Personal Trainer – Gym – Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island

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Job Description


About Jumeirah & the Hotel:

Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been making a distinguished impact on the global hospitality market for more than two decades with its Stay Different™ brand promise. 

Its award winning destinations, such as the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, elevated signature dining destinations and surprising architecture and design at the heart of every guest experience. 

Today, Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 26 properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia and employs over 8,000 colleagues, representing over 106 nationalities. 

As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scales up its operations to the next level of growth, it remains fully committed to developing and empowering our colleagues to excel in world class environments. 

Jumeirah is committed to embedding equality, diversity, and inclusion in all its practices, embracing a culture that celebrates diversity. 

A sustainable hospitality leader in the capital, Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort is a breadth of fresh air offering an eco-friendly stay amidst contemporary surroundings on the Abu Dhabi coastline. Surrounded by natural beauty and conceived to care for every aspect for guest wellbeing, the resort resembles a perennial summerhouse where visitors can experience Abu Dhabi Island life at its best. The luxury beachfront resort is home to seven world-class restaurants and bars, three swimming pools and the award-winning SPA featuring an extensive menu of specialized treatments and exclusive products from all around the world. In addition to this, guests can utilize wide range of leisure facilities including a mixed and ladies-only gym, a kids club and a tennis court. Boasting 400 meters of pristine private beach and sand dunes, the resort is anchored on one of the most desirable beach locations in the UAE and was conceived with the environment in mind having implemented eco-friendly strategies and initiatives since its launch in 2018. 

About the Job:

The Gym at Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi is looking for an ambitious, performance-driven Personal Trainer to work with guests and members by assessing them and developing a fitness & health program that meets the guest/member’s objectives. Your main duties will include the following:

• Complete day-to-day activities by following all relevant departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures, and instructions so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner while delivering a quality service to guests and maintaining standards of excellence. 

• Adhere to and prioritize all relevant Health, Safety and Environment management procedures and controls within a defined area of activity so that Jumeirah Group provides world class and luxurious hospitality services to its guests.

 • Screen potential members to determine if they can be physical trained and to understand their fitness goals and aspirations and assign the best training regime / fitness plan.

• Perform a fitness assessment of members to structure their training regimen accordingly.

• Give full and safe fitness instruction and guidance through Gym induction sessions, as required by individuals using the facility. •

• Monitor the client to ensure they are on the right track in achieving their fitness and health objectives. 

• Motivate exercisers to return to training sessions at a regular schedule so physical progress can continue steadily. 

• Promote and encourage personal training sessions, internal programs, and services to club members to contribute to the Fitness Centre’s sales targets

• It is an essential requirement in the role that the Personal Trainer actively contribute to reaching the health club financial targets by selling Personal Training sessions 

• Ensure the general cleanliness and maintenance of the gymnasium equipment and surrounding areas daily. 

• Maintain order and cleanliness of all areas in the gym and its equipment, including cardiovascular area, resistance and free weights area and the gym office/assessment room. • Ensure that weights (dumbbells, plates etc.) are replaced on the weight racks in order and on a regular basis.

• Check all audio equipment in aerobics studio and in gym (headphones, transmitters, TV) during opening and closing shift and make sure they are in working order and report any malfunctions immediately. 

• Ensure there is always a Fitness Instructor on the gym floor and offer stretching sessions to in-house guests.

• Perform related tasks and duties as assigned and deemed responsible by management. 

• Perform Group classes as assigned.

About you:

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications: 

  • Internationally recognized Personal Training Certification equivalent to REPS level 3
  • 2 to 4 years of fitness training experience; preferably with an international company.
  • Ability to act as a role model to clients through own athletic body shape / aspirational.  
  • Excellent instruction and training skills. 
  • Excellent knowledge of the Fitness Industry  
  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology. 
  • Good motivational and communication skills. 
  • Good judgment skills to balance fitness requirements and abilities 
  • Very good command of the English language. Additional Skills such as Yoga, Pilates, Barre and any other specialty is a great advantage.

About Benefits:

We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams (AED), the local currency of the UAE. In addition, we offer generous F&B benefits, reduced hotel rates across our properties globally, excellent leave and health care package, flights home, accommodation, life insurance, functional incentives and other employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant looking for a career with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry.  

Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, AE