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27/05/2018

Store Manager - Bobbi Brown

Location:    Bahrain
Company Name:    Al Tayer Group

Job description

We are currently recruiting for a Store Manager for our Bobbi Brown Store in Bahrain City Center.

Bobbi Brown is a professional makeup artist and founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. Bobbi believes that "makeup is a way for a woman to look and feel like herself, only prettier and more confident." Through Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Bobbi enables every woman to enhance her unique beauty.

We are looking for a creative and driven individual who can inspire our team. You will be communicating with our brand Retail Manager regarding staff performance, ability, and morale whilst also driving activity and events to drive the sales in store and meet sales targets.

We are looking for a passionate and and skilled individual who is able to educate our customers whilst also managing and leading our store in Bahrain.

Reporting into the Assistant Retail Manager, you will be responsible for delivering excellent customer service through leading the team. Your responsibility also includes supporting and coaching the Make Up Artists, and leading by example on the shop floor. This will include merchandising and stock control in order to achieve the department target. In addition, you would need to ensure that company and brand standards are maintained at all times.

Personal Specification

As a Store Manager, you should display passion and enthusiasm in leading the team to be successful. A keen interest in beauty and make up is highly desirable and you should have the ability to recommend our products to our customers as per their needs.

We are looking for an individual with excellent communication skills and the confidence to communicate with colleagues, managers and customer alike.

You should maintain a high standard of presentation and grooming at all times.

Experience

The successful candidate should have at least 2 year experience in sales and customer service, ideally within a leadership or supervisory role with a make up brand.

Job Category

Sales and Customer ServicesBeauty

 Apply Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/706391867 

27/05/2018

Brand Manager

Location:    Abu Dhabi, UAE
Company Name:    Liwa Trading Enterprises LLC

Job description

Position overview:

To support the development and execution of the brand strategy in order to deliver profitable and sustainable growth for assigned brands across markets where LIWA operates.

Job description

  • Recommend a sales budget to the Business Managers that focuses on margin and inventory.
  • Identify, develop, and deploy brand marketing initiatives from insight to execution to build brand awareness, deliver brand share and category growth.
  • Work with the retail teams to set and monitor KPI’s to asses performance of each brand using measures such ATV, ATU and conversions rates.
  • Review and analyse brand performance / sales data and forecast growth in order to develop appropriate budgets for the assigned brand(s).
  • Manage theOTB budgets and develop strategies to improve stock turn.
  • Conduct appropriate research to understand current and future customer needs and introduce new products / update product lines.
  • Develop range selection as per the requirement of the market to build the right balance of assortment breadth and depth within the approved OTB budgets.
  • Work with the buyers to ensure proper assortment planning is in place.
  • Undertake competitor surveys to compare and analyse pricing strategies in order to stay competitive and maintain margins whilst considering pre-determined markups.
  • Analyse sales data to update the brand portfolio and provide feedback to Principals and CEO in order to determine new products and/or deletion of under-performing products.
  • Work with the Business Managers in order to prepare opening plans and budgets for new stores and ensure all new stores are opened on time, within budgets and in line with the brand guidelines.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with Principals, all external agencies including suppliers, , show sponsors, magazine editors, etc.
  • Develop and implement a training plan to enhance brand knowledge and skills for the store teams.
  • Lead, coach and manage the performance of staff in line with good people management practices.
  • From time to time perform other activities as directed by the Department Manager.

Qualifications:  University degree in Business, Marketing, Communication or other relevant fields (bachelor’s degree)

 

Skills:  Strong analytical skills and data driven thinking; Drive for results and leadership skills; Able to mix Brand with Performance, i.e. quality that drives numbers; Technical marketing skills and proven experience in customer and market research

 

Experience:

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience
  • Proven experience building a brand and brand expansion into new markets
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in GCC, a luxury or fashion background

 

 If you are a motivated individual with a passion for brand management and meet the critera mentioned, this is the opportunity to become a member of our team!

 
Apply here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/709232081

27/05/2018

Income Auditor Supervisor

Location:    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Company Name:    St. Regis Hotels & Resorts

Job description

The St. Regis brand first established luxury hospitality more than 110 years ago, with the opening of the St. Regis New York. From the moment John Jacob Astor IV opened the doors of his Beaux-Arts masterpiece on New York’s Fifth Avenue, St. Regis has stood as a symbol of uncompromising elegance and bespoke service. Today, with more than 40 of the best addresses around the world, St. Regis is a place where trends are born, boundaries are broken and guests can simply live exquisite. We invite you to explore careers at St. Regis.

Opened on the 15th of August 2013 and with an unparalleled address at the heart of the spectacular Abu Dhabi Corniche, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi provides easy access to everything that this incredible city has to offer. In the heart of the business and cultural districts the hotel is a short distance from the magnificent Abu Dhabi Mosque, the city's many shopping malls, golf courses, museums and major attractions, including the incredible Formula One Grand Prix circuit and Ferrari World on Yas Island. The hotel comprises 283 fabulously appointed guest rooms including 55 suites, most of which have incredible views of both the Arabian Gulf and the city of Abu Dhabi, the one of a kind Bridge suite between the two Nation Towers is quite simply breathtaking. Each room and suite are serviced by the celebrated St Regis Butlers who will provide ever-present yet unobtrusive attention to detail, while attending to each request with discreet precision.

Among the hotels vast array of amenities are outstanding food and beverage venues including our signature day to night restaurant, Terrace on The Corniche, with the finest flavors from the region and our warm Villa Toscana, true tastes of central Italy. The Nation Riviera Beach Club attached to the hotel and accessible via a tunnel under the Corniche offers guests a magnificent stretch of private beach and outstanding leisure facilities.

Job Summary

Check figures, postings, and documents for accuracy. Record, store, access, and/or analyze computerized financial information. Control and secure cash and cash equivalents for property according to cash handling policy and procedures. Organize, secure, and maintain all files and records in accordance with document retention and confidentiality policies and procedures. Prepare, maintain, and distribute statistical, financial, accounting, auditing, or payroll reports and tables. Audit statistical, financial, accounting, auditing, or payroll reports and tables. Audit and reconcile all revenue postings.

Follow all company safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; maintain awareness of undesirable persons on property premises. Follow all company policies and procedures; ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets; protect the privacy and security of guests and coworkers. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards; anticipate and address guests' service needs; assist individuals with disabilities; thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional language; prepare and review written documents accurately and completely; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.
22/05/2018

Finance Manager – Wholesale, Distribution

Location:    Muscat, Oman
Company Name:    Inspire Selection

Job description

Reference: VAC-1085 Sector: Accountancy, Finance Manager Salary: OMR1,500 Per Month Benefits: Housing, Car Town/City: Muscat, Oman Contract Type: Permanent

We are searching for an experienced, well educated, dynamic Finance Business Partner to work alongside the GM of this business which operates in the wholesale/ Retail /Distribution industry. Candidates must have experience in this sector

Our client is transforming their whole finance team with the addition of smart, polished individuals. This position is the final role to complete the transformation project in the group, and offers the candidate an exciting opportunity to ‘make their mark’

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the GM to keep him abreast of cashflow situation
  • Oversee stock/inventory
  • Reporting to the Group CFO
  • Manage and oversee, coordinate and control all Finance & accounting functions
  • Implement, monitor and manage budget, providing regular financial reports to relevant stakeholder
  • Ensure sustainability and growth of profitability at a business unit level
  • Manage all financial processes and function and guide business to best practice, systems and processes
  • Analyse information to assess the current and future financial status of the company
  • Oversee the development & implementation of plans in respect of financial models
  • Continuously assess risks and implement measures to mitigate these risks
  • Evaluate financial reporting systems and accounting procedures, and make recommendations for changes to procedures, operating systems, budgets, and other financial control functions
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure periodic monitoring is carried out
  • Keep abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation
  • Oversee smooth running of debtors, creditors and invoicing for the business
  • Formulate and document policies and procedures related to finance, accounting and financial impacts, as well as manage, control, audit and verify these policies and procedures

 

Requirements

  • Min 3 years spent as a Finance Manager in a wholesale distribution company, with a thorough understanding of commercial aspects in this industry
  • Experience of working in a company managing stock rotation, warehousing, inventory
  • CA Qualified – from India
  • NOC for Oman or candidates from outside the region will be considered
  • Excellent communicator
  • Strong commercial acumen

Thank you for your interest. All applications are viewed and evaluated according to the role requirements. We aim to contact shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks. As we often receive a high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to everyone. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful (LV)

APPLY HERE: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/703179466 

22/05/2018

Operations Manager Babel Kuwait

Location:    Lebanon
Company Name:    M. H. Alshaya Co.

Job description

The Role:

The Operations Manager will have an extensive experience in leading large teams across multi-site locations and regions within high end F&B restaurants or 5-star hotel environments. You will be financially astute with managing budgets and cost controlling. Also, you will be able to understand and produce complex management reports.

You will have a significant role in the planning and execution of new store openings alongside the Business Manager; ensuring the restaurants are fully staffed, open on time and within budget. You will be responsible for monitoring brand service standards, working closely with the Restaurant General Managers and will not be afraid to roll your sleeves up and get out onto the floor.

Qualifications & Requirements:

You will have/be:

  • At least 5 years' multi-site experience in casual dining, preferably in Lebanese cuisine.
  • Previous experience in managing multiple restaurants.
  • Focus on quality and customer service
  • Leadership and motivation skills
  • Critical & strategic thinker
  • Strong English language skills
  • Computer literate.

About Babel:

Babel is a unique Lebanese restaurant, renowned for its dynamic architecture, outstanding hospitality, and its signature twist on Mediterranean classics. The Babel dining experience provides Lebanese food lovers with a contemporary interpretation of traditional Lebanese cuisine using the finest possible ingredients.

Established in Dbayeh, Lebanon in 2009, the Babel brand can also be found in two additional locations in Lebanon: Babel Bay in Zaituna Bay and Babel Bahr in Amchit. The vibrant ambiance and Middle Eastern hospitality at Babel fit flawlessly into the striking architecture that each restaurant has become known for. Sandstone walls and arches, paired with grand seating areas, combine to create a dramatic but welcoming atmosphere - perfect for experiencing Babel's diverse dining options.

Setting itself apart from other Lebanese restaurants, Babel puts an unconventional spin on the tastes and flavours of traditional Lebanese cuisine. Using the highest quality ingredients, guests are treated to exclusive dishes such as fish shawerma and 'maajouaa'- cheese and nut stuffed kebbeh. A full mezzeh is available for guests to share with friends and family, which features reinvented classics such as hummus Istambouli and an artistic kebbeh selection, alongside famous Lebanese dishes.

With all three restaurants having achieved a reputation and loyal following through word of mouth alone, M. H. Alshaya Co. and Afkar Holding Group look forward to Babel's regional expansion into selected markets across the Middle East and North Africa.

APPLY HERE: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/677381592 

22/05/2018

Asst Tenant Relations Manager

Location:    Cairo, Egypt
Company Name:    Al-Futtaim

Job description

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.

We are currently looking for Assistant Tenant Relations Manager to assist in the assessment of and providing assurance that all Cairo Festival Centre tenants adhere to the Al-Futtaim Group specified retail standards. And, in so doing, confirming that a measurable increase in commercial value and performance is evident.

