February 11, 2022


Emirates Flight Catering Company (“EKFC”) has collaborated with Crop One Holdings Inc to build the world’s largest Controlled Environment Agriculture Facility in the Middle East under the registered name of Emirates Crop One (ECO 1).    

At ECO1 we have a vision for a world where healthy food is accessible to everyone. With a mission of cultivating a sustainable future to meet a global demand for fresh, local and safe food. Our facility will bring consistent, safe, high quality, year-round produce to previously ungrowable environments. Using over 95% less water and land than conventional agriculture and locating Products near the point of consumption, ECO 1 Products will put less resource strain on the environment. And when combined, these benefits mean lower costs and increased yields — a win for investors, consumers, partners, and, more importantly — the planet.  

Emirates Crop One has an opening for an Administrator for their Dubai-based facility.  This position will work in a front-office role, greeting & welcoming visitors, and assisting with clerical and data entry work.  Candidates must possess strong communication skills, can interact well with visitors to the facility, be proficient in detail-oriented work, and be able to take direction.  The candidate must also possess the ability to work independently and be a representative for the facility. 

This position will report directly to the Production Director, a broad range of responsibilities required to be performed are outlined below: 


  • Manage the front office reception area of the facility, meet and greet customers and handle incoming communications
  • Undertake administrative activities including producing memos and generating reports required by the Production Management team to an acceptable standard of accuracy and timeliness.
  • Manage and maintain records of the facilities certification, licensing and any other related documents to support the facilities operation
  • Updating various systems, databases and generating reports on request
  • Reconciliation of all staff’s monthly time and attendance, meeting month end deadlines and ensuring accuracy
  • Handles all correspondence by receiving, sorting and distributing where required to all concerned and initiates any required actions
  • Take dictation; prepare documents from notes, typed copy, rough drafts, verbal instructions, memos, transcripts of minutes and reports
  • Maintaining the filing system for the facility
  • Maintain a strong follow up on pending matters and coordinate with the concerned people in order to get the matters accomplished as desired.


  • Experience in an Administrative, secretary or clerical role required
  • Previous exposure to ERP systems, or similar
  • Experience working within a food production facility is desirable
  • Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures, including business correspondence, record keeping systems and office equipment
  • Must be able to understand, and speak English fluently
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must possess strong communication skills
  • Willingness to be flexible in work activities
  • Willingness to take direction and be a team player
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Takes pride in your work and has a positive attitude while taking on difficult tasks 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, or skills required.