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.
Al-Futtaim is regarded as a pioneer in the region’s automotive industry. The company imported the first consignment of Toyota vehicles to the UAE and established Al-Futtaim Motors in 1955.
Al-Futtaim represents 44 automotive brands across 16 countries and encompasses every aspect of the business:
Passenger and commercial vehicles sales
Manufacturing agricultural vehicles
Construction equipment sales and service
Used car sales
Rental and leasing
FAMCO (Al-Futtaim Auto &Machinery Co.) is a market leading supplier of products &services to a diverse range of industries &commercial undertakings, covering the transportation, construction, manufacturing, warehousing, oil &gas and marine sectors. FAMCO serves these industries with world-class brands like Volvo Trucks, Volvo Buses, Volvo Construction Equipment, Merlo, Ingersoll Rand, Linde, Dexion, Yanmar, Himoinsa, Stanley Proto, Fenner, Bruynzeel, Mobel Linea, Meco, Bott, Stertil, Hart &Nassau.
FAMCO has operations in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain &Ras Al Khaimah. FAMCO also operates on an international level in KSA, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and East Africa. The company’s development and success has been based on an in-depth understanding of customer needs and the dedication of its skilled staff.
FAMCO is committed to providing outstanding second-to-none service levels to customers and to maintaining quality, safety and environmental standards at the highest possible levels. FAMCO is an ISO 9001:2008 &ISO 14001:2004 certified company.
About the Position:
As a Brand Director-IVECO your responsibilities will be to manage all FAMCO’s IVECO/CIFA business operations in the specified markets with full revenue & Sales responsibility across sales, parts, service and rental. In addition to develop business with customers while maintaining high levels of customer service, and to represent the business in the general community As a member of the FAMCO KSA – to contribute to commercial and strategic decision making in order that the business unit achieves its annual objectives and KPI’s in a time bound manner. To identify new market opportunities and grow the business as per agreed business plans. Position FAMCO as a customer centric brand with actively engaged employees that excel in customer service.
Some of your key responsibilities will be but not be limited to:
To achieve the calendarised budgets set for the business units ensuring that expenses remain under tight control incorporating CAPEX evaluation and recommendation.
To achieve the agreed annual unit / service/ parts targets across all activities in conjunction with the Principal.
Achieve the agreed annual business objectives.
To create and evolve a high performing team with a mechanism to identify, develop and retain high potential personnel and potential successors
Maintain a mutually beneficial relationship with the Principal’s field support team & Regional management executive.
You will have the minimum of below to quality:
Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge: Bachelor of Science (BSc) or Bachelor of Arts (BA). MBA would be an advantage.
Minimum Experience: 8 – 10 years Senior Management experience within a dynamic customer focused organization, with knowledge and experience with heavy trucks/construction machinery/Agricultural/power & industrial equipment. An Arabic speaker is essential in this role and regional experience would be a distinct advantage.