The Holder Of This Position Is Expected To

    • Manage the adherence of all tenants to industry standards and business compliance requirements
    • Manage internal and external client expectations demonstrating evidence of increased commercial value and performance
    • Identify retail learning and development needs within the CFC, providing innovative solutions that create competitive advantages
    • Maintain systems for collating and reporting on retail development and performance
    • Manage projects to meet key objectives that drive the performance of tenants
    • Maintain a consistent interface with the AFTC Retail Academy

Minimum Experience

    • Extensive retail and sales experience, preferably with large culturally diverse organisations – Minimum 5 years.
    • Management experience, project management experience
    • Previous responsibility for program facilitation and delivering workshops and training

Job-Specific Skills

  • Retail and sales best practice ,blended learning methodologies
  • Consulting and Project Management skills
  • Analytical skills and collaborative problem solving
  • High level of computer literacy

 
APPLY HERE: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/682559943 

22/05/2018

Business Sales Consultant

Location:    Manama, Bahrain
Company Name:    IKEA

Job description

Job Description
  • Assist customers in Home furnishing services at the Store and giving them solution proposals developed separately for each customers’ unique situation and based on IKEA’s goals, priorities and goods supply.
  • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of the IKEA range and full products knowledge contributing to the IKEA store being perceived as a competent home furnishing specialist.
  • Strive to achieve the sales targets for the department and convert visitors to customers as well as customers to buy additional products.
  • Process invoices and quotes and follow up on customer orders and new customer calls in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate picking, payment, storage, delivery and assembly for customers making larger purchases and respond to stock situations that will affect existing customer reservations.
  • Perform duties and responsibilities of other areas in Furniture or other departments to achieve the flexibility in the floor.
  • Work with yearly sales goals set by furniture sales manager and follow up on these goals by actively working the market for potential IKEA customers.
  • Participate in thinking of sales solutions that will support our sales and services goals whilst constantly communicating the IKEA low price and quality products.
Qualifications
  • Sales/ Business development experience in a fast-paced commercial-oriented business environment ideally in the retail/ furnishing sector.
  • Business-minded and results-driven with a customer focus.
  • Ability to combine commercial, aesthetic and practical skills.
  • Ability to generate, visualize and present new ideas and work well together with others in a team.
  • Ability to approach and communicate clearly with different people in various situations.
Additional Information

As part of a new store team in a new country, you will have to work temporarily at IKEA Saudi Store as part of your on-boarding process.

Apply Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/702111639 

22/05/2018

Assistant Merchandiser

Location:    Kuwait
Company Name:    Alyasra Fashion

Job description

NATURE OF WORK

To provide high-level support in planning the OTB, markup plans & promotional strategies and all merchandise plans and reporting procedures by preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing pricing lists and entering items on the system.

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES

    • Assist in developing OTB plans on category and product levels and monitor orders placed vs OTB and react to changes and capture findings to inform future activities.
    • Assist in forecasting stock at cost by brand/season/period based on clearance strategy and intake schedule.
    • Prepare and update daily sales and margin reports, trading packs, quarter trackers, OTB, Ramadan and Sales trackers and Ad Hoc reports.
    • Update merchandise systems weekly by accurately re-forecasting sales in accordance with trading performance and updated market information.
    • Monitor stock levels to suggest stock allocation and stock rotation plans within markets.
    • Manage returns and rejections with suppliers.
    • Create and maintain markup plan to achieve business objectives.
    • Support implementation of Merchandise plans in line with business and promotion strategy.
    • Maintain/create data information and analysis tools to support host brand reporting requirements.
    • Communicate with brand teams, warehouses and stores to establish best-practices for stock levels, displays, transfers and launches.
    • Prepare and update daily sales and margin reports, trading packs, quarter trackers, 18-month rolling OTB, Ramadan and Sales trackers and Ad Hoc reports as requested by teams and required for business.
    • Prepare price lists for all shipments for line manager to approve.
    • Create and check all item masters before they are entered in the system.
    • Do weekly store visits and come up with status reports and recommendations.
    • Keep filing system for all orders summaries.
Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Team oriented
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking
  • IT Systems Awareness
  • Numerical skills
  • Time management
  • Retail merchandising experience
  • Self-Driven
  • Follow up and monitoring skills
22/05/2018

Area Manager & Store Manager

Location:    Saudi Arabia
Company Name:    Landmark Arabia

Job description

POSITION OBJECTIVE

The job holder will be responsible for managing the P&L and driving sales for the store through efficient store operations, visual merchandising,  customer service delivery, motivation and retention of store personnel and adherence to company norms.The job holder is also responsible for sponsoring and coaching the team.

Customer Focus

  •  Effective resource planning for customer service
  •  Ensure regular training of store staff on all aspects of customer service,product knowledge and selling skills
  •  Implements a high standard of customer focus within the store
  •  Regularly assesses customer service standards within store
  •  Create seamless customer service orientation among store employees by ensuring timely and efficient customer service
  •  Ensure customer needs are met and complaints/queries are resolved in a timely manner
  •  Assess mystery shopping feedback and prepare action plan for improvement 

Sales and Commercial Profit

  •  Achieve the revenue targets for the store
  •  Achieve target productivity metric ( sales per person per day, staff per sqft) for the store
  •  Actively seeks ways to achieve or exceed shop sales targets
  •  Monitor and control expenses ( overtime, local,stock and consumables) through efficient store operations
  •  Interpret and act on operational profit and sales reports generated through finance and focus on improving under-performing areas
  •  Monitor sales performance against last year, last week and budget on a daily and weekly basis and to give feedback to managers and also to communicate to staff

Shop Keeping and Store Standards

  •  Ensure accurate stock merchandise and management (stock ageing , stock loss, space management) within the store
  •  Oversee and monitor all point of sales activities in the store which includes - sales transactions, tracking customer orders and payments, registering sale and maintaining inventory updates, providing service, handling returns and refunds, gathering consumer data for feedback
  •  Oversee and monitor the inventory management in the store ( stock availabililty,order management, back store management, stock movement within store)
  •  Ensure that the store is in compliance with the company policy for all employment and state laws, including wage and hour, human rights and equal employment opportunities
  •  Ensure the company policy and procedures are communicated in a timely manner and adhered to accordingly
  •  Oversee cash transaction entry and management ( petty cash, pos cash elements, change floatsRegularly audit own store administration and resolve any issues
  •  Monitor and continuously seek to understand commercial environment, local trading patterns, competitor activity and market trends in the retail sector and their impact on store.
  •  Monitor and handle customer complaints and take corrective action in line with Company policy
  •  Maintain high standards of visual appearance throughout the store including all non-retail areas
  •  Maintain window and in-store displays to a high standard in line with merchandising guidelines
  •  Prepare and review store reports on sales, commercial profit and stock ageing (slow moving, fast moving and non moving items)
  •  Execute price revisions within the store
  •  Maintain a high level of store health and security for company assets, cash, stock and customer property
  • Ensure seasonal peaks, important trading/promotional events are taken account of when preparing forecasts and staff rosters 

Skills:

  •     Good Knowledge of retail processes and retail industry
  •     Result orientation 
  •     Teamwork & collaboration
  •     Communication skills
  •     Proactiveness and flexibility
  •     Report writing skills
  •     Leadership skills 
  •     Coaching and Mentoring skills
  •     Customer service orientation
  •     Good Knowledge of Merchandising, Stock Management and Inventory processes

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Graduate/ Post-graduate degree in Business Administration with specialization in Marketing
  • 2 years in retail industry heading one complete section/department

 
Apply here: https://www.linkedin.com/company/landmarkarabia/jobs/ 

22/05/2018

Mall Manager

Location:    Abu Dhabi, UAE
Company Name:    McARTHUR + COMPANY

Job description

The Primary function of the Mall Manage is to secure the maximum possible return over the medium to long term from the mall and lead all matters relating to the commerciality (including budgeting, forecasting and financial management) and to ensure that the property is operated, maintained and administered at an optimal level to deliver a first-class user experience. This means developing and implementing all operational strategies for every aspect of the mall functionality and the leading of the day to day operational delivery to the highest level of quality, to include but not limited to:

  • Retail mall management
  • Commercial management
  • Tenant management
  • Marketing and branding
  • Leasing and rental revenue development
  • Customer experience
  • Quality, Safety, Health and Environment (QSHE)
  • Processes, procedures and systems
  • Engineering and other operational elements
  • Cleaning
  • Security

Conduct stakeholder relationships at management level to the satisfaction of both Management and the client. Identify new opportunities for the development of the partnering relationship with the tenants and foster long term relationships. Ensure that all reporting materials are delivered on time and to a high standard and that the services are delivered to ensure a fully functioning, customer centric mall. To lead the recruitment and deployment of the staff teams, ensure operational budget creation, develop commercial plans, forecasts and budgets and successfully deliver a mall, ready to trade.

Establishment of all systems, processes, policies and procedures, take-over of systems from base build team, establish scope of works for third party suppliers and tender opportunities within the market and select final suppliers for all outsourced services.

1.Minimum Qualification/ Education/ Training

Batchelor’s degree or diploma in a relevant discipline (essential)

Technical or professional qualification (desirable)

2.Experience

5 years’ experience of shopping malls in an operational lead or general management role (desirable)

3.Knowledge and Skills

· Ability to demonstrate superior mall management skills and operational skills for a significant project.

· A leader who is experienced in organizing and leading a diverse number of disciplines and large staff teams

· Sound understanding of the development process, including government approvals, feasibility analysis, pro-forma preparation and analysis, budgeting, cost control, facility management, leasing, and operations;

· Strong communication skills, both as it relates to internal communication within the group and co-owners; as well as outside stakeholders, such as industry and government officials, community groups, retailers, consultants and other real estate professionals;

· Has a reputation of developing new and "out of the box" solutions as opposed to simply proposing status quo or "flavour of the month" solutions;

· Has an entrepreneurial yet disciplined approach to development in terms of project and financial management;

· Comfortable working in a structured environment as it relates to reporting requirements;

4.Personal Attributes

· Team Player, used to working across multiple stakeholder

· Is a driven and results oriented individual with a reputation of achieving results under challenging circumstances

· Goal oriented, driven by outputs and solutions

· Careful attention to detail

· Well-developed critical thinking and problem solving skills.

· High levels of initiative and self-motivation

· Flexibility and the ability to work in a public facing dynamic environment

· Effective and quick decision making ability

· Organization and planning, able to work strategically and at a tactical level

· Maintain high standards of conduct and professionalism

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: AED15,000.00 to AED20,000.00 /month

 

Note: ONLY Candidates with relevant Mall  experience should apply.

 

Interested candidates  should email their resume to merhan@mcarthurcompany.com 

 

 Apply Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/702447854 

22/04/2018

Senior Leasing Manager

Location:    United Arab Emirates
Company Name:    Msquared Shopping Centres

Job Responsibilities:

• Prepares and Review the merchandising plan for the retail precincts.

• Ensure the successful leasing of retail outlets, in line with the commercial terms set out in the leasing budget, as well as the pre determined strategy.

• Ensure that the merchandising mix of tenants achieves the positioning of the project as a premier destination for retail

• Create tenant profiles and accurate databases for each tenant category so as to facilitate information retrieval and ensure a proper follow-up.

• Assist the Partners/Leasing Director in the negotiation and closure of individual leasing transactions.

• Contribute to the team through inputs at various workshops related to leasing strategy, merchandising mix, tenant adjacency, precinct, tenant layering, and tenant bundling as well as issues associated with related design impacts.

• Co-ordinate with other relevant departments regarding changes in design and implications on retail outlets.

• Ability to write, create, and produce client reports of high professional standard.

 

Key Requirements:

  Bachelor's Degree

• Minimum of 3- 5 years retail leasing experience

• Strong knowledge of shopping center repositioning, redevelopments and ground up projects.
• Excellent negotiating/interpersonal skills.
• with UAE driving license
• Advanced excel skills is required
• Fluent English Oral & Written
• Arabic is a plus

Posted by:

Virginia

How would you like to receive applications:

Email

Email:

virginia@msquared.ae

30/03/2018

Finance & Accounting - MBA/Master's Degree Hiring

Location:    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Company Name:    PepsiCo

Job description

Auto req ID: 127375BR

Job Description

This opportunity is available for Saudi students studying in the US and graduating in 2018/2019

We are PepsiCo

PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with a product portfolio including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. Our main businesses – Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola – make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world.

