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Operations Manager – Al Futtaim Logistics

Al Futtaim Group

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: HP698-5818

The Role

Al-Futtaim Logistics is a leading Supply Chain Management company in Dubai, UAE, with our major shareholder being one of the largest business houses in the lower Gulf region. Al-Futtaim logistics, started as a small warehouse for Al-Futtaim products about 25 years ago, and has developed over the years into one of the largest logistics service providers in the UAE. We have nearly 500 people on our diverse team from 20 different countries.

We offer superior pan-Arab supply chain management solutions including warehousing and distribution, freight forwarding as well as IT solutions and Supply Chain Design and Consulting. The company has an international network of offices and agents for overseas freight and warehousing and distribution centres in all major UAE cities and ports.

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Operations Manager to work from our Abu Dhabi based operations. To be Primarily responsible for efficient management of warehousing operations & inventory control in the facilities to ensure that the operational process and procedures are at all times in place to meet the contractual objectives of all clients.To lead, motivate and drive the operational teams to achieve daily operational and business targets to an agreed operating plan and budget.

Reporting to the Senior Operations Manager, Automotive you will have the following key responsibilities:

* Efficient planning of workload and resource
* Meeting deadlines and targets within budgeted manpower costs
* Quality standard s (accuracy, adherence to agreed processes, presentation of product)
* Customer specific KPI standards
* Staff leadership and development
* PDR appraisal process
* Productivity
* Health, safety and security
* Adherence to internal policies and procedures

Responsible for adherence to all group policies for self and team members. HR policies, EHS policies, Al-Futtaim way behavioural standards.


To apply for this role you should have the following skills, experiences and qualifications:

* Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge: Degree preferred.

* Minimum Experience: 2 years in large scale warehousing operations

* Job-Specific Skills: Man management, planning, detailed understanding of operational, administrative and system processes.

* Behavioural Competencies: Leadership. Strong communicator in English and native languages of workforce, excellent planning and organisational skills, problem solving, managing conflicts. Works well under pressure.

About the Company

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.