Campus Physical Development Manager – Zayed University – Abu Dhabi

The Opportunity
Reporting to the Director, CPDO, the incumbent will guide and manage theCPDO united team to meet up operating goals of the section in Abu Dhabicampus.The successful candidate provides overall administrativemanagement and coordination of a number of projects linked to the newcampus in Abu Dhabi. Supervising and preparing will undoubtedly be key roles playedas the Manager of the division.

The Responsibilities
Managing Functions in Abu Dhabi Campus

  • Provides leadership and administration for thefacilities operations of the Abu Dhabi campus and relatedsites. These duties include planningsupport,supervision,task management of agreements.
  • Qualified prospects and manages the day-to-day functions ofCPD Abu Dhabi and the amenities management providers provided byexternal services suppliers.
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  • Prepares information related tofacilities such as for example space inventory, and appropriate suggestionsand suggestions to aid management decision-producing.
  • Manages everyday operationalbusiness and administrative linked to the department; making certain standards and level of work from FM business are met forquality.
  • Programs and implements and short-term plansand applications for CPD long.
  • Functions with the Director forplanning,budgeting,and procedure of the CPD Section within Abu Dhabi.
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  • Directs CPD team to assemble relevantdata and market details to aid negotiations with experts andcontractors. Testimonials and evaluates their price effectiveness.
  • Supervises staff and will be responsible foreffective group performance, reviewing evaluations and performance
  • Leads modification within CPD that is aligned withthe new lifestyle at ZU
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  • Task Management

  • Programs and manages a thorough portfolio ofprojects/ applications with university constituents for conversation andcoordination including facilities administration programs,cleaningsecurity,access program/procedures and any projects initiatives.
  • Participates inside the budgetingprocess and planning new tasks and scope management.
  • Defines project function estimates and scope andtracks progression predicated on cost, time and quality factors.
  • Provides Project administration and supervisionwithin the Campus Physical Growth Workplace for various Universityprojects inside a specialist manner.
  • Conducts risk administration on various applications orinitiatives, like required.
  • Prepares project specs and initialdrawings where probable, and discusses the task withconsultants,architects and contractors.
  • Prepares reviews on recommendschanges and improvement in campus development programs, project status and spending budget status.
  • Prepares invitations to tender for variousprojects, renovations, etc.
  • Meets users of services from variousdepartments for exchanging concepts and understanding their requirements andrequirements before preparing last plans for just about any project.
  • Liaises and provides assistance to the variouscampus departments for shipping and preparing of university activities andprograms.
  • Creating and Maintaining Processes

  • Prepare plans, proposals, policies andprocedures for CPD operations inside Abu Dhabi campus together withthe CPD director.
  • Establishes procedures for conversation andcoordination with task constituencies.
  • Utilizes relevant personal computer programs forpresentation of preparing procedures.
  • Building effective interactions and externally

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  • Builds relationships atappropriate ranges with ZU neighborhood and service providers.
  • Acts as the major administrative liaison withusers of Abu Dhabi campus amenities, including academicunits,administrative departments and pupil organizations
  • Other Responsibilities

  • Manages the outcome of a number of committeesincluding Facilities Management & Communication.
  • Represents CPD Director at weekly Abu Dhabileadership meetings.
  • Carries out any project or assignmentrelated to the positioning as required every once in awhile.
  • Work is conducted under general direction ofthe CPDO Director and is reviewed against target quality and outcomes ofrelationships/partnerships established.
  • Is independent in daily management.MeetsCPD management to contribute ideas and suggestions and aids decision-making frequently.
  • Within broad management guidance by DirectorCPDO, the incumbent will be given significant latitude to effectivelymanage all aspects of CPD management at Abu Dhabi campusincluding,Building contacts at appropriate level in Zayed University andrepresenting CPDO services and programs; and collaborating with variouscommittees frequently to make sure clear and open commitment and communication.
  • The effectiveness and quality of the contactswill have a direct impact on the success of any projects.
  • Regular interaction with Campus PhysicalDevelopment Office, Purchasing, suppliers, contractorson and consultants new and ongoing projects.
  • Close connection with all Campus PhysicalDevelopment Office associates.
  • The Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Project Management orEngineering from a certified institution and at the least a decade ofexperience in the regions of project management, facilities management oran equivalent mix of education, skill or experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skillsto interact with a diverse range of individuals
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Conversant in deploying it applications, MS Project.
  • Business experience in the UAE a secured asset.
  • Excellent project management, planning andorganizational skills.
  • Strategic thinker and proven experience leadinga team.
  • Commercial ability and acumen to assemble andanalyze market data.
  • Preferred Requirements

  • Experience employed in an academic environment.
  • The Benefits
    The University’s benefits package is highly attractive,withcompetitive salaries free from tax in the U.A.E., cash housing,a furnitureallowance, annual vacation flight tickets for the employee andimmediate family, educational subsidies for children and healthcare isprovided to the employee and sponsored family members.

    To Apply
    In addition to completing the online application form, attach a coverletter, a current CV, and the real names and contact information on threeprofessional references.

    While we appreciate all applications, you will be contacted only if you’re selected for an interview.



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