We are focused on delivering sustainable long-term growth while leaving a positive imprint on society and the environment – what we call Performance with Purpose. Our focus includes transforming our portfolio and offering healthier options while making our food system more sustainable and communities more prosperous. In doing so we believe we will pave the way for PepsiCo’s future growth and help others thrive.

At PepsiCo, we believe our continued success depends on a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. Our teams reflect the diversity of our communities and consumers. And inclusion is a way of life. In an ever-changing environment, we know that creativity from individuals with varied backgrounds and experiences is critical.

PepsiCo In Saudi

PepsiCo Saudi Snacks Foods Limited (SSFL) established in 1995 with 3 plants in Jeddah, Riyadh & Dammam with more than 2,500 employees in KSA & UAE. Our brands include Lays, Doritos, Sunbites, Cheetos, Tasali & Quaker

Functional Description

Finance Managers at PepsiCo are challenged to think both strategically and analytically to solve critical business problems. PepsiCo Finance partners have a seat at the table and a strong voice in the conversation across the company. Finance professionals rotate through different teams over the course of their careers in order to develop well-rounded technical and functional skills. All roles are highly cross-functional and require strong influencing skills.

PepsiCo Finance is made up of the following functional areas across all divisions, unless otherwise noted:

  • Financial Planningmanages sector and corporate financial performance through action-oriented analytical insights and traditional financial tools. FP&A associates focus on the development of monthly forecasts, the annual operating plan, and the three-year strategic plan. FP&A partners with senior management to prepare presentations for the Executive Committee and Wall Street.
  • Revenue Managementsets retail pricing and package architecture strategy, advises on customer portfolio strategy and manages trade spends. Revenue Management Associates assess consumer and category trends, the customer landscape and the competitive environment to develop these recommendations.
  • Financial Controllingoversees all financial and reporting and controls aspects. Also, manage, develop and ensure timely and accurate statutory and management reporting in accordance with local requirements and PepsiCo policy. Moreover, provide financial stewardship of company assets and activities by safeguarding company assets, maintaining a strong internal control environment/operating processes and implementing and overseeing efficient, well-controlled financial transaction processing systems.

What We’re Looking For

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Currently concentrating in: Finance and/or Accounting (other related concentrations will be considered).
  • Bright, self-starting, innovative thinkers who are passionate about consumer products.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to collaborate within teams and across functions.
  • Second-year MBAs should demonstrate leadership experience, corporate finance interest.
  • Strong communication, influencing, and problem-solving skills.
  • Bias for working with numbers.
  • Potential work locations include:

Minimum Qualifications - Each Candidate Is Expected To

  • Be completing their final year of graduate (MBA/MSc.) studies.
  • Hold MBA/MSc. degree prior to the intended full time start date.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Be eligible to work in Saudi without work authorization sponsorship now or anytime in the future.

Apply Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/648387522

03/04/2018

Shop Manager

Location:    Muscat, Oman
Company Name:    Azadea Group

Job description

The Shop Manager is responsible for leading and managing the store operation to deliver the highest standards of customer service and to maximize sales and profitability in line with company’s objectives. He / she is also responsible for the inventory, maintenance and external appearance of his/her shop.

Key Accountabilities

Solve critical store operational problems including customers’ complaints, in order to ensure operational effectiveness and to increase customers’ satisfaction

Assist in recruiting and selecting shop staff by verifying job-fit and team-fit of candidates

Manage annual allocated budget by monitoring expenditure up to set limits, optimising and reducing costs where possible and reporting variances versus budget

Ensure the stock is effectively measured and controlled and manage order placement activities to maximise sales and meet stock performance objectives

Monitor the shop hourly revenue and prepare staff schedule accordingly in order to ensure that the Shop/Department manpower is effectively matched to operational requirements in a cost effective manner

Prepare management information reports on store performance in order to allow informed decision making

Ensure the effective communication of sales plans and targets to the Shop/Department team, managing performance, developing and motivating employees, in order to ensure the highest levels of performance and the achievement, or exceeding, of sales targets

Manage Shop events and marketing activities by ensuring proper coordination with suppliers, media, and other concerned parties

Perform other shop related activities such as overseeing the shop merchandising, verifying the cleanliness, display and maintenance of the Shop window, placing orders and other

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3 years of experience in a managerial role
  • Previous experience in the industry/retail is a major plus
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of store operating procedures
  • Fluency in English
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Strong product knowledge
  • Competencies
  • Commercial Understanding
  • Communication Skills
  • Customer Focus
  • Developing and Motivatng Others
  • Driving and Achieving results
  • Decision Making
  • Strategic Thinking

Apply Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/649145157

05/04/2018

Senior Marketing

Location:    Casablanca, Morocco
Company Name:    Western Union

Job description

We’re seeking for a Senior Marketing Manager, based in our Casablanca, Morocco office. In this role, you will develop and implement marketing plans, policies, and activities such as market research, advertising and promotion, and new product development to maximize marketing impact.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Contribute to marketing effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing directives.
  • Support the launch and improve digital channel and product, as well as run digital marketing.
  • Provide short- and long-term market forecasts and reports by directing market research collection, analysis, and interpretation of market data.
  • Develop marketing plans and programs for each channel – Retail and Digital- directing promotional support.
  • Maintain relations with customers by organizing and developing specific customer- relations programs; determining company presence at conventions, annual meetings, trade associations, and seminars.
  • Influence present and future products by determining and evaluating current and future market trends.
  • Develop new uses for existing products by analyzing statistics regarding market development; acquiring and analyzing data; consulting with internal and external sources.
  • Maintain research database by identifying and assembling marketing information.
  • Achieve financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Complete marketing department operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Develop marketing staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunities.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

What You Will Need To Succeed

  • Graduate degree in Business, Marketing, or a related discipline.
  • 10+ years related work experience in marketing
  • Previous hands on experience in Digital field is a must.
  • Thorough knowledge of marketing principles and integrated marketing practices.
  • Excellent, communication, interpersonal, presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Experience with development and implementation of strategic marketing campaigns and communication plans
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive global pay and benefits
  • Unparalleled experience as part of one of the most advanced compliance teams in the world, with opportunities to build valuable skills and grow your career
  • Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

What It’s Like Here

Western Union (WU) is a company on the move! We believe that when money moves, better things can happen. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and far, or NGO’s in the most remote communities on Earth, WU helps people and business move money globally. We have a rich legacy of innovation, and are continuing to develop new and more convenient ways for our customers to send and receive money through digital, mobile and retail channels. We have a combined digital and retail network that spans over 200 countries and territories. Some companies specialize in cash-based retail money transfer and others play only in digital. We are leaders in both!

Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity, and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better. It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together. Who knows; your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.

 

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/613989671

01/04/2018

Sales Associate - NYX

Location:    Beirut, Lebanon
Company Name:    M. H. Alshaya Co.

Job description

The Role:

As a Sales Associate you will work as an individual and as part of a team to provide customers with a complete service and an enjoyable shopping experience in order to maximise sales. You will also ensure that you have the most up-to-date product knowledge, that stock loss risks are minimised, and that the brand is represented to the required standard.

Qualifications & Requirements:

You will have/be:

* A passion for customer service

* The ability to carry out manual duties, stand for long periods of time, and lift light to medium loads

* Basic IT skills.

About Alshaya:

M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for nearly 90 of the world's most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria's Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 3,900 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.

Alshaya's stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 53,000 people from over 120 nationalities.

The company has established itself as the industry leader across these territories through a combination of local market understanding and a comprehensive commitment to customer service. Growth in each of its operating divisions and brands is supported by continuous investment in talent and infrastructure. It applies best practices in retail operations, merchandising, marketing, information technology, logistics, real estate, human resources and financial controls.

M.H. Alshaya Co. is the retail business of the Alshaya Group, which was founded in Kuwait in 1890 and today represents one of the most dynamic companies in the Middle East. In addition to its retail operations, the Alshaya Group is active in a number of other sectors including real estate, automotive, hotels, trading and investments.

Apply Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/645742808

05/04/2018

Senior Sales Associate - Harvey Nichols

Location:    Kuwait
Company Name:    M. H. Alshaya Co

Job description

Overview:

Harvey Nichols Kuwait is a luxury department store which is as much about the experience as it is about the products. Our Sales Associates and Senior Sales Associates use their exceptional service skills and product knowledge to create a rapport with each customer to make each visit memorable and enjoyable.

We are looking for well-presented, Arabic speaking ladies who have a passion for luxury retailing and customer service and have a true understanding of how to anticipate a customer's needs whilst acting with integrity at all times.

Candidates must have:

* Passion for fashion and luxury brands

* Previous luxury retail experience

* Excellent people skills coupled with creativity, energy and enthusiasm

* Excellent communication skills

* The ability to achieve targets even if put under pressure.

About Harvey Nichols:

Harvey Nichols was founded in 1831 and is one of the world's premier fashion retailers, renowned both in the UK and internationally for the breadth and depth of its exclusive fashion merchandise. It offers many of the world's most prestigious brands in womenswear, menswear, accessories, beauty and food.

Harvey Nichols is the ultimate fashion experience with the best edited selection of brands in Fashion, Food and Beauty and superior customer service.

About Alshaya:

M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for nearly 90 of the world's most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria's Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 3,900 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.

Alshaya's stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 53,000 people from over 120 nationalities.

The company has established itself as the industry leader across these territories through a combination of local market understanding and a comprehensive commitment to customer service. Growth in each of its operating divisions and brands is supported by continuous investment in talent and infrastructure. It applies best practices in retail operations, merchandising, marketing, information technology, logistics, real estate, human resources and financial controls.

M.H. Alshaya Co. is the retail business of the Alshaya Group, which was founded in Kuwait in 1890 and today represents one of the most dynamic companies in the Middle East. In addition to its retail operations, the Alshaya Group is active in a number of other sectors including real estate, automotive, hotels, trading and investments.

 

Apply Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/650255433

05/04/2018

Software Engineer

Location:    Amman, Jordan
Company Name:    Amazon

Job description

About SOUQ.com

Job Description

Souq.com is the largest ecommerce site in the Arab world. Every month, Souq.com attracts more than 35 million visits to its catalogue of more than 1.5 million unique products in 20 different categories, including consumer electronics, household goods, fashion, watches, perfumes, toys, and baby products. Established in 2005, Souq.com today operates both as an award-winning retail business and an online marketplace that allows SMEs, merchants, brands and distributors to distribute their products online.

With more than 3,000 employees, we operate with the scale and ambition of a big corporation, but we cultivate a strong entrepreneurial and nimble mindset to ensure we execute with speed and efficiency. We have offices and local operations in UAE, Egypt, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, and leading Product and Engineering centers in Jordan and India. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, and a unique opportunity to join the leading player in an ever growing and exciting industry.

Job Purpose

  • To help in building, and maintaining core functions of Q-express Technology systems.
  • Work with the team of developers to build all new system functionality based on the road map to fulfil all system requested features.

Job Description

If you are a sharp software engineer with a creative flare, strong problem-solving skills, a solid computer science foundation and the desire to be an individual contributor in Q-express next generation technology, we would like to meet you. Joining our team provides the unique challenge and opportunity to write a software that benefits our customers. The ideal candidate will draw upon exemplary analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills, deep software development experience, and a passion for creating reliable and maintainable systems. The candidate should be open to new challenges, extremely good at multi-tasking, innovative, creative, self-directed and a great team player. The candidate should also drive continuous process improvement, and collaborate effectively with aggressive cross-functional business and software development teams to solve problems and implement new solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance in designing the system features.
  • Develop all required functionalities as per team plan.
  • Coach developers and improve their skills.
  • Solving large-scale engineering challenges.
  • Ensure that all activities are being documented (in details) and well maintained.
  • Support project management in project execution of cross functional activities.

