AF25418 - Branch Sales Manager | Al Futtaim Honda | Sharjah

Department: Honda
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Sharjah | UAE
Closing Date: 18-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


Al-Futtaim Honda, part of the Automotive Division of Al-Futtaim Group, is the sole distributor for Honda vehicles, pre-owned cars, motorcycles, marine engines, power products and parts. Recognized as one of the largest independent Honda distribution companies in the world.

Al-Futtaim Honda is supported by a network of 10 modern showrooms and 11 aftersales facilities located across the UAE. The flagship Honda Dubai Festival City showroom was officially confirmed by Honda as the largest Honda showroom in the world.

About the Position:

We are currently looking for a Branch Manager to oversee the Sharjah Showroom of Al Futtaim Honda.  The Branch Manager is responsible to achieve and exceed the unit sales and Customer Service Index (CSI) targets that are allocated to the respective branch whilst ensuring adherance to the company's sales and prospecting system and considering competitor activities and products.  It is expected that the Branch Manager will ensure that the showroom and manpower operations are run smoothly at all times through projecting and maintaining the corporate image and standards.


The Branch Manager will have a team of direct reports including Sales Manager, Showroom Supervisor, Sales Executives and support staff.  You will be expected to guide, motivate and manage the location staff in order to maximise performance and will identify and monitor training and development needs.

About You:

You will hold a Bachelor's Degree prefereably an MBA and will have a minimum of 9 years experience in the direct selling of consumer durables ideally within the automotive field.  In addition you will be required to demonstrate your managerial experience which should be a minimum of 3 years.

You will be competent in your ability to coach and lead a sales team through your knowledge in modern vehicle construction and features, selling techniques and customer care. 

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.