AF25501 - Project Manager eCommerce | Retail Divisional Office, Dubai

Department: Corporate Office
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 07-Mar-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.

Retail

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
About the Position:

Project Manager - eCommerce - Al Futtaim Retail Divisional Office - Dubai, U.A.E.

As PM you will be primarily responsible for assisting with the eCommerce project management team for multiple eCommerce websites across all of Al Futtaim Retail brands, both domestic and international.

You will assist with projects (Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling and Closing) in any area of the retail eCommerce division and a key role will be participation in the planning and prioritization of build cycles at a client level. You will work closely with and support the Business Analyst to provide client with written estimates and scopes on project work with timeline dependent milestones.

About You:

As PM you will need to have a bachelors degree specialized in Computer Science or MIS preferably with commerce focus. PMP certification is preferred. Minimum 8+ years of relevant work in project management and business analysis. Out of which 3+ years with ERP and CRM systems and 1+ years of external consulting experience, preferred.

Along with above required experience you must have hands on experience with client account management, integrated change control and lean management.To be successful in this role you need to be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a software life-cycle. You need to have excellent attention to details, collaborating skills, communication skills, critical thinking skills, strategic implementation & planning.

Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
 
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.