Communication / Internal / External

  • Internal: Technology and product Team
  • External: None

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of programming experience with progressive development responsibilities in Java.
  • Real world experience with SQL data store for java applications, Java ORM tools like Hibernate/JPA. Production MySQL is a plus.
  • Java ecosystem for daily development: Spring/Play framework, Apache *,Ant/Maven/Gradle, Tomcat/Jetty/TomEE, Jenkins.
  • RESTful API specification, implementation, JSON and solid documentation will be a plus (or SOAP webservice experience with leanings towards REST).
  • Agile development, daily scrum, taking ownership of both production issues and new features.
  • Self-motivated, thrives working in a small team.
  • Solid technical understanding and API documentation are essential for cross-team development.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Masters in Computer Science or related field.
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures.
  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.

Technical Knowledge

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiar with agile development framework.
  • Highly competent with user interface, information architecture principles and the intricacies of web site.
  • Experience in web service integration (SOAP, REST, JSON, and XML).

Behavioral Competencies

  • Good English written / verbal communication skills, bilingual Preferred.
  • Design thinking Approach.
  • Flexible approach.
  • Focused and professional attitude.
  • Strong problem detection abilities.
  • Team-oriented.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to work well in teams.
  • Focused and self-motivated.
  • Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.


Apply Here:  https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/613966367 

05/04/2018

Sales Representative

Location:    Iraq
Company Name:    A.R. JUBAILI & CO

Job description

Sell retail products, goods and services to customers. Work with customers to find what they want, create solutions and ensure a smooth sales process. Work to find new salesleads, through business directories, client referrals, etc.


05/04/2018

Sales Representative

Location:    Iraq
Company Name:    A.R. JUBAILI & CO

Job description

Sell retail products, goods and services to customers. Work with customers to find what they want, create solutions and ensure a smooth sales process. Work to find new salesleads, through business directories, client referrals, etc.

05/04/2018

Lease Contract Specialist

Location:    Cairo, Egypt
Company Name:    Majid Al Futtaim

Job description

Role Purpose:

The position is responsible for providing timely active administrative support to the Shopping Malls Business Unit (SMBU) Leasing Team in the development and monitoring of Lease Proposals, Lease Agreement Documents, communication with clients / tenants etc., ensuring that all lease related documents complies with the agreed terms, conditions of the contract and commitment between the company and the client.  

  

Role Details – Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  1. Create entries for Lease deals in the Data Capture System based on the input received from the Leasing Team in SMBU.
  2. Prepare the draft and final Proposals, Lease Agreements, Amendments and Deeds to be checked by the appropriate personnel for accuracy and ensure that the same is in accordance with the terms and conditions agreed at the time of closing lease deal and send the same to the client for review and acceptance.
  3. Review the final acceptance from the client on the Lease Agreement document to ensure that there is no ambiguity in the acceptance of the terms and conditions stated in the formal lease agreement and that there is complete clarity between the Company (SMBU) and the tenant’s commitment with regards to the agreement.
  4. Collect all pertinent and valid legal documents from the tenant such as Trade license, Commercial Registration, Insurance Certificate, Owner’s passport copies etc., to ensure the legality of the tenant.  
  5. Organize the payment documents and forward the same to the client along with the Lease Agreement so as to receive the payment along with the signed agreement signifying the acceptance of the client.
  6. Responsible for all correspondences between Company and tenants whether it is by email, letter and fax and all follow up required during the course of the process, until the final Lease agreement is signed.
  7. Provide input (cheques, job requests, T- Forms) to and receive output from (legal jobs, receipts, ,LOD’s) to related departments i.e., Leasing, Finance, Legal and Retail Architecture.
  8. Provide all necessary data / reports concerning to Lease administration to Senior Manager Lease Administration as and when requested.
  9. Maintain accurate filing of all Lease deal related information and agreement (both physical and on system e.g. Yardi / MRI and/or SharePoint etc.) so as to enable the team to refer the same with respect to rent collection / renewal / extension etc., as well as to serve as a point of reference in case of any litigation.
  10. Ensure compliance with the MAFP SMBU’s Code of Conduct, Departmental policies and HC Policies and Procedures at all times.
  11. Be the advocate and ambassador of aligning and cascading the MAFP values across SMBU and ensure that it is adhered to and exhibit the same all the time.

Personal Characteristics and Required Background:

Minimum Qualifications/education

  •         Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent.

Minimum experience

  •         Minimum 2 - 4 years’ work experience in managing Business / Lease Administration and Documentation activities preferably in a reputed Retail / Real Estate companies in GCC.

 

Apply Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/613991480

01/04/2018

Regional Sales Manager

Location:    Algeria
Company Name:    British American Tobacco

Job description

British American Tobacco currently has an exciting new opportunity for a Regional Sales Manager, to be based in Algeria office on a permanent basis.

 The RM will also be responsible for the operational delivery and performance of our third-party sales partner /distributor ensuring that they are on track in the achievement of regional objectives e.g. Volume, brand coverage and DSS productivity targets

  • To formulate a cohesive regional plan that touches across all trade channels and supports the achievement of Trade and Brand Plans (retail, semi wholesale & Key wholesale).
  • Implements the plan to achieve regional objectives – Distribution, Display, Consumer Dialogue, Volume & Share.
  • Implements cyclic activity to deliver against both brand and trade objectives supported by fixed/cycle trade coverage.
  • Allocates/utilizes resources to support the achievement of regional objectives
  • Develops ideas and identifies activity to drive dialogue via trade partners with the intention of driving off take and growing corporate share within a defined area.
  • Evaluates the Return on Investment of activity implemented into the market and provides feedback of results to establish Best Practice.
  • Management of costs ensuring trade spend effectiveness across the region covering - cost centers, and B2B marketing spend.
  • Ensures that outlet information is accurately captured within the RCS 8 system to enable full evaluation of regional universe data to be used in the facilitation and development of trade marketing activity.
  • Evaluates Brand/Trade activities implemented into the market to establish the impact on trade and consumer behaviors.
  • Monitors the competitors’ activities and the effects within the trade and consumers behavior
  • Monitors and evaluates regional performance to ensure the full achievement of objectives.
  • Provides effective coaching to the Regional team to successfully implement and achieve operational plans.
  • Maintains high levels of team motivation by creating a dynamic, empowered and fun working environment which drives the achievement and over performance against objectives.
  • Undertakes a capability gap analysis and develops an appropriate training plan; provides the necessary coaching and support to ensure the skill and knowledge levels which exist within the team are relevant to the needs of the business and delivery of the plan.
  • Ensures the regional team are kept fully informed and briefed through effective communication of objectives, progress and future action plan in order that effective planning and in-market activities can be implemented.
  • Communicates internally and externally on all aspects of International marketing principles.
  • Ensures effective and timely recruitment of any vacancies, management of any leavers and other human resources issues affecting the team.

Requirements

  • Essential requirements Functional Knowledge & Skills
  • Brand and trade strategy development
  • Trade marketing
  • Customer engagement
  • Account management
  • Trade programme development
  • Field operations

Managerial & Interpersonal Skills

  • Motivating, coaching and developing people
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with clients, external suppliers and commercial partners
  • Effective communication and presentation
  • Selling
  • Negotiation and influencing
  • Project management

Experience

  • The RM will need to possess strong leadership skills to manage the development of their team. In addition, the role requires a high level of business acumen and he/she will need to have financial and analytical skills to enable them to prepare, implement and measure area/business plans. The RM also needs influencing and communication skills to mobilise and align resources from elsewhere in the business. It would be beneficial for applicants to have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Trade Marketing in an FMCG and specifically relevant experience in line management, brand management or key account management
  • Desirable requirements
  • Delivery against regional plan objectives supporting the overall achievement of the channel – Distribution, Display, Dialogue, Share and Volume contribution
  • Achievement of full territory coverage and cycle plan (call frequency/rates) objectives
  • Execution of brand activity and trade coverage in line with cycle plans
  • Development and promotion of people
  • Return on investment for account based and in field activities, covering DS /TM covered areas and non-covered areas
  • Innovation and development

 

Apply Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/607398152

 

03/04/2018

IKEA Food Administrator

Location:    Manama, Bahrain
Company Name:    IKEA IIS

Job description

Job Description

  • Securing the correct flow of ordering, goods receiving and invoices and ensuring correct financial handling of stock.
  • Control point for all IKEA Food invoices before submission to Finance/accounting department.
  • Timely and correct registration of all activities;
  • Registration of orders and securing order confirmation.
  • Registration of delivery notes and matching them against order documents.
  • Registration of waste, transfer in/transfer out documents (internal stock adjustments) as well as the proper handling of associated costs.
  • Registration of approved credit notes in the system.
  • Registration of stock corrections when required.
  • Coordination of regular stock counts, inventory spot-checks and ensuring that inventory management is performed in the most efficient way according to IKEA’s processes.
  • Identify stock deviations and alert management in order that proper actions are taken.
  • Cooperate with country Business Analyst to secure the correct setup of local articles, promotions and combos, prices etc.
  • Providing the management with business information such as regular and ad-hoc reports, KPIs, activity follow-ups.

Qualifications

  • Previous experience working in a vibrant retail/ logistics environment preferably in a food service business.
  • Experience in stock taking and book keeping.
  • Must have a good level of computer literacy, ideally with some exposure to food specific systems.
  • Attention to detail with a high level of accuracy and experience in analyzing figures and preparing reports.
  • Strong English communication skills.
  • Additional Information
  • As part of a new store team in a new country, you will have to work temporarily at IKEA Saudi Store as part of your on-boarding process.

Apply Hare: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/648847380/

29/03/2018

LegaI Counsel, Senior Manager

Location:    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Company Name:    Majid Al Futtaim

Job description

JOB PURPOSE: 

The position is mainly responsible to prepare agreements, contracts and other documents in regard to the transactions required by SMBU in pursuit of its business. In addition, it is also responsible to provide timely opinion and advice with regards to legal issues affecting the business operations.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:          

  1. Work on all types of day-to-day legal contracts relating to SMBU and ensure to protect the best interest of the company at all times.
  2. Review draft agreements received from third parties and provide comments/ feedback on the same from legal point to view.
  3. Provide timely advice on all legal matters of SMBU related to HR.
  4. Develop templates of all types of legal documentation carrying low to medium risk, required for SMBU's business in the relevant countries in which the company operates, modifying them as necessary to take account of different legal requirements.
  5. Assist in handling of legal actions of all types filed by and against SMBU, and liaising with external legal Counsel for such purpose, briefing/ supervising/ managing external Counsel, reviewing all the memoranda prepared by external Counsel and providing feedback.
  6. Review and update of monthly litigation report and other reports as required.
  7. Participate in negotiations, preparation of legal documents and contracts (e.g. NDAs, SPAs, MOUs, JV Agreements, etc.) with outside parties along with relevant line managers for concluding commercial deals relating to SMBU Business Development.
  8. Participate in negotiations with outside parties along with relevant internal clients from different departments for concluding commercial deals for SMBU.
  9. Attend internal meetings with operating managers to determine the scope of legal service required.
  10. Prepare legal notices and replies.
  11. Prepare legal opinions on issues that affect the SMBU business operations.
  12. Monitor and report on relevant legal developments within the UAE and in the relevant countries were SMBU operates or intends to operate.
  13. Supervise the work of the paralegal/admin staff reporting to the legal counsel for quality assurance.
  14. Undertake legal research and due diligence on all aspects of leasing, and shopping malls operations for the relevant countries where MAFP operates or intends to operate.
  15. Provide feedback to Legal Director in respect to outside Counsel approved list for ongoing monitoring of the same.
  1. Undertake additional legal tasks, as required, to support SMBU in achieving its business plan.
  2. Ensure compliance with the MAFP SMBU's Code of Conduct, Departmental policies and HR Policies and Procedures always.
  3. Be the advocate and ambassador of aligning and cascading the MAFP values in the assigned area of responsibility and ensure that relevant team adhered to and exhibit the same all the time.
  4. Build the capability of staff reporting into by providing on time regular feedback including annual review on performance and identify areas of improvement/ reinforcement for further development.
  5. Manage, guide and mentor the team reporting into and take full responsibility in identifying potential talent and timely supporting professional development.
  6. Lead by example - thrive to create an honest and open work environment where individuals collaborate /support each other as a team and are passionate to achieve a common business objective.

