Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Senior Bakery Development Manager Career Opportunity at ADNOC, Abu Dhabi

Job Title: Senior Bakery Development Manager
Job Ref: AD1304
Job Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Employer: Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)
Business Unit: Retail
Job Category: Allied Services
Contract Type: Full Time

About ADNOC:
ADNOC Distribution was established in 1973 as the first UAE Government-owned company specialized in the marketing and distribution of petroleum products within the United Arab Emirates. Today, it is one of the largest petroleum companies in the Arab Gulf Region.

We manage every step of the distribution and marketing process for fuel in a variety of sectors. Our main areas of focus are:

A strong retail activity which includes ADNOC Service Stations and Oasis convenience storesThe Aviation Services provides 24/7 service to airline customers, including passenger and cargo flights, the military and general aviation clients across the UAERefuelling services corporate customers. Lubricants: we have a high standard lubricant and packaging plant which is marketed locally, regionally and exported in selected locations in the Middle East, the Far East, Africa and EuropeState-of-the-art bunkering facilities at Mina Zayed Port in Abu Dhabi, which refuel ships at arrival and departureWe distribute and promote Natural Gas for Vehicles and City Gas
Currently, we employ over 8000 people across the UAE in different Key Areas of the business.

At ADNOC Distribution, caring for our people is one of our core values. We offer rewarding careers, dynamic work environments, continuous development of skills and competencies, and the opportunity to grow with us.

Job Overview:
We are seeking a highly motivated professional to be responsible to develop the Fresh Product Range offered in OASIS C-Stores with specific emphasis upon  Bake Off Counter, Prepacked Fresh Product and the Brand Development of the same. Also developing the required Systems, Procedures, Training Materials and Manuals to effectively manage these Categories.

Minimum Job Requirements:        

  • BA in Business Admin. (Marketing/Sales) or equivalent
  • 10Years experience in Bakery/Catering business in a Management Role.
  • 5Years experience of a similar position in the FMCG Market in Retail.
  • Proven Experience of Catering/Bakery Business Development
  • Health and Hygiene Qualifications Specific to Fresh Food
  • Good communication, negotiating and presentation skills.
  • Good written and spoken English and Arabic languages.
  • Pc. User, able to use the required applications.
  • Valid UAE driving License.

Job Duties:

  • Develop Bakery Branding and Image
  • Formulate Policies, Procedures and Operations Manual for both direct ADNOC Management and future Franchisee activity.
  • Develop Training Package for New Staff.
  • Develop Bakery Range.Source and Contract SuppliersComplete Regular Bench Marking against Market and Competitors.
  • Ensure regular and effective Promotional Activity.Maximize Sales and Profitability.
  • Manage inventory, in stock position, pricing integrity, merchandising, labor security, expense control and other operational processes to company standards.
  • Ensure the Bakery unit is merchandised in accordance with the needs of the community; maintain shelf allocations to ensure the availability of products at all time
  • Ensure team members greet, assist, provide efficient service and thank customers in a prompt, courteous, friendly and businesslike manner in order to promote the company image as a service oriented operation.
  • Ensure the Bakery unit is well maintained and meets or exceeds company standards for appearance.Supervise, train and develop team members in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate Bakery unit conditions and operations to determine strengths and areas for improvement; reinforce strengths while developing and implementing improved practices and procedures.
  • Conduct weekly sales meetings with team members to establish merchandising, marketing, sales and profit objectives.
  • Ensure company standards for safety, proper food handling practices, sanitation and productivity are maintained.
  • Promote and maintain a positive work environment by providing leadership and motivation to staff.

Deadline Date: 05/07/2014

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