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Online Merchandiser | Al-Futtaim Digital Retail | Cairo, Egypt

Date: 27-Jul-2022

Location: Cairo, EG

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 138681 

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United A”rab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate. 

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day.



The Online Merchandiser supports and assists the Sr. Online Merchandiser across trading and merchandising, product content and online promotional activities across multiple categories for the Al-Futtaim websites.

The job holder will also be accountable for generating an augmented customer experience, developing and executing the Watsons brand image (DNA) into the market and provide a unique digital consumer experience.



  • Merchandising and Trading of e-Store, maximising cross & up selling, conversion, and revenue, while managing stock levels for the website. Contribute new ideas to drive sales and conversion.
  • Drive Financial Targets
  • Responsible for daily/weekly management of products going live ensuring 100% accuracy of product content and assets. Identify slow performers and apply corrective measures.
  • Assist the Head of department to deliver the weekly, monthly reporting/analysis, highlighting opportunities and risks
  • Assist the Head of department to execute the Marketing and Promotional Plan, Emails, Social Media and Homepage content.
  • Weekly/monthly competitor/market analysis highlighting opportunities and risks 
  • Building strong relationship with internal teams. Excellent communicator within internal team to support correct timely execution



Minimum Experience and Knowledge: 

  • 2+ years’ experience in a relevant Merchandising role preferably within a multi-channel retailer or pure play
  • Excellent Site Merchandising Skills
  • Experience of handling negotiations and being able to build strong relations across key stakeholders


Job-Specific/Technical Skills required to complete the tasks:

  • Good planning, organizational and prioritization skills
  • Strong/excellent attention to detail
  • Results-orientated, with the ability to drive and deliver the implementation of new ideas
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office
  • A high level of customer focus and the ability to understand customers’ needs
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills with experience in producing trade reports and analysis
  • Ability to learn new technology quickly
  • Previous Shopify experience is preferred
  • Arabic Speaker


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