Asset Manager

Job Description

The Asset Manager is responsible for the definition of strategy and the effective asset management and asset performance of the integrated waste-treatment facility. They execute the day-to-day asset management of both facilities, and supervise asset teams and sub-contractors. The Asset Manager is also responsible for the achievement of technical, financial, quality and HSE goals in their scope.

This position reports to the Maintenance Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the Asset Management (AM) Plan with the Operations Director and Maintenance Manager
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of existing assets, systems and performance
  • Define new/improved AM processes; rewrite procedures and operating standards.
  • Define a schedule for implementation of AM changes including training and tracking.
  • Assess, optimise and improve asset behaviour and deterioration, of existing systems and units
  • Propose improvements for cost-optimisation, technical performance and improved plant availability
  • Optimise and maintain Asset Management database: collect, complete and validate operational data, managing the interface with IT and O&M teams.
  • Supervise Asset team, ensuring staff availability, recruitment and training.
  • Responsible for condition monitoring and supervision of CMMS
  • Ensure that all safety measures are defined and implemented to support AM activity
  • Supervise warehouse and store-keeping – spares, workshop, vehicles, materials and inventory
  • Participate in defining and managing the asset management budget, and prepare financial reports
  • Support CAPEX implementations; improve and propose new projects to CAPEX plans in their area
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the Operations teams and Support teams
  • Be available to be called in during emergency situations and plant breakdowns when necessary
  • Participate in relevant procurement; RFQs and negotiation of contracts, supervise subcontractors.
  • Prepare technical, operational and financial reports relating to their areas of responsibility
  • Ensure a smooth transition in the beginning of the contract, in their area of responsibility
  • Ensure contractual, ethical and statutory compliance in their activities
  • Foster collaborative long-term working relationships with the facilities’ management and staff.
  • Improve and track HSE performance and overall performance in their scope relating to O&M KPIs.
  • Apply all relevant HSE measures in line with regulations and Veolia policy
  • Ensure the safety of staff working under her/his leadership


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, in a relevant discipline
  • 15+ years industry experience, including 5 years’ experience in a similar position in a hazardous waste treatment plant. International experience will be a plus.
  • Technical and operational experience in a similar plant/facility
  • Experience of Asset Management quality system ISO55001-2014
  • Knowledge of 5S methodology will be a plus.
  • Work positively in multinational teams; high cultural sensitivity and respect for diversity
  • High level of integrity and commitment to ethical behavior
  • Ability to convince different stakeholders to drive change
  • Good communicator, people-manager and team player
  • Willing and able to be based full-time in Ruwais, Abu Dhabi

Company Description

Providing water, energy and waste management solutions for 160 years, Veolia offers public authorities and industries with a range of water, energy and waste management services vital to human development and sustainable growth in 48 countries around the world. We continue to adapt and innovate in step with economic growth and human development by designing and implementing solutions that will have a positive impact on the environment and resources.

Additional Information

As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.