• October 14, 2023 12:26 pm
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The, Workplace Manager is the lead workplace professional responsible for establishing and integrating the Workplace Strategy into dus corporate culture, impacting space planning and use, and service standards for the dus corporate workplace. Using expertise and influence, this role enables measurable progress in workplace transformation through innovation, global best practice, change management strategies and implementation decisions, prioritizing attention to design to uphold our commitment to staff for a supportive and dynamic workplace. The role supports alignment with current provincial requirements and reporting to maintain compliance and due diligence in end-to-end decision-making.

Through best practice knowledge, leads the identification of opportunities and roadblocks to integrating workplace best practices and principles in major undertakings; applies political acuity and relationship management to support the changes across the organization;
Develops and implements a strategic plan for the Workplace for the upcoming 10 years focused on collaboration and decentralization, and end to end implementation;
Design Feasibility Studies to support Planning Recommendations.
Limited scope required to support transfer of detail to Project Managers
Support design elements during READ preparation
Support new location feasibility studies + medium to large refurb/restack of current buildings.
Collect BU Requirements and oversee Test fits.
Provide guidelines and oversight of all test fits prior to BU review and approval
Oversee drawings and ensure they aligned to local regulations, MS guidelines and BU requirements.
Develops and implements the appropriate workplace management plans and strategies and stays adaptive to the emerging post-COVID for the workplace.
Assist in coordinating and directing external design consultants with our Senior Design Manager
Attend Project Management meetings
Assist to approve concept & design drawings with our Senior Design Manager
Review furniture schedules
Shop Drawings review
Construction drawing review and mark up with final approval
Review control sample finishes and material submissions from contractor with shop drawings
Review interior signage and graphics package
Participate in meetings between Art Curator, Design company + PM
Identify potential location/review lighting, etc
Follow up design support after project Go-Live to clear out defects
Design Lead to visit site on go-live and review
Maintain physical sample library
Travel will be required
Overtime may be required
The job duties and requirements that this document describes may be altered or supplemented at any time at the sole discretion of.
Develops presentation material with a compelling story that links to dus strategic priorities;
Brings a deep understanding of workplace analytics and their application to the corporate strategy;
Integrates excellence into the strategy from inception to implementation, focusing attention on the inclusion of outcome excellence when setting objectives, scope, consultant management, and during procurement and evaluation processes (e.g. consultants scope of services);
As the senior technical lead, provides subject matter expertise on progressive workplace design philosophy and leads an inclusive process for staff and teams across the organization;
Leads the development and management of a medium and long-term enterprise workplace strategy which is aligned with the organizations vision and overall operational goals
Creates a working environment that is aligned with the organizations desire to be a best company to work for, ensuring that people resources possess the required skills, are properly aligned, and are provided with the resources to do the job
Develops an understanding of diverse stakeholder interests and creates a positive working relationship through early and regular consultation to achieve the strategy;
Creates an awareness and appreciation for ways in which an emphasis on the long-term strategy and the benefits of a higher user experience through collaboration contributes to fulfillment of s workplace strategy
Advises the organization and external partners on the financial costs and benefits of applying the workplace strategy and provides recommendations that support financial stewardship in the delivery of the strategy
Monitors procurement and contract management for external supplemental strategy consultants and/or design consulting services to meet timeliness and evaluate project effectiveness
Monitors progress to ensure that planning objectives are delivered on time and within budget, and that anticipated business results are achieved; able to explain off-plan overages and exceptions


  • Job Type : Full Time
  • Industry : Garments / Textile
  • Salary : 1000
  • Educational Specialization : Others


Abu Dhabi,United Arab Emirates

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