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Assistant General Manager | Al Futtaim Motors - Hino | Dubai
Al Futtaim Group
About the Business:
Established in the 1930's, the Al-Futtaim Group initially operated as a trading enterprise. Rapid development throughout the 1940's and 50's saw it establish itself regionally as an integrated commercial, industrial and services organization, positioning itself one of the leading business houses in the lower Gulf region. Today, it operates collectively over 40 companies bearing the Al-Futtaim name, dominates many market segments in the UAE, and has expanded its sphere of operation to include Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Egypt.
The Group comprises a diverse range of strategically positioned operating subsidiaries and associate companies, structured to give the Al-Futtaim Group the flexibility and versatility to keep ahead of local competition while keeping pace with the ever-evolving global business scenario. The Group's continued investment in world-class systems technology is clear evidence of its commitment to maintain leading edge performance and service delivery.
The success of the Al-Futtaim Group can be attributed to a business approach that combines the ability to change with the traditional values of integrity, service and social responsibility that define its core business philosophy. This, linked with the Group's belief in decentralization, gives the heads of the operating companies a high degree of functional autonomy and authority, providing the Group with essential flexibility, and individual employees a clearly defined work culture and sense of responsibility
About the Job:
We are currently looking out for passionate, dynamic and experienced person for the position of Assistant General Manager in Al Futtaim Motors Commercial Vehicles.
Duties / functions may include, but are not limited to the following disciplines:
Provide assistance and support to the General Manager in fulfilling the company's aim;
Assist the GM in developing, defining and guiding the company's business strategies;
Aid in conducting presentations to communicate strategic business plan;
Research and analyze target markets, and trends to support the marketing programs;
Assist in improving and enhancing the business sale, and improving customer and principal relation
Obvious focus on sales and costs to deliver exceptional service standards
Develop pricing strategies with the goal of maximizing the company's profit while ensuring the customers' satisfaction;
Oversee product movement or monitor trends that indicate the need for new products, promotions and services.
Participate in monitoring budget and the utilization of operational resources; and
Perform related duties as required.
Skills and experience:
To apply for this role you should have the following skills, experiences and qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree or 2 -3 years diploma in a related field;
• with minimum of 8 years of extensive experience in Automotive Industry;
• Outstanding leadership techniques and ability to drive teams;
• Ability to handle and lead the team, in the absence of the General Manager;
• Ability to plan business strategies and activities to maximize commercial opportunities of the company;
• Capacity to maintain a good commercial relationship with new and existing customers;
• Possess a drive, motivation, and strong personality to influence his team to succeed;
• Knowledge in Automotive business and management principles
• With Strong Organizational and Interpersonal skills; and
• Excellent communication skills, English. Arabic is plus.
Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Structured into six divisions; automotive, retail, electronics, engineering and technology, real estate, financial services and general services, Al-Futtaim operates through more than 60 companies and maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance.
Employing in excess of 20,000 people across the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Egypt, Syria, Pakistan, Singapore and Europe, this approach benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.
The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.
- Job Location: UAE
- Company Industry: Transportation; Automotive
- Company Type: Employer (Private Sector)
- Job Role: Other
- Employment Type: Employee
- Manages Others: No
- Number of Vacancies: 1
- Career Level: Entry Level