AF25482 - Senior Sales Assistant | Guess , Female, Sahari Mall | Riyadh , KSA

Department: GUESS
Country: Saudi Arabia
Location: Riyadh | Saudi Arabia
Closing Date: 02-Feb-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.


The foundation of Al-Futtaim’s retail network was established in the early 1990s with the launch of the internationally renowned and popular IKEA, Marks & Spencer, Toys R Us and ACE franchises in the UAE.

Representing some of the world’s most popular international brands, Al-Futtaim’s retail network extends throughout the UAE, GCC and North Africa and has a significant presence in Singapore and Malaysia following the acquisition of The Robinson Group in 2008.

In 2012, Al-Futtaim acquired a shareholding in Royal Sporting House, which is active in distribution, direct retail stores and shop-in-shops. The Singapore-based fashion, sports and lifestyle retail giant has 600 stores and many additional points of sale are spread around the world with over 399 in South East Asia, over 74 in the Middle East and over 126 in the South Pacific region.

  • 837 stores in 18 countries
  • Occupies 5.6 million sq. ft. of retail space
  • 13,000 employees
  • Serves 30 million customers each year


Established in 1981, GUESS began as a jeans company and has since successfully grown into a global lifestyle brand. Today GUESS designs, markets and distributes full collections of women’s, men’s and children’s apparel as well as accessories.

Throughout the years, the GUESS image has been portrayed in unforgettable, innovative campaigns that have made the brand a household name and has over 70 stores located around the GCC This is a great opportunity to become part of a dynamic work environment and get involved in the expansion and future growth of this exciting brand.

About the Business:

Founded in 1981, GUESS is now one of the world’s leading brand names and continues to offer fashion forward apparel throughout the world. Founded to make flattering designer jeans, the company manufactures trendy, upscale apparel and accessories for men, women, and children under brands GUESS, GUESS Kids, Baby GUESS, and GUESS by MARCIANO. Today GUESS is a global lifestyle brand with a presence in over 80 countries with more than 1,690 stores in the US, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

About the Job:

Are you looking to be part of a rapidly expanding organisation? If you have the drive for sales, a flair for fashion and an outgoing personality then this could be the role for you.

Due to our ongoing success we are now looking for a professional forward thinking Senior Sales Assistant who has great experience in offering customers first class service.

Day to day duties:

  • Providing exceptional customer service and product knowledge to all customers
  • Helping with any promotions within the Store
  • Assisting the Manager, you will be responsible for the effective running of the store and ensuring an exceptional level of service at all times.
  • Leading a team.
  • Helping Management in leading and motivating the work force
About You:

To be successful in winning this role, you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Good experience working within similar Sales Assistant roles
  • Have the enthusiasm to drive excellent customer service standards
  • Ideally you will have experience of  managing a team and enjoy leadership
  • You must be a strong team player with the ability to lead by example and, most importantly, you must demonstrate a real passion in Retail and our Brand
  • We are looking for individuals who are confident, team players and can demonstrate excellent customer service skills. You should have good attention to detail and must be prepared not only for the physical aspects of the job but also be capable of retaining extensive product knowledge of the various departments and products to ensure that customers are provided with accurate advice and information,  and are welcomed into a relaxed and friendly environment.
  • Good computer skills are required.
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.