UAE National-Government Relations Officer | Automotive | Dubai and Northern Emirates

UAE National-Government Relations Officer | Automotive | Dubai and Northern Emirates

1-4 years
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Job Description

Job Requisition ID: 109957
No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get The chance to push the limits every single day.
As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You'll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.
Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.
UAE National-Government Relations Officer-Dubai and Northern Emirates
About The Role
We are currently seeking to recuit for Government Relations Officer to work closely with all Government Departments throughout the UAE to capture any new development in all related potential areas in order to recommend our facilities and products effectively and efficiently. The jobholder will be responsible for the delivery of effective government relations duties.
Key Accountabilities
  • Acquire information from all Government Agency in UAE that may entail automotive requirements which will result to Governments to prefer Al-Futtaim product and services
  • Present to Head of Government Relations any potential improvement on the existing products and services as per the information acquired thru the specific/exclusive requirement of a certain Agency
  • Prepare a review on how to promote an advancement on our products and services through the Government Agencies feedback
  • Support all Government Network requirements and request in an efficient manner

About You
Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:
  • Bachelor's degree graduate or higher.
  • Minimum Experience: Minimum 1 year Experience of working as a Public Relations Officer previously (or a GRO)
  • Holds a valid UAE driving license.

Job-Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to travel to all emirates in order to visit the various Government offices in Dubai and Northern Emirates Region. The nature of the role requires the individual to always be reachable by phone at any time and day of the week (including weekends).

Behavioural Competencies:
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Arabic, both verbal and written
  • A confident communicator with excellent interpersonal skills & proven ability to engage at all levels
  • Perform assigned duties in an efficient and accurate manner Ability to multi-task and respond quickly and flexibly to meet multiple and changing priorities
  • Analyse complex problems, evaluate alternatives and make creative and sound decisions and/or recommendations
  • Develop effective and collaborative working relationships with colleagues, superiors and those contacted in the course of work
  • Must be open-minded and self-motivated in order to proactively resolve existing and undiscovered issues/gaps within the businesses and find effective solutions
  • Must be self-driven and use all possible information/knowledge bases in order to be fully updated on the local (mandatory) requirements/regulations.

Job-Specific Skills: Must be familiar with the following government bureaus:
    • Road and Transportation agencies
    • Abu Dhabi Police and GHQ Armed Forces offices
    • The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
    • Department of Citizenship and Residence
    • The Economic Development
    • Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    • Municipalities
    • The Ministry of Finance and Industry
    • Embassies and Consulates
    • Hospitals and Clinics
    • Airports

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Before you click 'apply': Please read the job description carefully to ensure you can confidently demonstrate why this opportunity is right for you and take the time to put together a well-crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility. Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities. We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence.
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