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Government Relations Coordinator

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

Posted on August 8, 2018

1 - 2 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Diploma(Other). Any Nationality

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Government Relations Coordinator
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, we offer exciting opportunities and initiatives to our Colleagues and Leaders. As Government Relations Coordinator, you will be assisting the Government Relations Manager in liaising with external agencies to fulfill administrative guidelines for immigration and visas.
Hotel Overview: Fairmont Palm Jumeirah is a world-class property on the iconic Palm Island in Dubai. The hotel will feature 381 guest rooms and suites with two Fairmont Gold floors. A total of eight food and beverage outlets on property will offer international dining options including Szechwan cuisine, a Brazilian steak house plus separate cigar and wine bars. The property will be positioned as a Luxury Hotel joining other internationally branded hotels on the island , which will generate tremendous anticipation both in the UAE and worldwide. In addition, the high regard that the Fairmont brand is afforded in the region will result in very high expectations for flawless service delivery from day-one.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Assistant Manager, Government Relations responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service.
• Arrange Trakhees employment visa application for colleagues.

Process Visa Medicals and Emirates ID.

Liaise with the Hotel Nurse to ensure Colleagues are scheduled for medicals for visas and Occupational Health Cards.

Assist colleagues with their document request of passport, Emirates ID, Trakhees ID etc.

Maintain database of all colleague documents including but not limited to visas, Emirates ID and Trakhees Cards.

Organize all applications for letters requests (Driving license, Salary Certificates for immigration and Alcohol license).

Enter all colleague information in DTCM system.

Update CID system with colleague information on regular and consistent basis.

Process Trakhees visa cancellation forms as required.

File all colleagues related documents correctly and efficiently on an ongoing basis.

Tracks all visa and passport expiry dates and gives sufficient notification for replacement procedures.

Provide advice to employees on applications for visit visas

Assist colleagues with advice on attestation of paperwork such as education and marriage certificates.

Apply online visas for hotel guests.

Prepare expense reports for all charged guest/colleague visit visas.

Preparing expense report of the daily government relations tasks.

Follow up with accounts on all expense reports and cheque requisitions in a timely manner.

Follow up with reservation department on no show & cancelled guest booking.

Apply DTCM permits for hotel entertainments.

To assist in organizing colleague events.

Assist in any other duties as required.

Hotels / Hospitality


Desired Candidate Profile

Minimum of 1-2 years experience in Government Relations within a luxury hotel property or related industry.
Familiarity with hotel operating systems and software is asset.
Excellent administrative, interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
Highly organized and able to prioritize and meet timelines in a fast-paced environment.
Computer literacy a must, with excellent communication skills
Fluency in Arabic and English (written and spoken) is a must
APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit www.fairmontcareers.com to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
At Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!


Hospitality Administration Government Relations Occupational Health Career Development Database Maintenance Operating Systems Quality Standards Service Delivery Reservation


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