AF25431 - Key Account Manager | AF Motors - Lexus

Department: AF Motors | Lexus
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 27-Feb-2017
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, Lexus

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 an experienced Key Account Manager to join the Corporate Sales Team of Al Futtaim Motors - Lexus.  The role will be based from Dubai and will report into the Corporate Sales Manager.  The main purpose of this role is to identify, qualify and initiate business opportunities with Corporate Fleet Accounts. Subsequently, to develop these accounts to accurately identify the full scope of the Sales and Service opportunity and to secure and maximise these profitable incremental sales for AF Motors - Lexus. 
 

It is the responsibility of the Key Account Manager to identify product improvements by remaining current on industry trends, market activities and competitors; to prepares reports by collecting, analysing and summarizing information whilst providing support, information and recommending solutions to all clients. Client retention is a priority for this role and therefore building and maintaining relationships is essential.  A requirement of this position is to report on performance therefore the role holder will consistently evaluate sales performance to optimise efforts and to identify areas for improvement. 

 

About You:

To be considered for this role you will ideally be a graduate and will have at least three years in a commercial, business to business sales or major account sales role, working with senior decision makers within client companies. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the Fleet and / or Vehicle Leasing business in the UAE and good knowledge of (or willingness to quickly learn) about Lexus product ranges and the benefits of those ranges for corporate customers. This role involves an element of local travel and therefore a driving licence is essential.

As prior sales experience is a requirement for this position, it is expected that you will have strong negotiation skills along with the ability to communicate with clients and colleagues of varying levels.  You will act as the face of the company and therefore will have a proactive, professional and presentable nature.

 

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.