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Apply now Position: Personal Trainer (Full time #539519)
Property / Office: Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  An ideal candidate must have a relevant degree or diploma, valid REP's UAE registration with a Category 'A' fitness license, preferred specialization in a fitness discipline, and at least 1 year of experience in a commercial fitness or sports coaching environment.



  • Support company’s philosophy and company culture through the use of Pillars of Legendary Quality Experiences on a daily basis to ensure Guest Satisfaction and the achievement of our Mission Statement.
  • Support company’s philosophy and company culture through the use of Departmental Legendary Quality Experiences on a daily basis to ensure Guest Satisfaction and the achievement of our Mission Statement.
  • Keep work areas clean and neat at all times.
  • Must follow all Standards and Procedures as taught by legendary trainers, Departmental trainers and Fitness & Wellness Manager.
  • Conduct Fitness Assessments, Classes and Personal Training.
  • To supervise and instruct the safe use of the equipment in the Fitness area.
  • To ensure that a high standard of service is maintained throughout the Fitness Centre.
  • Assist in the operations of all Fitness Centre, as required:


      -Fitness Centre (main gym)

      -Fitness Centre (movement studio)

      -Personal training session delivery

      -MO in-house class delivery

      -Unique events and Hotel marketing initiatives

      -Cleaning, maintenance and Health & Safety reporting

  • Report dysfunctional equipment to Fitness & Wellness Supervisor/Manager
  • To maintain inventory of supplies for the operations of the Fitness Centre (Headsets, fruit/water, towels etc.)
  • To attend daily line-ups, weekly and monthly departmental meetings.
  • To maintain a high standard of appearance and personal hygiene as laid down by the Mandarin Oriental MODUB Grooming Guidelines
  • Must attend all training courses as deemed necessary, and must adhere to training as set down by the Fitness & Wellness Manager
  • Must have the ability to courteously interact and answer all Spa, Wellness and Hotel related questions with guests.
  • Assist in all areas of the department, as and when necessary.
  • To be adaptable and accountable for all actions.
  • Will perform as a professional, with a friendly work ethic and conduct all duties and responsibilities as required by the position, or assigned by the Fitness & Wellness Supervisor/Manager.
  • To assist in the smooth flow of the guest’s journey throughout the day.
  • To receive training to ensure that all-relevant Health and Hygiene standards are implemented and monitored within the Fitness Centre.
  • To attend to guests in both the waiting areas and Fitness Centre; ensuring that they are comfortable as well as offering refreshments.
  • Will greet each guest with a smile and acknowledge guests, even in passing. 


  • To conduct Personal Training sessions based upon systematic, scientific counselling and conditioning principles to ensure safety and training efficiency in exercise prescription
  • Ensure that training goals are realistic and attainable for guests to achieve their objectives
  • To be fully aware of any contraindications that the guest may have before commencement of any exercise program
  • Personal Trainer to maintain Category ‘A’ REPs UAE fitness registration, each year, by attaining a minimum of 10 CPD points in learning/workshop attendance


  • To produce a monthly attendance reports of all complimentary and private programs
  • To ensure all guests sign participation waiver before commencing any complimentary or private wellness programs
  • To conduct in villa/suite private wellness program in up-most professional manner and to adhere and follow private wellness menu and in-house training guidelines
  • To conduct complimentary wellness programs in up-most professional manner and to adhere and follow complimentary wellness menu and in-house guidelines
  • To conduct children’s physical activities where necessary


  • To follow Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai SOPs concerning fitness centre opening and closing
  • To follow Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai SOPs in regard to fitness centre etiquette and handling of all health and fitness equipment
  • To provide sound, scientifically correct feedback to guests should they be performing unsafe exercises – guest must be approached and assisted with correct exercise execution


  • To liaise with health and fitness instructors to produce, prepare and execute complimentary and private wellness programs.
  • To start and finish all appointments on time.
  • To follow administration SOPs for all health and fitness activity bookings and private wellness bookings.


  • Professional appearance and conduct on the floor must be maintained at all times.
  • All Personal Trainers are to be approachable and friendly at all times.
  • Provide professional advice, assistance and education to all guests in the Fitness Centre, by walking the floor and focusing on exercise execution, exercise safety and thoughtful Member/Guest interaction.
  • To follow SOPs in regard to welcoming guests to the fitness centre – this will include liability signing; self-introduction; the handing out sweat towels; water bottles etc
  • Empty bins/pick up rubbish when necessary.
  • Promote and communicate Fitness & Wellness activities and Complimentary/Private Wellness programs to guests.
  • Provide positive encouragement guests whilst they are working out, where deemed appropriate.




  • To conduct Fitness evaluations as per MODUB guidelines and in-house training specifications.
  • All guests to complete Fitness Evaluation waiver before commencing.
  • To offer sound and professional advice within the realms of personal knowledge when completing Fitness Evaluation.
  • Adhere to prescribed Fitness Evaluation and use professional judgment as to whether certain modules of the evaluation are best left out
  • ParQ, HIGH ‘medical’ risk members must not be allowed to proceed with Fitness Evaluation without previous medical clearance.


  • Report any equipment malfunctions or damage immediately in the logbook, HOTSOS and if urgent; directly to the Engineering department.
  • Complete all cleaning and maintenance checks thoroughly and diligently according to daily SOPs.
  • Put away all equipment left unattended by guests.


  • Communicate with Fitness & Wellness Supervisor/Manager in the development of skills.
  • Maintain flexibility in the times available for shifts.
  • Have total commitment to and take full responsibility for all shifts set on the Rota.
  • To obtain Fitness & Wellness Supervisor/Manager’s approval for any changes to set shifts.
  • To assist Fitness & Wellness Supervisor/Manager in promoting all health and fitness activities and complimentary/private wellness programs to help overall health, fitness and wellness financial performance
  • To assist in the development of marketing ideas for health, fitness and wellness programs and retreats
  • Present ideas for new guest activities and promotions

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