 

Apply Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/606144367

05/04/2018

Assistant Outlet Manager

Location:    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Company Name:    InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®)

Job description

At Crowne Plaza we look for people who are dynamic, confident and ambitious; people who excel in their role and help our guests succeed too.

Crowne Plaza Dubai-Deira is a few metres away from shopping malls and from the newly build Dubai rail system, linking you with the rest of this exciting city, including the famous Jumeirah district and the Emirates Shopping Mall. The hotel is located only 15 minutes' drive from Dubai International Airport. Featuring 300 guestrooms, suites and executive club lounge benefits provide every comfort guest need at the end of a busy day. Wide variety of Food & Beverage outlets which includes Italian fare at Brioso, Harry’s pub, sample mouth-watering cuisine at Spice Island and Polynesian style casual Tiki Bar one of Dubai’s most popular restaurants & bars. Also Our informal, easy-going lobby Aquarium lounge serving variety of coffees, Ronnefeld teas, juices, cold beverages, freshly-baked cakes and a selection of pastries. Our guests can relax, cool off in our outdoor pool or unwind with a massage, sauna and steam bath at the Hero’s Health Club. With 7 meeting rooms and a pillar-free ballroom that can host up to 1,200 guests, the hotel is a stunning venue for events and weddings in Dubai City Centre. Our 8 meeting rooms feature state-of-the art amenities and are located on the same floor.

At the moment we are looking for a Assistant Outlet Manager to lead Dubai's busy brunch spot - Spice Island.

The profile should have worked in a similar capacity in 4-5 star hotel or a large franchise set up. The applicant must be well versed with Restaurant operations, marketing and profit

and loss of the outlet along with developing strategies to manage and excel in the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible to assist with the efficient running of the department in line with IHG International's Corporate Strategies and brand standards, whilst meeting employee, guest and owner expectations. The Assistant Manager - Outlet is responsible to assist the Outlet Manager in managing the assigned outlet as a successful independent profit centre, in line with the outlet’s operating concept and IHG International standards, ensuring maximum guest satisfaction while operating within budget, helping to ensure the financial success of the outlet.
  • In partnership with the catering office, identify additional sales opportunities to enhance revenue. Drive promotions that deliver great dining experiences for guests at a good value.
  • Ensure all credit and financial transactions are handled in a secure manner. You will also manage day-to-day staffing requirements, plan and assign work, and establish performance and development goals for team members. Provide mentoring, coaching and regular feedback to help manage conflict and improve team member performance.
  • At IHG we are committed to developing our team and managing our talent and would encourage internal as well as external candidates to apply for any of our vacancies.
  • So what's your passion?
  • Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.
  • Ideally with a relevant degree, apprenticeship or diploma in Hospitality or restaurant management. Minimum 2 years work experience as Assistant Outlet Manager or Assistant Manager in a hotel or large restaurant with good standards.

Apply Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/649342932

05/04/2018

LEASING EXECUTIVE-MALLS

Location:    Muscat, Oman
Company Name:    Remax

EMPLOYER POSTING

Reference No.:

MEC555

Date Posted:

03/04/2018

Category:

Retail

Positions Available:

2

Job Title:

LEASING EXECUTIVE-MALLS

Status:

Permanent

Confidential:

Yes

Establishment:

REMAX OMAN

Location:

Muscat- Salalah

Country:

Oman

 

Job Responsibilities:

Leasing Existing Projects

 

Key Requirements:

  Any Bachelor or Masters Degree but has to have some kind of Mall Experience.

1-3 years

Leasing
Communication
Confident
Soft Spoken

 

Salary/Perks:

Depends on experience 350-500 OMR

 

Posted by:

Fahd Siddiqui

How would you like to receive applications:

Email

Email:

fahd@remax.om

Fax:

Postal Address:

Al Assalah Tower Ghubra Muscat Muscat 116 OM

28/03/2018

Expansion Specialist

Location:    Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Company Name:    DeFacto

Job description

World of added values – DeFacto!

Aiming to have 16,000 employees by the end of 2018, DeFacto offers you;

Since 2003 DeFacto has been increasing its success day by day and has continued to grow with new members each of whom will take it further and has added +1 added value.

If you match the qualifications and basic functions, then come and Join DeFacto, come and bring +1 value to your life as well as ours and let’s Sprint to Future together!

Qualifications:

University degree in Economics, Architecture, Constructions, City Planning or similar field

Minimum of 3 years professional experience in a multinational retail company or other affiliate business

Fluent in English,

Retail experience regarding local trade and shopping centers

First know-how in the evaluation of locations, rental fees and market potential

Ability to deal with conflicts constructively,

Know the priorities about leasing process,

Willingness to travel within the country extensively and occasionally with-in Egypt

Basic Functions:

     Support the execution of the national expansion strategy and local lease activities

Support the calculation of profitability evaluations for existing and new shop locations providing all relevant information of the locations’ profit situation

Support existing stores in all landlord / shopping mall management related issues

Obtain and regularly update all permissions required by local legislation or company regulations

Update the local database with all location related information (such as contract timings, lease costs, carrying costs, revenues) and provide regular reportings according to the Corporate Standards

Verify variable costs / invoices (such as turnover rents, carrying costs) and control the monetary transactions

PLEASE SEND YOUR CVs TO:   tugce.erkmen@defacto.com.tr

12/03/2018

Marketing Manager

Location:    Lagos, Nigeria
Company Name:    Maryland Mall Limited

Job description

Maryland Mall Limited, strategically located to conveniently serve the shopping and leisure needs of Maryland, Mende, Ikeja, Anthony and Ilupeju environs, Maryland Mall offers you a new refreshing shopping and leisure experience on the mainland.

Job Title: Marketing Manager

Apply here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/629452931 
19/03/2018

Central Marketing Project Manager - Africa

Location:    Ain Harrouda, Grand Casablanca, Morocco
Company Name:    Jumia Maroc

Job description

Who we are?

Jumia is Africa's leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Market, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC.

Founded in 2012, Jumia's mission is to revolutionize the concept of shopping by providing customers with the best online shopping experience through a wide range of products categories including mobiles & tablets, computers, electronics, home & living, fashion, sports, health & beauty, grocery and others

Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment. Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where Jumia steps in.

We are currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey.

Central Marketing Project Manager - Jumia Africa

As a project management lead, your job will be to drive impactful commercial events for Jumia. Your scope will be africa-wide. You will be heading a team of 5 people across Africa. Your job will be to make 5 commercial events happen every month, by overviewing their creation 4 months ahead, and following up on their execution.

Main responsibilities:

Your job will be to coordinate impactful events for Jumia Mall, and help in their creation.

Coordinating events (80% of timeYou are the event's Sherpa, your aim is to consolidate all teams to become one united front heading towards a successful & timely event. For that, you will:

  • Challenge your team’s concepts every month to ensure you are driving an impactful event: marketing concept, value proposition, partnerships, quality of products etc.
  • Validate milestones to ensure event is ready for go live date. Establish a contingency plan to prepare for the worst, push for deadlines' respect, raise a flag when you spot inconsistencies
  • Build in-company event intelligence. At the end of each event, you gather and structure the learnings to leverage them for upcoming events. You benchmark best practices from international players 
  • Along the events, you build methodology support that will enable you to standardize & automate the tasks in order to spend less time on execution, more time on strategy & tools improvement.

Creating events (20% of time)

You will help your co-workers create/recreate from scratch impactful and relevant event concepts.

 

Required Skills:

Desired Background and experience:

  • Bachelor or Master's degree from top business schools and universities,
  • 1-2 years of professional experience in project management, ideally marketing and product management related.

Expected personal skills:

  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Good communicator and high emotional intelligence
  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines, being agile
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as in teams
  • Data oriented, analytical
  • English and French speaking.

 What we offer:

  • A unique experience in an international, entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • An unparalleled personal and professional improvement as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures
  • The opportunity to be part of a team full of talented people with the best backgrounds.

 Apply Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/497607169 

 

 

26/03/2018

Business Head - Real Estate

Location:    Kuwait
Company Name:    TULIP CONSULTING LTD

Job description

Degree in Civil Engineering preferably with a Diploma in Project Mgt/ MBA. Exp : 20+ Years. Should be in a similar role with P&L responsibility of a Real Estate Management entity. Handled construction projects of Shopping Mall/ Multi-storey Housing.

Apply Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/638049656 
05/03/2018

General Manager

Location:    Kazakhstan
Company Name:    Fircroft

Job description

RETAIL and Shopping MALL experience must

RELATED YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

Min of: 18+ years of experience.

YOE IN MANAGERIAL POSITION

Min of: 8 years of related managerial experience in a similar managerial position.

FIELD OF EXPERIENCE

Asset management having annual revenue of at least AED 200 million.

TECHNICAL AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

  • Must have P&L start-up experience in retail mixed use developments.
  • Able to implement an overarching strategic vision for the asset SBU’s.
  • Change responsive; clear and effective cross functional leadership.
  • Strong knowledge and exposure to Kazakhstan real estate market.
  • Abstract reasoning skills; incisive and creative within dynamic working environment.
  • Ability to liaise, influence and interact effectively with diverse audiences spanning Commercial, Business Development/Strategic Planning functions and multiple SBU’s.
  • Effective negotiation skills; highly networked relationship management skills.
  • “Can-do” attitude; “Deal closer”.

QUALIFICATION

BA in engineering, business or economics, MBA is highly preferred.

 KEY Result AREAS:

  1. Contributes to annual and YoY financial value growth through Marketing and Operational Excellence.
  2. Realized Service Charge as recoverable expense.
  3. Commercialization revenues and NOI growth vs. previous year.
  4. Customer/ tenant satisfaction.

Relationship Management

  • Serve as single point accountability for AD Plaza P&L; orchestrate effective relationships across tenants, owner, customers, cross-functional staff, 3rd party vendors and operators, broader community, regulatory agencies and bodies to enhance asset credibility, utilization and value proposition.  
  • Serve as the spokesperson of AD Plaza for all public facing communications.

 P&L Balance Sheet and Strategy Management

  • Design and execute 3-5 year asset strategic plan per SBU and cascade down to functional annual business plans driven by period end KPI management.
  • Serve as final authority for Operational and Financial Risk Mitigation.
  • Foundation owner of the strategic and business planning processes.
  • Develop and manage service charge and CAPEX budgets for operations per SBU, plan additional income through Commercialization; manage business model ratios.
  • Asset stewardship over operating and financial ratios.
  • Analyze actual vs. budget; prepare variance responses; sign off on month end financial and operational reporting packages.
  • Given the footfall patterns anticipated, devise and implement effective traffic conversion strategies and tactics.

Asset Operations Value Management

  • Ensure a disaster and emergency management mechanism in place as the local requirements; health and safety assurance for more than X# visitors daily.
  • Evaluate and assess outsourcing services and processes, as appropriate.
  • Ensure synergies are captured between the different AD Plaza asset classes.
  • Maintain asset value and integrity through PPM.
  • Develop and manage AD Plaza culture as a center of customer service delivery excellence.

