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Production Assistant Wanted in Dubai

Posted: 51 days ago
Place: Al Barsha Dubai



Spartan Arabia

Position: Production Assistant

About the opportunity:

This position is responsible for co-ordinating on the ground requirements of the Spartan Arabia production crew. Working closely with the day-to-day event build to ensure no delays occur and all required elements are secured for the production of the event.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Onsite:

Ensures the production team is set up for success by effectively securing local elements of the production:

Source local machinery needs crane, shovel, tele-handler, water tankers etc and ensure timely working hours. Co-ordinate from Urdu/Hindi/Arabic/English as required.

Source and manage relationship with local labour team ensuring timely working hours and good work ethic. Co-ordinate from Urdu/Hindi/Arabic/English as required.

Support festival procurement needs as required fencing, tents, electrical fitting, plumbing fittings, generators etc. Work to solve problems before they occur. Support Festival Team as hired procurement items begin to arrive.

Work closely with Operations Director on shipping and logistics of all Spartan materials ensuring that deliveries are arriving on time and in their entirety.

Act as production runner to secure any productions related procurement items as they arise during the event build. This can be everything from Screws to zip ties to power tools to water tankers.

Report to Operation Director for approval on budget of all procurement items.

Work closely to support Base Camp Manager during load out and load in process.

Qualifications:

experience working as part of complex team following orders and communicating effectively with all team members.

Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment.

Able to work productively with minimal direction and oversight yet still meet company standards.

Frequently works 12-18 + hour days in outdoor, adverse conditions for extended periods of time.

Willingness and ability to travel 10-14 days at a time for 7 + events per year.

Analytical and methodical problem solver

Attention to detail

Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Access, and Powerpoint.

Able to operate basic heavy machinery (Skid Steer and Fork Lift).

Bachelors degree preferred

Fluent Arabic and English. Urdu/Hindi preferred.

Qualities required of all Spartan Team Members:

Spartan Race is a high-performance organization, and successful team members must therefore possess a strong work ethic and hands-on approach to business. We are innovative, create inventive solutions, and are exceptionally service minded. Team members at Spartan change lives, and have a passion for the organization. Paramount to our organization is the maturity to embrace ambiguity and ability to adapt according to the market and the continuing innovation of the organization.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, maintenance instructions, and SOPs.

Ability to speak effectively before groups of volunteers, contractors, and employees (read and speak conversational English). Proficient at communicating over email and the phone.

Demonstrate full range of movement including but not limited to lifting, standing, bending, reaching, twisting, and crawling.

Occasionally lifts, pushes, pulls, and moves equipment and material weighing up to 100 pounds.

Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.

Ability to hold one-self accountable and an aptitude for prioritizing multiple projects.

Strong sense of teamwork with the ability to foster relationships.

Collegial approach to a business environment and cooperative work style.

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