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Director of Fitness

Apply now Position: Director of Fitness (Full time #536467)
Property / Office: Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Director of Fitness is responsible for, but not limited to, the overall membership programs, complimentary guest activities and private fitness programs, fitness & wellness of colleagues; also, the Director of Fitness manages operations and aspects of all fitness facilities.

Responsibilities :

  • Oversees the maintenance of the swimming pools, whirlpool, fitness centres, studio, pool & beach and kids club.
  • Assist in performing fitness assessments as and when necessary and personal programs for hotel guests and members.
  • Manage all the membership programs and make sure all required documentations are up to date.
  • Manages specific incentive programs for colleagues pertaining to Fitness and Wellness, to secure the identity of being the leader and role model in the spa & wellness industry.
  • Conduct fitness and wellness programs to hotel guests and members as and when is necessary.
  • To be the first point of contact for corporate groups.
  • Secure bookings, scheduling, itineraries – full administration duties for all Fitness & Wellness activities and complimentary wellness programs.
  • Responsible for the creation, management and growth of Fitness & Wellness programs for guests, members and corporate groups.
  • Works closely with the Spa Treatments Manager to integrate programs and promotions.
  • Create and present ideas for all in regard to fitness and wellness including e-marketing to the Marketing and Communications.
  • Represents The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Jumeira at networking events, fitness and wellness conventions and industry trade shows.
  • Develop and manage corporate group events on-site or off-site in reference to health, fitness and wellness.
  • Co-ordinate appointments and full itinerary with group organizers for fitness and wellness group events.
  • Continue to update and revise Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all Fitness & Wellness colleagues accordingly.
  • Oversee and continue to update the filing system accordingly
  • Responsible for the recruitment and selection of fitness instructor/attendant, lifeguard and pool attendant.
  • Responsible for timely documentation and the discipline of the colleagues in accordance with progressive discipline procedures outlined in Human Resources Strategic Policy.
  • Oversees colleagues’ schedules for all colleagues ensuring it meets the needs of the operations.
  • Use of the hotel’s network, computers or internet access which is in the hotel’s view unreasonable or inappropriate, for example gambling, chatroom, or pornographic material, is a serious breach of hotel policy and grounds for summary dismissal.
  • Support and adhere to all policies & procedures relating to Safe, Sound and Sustainable at Mandarin Oriental.
  • Ensure compliance with the MOHG Social Media Policy, i.e. to be fully responsible for the content you publish on any social media platform, including your personal site.
  • Mandarin Oriental, Jumeira has zero tolerance on all forms of harassment or discrimination, i.e. it is strictly forbidden to discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, including physical or medical condition, race, colour, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sexual orientation, marital status, or for any other reason.
  • Act as a hotel ambassador at all times.
  • To carry out any additional duties requested by management, related to hotel operational activities.


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