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Specification Executive - BPD I Al-Futtaim Engineering I Dubai, UAE

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Date: 07-Feb-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.




Job Title: Specification Executive – BPD Project


Reporting Line: Regional Sales Manager, BPD


Division: Al-Futtaim Engineering - Building Products Division


Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates



Job Purpose:

  • To handle the divisional specifications with Developers, ID and Architectural Firms in the region
  • Growth promoting the brand with leading Developers, Consultants, Architects, ID Firms, Main Contractors, MEP Contractors and coordinate the efforts of all Sales Teams to reach the required sales budgets.
  • The accurate completion of monthly management reports covering all specification activities and coordinate with principal brands.
  • Following up on current leads, opportunities and key accounts



Job Accountabilities:

  • Business Strategy & Planning:

    • Specified brand with top 10 developers in UAE & KSA.

    • Specified brand with top 10 consultants in UAE & KSA.
    • Specified brand with top 10 ID firms in UAE & KSA.


  • Market Intelligence:
    • Research market in terms of current Job in Hands, current projects under design, current projects on tender stage.
    • Liaises with Developers, Consultants, Architects, ID Firms, Main contractors, MEP Contractors to update market information.


  • Achieve Target Project Specification and Accounts
  • Healthy Specification Pipeline



Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge: 

  • Graduate in Engineering preferably Mechanical or with Architectural background.



Minimum Experience:  

  • 3-5 years minimum experience within the Building/construction materials industry with full understanding and awareness of the regions construction industry.



Job-Specific Skills:

  • A specification executive within the construction industry/ building materials market either for a multinational or large regional company.
  • Building/ Construction materials experience
  • Have an extensive people management experience and ideally be a manager of middle management with indirect reports.
  • Proven track reports in business unit growth.
  • Proven client database



Behavioural Competencies :

  • Must uphold Values of respect, Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence.
  • A leader that is punctual motivated, highly organized and result oriented.
  • Emotional stability and adaptability, Accountability and able to work under pressure.





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