UAE National Business Development Analyst

Full Time

Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

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.

Job Role:
The Business Development Analyst is responsible to lead the data and reporting of the opportunities funnel, identify new business models, assist in building the pipeline by developing market research studies and also support the execution of priority business ideas. This role will work in a fast-paced, start-up like environment and collaborate with internal strategic partners by deploying agile methodology to accelerate experimenting and bringing new solutions to the market.

Job Responsibility:
Support Al Futtaim view on deals – internal synergies, commercial application
Data reporting activities for internal stakeholders
Management presentation materials
Create a funnel of future incubation ideas to develop and commercialise
Assist in continuous incubation ideation process to formulate new business concepts
Evaluate the initial market potential of the defined ideas
Support business cases preparation to achieve the sign-off for the projects
Manage project budget management (dashboard)
Support new businesses implementation
Collaborate with business stakeholders to define the roadmap and corresponding go-to-market strategies
Provide research on Strategic Automotive Segments for Investment
Market sizing and growth forecasting
Profiling of potential target companies, Sector and Market Analysis
New product and service opportunities assessment
Build early view on deals/opportunities

Required skills:
Proactive and deadline driven
Strong interpersonal, team building, and negotiation skills
Researching and analytical skills
Presentation skills
Excellent oral and written communication with strong ability to network

What equips you for the role:
Proficient in Microsoft Excel
1 year experience in a similar role
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Analytics, Finance, or Accounting