AF25250 - Regional General Manager - Qatar, Oman & Select Auto | FAMCO | Doha, Qatar

Department: FAMCO
Country: Qatar
Location: Doha | Qatar
Closing Date: 14-Jan-2017

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 (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 a General Manager to be Responsible and accountable for the day to day running of the business units in Oman, Qatar and Bahrain, with direct reporting line to the Regional MD – FAMCO Group. To be seen as an inspirational self-motivated leader and a strong advocate of employee and customer engagement by way of openness and transparency. A member of cross functional committees that subscribe to formulating, sharing and adopting world class practices across the business. Shall be responsible for the following duties:

  • Full responsibility for Profit & Loss (P&L) and Balance Sheet (BS) performance across unit sales, project sales, parts, service and rental functions across our operations, and achievement of annual budgets & targets through planning and implementing strategies and actions across multiple franchises
  • As a member of the FAMCO Leadership Team – to contribute to commercial and strategic decision making in order that the business units achieve their annual objectives and KPI’s in a time bound manner
  • Position FAMCO as a customer centric brand with actively engaged employees that excel in customer service
About You:

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to degree standard, preferably within either Sales & Marketing or Business Administration disciplines. Knowledge of heavy vehicle and machinery industry, and of dealership management.
  • Not less than 10 years industry experience (commercial vehicles, construction/industrial machinery, diesel engines, material handling etc).
  • Must have a proven track record of profit centre management during this time. At least 5 years success in a senior management/leadership position.
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.