AF23099 - Operations Manager | Rental & Leasing | FAMCO | Dubai

Department: FAMCO | Rental & Used
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 23-Mar-2016

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.


Al-Futtaim is regarded as a pioneer in the region’s automotive industry. The company imported the first consignment of Toyota vehicles to the UAE and established Al-Futtaim Motors in 1955.

Al-Futtaim represents 44 automotive brands across 16 countries and encompasses every aspect of the business:

  • Passenger and commercial vehicles sales
  • Manufacturing agricultural vehicles
  • Construction equipment sales and service
  • Used car sales
  • Rental and leasing

FAMCO, Rental & Used Equipment

FAMCO (Al-Futtaim Auto &Machinery Co.) is a market leading supplier of products &services to a diverse range of industries &commercial undertakings, covering the transportation, construction, manufacturing, warehousing, oil &gas and marine sectors. FAMCO serves these industries with world-class brands like Volvo Trucks, Volvo Buses, Volvo Construction Equipment, Merlo, Ingersoll Rand, Linde, Dexion, Yanmar, Himoinsa, Stanley Proto, Fenner, Bruynzeel, Mobel Linea, Meco, Bott, Stertil, Hart &Nassau.

FAMCO has operations in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain &Ras Al Khaimah. FAMCO also operates on an international level in KSA, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and East Africa. The company's development and success has been based on an in-depth understanding of customer needs and the dedication of its skilled staff.

FAMCO is committed to providing outstanding second-to-none service levels to customers and to maintaining quality, safety and environmental standards at the highest possible levels. FAMCO is an ISO 9001:2008 &ISO 14001:2004 certified company.

About The Position:

We are looking for an Operations Manager within our Rental & Leasing segment of FAMCO UAE; the role will be based in our Rashidiya premises; The ideal candidate shall be responsible for the following duties but not limited to:

  • P&L responsibility for all business activities relating to Rental, Leasing in the UAE.
  • To enhance the market intelligence, develop & implement marketing plans to exploit every opportunity to gain market share, increase revenues and profitability of Rental in the UAE.
  • To lead, control and motivate the Rental & Leasing in the UAE to ensure, as a minimum, the achievement of budgeted Rents/Sales, gross margins, and net contribution for Rental Units.  
  • To effectively control costs and safeguard the assets and interests of the Company for the benefit of the staff, the Company's reputation and the shareholders.
About You:

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelors/Diploma in Engineering or Equivalent.
  • 5 years’ experience in Sales & Marketing with a a minimum of 2 years in management level.
  • Distributor and dealer experience sales driven: customer focused: territory management: product knowledge.
  • Competent in understanding modern machinery construction methods and features and to link features with the benefits.
  • Competent in analyzing market situations and in taking correct decisions regarding quantity to be ordered, model mix and pricing.
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.