AF25839 - Solution Expert - Retail | Enterprise IT

Department: Enterprise IT
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 17-May-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.

Group

Al-Futtaim Group Divisions include Al-Futtaim Travel, GMASCO, and shared services for IT, Finance and HR. Audit, Legal, Treasury and Investment Management are also managed at a Group level.

Enterprise IT

Al-Futtaim Enterprise IT provides support to the Al-Futtaim Group across all geographies. It manages the IT application and infrastructure across various lines of business including Automotive, Retail, Real Estate and Financial Services. The core components of EIT are Business Application Management, Infrastructure &Operations, Enterprise Architecture, Service Management, Information Security, IT Procurement and IT Governance.

About the Position:

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Solution Expert - Business Applications to work as part of the Application Support team, within the Enterprise IT department of Al Futtaim.  The role will be based from our Dubai office and will report into the Head of Business Applications.  The main purpose of this role is to understand and implement best Business Processes in a SAP environment by designing appropriate solutions supporting the customers’ business processes as part of the overall SAP programme. 

It is the responsibility of the Solution Expert - Business Applications for the global solution which includes responsibility for the method and processes used to translate business requirements into a coherent solution considering balancing both the functional needs and data architecture. The role will be key in providing direction and support to the team that is tasked with building and testing the end solution. Implementing appropriate processes to drive high quality and sustainable solutions will be critical. 

 

 

About You:

To be considered for this role you will ideally be a graduate of Information Systems / Project Management or a related discipline and will have a minimum of 6 years’ experience of working in the retail industry. 2 years of experience in JDA Forecasting and fulfillment is essential for this role

Strong at Core Java / J2EE, Design Patterns, Data structures, Restful Web services, SQL programming

Databases: Preferably Oracle Exposure to NoSQL databases a definite plus.

Experience of working with SAP environment would be advantage.

Experience of working in the retail Ecommerce projects would be advantage. Experience of working in the retail industries is must. In depth knowledge of JDA is a must.

 

 

 

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.