• 17 May 2018 10:21 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Employment Opportunity for Relationship Manager

    The Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi is a membership based organization. We are one of the most active business councils in Abu Dhabi with a mandate to promote, encourage and facilitate the exchange of business between Canada and the UAE. Our objectives are to create relevant platforms for people to meet and network. For more information about us, kindly go to www.cbcabudhabi.com.

    CBC is looking for a positive, passionate, young and energetic individual to join their team as Relationship Manager. This role entails to promote CBC Abu Dhabi and engage with current and potential members, sponsors and other stakeholders to ensure they have positive experiences when partnering with the Council.

    The role's work efforts are expected to be at least 70% on membership and sponsorship, with a focus to increase CBC membership and sponsorship. The rest of the time will be spent supporting marketing and communication activities.

    Reporting to : CBC Abu Dhabi Chairman
    Work Location 
    : Abu Dhabi, UAE
    Expected Joining Date
    : As soon as possible, pending finding the right candidate, and no later than 1 August 2018
    Contract period
    : One-year renewable contract (Full time or part time basis)

    Key Responsibilities

    • Assisting and contributing to strategy development and strategic business planning
    • Developing business plans and following through to achieve CBC strategic objectives and performance goals
    • Liaising regularly with CBC Membership Committee on different membership and sponsorship packages that CBC offers
    • Researching and identifying stakeholders’ interests, aspirations, issues and concerns to effectively managing expectations and better negotiations
    • Establishing, managing, developing and engaging with different stakeholders to sustain positive relationships, particularly corporate and individual members and sponsors to meet CBC Abu Dhabi strategic objectives and expected outcome
    • Developing and maintaining different stakeholders’ lists, key points of contacts and engagement log
    • Ensuring retaining and upgrading existing sponsors and members
    • Liaising regularly with Communication and Marketing Committee to develop and implement communication and marketing plan
    • Supporting and providing required information to update communication channels e.g. website and social media to enhance engagement
    • Promoting CBC’s events and ensuring informing key stakeholders on timely manner about CBC’s events and services and the added value that bring to their businesses for attracting and securing sponsors
    • Delivering against agreed objectives and outcomes
    • Pursuing business opportunities created by CBC Board members which contribute to profitable outcome
    • Working closely and in collaboration with CBC staff to reach targets and achieve expected performance outcome
    • Attending events and conferences as required
    • Developing and sharing relevant reports with concerned committees and Board

    Role Requirements

    • A bachelor degree, preferably in Marketing or related area
    • Minimum of four years’ experience in sales or business development, preferably in service industry such as business councils, hotels, conferences, event management, etc
    • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point, Photoshop, Illustrator
    • Fluency in English

    Abilities and Skills Required

    • Strong sales and business development skills
    • Strong communication and social skills
    • Strong project management skills
    • Good leadership skills and ability to work with a variety of personalities
    • Adept with time management, organization and multi-tasking skills
    • Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines
    • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to anticipate and solve problems and handle difficult situations

    Other – Desirable Requirements

    • PMP Certification
    • Fluency in Arabic and/or French
    • Access to vehicle

    Employee Benefits

    • Entitlements pursuant to applicable UAE Labour Law.

    Forward your CV to admin@cbcabudhabi.com

    Only qualified and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

  • 22 February 2018 11:14 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    • Reported 2017 IFRS net income attributable to SNC-Lavalin shareholders of $382.0 million, or $2.34 per diluted share, compared to $255.5 million, or $1.70 per diluted share, in 2016.
    • 2017 adjusted net income from E&C(1) of $351.3 million, or $2.15 per diluted share, an increase of 55.2% compared to 2016.
    • Q4 2017 adjusted net income from E&C(1) of $137.8 million, or $0.78 per diluted share, an increase of 87.6% compared to Q4 2016. 
    • Strong operating cash flow of $376.2 million in Q4 2017.
    • Delivered an adjusted E&C EBITDA(7) margin of 8.6% in Q4 2017 and 6.9% for the full year, compared to our Operational Excellence target of 7%.  
    • 2018 Outlook: adjusted diluted EPS from E&C(2) in the range of $2.60 to $2.85 and adjusted consolidated diluted EPS(5) in the range of $3.60 to $3.85, revised in consideration with IFRS 15 revenue recognition criteria.

    To watch Neil Bruce comment on SNC-Lavalin's fourth quarter and year-end 2017 financial results, click here
    To watch Neil Bruce talk about the vision and 2018 priorities for SNC-Lavalin, click here.

    SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX:SNC) today announces its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017. 

    “We are very pleased with our 2017 performance. Through the acquisition of Atkins, the largest and most transformative in our history, we continued to deliver on our strategic growth objectives while positioning the Company for future opportunities. We divested certain non-core and low growth businesses, further de-risked our business model and applied tighter governance mechanisms to proactively manage our project portfolio,” said Neil Bruce, President and Chief Executive Officer, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. “The integration of the Atkins business continues to progress well and will be fully completed in 2018. We have a positive outlook on growth and confidence in delivering on our 2020 vision. Our backlog is supported by a healthy pipeline of prospects across our sectors and geographies, as well as revenue synergies from our business development efforts in our enlarged group. Our recent selection as a preferred proponent for the Montreal light rapid transit system underscores the quality of our organic prospects and bolsters our reputation as the leader in infrastructure in Canada.”  


    Source: http://www.snclavalin.com/en/index.aspx

  • 20 February 2018 11:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Bristol wins Innovative Exporter of the Year Award, in Manufacturing, awarded by Dubai Trade on 19 February 2018.

    "We would to congratulate Bristol for their prestigious achievement in winning the Innovative Exporter Award. This award is a testament to their continuous hard work and perseverance over the years. Congratulations to us all and to many more years of success! "

    Source: Concorde Corodex Group's Facebook page

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