Assistant Manager – Business Development

Full Time

Majid Al Futtaim

Majid Al Futtaim Holding is the leading shopping mall, retail, communities, entertainment developer and operator in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia regions. With over 48,000 people, revenues of over US$ 11 Billion, and operations in 18 countries. Some of the iconic brands we carry include Mall of the Emirates, Carrefour, All Saints, Lego, City Center, Abercrombie & Fitch, & Vox Cinemas. We believe in making Great Moments for Everyone, Every day.

Job Role:
The Assistant Business Development Manager is responsible for driving new business development projects for Majid Al Futtaim Retail in order to achieve sustainable growth. The role holder is also responsible for preparing the overall plans and managing the local implementation of the MAF Retail strategy ensuring timely and proper implementation of assigned projects.

Job Responsibilities:
Oversee and ensure sourcing of suitable locations in shopping malls or standalone locations in line with retail concepts
Provide inputs on expansion, leasing, procurement and asset management strategies, continuously looking into cost efficiency and guaranteeing set quality standards
Work cross functionally with sales and marketing or related department, to turn “consumer needs” to actionable business development proposals
Support the executive team in the preparation of the market strategy on new developments
Provide inputs for land and asset acquisitions suitable for retail projects when required
Approve agreements based on negotiations for land and supplies procurement and provide inputs on the best solutions when required
Direct and ensure procurement activities for required assets and materials are carried out in a timely, accurate and consistent manner
Ensure established contracts and agreements are competitive and minimize Majid Al Futtaim Retail’s risk exposure

Job Requirements:
Professional usage of Microsoft office
Organizational skills and presentation skills
Good level of English
Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or equivalent
Excellent Negotiation and communication skills

What we offer
Work in a friendly environment, where everyone shares positive vibes and excited about our future.
Work with over 50,000 diverse and talented colleagues, all guided by our Leadership Model.
At Majid Al Futtaim, we’re on a mission to create great moments, to spread happiness, to build, experiences that stay in our memories for a lifetime. We’re proud to say that over the past 27 years, we have built a reputation as a regional market leader in what we do. Join us!
Work from any country in the world for 30 days a year.