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Public Relations Officer (UAE National)

  • Job reference: ME-006041
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Abu Dhabi

The Public Relations Officer is responsible for supporting the business with maintaining good relationships and resolving issues with various government entities in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

As a provider of multi-disciplined technical services to the building environment, Atkins is committed to design excellence in the delivery of first class solutions which combines innovation, imagination and best practice.

SNC Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.
Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ministries of Labour and Interior
    • Submit applications over the counter
    • Resolve issues such as system blocks, or labour cases

  • Abu Dhabi Pension Fund
    • Submit new registrations
    • Resolve issues that may come up including payments not registering on the system, rejected payments
  • Security Passes from Critical National Infra Structure Authority, Diwan Ameri, Airport etc
    • Submit new and renewal applications for various passes at the requisite customer service offices

  • Provide Cover for other PROs on leave
    • Submit various applications at immigration
    • Support trade licence maintenance with various entities
  • The right candidate for this job will be a proactive problem solver who is able to resolve to issues in a timely manner. 
  • He or she should have good relationships with government entities and work well both independently and as part of a team. 
  • The PRO will be required to attend the office a minimum of 2 times per week in addition to his or her duties outside



Rewards & Benefits


We offer an excellent package which includes

  • A competitive salary
  • Transportation allowance
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • 22 calendar days annual leave
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

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