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Private Label Product Manager

Date: 01-Aug-2022

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Majid Al Futtaim

Majid Al Futtaim Retail invites you to join us in our quest to create great moments for everyone, everyday! We are the leading shopping mall, residential communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, serving over 560 million visitors a year. For the past two decades, we have shaped the consumer landscape across the region, transforming the way people shop, live and play, while maintaining a strong sustainability track record and the largest mall in the world to attain LEED Gold EBOM Certification. We have over 40,000 team members in 15 international markets representing over 100 nationalities – all keeping the customer at the heart of everything we do. If you enjoy being BOLD, PASSIONATE and TOGETHER, then Majid Al Futtaim is the destination for you.

Role Purpose:

 

The Private Label Product Manager is responsible for contributing to the Private Label product development under the supervision of the PL Sourcing & Product Development Manager. The role holder is also responsible for the follow up of the existing range.

 

Role Details – Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Private Label Product Development

  • Source, develop, launch Private Label products aligned with development plans
  • Ensure Private Label items meet local sales targets and profit goals
  • Support the respect of deadlines during Private Label development process by coordinating with Suppliers and Quality team to secure item’s planned launch dates
  • Organise in collaboration with Quality Team product tasting panels
  • Participate in the product packaging development process

Launch and After Launch follow up

  • Follow up on the manufacturing and launch of new Private Label products
  • Ensure the stock availability for relevant Private Label products including promotions by coordinating with Sourcing Team, Replenishment and Suppliers
  • Provide Sourcing and Private Label teams with sales analysis tools and KPIs and follow up materials to allow them to take appropriate actions
  • Communicate about the launch and ensure the range is available on all platforms (Internal & External – Online & Offline)

Coordination with Internal Stakeholders

  • Support the improvement of logistic flows, marketing and product display
  • Coordinate the Private Label development plan with Sourcing team and Sales Development team to maximise resources and sales potential

Human Capital Responsibilities

  • Proactively identify and seek professional development opportunities to improve leadership and technical skills pertaining to the direct line of work
  • Apply and follow MAF Retail’s Human Capital corporate policies and relevant procedures and instructions
  • Provide training and feedback to direct reportees when required

Personal Characteristics and Required Background:

Minimum Qualifications/education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Marketing

Minimum experience

  • 2-5 years in a similar role

Skills

  • Strong planning and organization skills
  • Strong negotiation and networking skills
  • Strong business communication and presentation skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Aptitude in decision-making and analytical abilities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel Suite
  • English (Full professional proficiency - Required)
  • Arabic is a plus