AF25725 - Store Manager | Guess Jeans - Doha Festival City | Doha, Qatar

Department: GUESS
Country: Qatar
Location: Doha | Qatar
Closing Date: 06-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

GUESS

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 Position:

Due to our rapid growth and expansion plans, we are currently looking for performance driven Store Manager to work within our Sales Team in Doha Festival City. 

This is an exciting opportunity to manage one of our Stores in Qatar. In the role of Store Manager, you will ensure that the sales and profits are maximized as well as providing direction to your team through leadership, motivation and effective communication.

As a leader, you will motivate and develop your team to deliver exceptional results. You will manage the stock levels and ensure the frequency and volumes of deliveries are according to peaks and always have adequate stocks available in the stores.

About You:

To be a successful Store Manager, you will have experience within a Store Manager or equivalent level role in a high volume retail environment. You will have a passion for fashion, be commercially aware of new trends and keep up with regional season trends in the market.

You will have excellent leadership and people management skills, proven ability to increase sales and profitability, sound commercial and brand awareness and good technical proficiency with SAP, MS applications, and POS systems. You will be a true leader with the ability to interview, train, develop and assess talent.

Fluency in the Arabic language will be highly regarded

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.