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Jumeirah Group


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About Jumeirah:
At Jumeirah, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environments. We value diversity and provide equal opportunities, employing over 14,000 colleagues from over 140 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, South America, Africa and the Middle East.
We want you to do well from the beginning, so we’ll give you every chance to impress during the recruitment process. We promise our colleagues a warm welcome and will help you feel part of our Jumeirah family from day one. You can rely on us to support you as you settle into your journey with us and make Jumeirah ‘Your Place to Shine’. 
Our Group & Corporate and Dubai Shared Services teams are an integral part in delivering the Jumeirah Brand promise. Based in our modern headquarters in Dubai Design District or in one of our other key locations, we guarantee you will be part of a dynamic, committed team of industry professionals with a passion for delivering the Company strategy and efficiencies essential for our world class operation.
About the Job:
An opportunity has arisen for a Director of Security (Crisis Management) to join the Security team in Jumeirah Group. The main duties and responsibilities of this role:
  • To oversee the planning and completion of statutory fire and emergency training provided for all colleagues including all levels of management.  This will be in compliance to local legislation and the Jumeirah emergency and crisis training matrix
  • To oversee and guide all planned emergency evacuation drills, to ensure they are carried out at least every six months, recorded in the emergency and crisis workbook and action points arising addressed prior to the next drill
  • To maintain and validate the Emergency Operations Plan and Crisis Management Plan.
  • To ensure the emergency and crisis workbooks are updated and maintained by all properties, national and global. To communicate and follow up on any shortfalls accordingly
  • To ensure that the content of the Pelican briefcases for all properties are maintained, equipment are tested and that all relevant documents are kept inside
  • To liaise with security HOD’s in regards to the planning and delivery of crisis management training and table top exercises in line with the emergency and crisis matrix
  • To participate and give relevant input to all new development projects
  • To implement security documents, processes and plans at new properties when required
  • Complete and submit reports to the Chief Security Officer as required
  • To act as liaison with Corporate Communications
  • To monitor Control Risks news and advise as needed
  • To assist in the preparation of a departmental budget
  • To ensure that all costs are strictly controlled
  • To comply with local legislation
  • To respond to any changes in the department as dictated by the needs of the industry, company or hotel operation
  • To ensure effective communication is implemented within the department, within all other departments
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities within the job capability as assigned
About you:
The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in a managerial role
  • Experience in a multi-cultural organization
  • Experience at operational and strategic level
  • Good command of verbal and written English
  • Knowledge in Budgeting and P&L
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 including dental coverage, flights home, accommodation allowance, life insurance, incentive programs, participation in a best in kind
Savings Plan, children’s education assistance 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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Job type
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Security, Other
Starting in
As soon as possible

Jumeirah Group

JUMEIRAH™ Hotels & Resorts are regarded as among the most luxurious and innovative in the world and have won numerous international travel and tourism awards.

The company was founded in 1997 and currently operates 20 hotels in 7 countries. Jumeirah’s promise of STAY DIFFERENT™ delivers imaginative and exhilarating experiences in culturally connected environments offering a thoughtful and generous service.

In line with this promise, the individuality of the Jumeirah portfolio is unmistakable, encompassing Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; the world renowned Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the world’s most luxurious hotel and recognised as the symbol of Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London.

Jumeirah Group also manages two five-star luxury serviced residences: Jumeirah Living World Trade Centre in Dubai and Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living in London; Talise, our spa brand; Jumeirah Restaurants, our restaurant division; the thrilling Wild Wadi Waterpark; and the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management.

Whenever you stay with us or use any of our services, our aim is for you to come away with a sense of the Jumeirah spirit - a genuinely caring and personal service. In our own words, to STAY DIFFERENT™.

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