AF23105 - National Sales Development Manager | Al-Futtaim Interiors

Department: FAMCO | Storage Handling- Office Solns
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
About The Position:

Al-Futtaim Interiors specializes in office fit out solutions including project planning and space optimization, customized workplace fit outs, the supply of high quality office furniture, as well as filing, storage and archive management solutions. With a history spanning more than 10 years in supplying and fitting out many projects in the UAE, our team has considerable experience in turning our clients’ vision into reality through innovative design and creativity.

We are presently looking for a National Sales Development Manager; to achieve and exceed agreed budgeted sales and margin, while managing the development of new and existing customer base within the UAE territory. The ideal candidate shall be responsible for the following duties but not limited to:

  • Planning - establish growth target budgets in line with market expansion plans.
  • Achieve sales penetration across appointed territories.
  • Financial - Ensure positive cash flow.
  • Market development & intelligence.
  • Development of Principal & contract supply.
  • Develop the Al-Futtaim Interiors brand.
About You:

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design/Architecture or equivalent.
  • This position requires business maturity, excellent judgment and a hands-on entrepreneurial spirit.  Successful candidates generally have 5-10 years of professional sales or business management experience within the Interiors industry.


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.