AF25013 - Regional Sales Manager - SME | AF Motors - Toyota

Department: AF Motors | Toyota
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 15-Nov-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.

Automotive

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

Al-Futtaim Motors, Toyota

Al-Futtaim Motors occupies the pre-eminent position of the largest distributor of automotive products in the Emirates, and leads the rapid development of automobile business in the UAE, while continuing to contribute to Toyota's worldwide growth.

Today, Al-Futtaim Motors is synonymous with Toyota and Lexus, which enjoys undisputed leadership in the UAE in terms of the largest number of vehicles on the road. Besides Toyota, AF Motors also holds exclusive franchises for some of the world's top automotive products like Hino - Japan's leading heavy-duty vehicle manufacturer, Toyota forklifts and BT warehouse equipment.

About the Position:

We are currently looking to recruit a Regional Sales Manager - SME to lead the SME team in Al-Futtaim Motors Toyota.  This role reports directly into the General Manager of Toyota Retail and SME and will have a total of three reports.  Based within the Toyota Head Office in Dubai the Head of Sales will have full ownership of the operational practices of all Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) within a geographical area, making sure that they run smoothly and comply with marketing and sales campaigns, budgets and sales objectives. 

The Regional Sales Manager - SME will complete brand integration and relationship management of all sales related activities for the purpose of aiding the growth of sales margins and volumes.  The incumbent will maintain profitability by driving the achievement of  KPI targets and objectives.  The hiring of middle-level management comes under the remit of this role as does performance management, training and development of the team.

About You:

You should have a thorough understanding of the Auto Sales Process, F&I structure, systems and methodology and therefore previous Auto Sales experience within a franchised environment within the UAE is essential. 

You will have proven experience of managing a large sales team with strong motivational and influencing skills.  You will have excellent English language skills whilst being an Arabic speaker is an added advantage.  An analytical mind and problem solving attitude is required along with the ability to multi task and manage changing priorities throughout each day.  You will be experienced in performance management and training processes based around dealer showroom processes.

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.