Sales Engineer - ELV Projects

Al Futtaim Group

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Posted on: 9 Apr 2024

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Employment: Full Time

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group's entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day

Overview of the role:

Sales Account Engineer will be responsible for developing, identifying, and creating new sales opportunities. He / She will be customer's primary point of contact and will be responsible for meeting revenue goals for an assigned book of accounts.

What you will do :
- Develop Al Futtaim Engineering brand image and prequalify brand with industry consultants.
- Initiate action plans to approach and secure new business for the ELV projects division
- Identify and target new customers with new sales opportunities.
- Achieve targeted orderbook, gross margin, revenue, and unit sales target through effective sales process management, increasing customer retention and efficient sales development strategy.
- Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with the key consultants and contractors within the construction industry.
- Proactively managing customer requirements for on-time delivery considering lead-times, product specification changes and customer demand.
- Manage all the elements including but not limited to estimation, preparation/submission of quotation, negotiation, submission/approval of shop drawings/ technical submittals of the sales process on an individual level as well as a team.
- Collect market data and perform analysis for projects


Required skills to be succesful:
- Strong verbal and written communication skill.
- Self-motivated with skills to motivate others.
- Able to work under pressure

What equips you for the role
- Engineering degree or any equivalent qualification.
- Minimum 3+ years of relevant sales experience in KSA in the ELV projects domain
- Good working relationship with the key consultants, contractors and the partners in the ELV domain.

About Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies
Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies offers customers complete engineering and systems integration solutions.

The Engineering arm operates in the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Egypt providing a wide variety of products and services from air conditioning, scaffolding and access solutions, elevators and escalators, control and life safety, facilities management, building products, MEP, Energy Management, Technology Infrastructure and Digital Transformation.

The Technologies division provides complete business solutions to large, medium and small customers that include, contact centre solutions, business applications, business intelligence, data management, advanced analytics amongst others. The IT infrastructure portfolio comprises IP telephony, ELV systems, networking solutions, professional audio-visual solutions and managed services.

These solutions are further complemented by services that include project management, installation, testing, commissioning and after-sales maintenance contracts.


Established in the 1930's, the Al-Futtaim Group initially operated as a trading enterprise. Rapid development throughout the 1940's and 50's saw it establish itself regionally as an integrated commercial, industrial and services organisation, positioning itself one of the leading business houses in the lower Gulf region. Today, it operates collectively over 40 companies bearing the Al-Futtaim name, dominates many market segments in the UAE, and has expanded its sphere of operation to include Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Egypt.

The Group comprises a diverse range of strategically positioned operating subsidiaries and associate companies, structured to give the Al-Futtaim Group the flexibility and versatility to keep ahead of local competition while keeping pace with the ever-evolving global business scenario. The Groups continued investment in world-class systems technology is clear evidence of its commitment to maintain leading edge performance and service delivery.

The success of the Al-Futtaim Group can be attributed to a business approach that combines the ability to change with the traditional values of integrity, service and social responsibility that define its core business philosophy. This, linked with the Groups belief in decentralisation, gives the heads of the operating companies a high degree of functional autonomy and authority, providing the Group with essential flexibility, and individual employees a clearly defined work culture and sense of responsibility.

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