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Sr. Manager - Future Mobility - Automotive Business - Dubai Job in United Arab Emirates
Al Futtaim Private Company LLC , United Arab Emirates

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1 Job
Posted on
Jan 21, 2021
Last Date
May 30, 2021

Job Description

Senior Manager- Future Mobility

Job Purpose:

Newly created new business models and acceleration department (NBA) focuses on bringing and implementing the breakthrough and innovative ideas to the Al-Futtaim Automotive division.

NBA department is responsible for formulating the innovative ideas, gathering the market data, and providing the investment proposal to the executive board. Following the approval, the department is fully responsible for the incubation period, developing the cross-functional team and, setting and delivering the incubation KPIs including the P&L targets.

Nature of the future business are completely new and will be executed through joint ventures, M&A and Greenfields projects.

Senior Manager NBA – Future Mobility leads the future mobility vision, leads the breakthrough idea creations, product/project strategies to optimize and enhance the value to customers using agile, design thinking and other methodologies to accelerate the organization into the future through entrepreneurial development of new products and services.

product/project strategies and delivery to optimize and enhance the value to customers using agile, design thinking and other methodologies to accelerate the organization into the future through entrepreneurial development of new products and services.

Essentially, they are accountable for defining the product vision and working closely with internal / external experts, to get the best possible end-product to customers in the fastest possible manner.

This role will work in a fast-paced, start-up like environment and collaborate with cross-functional teams, and business stakeholders to accelerate the achievement of business results.

Key Responsibilities:

Future Mobility Innovation Ownership:

Develop a funnel of future ideas to set-up and commercialise for the future mobility part of the Automotive business

Collaborate with the new/used car executives as well as investment, M&A and transformation office leaders to strategize and prioritize the new investments

Set up the incubation project plan and cross functional teams

Project and Product Leadership:

Own the Mobility products vision – be the internal champion throughout the incubation period

Be the project leader of the new cross-functional team following the investment approval

Own the end to end product outcome and define the creation and direction of the product to achieve the commercial objectives during the incubation period

Collaborate with business stakeholders to define the roadmap and corresponding go-to-market strategies

Engage with the internal and external technology experts to determine the best implementation methods and guide them to deliver the most valuable outcomes possible

Supervise and advise the scrum team to ensure they understand the vision and strategy in sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, and retrospectives

Engage internal/external market and customer intelligence experts to provide domestic and international market and customer insights to create customer propositions

Align with finance on the formation of commercial business plans and financial analysis and engage with Legal on current contractual constraints/new contracts and advise on M&A options

Job Specification

Education, Qualification & Skills:


Business or Finance University Degree (MBA preferable)

Minimum Experience and Knowledge:

10 year + in Strategy, Product management and/or planning functions with previous experience within the Automotive industry with P&L responsibility

Expert knowledge of and experience in the automotive new and used value chain and disrupter space

Proven ability in building new, disruptive products/services and taking these to market establishing product market fit. (Start-up experience highly advantageous but not essential)

Experience of working with multiple parties and a variety of services, with proven ability in negotiations, preferably with AGILE or other Project management qualification

Solid business acumen, with the ability to identify the requirement to deliver the product/service and equally adept at solving complex problems and influencing teams and management to deliver them

Excellent analytical skills paired with experience in using analytics software.

The ability to flourish in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial setting and drive new initiatives.



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Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Consumer Goods - Dubai, United Arab Emirates