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Yield Manager | Toyota & Lexus | Dubai

Date: 13-Jul-2021

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 101179 

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, 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.

 

 

Yield Manager - Toyota & Lexus

 

Job Purpose:

  • The role is responsible for developing variable pricing and revenue strategies derived from understanding, anticipating and influencing consumer behaviour as well as maximizing of the value chain and optimization with the purpose to generate incremental revenue and profits.
  • The job holder will be key in analysing historical data and market trend to find key areas where the combination of right customer, right product, right price, right time can be capitalized or in most cases where this combination can be developed from scratch.

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

Pricing strategies:

 

  • Lead the analysis and development of incremental pricing opportunities through historical and market data as well as bringing in successful studies / methods from other markets in areas as below but not limited to-
  • Paint options and pricing
  • Article options
  • Accessories & DIO
  • PDI charges
  • Other third-party products (Insurance, F&I and other related)
  • Create dynamic pricing models that are constantly updated to reflect current supply and demand, product lifecycle, and market dynamics.

 

Cost optimization:

  • Identify areas in product management, accessories and article wise ordering from the OEM to create cost optimization opportunities.
  • Analysing booking / buying patterns and developing incremental value perception without increasing cost
  • Identify and eliminate margin leakage across the entire range of products. Identify the spectrum of margin leakage across the waterfall to highlight areas for action.
  • Liaison with the OEM through the product & demand teams to analyse where cost reduction is possible to increase margin

 

 

 

Demand & supply analysis / Campaign support:

  • Establish the best possible supply allocation to demand sources (especially in B2B business) while implementing volume distribution guidelines
  • Ability to simulate pricing strategies then set prices and promotion programs based on statistical segmentation across customer types, product type etc.

 

 

Margin management (in conjunction with the Pricing team):

  • Establish the distributor & dealer margin bifurcation to hold back and protect the distributor margin which in turn ensures dealer profitability at the showroom level is maintained
  • Implementation of minimum acceptable margin by carline by channel
  • Develop insights into margin retention by carline by geography

Increase the ability to translate margins into ideal orders with the OEM (optimising allocations by margins)

 

 

Education, Experience and Skills:

 

Education

 

Bachelor’s Degree (MBA Preferred) with demonstrated experience in broad aspects of finance

 

Minimum Experience and Knowledge:

  • 6 to 8 years of experience with at least 2 years spent in a business / finance analyst role
  • Have experience or comparable experience in the field of Yield / revenue management
  • Automotive experience especially in a Distributor / OEM environment is advantageous

 

 

Job-Specific Skills:

  • Analytical, data driven outlook with strong segmentation skills
  • Focus on driving commercial results with measurable KPIs
  • Operational, fast to assess situation, recommend and act

 

 

 

Behavioural Skills:

 

  • Self-manage time & task, setting priorities based on need, urgency and strategic importance.
  • Embrace discussion and feedback by and from all team members to encourage participation and buy-in in line with the Al Futtaim Values.
  • Hardworking, detail conscious and highly organized

 

 

 

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