 Apply Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/581749797 

12/03/2018

Marketing Manager

Location:    Muscat, Oman
Company Name:    Shopping Malls

Job description

Job Description / Role

Marketing Manager - Shopping Malls

Salary: up to OR 3,200 based on experience, plus excellent bonus and family status benefits

Location: Oman

Our Client is a Leading developer and operator of shopping malls within the region.

Their continued expansion within the Oman market has created an opening for a highly skilled and talented Marketing Manager, reporting to the Marketing Director, to oversee all marketing activities across their malls within the country.

Key role is Marketing performance of the assigned area including reviewing asset-level budgets, implementing the marketing strategy defined by the SMBU Corporate Marketing and overseeing and supporting the Mall Marketing teams.

Responsibilities

  • Review asset-level Marketing Calendar based on direction from the Line Manager
  • This includes review and approve Marketing Calendar and provide input ensuring their consistency across as well as follow policies, procedures and guidelines communicated by the Shopping Malls Business Unit ”SMBU” Corporate Marketing.
  • Develop annual Marketing budget for the assigned area with inputs from the Marketing team and Line Manager.
  • Ensure timely implementation and compliance of the Marketing team to budget requirements.
  • Responsible for the footfall evolution in the assigned area in close partnership with the retail partners by developing innovative and tailored joint marketing programmes targeted on customer needs that achieve measurable results in consumer footfall and spending.
  • Administer the implementation of marketing campaigns or initiatives in the assigned area e.g. Loyalty Card Program in line with the SMBU Corporate Marketing and ensure its timely execution and monitoring.
  • Manage relationships with major external agencies. This includes supporting the Marketing team in negotiating with external agencies as and when required.
  • Manage relationships with key tenants and ensure that the Marketing team sustain a channel of communication with tenants through the retailer advisory meeting.
  • Communicate directions from SMBU Marketing to Marketing team and escalate concerns to the Line Manager as appropriate for timely resolution.
  • Ensure that all Audit findings / improvement areas are timely resolved and implemented in the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Ensure compliance with the MAFP SMBU’s Code of Conduct, Departmental policies and HC Policies and Procedures at all times.
  • Be the advocate and ambassador of aligning and cascading the MAFP values across SMBU and ensure that relevant team adhered to and exhibit the same all the time.
  • Build the capability of staff reporting into by providing on time regular feedback including annual review on performance and identify areas of improvement / reinforcement for further development.
  • Manage, guide and mentor the Marketing team reporting into and take full responsibility in identifying potential talent and timely supporting professional development.
  • Lead by example – thrive to create an honest and open work environment where individuals collaborate/ support each other as a team and are passionate to achieve a common business objective

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration / Marketing or equivalent.
  • MBA in Marketing is highly preferred.
  • Minimum 7 - 9 years of progressive experience in managing all aspects of Marketing functions in a highly dynamic and customer driven industry, preferably Retail / Luxury Hospitality / Real Estate in GCC or abroad.
  • Possess a strategic ability and implementing a high level of “Customer Experience”
  • Adept in calendar timelines
  • Experience within digital / social media marketing domain
  • Excellent communications skills in both English and Arabic

About The Company

italent has been around since 2012, when we saw that businesses needed better talent solutions for their employment requirements. By focusing our efforts on quality products and services that are simple-to-use and innovative, our team brings you the best results without any unexpected additional costs and unnecessary complications. Simply put, we love helping businesses find and keep the right people.

Apply Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/624866241 

26/03/2018

Assistant General Manager

Location:    Cairo, Egypt
Company Name:    Al Futtaim Group

Job description

About The Job

  • To manage the facilities and operations within the assigned portfolio of assets/ buildings in Cairo Festival City while implementing best supplier and customer relationship management, facilities management, building energy services management, maintenance, and contract management practices that improve the overall operational efficiency of managed assets, maintain high customer satisfaction, and help achieve Al-Futtaim’s business objectives
  • Recommend and oversee the budget for the Operations business unit and monitor financial performance versus the budget so that the business is aware of anticipated costs/ revenues, areas of unsatisfactory performance and potential areas of cost reduction are identified, and performance improvement opportunities are realized.
  • Lead and manage the Operations department while ensuring the planning and allocation of all resources, and the implementation of the appropriate standards and controls to ensure that all activities are carried out in an efficient and effective manner to meet and exceed objectives
  • Provide inputs to the development of the overall division strategy and participate in developing the business unit strategy in line with the vision, mission, and business objectives of the company.
  • Deliver the Operations Management strategy for the portfolio of assets while ensuring contractual commitments are successfully met.
  • Manage the effective achievement of the business unit’s objectives through leading the Operations team by setting individual objectives, managing performance, developing and motivating staff, and providing formal and informal feedback and appraisals in order to maximize the subordinates’ and the business unit’s performance.
  • Develop and monitor SLAs for the portfolio of assets, and ensure that they are aligned to service delivery, customer expectations, and expectations from suppliers / service partners in order to achieve quality service delivery, effective supplier relationship management, and profitability.
  • Monitor service delivery performance and lead the evaluation of suppliers’ performance within CFC to ensure the selection of appropriately qualified service providers/ contractors at the optimum price in order to deliver the expected quality of service.
  • Manage customers’ expectations through clear communication and transparent work attitude in order to be consistent and to develop strong customer relationships
  • Escort customers on weekly tours within the premises/ facilities, listen to any feedback or complaints they might have, and delegate any work needed to the subordinates in order to provide customers with the necessary civil, mechanical, electrical, etc. support and maintenance support
  • Ensure compliance to all relevant quality, health, safety, and environmental management policies, procedures are controlled.
  • Timely issue and send the incident reports to HSEEQ department
  • Support the HSEQ staff for investigating the incidents
  • Ensure relevant emergency tests are conducted

About You

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • University Graduate in any discipline preferred Bilingual (English and Arabic speaking skills desirable)

Minimum Experience

  • 5-7 years relevant experience in a shopping mall/hotel especially with back ground in operational management, customer service and authority relationships

Job-Specific Skills

See minimum experience.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Teamwork across multiple disciplines and levels of management
  • Effective leader, communicator and trainer
  • Professional Knowledge
  • Conflict management
  • Organisational understanding to drive desired outcomes.
  • Personal Leadership

We’re here to provide excellent service but a little help from you can ensure a five-star candidate experience from start to finish.

Before you click “apply”: Please read the job description carefully to ensure you can confidently demonstrate why this opportunity is right for you and take the time to put together a well-crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility. Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities. We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence.

As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process. We make every effort to review and respond to every application.

Apply Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/601471228 

27/03/2018

Senior Commercial Manager

Location:    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Company Name:    new Mall Project

Job description

Senior Commercial Manager

55,000 to 60,000 SAR + Benefits

KSA

This role will be supporting one of our new Mall Project in Riyadh, depending on the organization structure allocation. Role will be reporting to Commercial Director who in turn will report into Senior Director-Commercial.

The role requires the candidate to be qualified in Commercial Management of construction projects and have a keen interest in Project Management and in developing their project management skills.

The ideal candidate is to have strong commercial awareness and have a background as a Chartered QS with relevant experience in procurement awareness, managing project cost control, cash flow, cost reporting of all development costs including construction.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development of project(s) through the direction of control documents and instruction from the senior management team and Senior Project Managers.
  • Assists with the preparation of Development feasibility studies to develop briefing requirements for Consultants.
  • Responsible for Cost Management of the respective project(s) with respect to Cost Planning, cost reporting, change management and Contract Close out in liaison with the Delivery Team.
  • Manage the procurement of Consultant and Contract services
  • Manage the compilation of the Contract Document, and execution with the respective Contractual parties.
  • Cost Planning, Estimating and Reporting
  • Assist with the contract administration, of construction and contracts and consultant appointments including the payment process thereof.
  • Contract Strategy Development with the respective Project Managers

Qualifications:

  • BSc Hons Quantity Surveying/Engineering or equivalent qualification MRICS
  • Shopping Malls experience on both pre and post contract commercial activities.
  • At least 10 years of dedicated commercial (QS) experience
  • Exposure to the GCC region for at least 3 years.
  • Working in PMC’s or Developer’s side; contractor experience is not required.

 
Apply here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/570205751 

22/03/2018

Operations Executive

Location:    Ajman City Centre, UAE
Company Name:    Majid Al Futtaim

Job description

Role Purpose:

The position is mainly responsible to administer in the assigned mall security function and to provide optimal level of security and safety for the property and assets.

Role Details – Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

  1. Attend to tenant queries in the assigned Centre on stock taking, visual merchandising, and delivery of materials, store maintenance and minor store renovation works. Forward to security control the Management approval / permission to conduct required works in the store.
  2. Supervise and ensure implementation of security related plans and systems which aim to maximize asset stakeholders and mall patrons’ safety at all times.
  3. Provide inputs to the assigned Mall Management for the preparation of Mall security risk management plan on an annual basis and ensure effective implementation of it within the approved budgets.
  4. Work closely with Mall Management to develop Security strategies that meet the needs of the mall.
  5. Co-ordinate with Marketing and MPM during events and promotion to ensure security of mall staff and mall visitors.
  6. Effectively manages the Other OPEX Exp. budget line
  7. Effectively manages the assigned CAPEX projects.
  8. Effectively & efficiently conduct all required operation, on duty tasks, and corrective actions to grant the implementation of the Asset Plan Initiatives. Coordinate with team members effectively to achieve above.
  9. Effectively & efficiently conduct all required operation, on duty tasks, and corrective actions to manage the Security contractor and achieve targeted Security KPIs. Conduct weekly meetings with Security site manager.
  10. Clearly communicate and enforce MAF safety and security procedures to external and internal contractors.
  11. Oversee the traffic management during peak hours and ensure smooth and safe customers/staff entry and exist. Develop alternative traffic route in case emergency evacuation.
  12. Ensure compliance with the MAFP SMBU’s Code of Conduct, Departmental policies and HC Policies and Procedures at all times.
  13. Be the advocate and ambassador of aligning and cascading the MAFP values across SMBU and ensure that it is adhered to and exhibit the same all the time.

Personal Characteristics and Required Background:

- Minimum Qualifications/education

·         Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent.

- Minimum experience

·         Minimum 3 – 5 years’ work experience in reporting, processing of POs / invoicing and payments and maintaining budgets and Centre administration preferably in a reputed Retail / Shopping Mall in GCC or abroad. 

Apply here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/594752900 

23/03/2018

Retail Design & Delivery Administrator

Location:    Sharjah, UAE
Company Name:    Majid Al Futtaim

Job description

Role Purpose:

The position is mainly responsible to assist the Retail Delivery team with tenant communication, administration and daily operation to move the process from lease signing through to store opening.

