Job Description

Overview of the role
We are currently looking for Operations Manager – Freight & Relocation for Al Futtaim Logistics in Abu Dhabi. As the Operations Manager, you should oversee the entire operations and financial performance of the Freight & Relocation Department within Abu Dhabi Branch of Al Futtaim Logistics.

What you will do

  • Accountable for development of Oil & Gas Industry Vertical within Al Futtaim Logistics
  • Fully accountable for the growth, success, and operational/financial results of the Abu Dhabi Branch Office
  • Fully accountable for all the assets under control, both human and material.
  • Complete ownership of the BU operational processes & risks, including the regular review and improvement thereof
  • First person of contact to represent the BU with the Customers, Government authorities, Senior Company Management and all Staff within the BU in Abu Dhabi region for Freight & Relocation related business.
  • Ensuring proactive and on-going liaison, communication, and action with all internal departments/customers in order to maximize intra-company efficiencies and bridge inter-departmental relationships.
  • Key focus on developing Oil & Gas Vertical within AFL.
  • Collaborate and develop Freight & Relocation opportunities within AF Group business in Abu Dhabi & Al Ain Region
  • Fully responsible for bringing new third party business
  • Ensure negotiate the rate and SLA with customer based on the internal DOA

Required skills to be successful

  • 5 years' managerial experience in Oil & Gas Freight Forwarding
  • Strong operational knowledge on Freight Management, Fleet Management & Relocations
  • Knowledge of GCC road networks and operations
  • Adequate knowledge and work experience within Abu Dhabi market

About the team
The role will report to the General Manager, and you will be managing a team of direct associates. You will be working in a dynamic and busy environment wherein you will be dealing directly with different Stakeholders across the organization.

What equips you for the role

  • Degree or Diploma preferably in Supply Chain or Logistics
  • Extensive experience in Freight & Relocation operations
  • Must have awareness about Freight industry and its products & services
  • Knowledge of GCC road networks and operations, International documentation requirements, Freight Management, Fleet Management, Relocations and routing and scheduling.
  • Excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills and has the ability to solve problems quickly

About Al-Futtaim Automotive
A major division of the UAE-based Al-Futtaim Group of companies, Al-Futtaim Automotive is an industry leader with presence in 10 countries across the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
Our core business activities at Al-Futtaim Automotive include distribution, manufacturing, leasing and aftersales, and we are firmly established as the regional representative of some of the world’s most iconic automotive brands: Toyota, Lexus, Honda, Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge, Volvo and RAM.
We are driven by a customer-centric approach, constantly pushing the boundaries on innovation, quality standards, and value-added service across our vast universe of customers - right from motoring enthusiasts to fleet operators to contractors. Our mission is to become the leader in custom-made mobility solutions by delivering nothing less than world-class omni-channel experiences. 
We channel our local expertise and global trust to deliver one of the most comprehensive portfolios of mobility products and solutions, from passenger cars to SUVs, electric vehicles to high-performance motorbikes, commercial vehicles to industrial & construction equipment.

What keeps the company moving forward is a 9000-member strong team, with inspiring possibilities for growth, throughout the career path. This is Al-Futtaim Automotive and we empower talent to move forward.

Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 week ago
Job Expire In:
1w 6d
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Bachelor Degree
5+ Years