Used Car Prep Manager | Al Futtaim Automotive | UAE

Used Car Prep Manager | Al Futtaim Automotive | UAE

5-8 years
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Job Description

Job Requisition ID: 109322
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.
About the role:
This role will ensure that our dedicated prep centre will add value through operational efficiencies. This role will also deliver preparation excellence. Our aim is to deliver on time and to the standards agreed.
Working with the Head of Service in the development of a strategic plan for our business that develops the facilities for the preparation of all make vehicles, whilst delivering in-house satisfaction.
Runs an efficient Centre at cost through productive staffing, cost controls, achievement of objectives and the maintenance of all service records.
Some Key Responsibilities:
. Sets clear objectives for the department and strives to meet them.
. Trains, motivates, and monitor the performance of all staff.
. Prepares and administers an annual operating budget for the service department.
. Maintains reporting systems required by the Prep Manager.
. Monitors and controls the performance of the department using appropriate reports, tracking systems, via SAP.
. Understands and ensures compliance of warranty on all vehicle makes.
. Accounts for all documents ensures that none are missing and all are processed correctly.
. Holds weekly department meetings.
. Monitors technicians daily productivity reports.
. Monitors and follows up on parts orders with the parts manager to ensure availability.
. Establishes and maintains good working relationships with AM & CPOV Showrooms.
. Maintains high-quality repairs and minimizes comebacks.
About you:
Min 5yrs experience in Automotive Management, 5yrs UAE experience and Arabic speaking.
Managerial Skills:
. Manages up to 4 Supervisors who are supervising up to a total of 75 employees in the Department.
. Is responsible for the overall direction and coordination, of the prep centre.
. Carries out management responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
. Responsibilities include training employees planning, assigning, and directing work appraising performance rewarding and disciplining employees etc.
. Inspects workshop facility on a regular basis informing maintenance of faults.
. Inspects time booked verses technician actual time to ensure they are within guidelines.
Language Skills:
. Ability to read, analyse, and interpret, technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community following advice from your Line Manager.
. Ability to effectively present information to top management.
Accounting Skills:
. Ability to work with Profit and Loss accounts.
Reasoning Ability:
. Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
. Valid Driver's License.
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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.
As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process. We make every effort to review and respond to every application.

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