Role Details – Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  1. Responsible for collating pack of information to be issued to Tenant at Kick off meetings for the RDM and for the issuance of letter as a record of the meeting.
  2. Keep track of sheets for the Centre’s designated, up to date with the entry of the following information regarding new TFOM’s received from Leasing Admin, dates that submissions are received and related milestones to flag these up to the RDM for their necessary action.
  3. Provide tenants' contractor the required Dubai Municipality package containing NOCs with approved design, site plan, affection plan, signage layout, etc., for permits application and approval from the municipality (i.e. building, drainage, civil defence, health, food council etc.,). This also includes securing copies of these permits and ensure compliance in order to commence fit out works at site.
  4. Ensure proper collation of the Tenant forms that they issue, and to collate / update these on a database to show appointed designers name, appointed TAR, appointed contractor and appointed MEP.
  5. Undertake receipt of Tenant Contractors Inspection Request Forms and to organize with the relevant people to attend the meetings.
  6. Assist retail Delivery team in handover of the unit at site. This includes coordination with Operations for the handover of the unit key to the tenant along with the fit-out package of information prepared at the same time.
  7. Obtain from the architect and engineers and Retail Delivery Manager the lists of snags prior to or after the store opening and forward these lists to the tenant for rectification by the contractor. 
  1. Complete a deficiency list of any newly constructed shop and pass over to Operations for them to manage and monitor.
  2. Interact / Follow up with Leasing Department on outstanding L.O.P of Franchise paperwork.
  3. Act as the landlord representative when needed during the tenant fit out process to control the common areas of the Centre, including policing the service corridors and mall areas to prevent tenant, contractor from using, damaging or interfering with competition of common areas.
  4. Assist the Retail Delivery team in coordinating the move in of tenant goods; include scheduling of loading facilities, provision of temporary power, and other services, if required.
  5. Work with Retail Delivery team and provide quarterly summary of expiring stores as (identified by Leasing) that have the need for renovation of the existing fit out and the scope or the renovation.
  6. Coordinate with Leasing Department to ensure legal documents are executed and rent is paid prior to completing the handover of any location to a tenant.
  7. Assist RDM’s in selecting and screening qualified designers and contractors capable of completing work with a high standard.
  8. Notify tenants in close proximity to projects of any disruption, noise or disturbance that may occur due to construction work.
  9. Ensure compliance with the MAFP SMBU’s Code of Conduct, Departmental policies and HC Policies and Procedures at all time.
  10. Be the advocate and ambassador of aligning and cascading the MAFP values across SMBU and ensure that it is adhered to and exhibit the same all the time.

Personal Characteristics and Required Background: 

Experience:

Minimum 3 – 5 years of experience in operations, tenant fit out process etc., ideally in Shopping Mall / retail development in a similar role.  

Qualifications/education:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

 
Apply Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/600662164 

 

14/03/2018

Marketing Manager

Location:    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Company Name:    Majid Al Futtaim Company

Job description

       JOB PURPOSE:

The position is mainly responsible for the Marketing performance of the assigned area including reviewing asset-level budgets, implementing the marketing strategy defined by the SMBU Corporate Marketing and overseeing and supporting the Mall Marketing team.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Review asset-level Marketing Calendar based on direction from the Line Manager. This includes review and approve Marketing Calendar and provide input ensuring their consistency across as well as follow policies, procedures and guidelines communicated by the SMBU Corporate Marketing.
  2. Develop annual Marketing budget for the assigned area with inputs from the Marketing team and Line Manager. Ensure timely implementation and compliance of the Marketing team to budget requirements.
  3. Responsible for the footfall evolution in the assigned area in close partnership with the retail partners by developing innovative and tailored joint marketing programmes targeted on customer needs that achieve measurable results in consumer footfall and spending.
  4. Administer the implementation of marketing campaigns or initiatives in the assigned area e.g. Loyalty Card Program in line with the SMBU Corporate Marketing and ensure its timely execution and monitoring.
  5. Manage relationships with major external agencies. This includes supporting the Marketing team in negotiating with external agencies as and when required.
  6. Manage relationships with key tenants and ensure that the Marketing team sustain a channel of communication with tenants through the retailer advisory meeting.
  7. Communicate directions from SMBU Marketing to Marketing team and escalate concerns to the Line Manager as appropriate for timely resolution.
  8. Ensure that all Audit findings / improvement areas are timely resolved and implemented in the assigned area of responsibility.
  9. Ensure compliance with the MAFP SMBU’s Code of Conduct, Departmental policies and HC Policies and Procedures at all times.
  10. Be the advocate and ambassador of aligning and cascading the MAFP values across SMBU and ensure that relevant team adhered to and exhibit the same all the time.
  11. Build the capability of staff reporting into by providing on time regular feedback including annual review on performance and identify areas of improvement / reinforcement for further development.
  12. Manage, guide and mentor the Marketing team reporting into and take full responsibility in identifying potential talent and timely supporting professional development.
  13. Lead by example – thrive to create an honest and open work environment where individuals collaborate /support each other as a team and are passionate to achieve a common business objective.

 Fore more details visit: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/624812313 

15/03/2018

Marketing Manager

Location:    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Company Name:    Al-Futtaim Company

Job description

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 Purpose

The Marketing Manager is responsible for developing marketing strategies to enhance Toys R Us’s market

penetration throughout the GCC & Meena region. The Manager will oversee all regional marketing

initiatives and lead ongoing development and analysis to improve retail customer insights, strengthen

customer acquisitions and retention efforts, improve targeted market campaigns, and drive cost-effective

strategic business initiatives.

Job Description

  • Develop initial marketing plans for all campaigns,promotions, and branding events for the GCC region, basedof KPI objectives set by the Director of Marketing, the business needs of International Buying and Merchandising, and ad hoc requests from Executive levels Communicating key objectives and tasks, in order to successfully execute the implementation of marketing campaigns.
  • Maintain and manage existing vendor relationships and expand base by researching and utilizing own resources to locate potential partnerships Provide a breakdown of the annual Marketing budget by allocating appropriate funds amongst the yearly scheduled campaigns, based on the seasonality of sales and forecasts,and other associated variables.
  • Partner with Gmasco to develop the content and strategy for the annual Marketing Calendar; Converse with key partners such as Buyers, Public Relations, Social Media, Website & Creative, and Advertising to ensure that all aspects of the marketing mix (price, product, promotion, and place) are defined and appropriately integrated to meet the goals and objectives of the business.
  • Partner with Buyers for data for the planning of markdowns and ad hoc promotions and to identify opportune timing of action and underperforming products that require endorsement.
  • Collaborate with Buying team to communicate key product focuses and timing of promotions.
  • Develop new store opening strategies for the purpose of attracting customers and creating awareness for new store openings through the use of customer incentives, sales drivers, in-store activities, and mall marketing

About You

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business Administration, or equivalent commercial experience.

Minimum Experience and Knowledge: Significant commercial marketing experience in Toys ior kids fields, gained in a managerial role, with a proven track record of implementing and sustaining market developments; Retail Marketing experience is preferred.

Job-Specific Skills: Analytical Skills, Problem Solving Skills, Excellent Communication Skills, Creativity Commercial awareness.

Must have a strong understanding of Key Performance Indicators and how it pertains to the success of marketing activities.

We’re here to provide excellent service but a little help from you can ensure a five-star candidate experience from start to finish.

Before you click “apply”: Please read the job description carefully to ensure you can confidently demonstrate why this opportunity is right for you and take the time to put together a well-crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility. Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities. We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence.

As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process. We make every effort to review and respond to every application.

For more information visit: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/587944262

15/03/2018

Retail Design Manager

Location:    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Company Name:    Faithful+Gould

Job description

Job Purpose

The function of the Project Manager is to ensure that the presentation and functional quality of all store units in the Client portfolio is of the highest possible standard and in line with the company’s directed design criteria and precinct design criteria.

The Project Manager must ensure business driven retail design solutions, on-site store delivery, and minimisation of down-time in the income stream as a result of programmed openings.

The Project Manager process is achieved through both customer focus and the ongoing relationship with retailers, their designers and their contractors, builders and or shopfitters. To this, the Project Manager must be multi-disciplined in Retail Design, Retail Knowledge and Construction Management

Core Task

The Services to be performed by the Service Provider apply to all elements of the Project and include comprehensive Retail Design Management, MEP Engineering and Tenancy Coordination services to ensure that all retail units are constructed as fit for the purposes intended and fully compliant to all relevant Authorities requirement for the issuance of all necessary internal Emaar and applicable local authority approvals.

The scope of services to be performed by the Service Provider shall include as a minimum:

  • Day to day management of the retail unit design reviews and internal approvals
  • Management of each retail design submittals. To be carried out electronically without any manual marking on the submissions
  • Weekly Retail Design Tracking Reports against agreed milestones
  • Initial Concept Design Reviews and Approvals in line with approved Basebuild/ landlord design parameters
  • MEP Design Reviews and Approvals in line with approved Basebuild/ landlord design parameters
  • Final Design Review and Approvals in line with approved Basebuild/ landlord design parameters
  • Review of As Built drawings, verifying and certifying the same against site installation
  • Management of all Tenancy Query Requests for issue to the nominated project consultants
  • Liaise with other consultants employed by DUBAI HILLS ESTATE LLC at all stages of the project
  • Ensure all technical queries are issued to DUBAI HILLS ESTATE LLC Project Consultants for action, clarification and close out
  • Ensure all requested lVR's/LVR's are issued to DUBAI HILLS ESTATE LLC for action and approval. All works pertaining to lVR / LVR have to be handled by the Service Provider (Communications, Inspect on site and implementing the same in the design drawings)
  • Conduct pre-handover site review ensuring all demise areas have been constructed in line with the issued Lease Outline Drawings (LOD's)
  • Conduct inspection & sign off of lVR works carried out on behalf of the tenant.
  • Coordinate all pre-handover site design meetings
  • Daily site inspections to ensure design quality is achieved throughout the fit-out period
  • Pre-opening defects inspection and reporting
  • Pre-open for trade site inspection and sign off prior to opening

SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies; with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximise our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include, Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

Acquired by SNC Lavalin in 2017, we also have an extensive depth of geographic exposure across 50 countries and the breadth of 53,000 experts. As one of the largest engineering contractors, we have access to 17,000 staff in the Middle East making us one of the largest multidisciplinary consultancies in the region.

Rewards And Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

A competitive salary

Accommodation allowance

Transportation allowance

22 calendar days annual leave

Medical and life insurance cover

Company gratuity scheme

Discretionary bonus scheme

Annual flight allowance to point of origin

Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

For more information visit: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/587990592 

15/03/2018

Director of Revenue Management and Controls

Location:    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Company Name:    Kemistry

Job description

The Client

Our client is one of the leading diversified real estate and property services company in Dubai, UAE

The Candidate

The successful candidate will establish and lead the company's Revenue Management department as a world-class revenue management function to support the company’s strategic focus on revenue growth from its existing portfolio and new assets.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set-up and maintain revenue management and pricing tools to support the decision-making processes around lease renewals, re-lettings, tenancy buy-outs, and other asset management or development initiatives
  • Identify business opportunities and risk mitigation strategies around leasing and key account management decisions to help maximize revenue generation and deliver tenant category mixes aligned with asset plans 
  • Support Development activities by monitoring progress on leasing for projects and redevelopments against the relevant feasibilities; track and maintain up-to-date sales, tenant mix and revenue expectations; review reasonableness of revenue assumptions with adapted benchmark analysis
  • Contribute to Key Account Management efforts with the timely provision of relevant input into marketing material for presentations and meetings with key accounts
  • Conduct portfolio data analytics focusing on sales and revenue analysis at regional, tenant group, tenant, mall or unit level, including sensitivity analysis and valuation impacts
  • Report on key financial and non-financial revenue and leasing indicators including, but not limited to, renewals, re-letting, holdovers, pre-leasing, rent to sales ratio, rent escalations, gross/net rent adjustments
  • Build monitoring tools for controls and compliance around leasing and revenue management activities across the regions, including (but not limited to) tenant sales audits, timeliness of negotiations, resolution of holdovers, robust implementation of ERV benchmarks, waiver requests, collections and legal processes 
  • Improve enterprise systems for the leasing and revenue management function: identify and report systems and process improvements opportunities; share best practice, recommend solutions and help implement preventive/corrective initiatives with the relevant company stakeholders
  • Support the Head of Finance with ad hoc reports on assets, projects, or business initiatives
  • Build, manage, coach and mentor a team of revenue managers to ensure appropriate capability build and relevant value add financial analysis to stakeholders 
  • Ensure compliance with the company’s Code of Conduct, applicable Departmental and HC Policies and Procedures at all times
  • Be the advocate and ambassador of aligning and cascading the company values in the assigned area of responsibility and ensure that it is adhered to and exhibit the same all the time
  • Lead by example – thrive to create an honest and open work environment where individuals collaborate /support each other as a team and are passionate to achieve a common business objective

Skills and Qualifications

  • Professional qualification such as CA/CPA/ACCA/ etc., is a prerequisite
  • Minimum 10-15 years of relevant post-qualification experience working within a Finance or Leasing support function, with exposure to FP&A and/or revenue management responsibilities in an international environment
  • Strong knowledge of processes and value drivers within a reputed commercial real estate development / management organization in GCC or abroad in a similar role
  • Financial literacy, experience in Data analytics, working with Yardi or Oracle e-Business Suite
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills

 

For more information visit: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/623789436

28/03/2018

Art Director

Location:    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Company Name:    Al-Futtaim Company

Job description

Vacancy ID: 21753

Job Title: Art Director (Entertainment)

Reports to: General Manager – Entertainment

Total reports: Several indirect reports through third party contracts. For example: photo agencies, graphic artists, creative agencies, video labs, editing suits etc.

