Associate Director Fire & Life Safety Full-time Job1 week ago Security & Safety Dubai 46 views Reference: 14090
Lead and mentor a team of engineers and designers in the Fire & Life Safety discipline within the Specialist Services team.
Provide technical guidance, oversee project execution, and ensure adherence to industry standards and best practices.
Take ownership of multiple projects simultaneously, from conception to completion. Develop project scopes, budgets, and timelines, and ensure successful project delivery within these constraints.
Build and maintain strong client relationships, acting as a trusted advisor. Collaborate with clients to understand their needs, propose innovative solutions, and manage client expectations throughout the project lifecycle.
Drive design excellence and innovation within the FSL discipline. Ensure that designs meet regulatory requirements while integrating sustainability and energy efficiency principles.
Conduct thorough risk assessments for projects, identifying potential hazards and developing mitigation strategies to ensure the safety of occupants and assets.
Stay updated on local, national, and international building codes and regulations related to FSL. Ensure that all projects adhere to these codes.
Implement rigorous quality control processes to ensure the accuracy and completeness of design deliverables. Review and approve project documents to maintain consistency and quality.
Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including architects, structural engineers, and project managers, to ensure seamless project integration.
Training and Development:
Foster a culture of continuous learning and professional growth within the team. Identify training needs and provide opportunities for skill development.
Bachelor’s degree in Fire Protection Engineering from a recognized University; Master's degree preferred.
20+ years’ experience including mega projects
The ability to think laterally and possess a sound understanding of engineering principles. Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and will be able to build and develop relationships, both internally and externally.
Exceptional leadership and project management skills. Previous experience of leading multi-disciplinary design teams and responsibilities for budgets and programming
Strong knowledge of relevant building codes and regulations.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Proficiency in industry-standard design software and tools.
Demonstrated ability to innovate and drive design excellence.
Rewards & Benefits
We offer an excellent package which includes:
A competitive salary
Medical and life insurance cover
22 calendar days annual leave
Company gratuity scheme
Discretionary bonus scheme
Annual flight allowance to point of origin
Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants