce evidence based research into Asset Management processes and systems
  • Engage and maintain close working relationships within the client and its partner Consultancy in order to optimize O&M best practices
  • Ensure the effect enablement of Saudi government entity asset management by assisting the Enablement department with their implementation as an SME on:
    • Establishing the criteria and recommend procurement of a National Asset Register (NAR).
    • Developing a strategy to deploy the NAR across all entities.
    • Developing a criteria/methodology for Computer Aided Facility Management (CAFM) system and/ or a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) platform.
    • Developing integration plans between NAR and Entities’ CAFM/CMMS platforms.
    • Developing the processes that focus the organization on consistent budgeting and life cycle planning and sustainment
    • Developing a Condition Assessment Process to perform periodic assessments/surveys on the asset condition.
    • Assisting the Client’s Infrastructure Planning Department with 5-year portfolio planning.

 

This position may be required to carry out other tasks from time to time as directed by the Serco Middle East Leadership team.

 

Specific Requirements

  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in related field on national / international major initiatives and developments.
  • Minimum 5 years in a managerial capacity
  • Recognized expertise in assigned field.
  • Record of engagement with a wide range of stakeholders and wider commercial and public sector stakeholders.
  • Expert in development and implementation of best practice standards and processes.
  • Extensive experience of working internationally (preference for Middle East / UAE).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A proven track record of instituting continuous improvement and of change management.

 

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of international asset management best practice, preferably in multiple sectors.
  • Demonstrable subject matter expertise (and where appropriate accreditation) across the following elements of O&M:
    • Maintenance Planning/ Work Control
    • Sustainability
    • Post Maintenance Testing
    • Systems Engineering Programming
    • Configuration Management
    • Fleet Management Procedure Definition
    • Asset Registration/ Information Management processes and systems
    • CAFM/CMMS criteria, strategy and integration
    • Cost Indices
    • Life Cycle Planning
    • Condition Assessments

 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science / Engineering in engineering discipline from an accredited university.

 

What’s in it for you? 

At Serco, our core values drive everything we do, and we believe in fairly compensating our colleagues for the value they bring to our organization. We are proud to offer a total reward package at Serco which includes: 

  • Competitive monthly pay and allowances that are commensurate with the role and industry standards 

  • Comprehensive medical insurance coverage and life insurance, so our employees can feel secure in their health and financial wellbeing 

  • We recognize the importance of work-life balance, which is why we offer competitive leave benefits that exceed industry standards 

  • We offer an annual airfare allowance to support our expat colleagues to stay in touch and visit their loved ones 

  • We pride ourselves on providing a supportive work environment where we foster a positive Safety-First culture 

  • We care deeply about our colleagues' wellbeing and offer access to wellbeing programs and platforms to support their physical, mental, and emotional health. 

  • As a global organization, we offer a vast array of career paths for our employees to choose from. The scale and breadth of our organization provides our colleagues with opportunities for growth and variety in their career path, both regionally and globally. 

 

Join Us 

At Serco, we believe there is a place here for everyone. A place where you can bring your authentic self to work every day. Our workplace culture is one that embraces diversity and fosters equity, respect, and belonging for every individual. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and creating an inclusive environment that proudly celebrates the perspectives and backgrounds that each of our employees bring to work every day. 

 

Join Serco and be part of a values-driven organization that invests in the development and well-being of its employees and offers a rewarding and fulfilling career. 

Serco is committed to Equal Employment Opportunities and is committed to ensuring the safety of all of its employees through its Zero Harm initiative. Please visit www.serco.com/careers for more information.