Department: Entertainment Mall Management

Location: Dubai Festival City Mall (DFCM)

Job Purpose

The Art Director (Entertainment), working with the Creative Director is responsible for developing and executing all visual content creation for all ’Imagine‘ branded show offerings.

They will work closely with the Manager - Technical Production and Creative Director to continually devise new and innovative shows to produce award-winning spectaculars. Always looking towards “what’s next” by challenging existing thinking. Implementing strategies to maximize the potential of entertainment and the ‘Imagine’ brand to facilitate year-on-year growth for retail. The role older is responsible for delivering excellent customer experiences, whilst assisting in positioning Al-Futtaim as one of the market leaders in mall entertainment.

Financial Dimensions

  • Responsible for keeping to the creative projects’ budgets

Creative Development

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist in developing and designing creative ideas for new multimedia shows and special events
  • Develops visual creative elements for multimedia shows, live, special events and firework shows
  • Creates concept story boards
  • Create presentations for senior leadership, internal and external clients
  • Work with clients to design and develop their visual and video messages, turning outline concepts into creative projects
  • Execute visual creative elements for multimedia shows, live, special events and fireworks show
  • Collaborate with video studios to produce artwork and digital media for shows

Live And Special Events

  • Create visual briefs for special events, especially artwork, live filming and B Roll filming
  • Provide creative input for filming and video presentations during rehearsals and on-site technical /dress rehearsals

Production

  • Create digital artwork for video projection
  • Direct visual creative elements of all productions
  • Co-ordinate and direct programming for visual elements
  • Supervise vendors on-site to ensure design intent is achieved and adapted as necessary

Coordination

  • Direct and co-ordinate all visual elements
  • Co-ordination with operations and technical team on show programming for visual elements
  • Collaborate with stakeholders including clients, marketing, mall management team and senior management to deliver shows
  • Coordinate external suppliers and contractors in particular scenic studios, artists and photographers
  • Be a major stakeholder for Factory Acceptance tests (FAT) and Site Acceptance Tests (SAT) for scenic fabrication.

Reporting

  • Key representative for Al-Futtaim Entertainment with third parties.
  • Prepare routine and ad hoc progress reports, relating to creative development of visual elements and artwork
  • Assist in pitching show and event concepts to the entertainment and senior management team
  • Assist in preparing presentations and storyboards for stakeholder

Job Context

The role will deliver the artwork for the provision of a quality entertainment experience and collaborate with external stakeholders in a professional and efficient manner, which reflects the company’s reputation in the shopping centre industry. Serve as a member of the Entertainment Senior Management team whilst driving the development of new concepts and shows.

Minimum Qualifications And Knowledge

Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • University graduate or Trade School Diploma
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

Minimum Experience

  • 10 years’ design experience within the Entertainment Industry.

Job-Specific Skills

  • Creative credits for show/event delivery

Behavioural Competencies

  • Teamwork across multiple disciplines and levels of management
  • Effective leader and communicator
  • Creative thinker

We’re here to provide excellent service but a little help from you can ensure a five-star candidate experience from start to finish.

Before you click “apply”: Please read the job description carefully to ensure you can confidently demonstrate why this opportunity is right for you and take the time to put together a well-crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility. Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities. We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence.

As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process. We make every effort to review and respond to every application.

 

For more information visit: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/606129992

15/03/2018

Display Artist

Location:    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Company Name:    Al Tayer Group Company

Job description

Display Artist opportunity in Armani Exchange

Job Purpose
To produce, install and remove display items as per the approved concept/ design/ theme, within allotted time so as to contribute to the projection of brand image and visibility

Job Requirements
Education/Certification and Continued Education
O’ level / intermediate, with tertiary qualifications in fine or commercial arts

Years of Experience
2 to 5 years relevant experience

Essential Roles And Responsibilities
  • Receive instructions from Supervisor on the work to be done and accordingly produce mall podiums, in-store podiums, window displays and other product display items, as required, within allotted time, for the purpose of installation.
Install, carefully and properly, all the display items as per approved concept / design / theme to attract the attention of customers and draw them towards the given product / brand.
  • Remove the display materials / items at the end of allotted time, carefully dismantle, pack and transport them back to the warehouse to enable codification and storage of materials properly for future use.
  • Prepare and submit daily report on the work done so as to enable measurement of efficiency and quality of work done by the Display Artists.
Job Category
Sales and Customer ServicesLifestyle

For more information visit: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/590807634/
01/03/2018

Leasing Manager

Location:    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Company Name:    Nakheel

Job description

  • Responsible for the leasing strategy and direction of multiple projects. In this case it is Dubai Design Centre and Dragon Mart Complex.
  • Undertake direct lease negotiations with targeted and approved prospects.
  • Create critical path plans and retail depth charts for desired retailers.
  • Prepare Tenancy mix for the retail asset.
  • Report to Director – Leasing on the status of leasing timelines, goals and tenancy mix progress.
  • Profiling of new and existing retail brands locally, regionally and internationally.
  • Maintain regular contact with key retail groups in the local market.
  • Secure major anchor deals in fashion and entertainment
  • Sourcing targeted international retailers to acquire new and unique concepts.
  • Actively source and secure desired retailers for the project.
  • Conduct review and renewal of expiring leases of existing property where applicable
  • Maximise rental income and terms from lease negotiations with tenants.
  • Be responsible for raising the profile of the mall amongst retail community.
  • Assisting in the preparation of lease documentation including Letter Of Offer, Agreement For Lease and Lease documents.
  • Competitor research of new developments, rentals and major deals.
  • Market research of new brand names and retail trends.
  • Liaise with the Property legal counsel and/or advisors to ensure that all lease documentation complies with prevailing laws and regulations

Required Skills:

  • Excellent motivation skills
  • Good people skills
  • Good knowledge of retail trends
  • Budgeting and forecasting of rentals
  • Time Management and Planning
01/03/2018

Mall Operations Executive

Location:    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Company Name:    Nakheel

Job description

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES / TASKS  

  • Assist the Operations Manager/Head of Department to carry out operation & maintenance of the Mall
    •  Control & guide the Service Providers at site daily tasks for the desired output and quality of service
    • Monitor the performance of Nakheel FM service provider and other Service Providers and report to Operations Manager
    • Supervises the daily on-ground activities in all operational aspects of the Mall including soft/hard services and concessions, as well as monitoring of tenants to insure compliance with Centre operational guidelines.
    • Daily inspections of Mall premises & report deficiencies to Operations Manager & concerned parties
    •  Assisting the Operations Manager/Head of Department in identifying opportunities for greater efficiency & productivity of Mall service providers including Nakheel FM Contractors
    •  Ensure that corrective action is taken as necessary on issues related to safety within Mall premises
    •  Assist the admin team in preparation of relevant reports & paperwork related to renewals & Terminations 
    • Supervising and monitoring the implementation of PM schedule for Mall Services and maintaining the updated records accordingly
    • Main focal point between Operation department and Nakheel FM Contractors site teams, as well as various internal departments
    • Handling Tenant's & services providers requests for minor maintenances and site access
    • Assisting TDC Team in the shops/Kiosks Lease renewals and generate necessary reports accordingly
    • Responsible in maintaining Mall House-Keeping & Hygiene operation
    • Ensure all Landscaping & Water Feature, waste management, pest control etc. are maintained in a presentable manner

Experience 

 Minimum of 2 years’ experience

 Experience in retail Operations

 Experience in Facility Management works, Admin works and Document control system

Skills:

 Good written and verbal communication skills

 Ability to handle difficult situations

 Patience and calm under pressure

 Good people skills and telephone manners

 Flexible and confident

 Time management

 Attention to details

 Able to work under extreme pressure

Qualifications:

     Diploma Graduate   

Qualifications:

Diploma Graduate

01/03/2018

Marketing Manager - Hospitality

Location:    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Company Name:    Nakheel

Job description

    • Manage and liaise with appointed agencies and to give them full brief on any requested ideas

    • Develop and Manage marketing plan, strategies manage yearly marketing events calendar

    • Develop & execute marketing initiatives for new projects, menu changes, special menus, remodels and rebranding and seasonal campaigns

    • Develop professional business relationship with potential customers, suppliers and partner organization

    • Handle pre-opening marketing activities to include branding and outlets positioning …etc.

    • Manage annual marketing budgets for individual properties and brand promotions to drive sales

    • Source advertising opportunities and placing adverts in the press & radio on local, regional, national

    • and specialist publication, depending on the target market and the campaign

    • Conduct regular research analysis of existing and new digital marketing platforms to determine

    • effectiveness

    • Organize and manage marketing activities, digital marketing, managing photo shoots …etc

    • Liaise with appointed social media partner for promoting all outlets on all platforms

    • Manage and review all digital channels for all the restaurants (Facebook, Instagram, twitter etc.)

    • Manage restaurant review platforms and vendors (TripAdvisor, Zomato etc.)

    • Manage & Approve all print advertising and manage graphic designers on ad creation

    • Oversee newsletter campaigns for all the restaurants to include all promotions and content for printing        

    • Provide on-site event support where necessary

    • Manage effective distribution of marketing plans & Strategies

    • Organize & attend events such as conferences, Seminars, receptions and exhibition

    • Evaluate marketing campaigns and provide feedback to management

    • To create and report Management on monthly basis for post campaign analysis, Social Media

    • Operate and manage various trade based system (Micros/Oracle etc.)

     

Qualifications & Skills:

    • Bachelor Degree in Marketing from an accredited university

    • 8-10 years of experience in marketing with 5 years in a superintendent position, preferably in the hospitality / restaurant industry

    • Attention to details

    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

    • Self-motivated, team player with great collaborative and interpersonal skills

    • Strong personal leadership, organizational, relationship building and negotiation skills

    • Analytical and project management skills

    • Good Computer knowledge

07/03/2018

Marketing Director

Location:    Riyadh
Company Name:    Al Othaim Company

Job description

Al Othaim Holding is one of the major companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in terms of economic activity and investment diversity. It comprises different companies and industries including the two (2) major sister-companies, such as: 

• Abdullah Al Othaim Markets Company - owns more than 100 branches of supermarkets and hypermarkets in the Kingdom 

• Al Othaim Real Estate Investment & Development Co. – a royal series of Al Othaim Malls in the Kingdom

At present, the company is growing and expanding its networks in the entire Gulf region that gives more JOB OPPORTUNITIES for Saudi locals and foreign workers. 

Qualifications

  • Years of Experience: 10+ years of experience in reputed field
  • Education: Bachelors Degree in Business Administration
  • Industries: Retail, Leisure and Tourism Sector

Send your CVs to hr@othaim.com

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