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General Manager Operations - Qatar

  • Job added:   20 November 2015
  • Salary :   Tax free GBP 60-80,000 + benefits
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   AVR - GM Nov 2015

Working with the Al Futtaim group, an employer of over 40,000 associates within the MENA region, the successful applicant will enjoy the full benefits of a tax free, results driven income and working with a multi cultural, highly engaged team.


The successful candidate will develop & grow market share of both vehicle leasing & rental in the Qatar market. Taking overall responsibility for all facets of in-house operations, local sales & marketing presence, staff recruitment & development & legislative adherence. Ownership of full P&L responsibility for the Qatar operation.


Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge: The job holder should be educated to university degree level (bachelor’s or master’s degree). A membership or qualification with a relevant industry body may be provided in substitution.


Preferred Qualifications: The job holder should have a minimum 5 years automotive industry experience in an equivalent and/or senior role. GCC experience would be advantageous.


Job-Specific Skills:  The job holder should have excellent business development, sales, customer relations and leadership skills. In addition, the job holder must communicate effectively with other senior managers, employees, partners and customers. Results oriented, entrepreneurial with strong problem solving, negotiation and decision making ability are key skills. Arabic language skills will be considered advantageous.


Behavioural Competencies: Obtaining commitment and co-operation ideally through consent and willingness. Positioning oneself as a principal member of the management team with the ability to manage the multi-level internal and external relationships that will exist. Developing personal and professional effectiveness by ‘doing the right things and the right jobs’ thereby focusing on activities which make a difference. Identifying opportunities to excel by demarking the business objectives, strategy and demands, whilst maintaining professionalism in times of commercial pressure. Energy, enthusiasm, creativity and self-starting feature prominently..

How To Apply

Please submit current cv, covering note and photograph to ayesha.baig@alfuttaim.ae

Candidates will initially be assessed at a London location week commencing 30th November 2015