Adventure Centre Manager

Location: UAE and Oman
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Date Posted: 28/8/2017

Adventure Centre Manager required for 2017/18 season

Absolute Adventure is an award winning company based in Dubai, with adventure camps in UAE and Oman.

We have 2 main Outdoor Centre’s in areas of outstanding natural beauty and also operate satellite camps around the region. Our longest established centre is in Dibba, Oman situated near the beach and surrounded by the rugged peaks of the Musandam peninsula. Our larger centre consists of a mountain camp and water sports centre, located on the east coast of UAE, 20 minutes from Fujairah, in the fishing town of Kalba. Due to a last minute drop out we urgently need a manager for our Dibba centre.

Much of our work is residential based with international school groups, corporate clients, family groups and individuals. We also operate field study programmes and Duke of Edinburgh Award expeditions. We are looking for an enthusiastic, professional and highly motivated individual with strong management skills to lead our rapidly expanding and dynamic team. You will need to have a strong work ethic, be culturally adaptable with a passion to deliver high quality outdoor learning programmes. If you feel you have the skills and qualities we are looking for and are available from September 2017 to end of May 2018, then we welcome your application.

The successful candidate will be provided with the following benefits:
AED 7000 (tax-free) paid monthly * Direct round-trip flight from a major airport in your home country to Dubai, UAE
* Single furnished accommodation* Use of company car with business petrol expenses. * Paid utility bills
* All meals while on school programmes + AED 250 per month food allowance
* 8 days off per month
* In-house training + Certified training courses* Employment visa * Uniform.

A high level of supervisory and administrative skill is required. The ideal candidates would have worked as a senior instructor earlier in their careers.
* Current wilderness first aid certification

Recognized qualifications in a minimum three/four of the following disciplines, or equivalent demonstrable experience:
Land based: Mountain Leadership, Rock Climbing, Abseiling, High Ropes, Mountain Biking, Orienteering, Archery, Fencing, Bush Craft and Survival Skills.

Water based: Kayaking, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Coasteering and Snorkeling.

Mandatory: * 25 years old + * Clean driving license. * High level of fitness. * Passionate about the outdoors and the value of outdoor learning * Mature, professional attitude to the industry. * Computer literate * D of E award assessor will be an advantage.

Applicants will not be considered without a CV and completed AA application form. References will be taken up prior to job offer.

To apply email your CV to

Closing date for applicants 1st November 2017

Absolute Adventure Sports Services
606, SIT Tower, Dubai Silicon Oasis, PO Box 72632 Dubai, UAE
T: +971-4-3926463

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CONTACT: Paul Oliver
Absolute Adventure
606 SIT Tower
Dubai Silicon Oasis
Dubai, UAE