Capital Projects Director, Jumeirah Group & Corporate

  • Full time
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Posted 10 months ago
  • 25000-40000 AED / Month

Jumeirah Group presently has job opening for eligible candidate for position of a Capital Projects Senior Director. The aspiring candidate will work at Jumeirah Group & Corporate and join the Corporate Team in Dubai. This job has been posted by Jumeirah Group on 3 October 2023 and is now open for all desirous candidates.

Job Purpose of A Capital Projects Director

  • To strategically lead and oversee the entire lifecycle of capital projects, ensuring they are executed efficiently, on budget, and in alignment with the organisation’s objectives.
  • This role involves collaborating with various stakeholders, including hotel teams, partners, and property owners, to enhance the quality and sustainability of properties while maintaining brand standards.

Duties of A Capital Projects Director

  • Oversee the entire lifecycle of capital projects, from concept to successful execution, across all Jumeirah properties.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget to enhance the overall guest experience and property value.
  • Partner with hotels, Jumeirah, DHRE, and Dubai Holding to facilitate timely and cost-effective project completion.
  • Work closely with hotel teams to create comprehensive 7-year capital plans for each property.
  • Develop detailed project scopes, indicative timelines, and accurate cost estimates in collaboration with quantity surveyors (QS).
  • Collaborate with the relevant finance teams to conduct ROI analysis and prepare the necessary documentation to support investment decisions.
  • Implement robust reporting and project control mechanisms to maintain transparency and accountability.
  • Foster alignment with stakeholders and coordinate with related departments, including Technical Services, Interior Design, and Brand, to uphold brand standards.
  • Prepare required documentation, such as EMC papers, as needed to ensure compliance and approvals.
  • Continuously improve and refine the capital project management process to optimize efficiency and effectiveness, including implementation of a suitable project management system (e.g. Oracle Unifier).
  • Educate and inform hotel teams and colleagues about relevant policies, procedures, and best practices to ensure alignment and compliance.
  • Collaborate with the Design & Technical Services team to elevate product quality through the implementation of Project Improvement Plans.
  • Provide expert advice on cost management, procurement strategies, and project timing.
  • Work closely with property owners and their representatives to ensure project alignment with strategic goals and objectives.
  • Manage the Jumeirah Portfolio Asset Management Committee, which also oversees leasing activities and space optimization initiatives.
  • Offer valuable insights into cash flow forecasting, particularly concerning project timing and cash outflows.
  • Support effective financial planning and management to ensure the organization’s financial health and sustainability.

Who Can Apply?


  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field such as Business Administration, Finance or a related discipline
  • Masters degree, MBA or accredited professional qualifications is an advantage.


  • A minimum of 8 to 10 years in capital project management, asset management, investment strategy, and leadership positions within the hospitality industry.
  • Extensive experience in overseeing capital projects, including planning, budgeting, execution, and completion. This includes a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Skills & Knowledge Desired

  • Proven expertise in financial management, including budgeting, cost control, financial analysis, and investment strategy related to capital projects.
  • A strong track record of collaborating with diverse stakeholders, including hotel teams, property owners, consultants, and partners, to achieve project goals.

About the Benefits

  • An attractive tax free salary.
  • Generous F&B benefits.
  • Reduced hotel rates across the globe.
  • Excellent leave and health care package.
  • Flights home, life insurance and other employee benefits.

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