Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Senior Category Manager Career Opportunity at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company

Job Title: Senior Category Manager
Job Ref: AD1305
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 for the effective “Customer Offer” of designated “Product Catagories” for sale within OASIS C-Stores.Manage his own specific product categories personally and also other categories which are assigned to his sub-ordinate Category Managers.

Minimum Job Requirements:        

  • BA in Business Admin. (Marketing/Sales) or equivalent.
  • 10 Years general experience of the UAE FMCG Market in Retail or Wholesale.
  • 5 Years experience of a similar position in the UAE FMCG Market in Retail or Wholesale.
  • 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 Description:

  • Sourcing New Products and Services.
  • Sourcing New Suppliers
  • Negotiating Lowest Cost to ADNOC and fixing most profitable Retail Selling Price.
  • Reviewing HSE standards of potential Suppliers Premisis and operations.
  • Fixing and adhering to an Annual Promotional Calendar.
  • Negotiating Marketing and Promotional activity with Suppliers.
  • Reviewing product sales performance and profitability on a regular basis and taking actions accordingly.
  • Reviewing Supplier Performance and taking actions accordingly.
  • Conducting market Research to Bench Mark our Customer Offer against other similar Retail Outlets.

Deadline Date: 10/07/2014

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