AF21072 - Corporate Sales Executive (Arabic Speaker) | Al-Futtaim Watches & Jewellery | Dubai

Department: Watches and Jewellery
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 02-May-2016
Al-Futtaim

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.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This 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.

Retail

The foundation of Al-Futtaim’s retail network was established in the early 1990s with the launch of the internationally renowned and popular IKEA, Marks & Spencer, Toys R Us and ACE franchises in the UAE.

Representing some of the world’s most popular international brands, Al-Futtaim’s retail network extends throughout the UAE, GCC and North Africa and has a significant presence in Singapore and Malaysia following the acquisition of The Robinson Group in 2008.

In 2012, Al-Futtaim acquired a shareholding in Royal Sporting House, which is active in distribution, direct retail stores and shop-in-shops. The Singapore-based fashion, sports and lifestyle retail giant has 600 stores and many additional points of sale are spread around the world with over 399 in South East Asia, over 74 in the Middle East and over 126 in the South Pacific region.

  • 837 stores in 18 countries
  • Occupies 5.6 million sq. ft. of retail space
  • 13,000 employees
  • Serves 30 million customers each year

Al-Futtaim Watches and Jewellery

Al-Futtaim Watches &Jewellery, part of the Al-Futtaim group is known for its wide variety of international brands to suit every taste and pocket, ensuring convenience to retail shoppers, wholesalers, and corporate clients. Al-Futtaim Watches &Jewellery includes renowned brands names such as Fossil, Esprit, Raymond Weil, Seiko, Kolber, Westar, Alba, Delma. Outlets are spread across the prime shopping malls, and numerous Duty Free channels in the GCC and the Sub–Continent.

The range of jewellery products includes a wide variety of pearls under the Minato brand name, plus precious stones set in 18 carat gold and certified loose diamonds from Europe.

About the Business:

Al-Futtaim Watches & Jewellery is known for its wide variety of international brands to suit every taste and pocket, ensuring convenience to retail shoppers, wholesalers and corporate clients.

With renowned brand names such as Fossil, Esprit, Raymond Weil, Seiko, Kolber, Westar, Alba and Delma, outlets are spread across the prime shopping malls and numerous duty free channels of the GCC and the sub-continent.

The range of jewellery products includes a wide variety of pearls under the Minato brand name, plus precious stones set in 18 carat gold and certified loose diamonds from Europe.

About the Job:

As a Corporate Sales Executive you will be responsible for the following:

  • Institutional sales and marketing: Develop, organize and implement an effective sales plan of various brands available with the company in order to achieve or exceed budgeted sales targets.
  • Customization of products: Organize and ensure that logo printing on products is done exactly as per details agreed with the customer and in doing so handle the product with absolute care and attention to avoid any damage to products in order to satisfy customer requirements satisfactorily.
  • Delivery of products: Organize and ensure products sold to customer are delivered at their designated sites and ensure proper acknowledgement is obtained from the customer for goods received in order to ensure that goods are delivered to the right person in sound condition and at the correct site as agreed with the customer.
  • After sales service: Ensure efficient after sales service is provided to customers to fulfil the back-up service support assured to customers during its guarantee period.
  • Collection of receivable: Ensure that all sales and outstanding amounts are collected and deposited with the finance department for all cash and credit customers in order to maintain control over receivable and minimize bad debts.
  • Inventory control: Monitor and control sample kits and stocks of customers which are in transit in order to comply with inventory policies of the company.

 

About You:

To be successful in winning this role, you must be a university graduate with a specialisation in commerce/economics or MBA and a minimum of 3-5 years experience in related fields. You should be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Valid UAE Driving License is mandatory
  • Persuasive nature
  • Ability to work under deadlines and pressure
  • Detailed knowledge of product range and pricing system
  • Ability to mind map warehouse availability across brand
  • Accurate and informative report writing skills
  • Methodical and meticulous in kit stock upkeep
  • Strategic planning and analytical skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office - knowledge on any retail software for store layouts would be an added advantage
  • Confidence and decision making abilities

Due to the nature of this role, only Arabic speaking candidates will be considered.

Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
 
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.