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Akka Technologies in the UAE

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POSITIONING

The AKKA Group started operating in the Middle East in August 2010.

Our offices are located in Tiffany Tower at JLT (Jumeriah Lakes Towers), the most dynamic Free Zone in the United Arab Emirates. In 2015, it was indeed recognized as the world’s best Free Economic Zone by the Financial Times fDi Magazine. As a world leading consulting and engineering service provider, we offer innovative and tailor-made solutions to all our clients - major companies operating in the aerospace, defense, automotive, railway, oil & gas, IT and telecoms sectors.

€11.7M
2015 TURNOVER
100
SKILLED AND EXPERIENCED CONSULTANTS
24
DIFFERENT NATIONALITIES

OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Ferreol Marande

Managing Director of AKKA Middle East

Ferreol has been working for the AKKA Group for almost 15 years.

 

He founded the Middle East subsidiary. As General Manager, he handles the business development within the Middle East region.

Before working in the UAE, Ferreol worked in other AKKA subsidiaries in France, Italy and the UK. There, he managed multiple sectors like Railway, Space, Automotive and Aeronautics.

 

Ferreol has completed a Master’s Degree in Transportation Engineering (ESTACA) and another one in Business Management (EM Lyon). He is a former Navy officer and an active Commercial License Helicopter pilot.

Local specific topics

Our very own Engineering Centre in Dubai counts three centers of excellence: Aircraft Modification, Flight Physics and Display Systems.

Aerospace

Aerospace

AKKA Middle East carried out projects for the UAE suppliers of Airbus and Boeing to support the development of their capabilities. We also support local airlines with our expertise in the entry into service and modification  of aircrafts. 

Railway

Railway

Our teams offered their railway engineering and railway consultancy services  on several projects together with Railways Majors:

  • Dubai Metro Green Line
  • Dubai Marina Tram
  • Qatar Lusail Light Rail Transit
  • Doha Metro
Defense

Defense

We provided defense consulting services on UAE and Saudi Defense and Security projects and also support a UAE military vehicle company.

Success stories and project references

DEVELOPING DUBAI TRAM

The first tram outside Europe powered by ground-based electric supply runs in Dubai.

In November 2014, the Dubai Tram was opened to be part of the Dubai Transport Network. The train must respond to stringent operating constraints. It runs for 14,5 kilometers along Al Sufouh Road up to Dubai Marina Mall and JBR (Jumeirah Beach Residence).

For this project, we deployed a team of 11 consultants made of supervisors, QA/QC Engineers (Quality Assurance/Quality Control), HSE Engineers (Human System Engineering), Design Installation Engineers and Project Support. The Dubai Tram has been a great success since its inauguration : millions of passengers have used it so far.

DEVELOPING A PROJECT FOR TAWAZUN PRECISION INDUSTRIES AND BOEING

AKKA Middle East is supporting the Tawazun Precision Industries (TPI) and Boeing in their efforts to develop a new surface treatment capability for aluminum aero structure machined parts.

We deployed a team of 11 experts made of special processes specialists, NDT specialists (Non-Destructive Testing), and laboratory test methods specialists.

Together, they support the project with equipment definition, commissioning and technical guidelines.

AIRBUS S.A.S

A team of 36 experts supports Airbus S.A.S for the entry into service of new aircrafts (A380, A350). 
Our consultants deliver their worldwide expertise in technical processes, equipment maintenance, engineering solutions and flight operation.

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CAREER / VACANT POSITIONS

Courage, Ambition, Respect - Become a part of something huge.

AKKA Middle East’s professional team is our biggest asset. We are always looking for new experts who are truly committed to their disciplines and share our passion for technologies.

If you like rising to new challenges and working in a pleasant professional environment where the company values courage, ambition and respect, do not hesitate to join us!

By joining us, you will have the possibility to explore your options and grow as a true professional.

Apart from offering an attractive working environment and amazing career opportunities, we also offer competitive salary packages and benefits to those who wish to join us.

How to apply?

Please send us an updated version of your resume and cover letter at:

recruitment.akme@akka.eu

 

Do not forget to indicate your target position in the subject box (ex: Application for Electrical Engineer or Avionics Engineer).

If you are shortlisted by our technical recruiters, you will be contacted for a first interview as soon as possible.

Locations

Our offices are located in Tiffany Tower at JLT (Jumeriah Lakes Towers) (DMCC - Dubai Multi-Commodities Center Authority).

In 2015, this dynamic place was recognized as the world’s best Free Zone by the Financial Times fDi Magazine.

 

Offices 1801-1804 and 2207
Tiffany Tower
Cluster W
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Dubai, UAE

 

+971 4 3661717
akkamiddleeast@akka.eu

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