AF23904 - Travel Consultant | Al-Futtaim Travel | Dubai

Department: Al Futtaim Travel
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 19-Jul-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.

Financial Services

Al-Futtaim is a trusted name in the financial services sector with over 30 years experience in the UAE.

Al-Futtaim’s financial services sector operations include 11 companies operate in 5 countries.

Al-Futtaim Travel

Al Futtaim Corporate Travel works in partnership with ATPI, one of the world’s fastest growing travel management companies delivering corporate travel solutions to clients in many different sectors.

With more than 30 years expertise in providing corporate travel solutions, Al-Futtaim Travel is one of the leading and most forward thinking Travel Management Companies in the Arabian Gulf. Our comprehensive range of carefully selected travel products and services will satisfy the most discerning traveller with the most complicated and demanding schedule. We coMDine business excellence with an entrepreneurial spirit to deliver products and services.

Al-Futtaim Travel’s primary mission is delivering superior corporate travel services to our clients. We leverage our extensive industry expertise, leading edge technology and thorough understanding of the role of travel in corporate success to bring value and ease to your travel experience. Knowing that travel savings and bespoke service are your priorities, we guarantee that our highly experienced professionals never stand still in their pursuit of the best savings for your corporate travel, using our international buying power.

About the Position:

We are currently looking for experienced Travel Consultant to be based in Dubai, UAE.

The travel consultant is responsible for promoting and selling of Al Futtaim Travel products and services to the public/retail & leisure walk-in clientele from a retail travel outlet, handling of direct walk-in customers' enquiries through telephone, email or fax, assisting in increasing the sales & market share, and meeting the set business targets of the retail outlet.

He/She will also assist the Outlet & Branch Supervisor in effectively handling the travel operations and retail expertise on a day to day basis, managing of clients to increase sales and cash flow,  ensure smooth operations & teamwork within the organizational guidelines  in order to achieve the department's customer service and revenue targets.

About You:

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, you must have a Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Travel and Tourism with a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience preferably in the UAE.

Strong knowledge of the reservations systems such as Galileo, Amadeus and Sabre is highly required. You must also be flexible to work 6 days a week in different shift timings/schedule.

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.