Opening For Import / Export Manager in Qatar

Opening For Import / Export Manager in Qatar

Majid Al Futtaim Retail
Doha, Qatar

The Role
Define and maintain the import / export / operations procedures for the company.

Ensure that KPI’s provided by logistics service providers, with performance review meeting, meet the targets defined.

Guarantee the logistics operation capacity is in ad equation with the current and forecasted volumes in relation with the Merchandise needs or stores expansion.

Ensure proper reporting and documentations for all import /export / operations procedures.

Ensure the proper respect of the security and hygiene procedures of the goods till the stores to avoid loses.

Secure the application of the logistics plan and ensure its consistency with the national plan.

Propose and manage the application of investments or projects that reinforce the notion of “Discount”, productivity and profitability t6o reduce costs.

Participate with the management team to the logistics strategic plan and guarantee its proper execution.

Facilitate synergy between logistics management and operational management.

Ensure all store orders are well executed by DC and re delivered on time to stores with the lowest cost.

Participate in the supplier sourcing by ensuring suppliers are well aware of import guidelines and rules to respect.

Carry out the registration and label approval of the import and Private Label Goods.

Ensure the correct application of scope of applications by logistics service providers.

Follow-up of the clearance process to ensure the release of the goods in the fastest manner.

Ensure synergy of tools, process and provide support to all countries in import / export process and rules.

Calculate the landed costs, control their correct application, follow their consistency with the actuals and inform the merchandise team.

Benchmark logistics and freight forwarders and propose alternative.

Ensure that contracts with logistics providers are in line with current business practices, propose modifications to improve the quality of services.

Control the import and logistics waste and propose actions to reduce it.

Respect the local regulations in import and export activities and anticipate their evolution.

Maintain the ordering to delivery calendar updates for all promotional major events.

Guarantee the correct invoicing by logistics providers.

Communicate to external parties the loss claims and the follow-up their compensation till payment by third parties.

Propose solutions to reduce landed costs with same quality of services. Propose measures to reduce insurance risks for the company.

Control that store claims are treated and answered to the stores.

Bachelor Degree in Commerce or equivalent.

Additional qualification Supply Chain related an advantage.

Good knowledge of all local rules and regulations regarding the import/export of goods.

Good communication, presentation and negotiations skills.

Very good organizational and time management skills.

English (Full professional proficiency – Required); Arabic (Limited working proficiency – Preferred).

8+ years professional experience.

5+ years in Retail within a Supply Chain discipline.

About the Company
A franchise agreement with one of the world’s largest retail chains Carrefour, allowed Majid Al Futtaim Retail to competitively introduce the first hypermarket model to the region in 1995 providing shoppers with variety and value. Today, Majid Al Futtaim Retail owns 100% of the Carrefour franchise in 38 markets across MENA and central Asia, Africa and Russia. Majid Al Futtaim Retail opened its first hypermarket in City Centre Deira – UAE, and through the years expanded to more than 180 Carrefour stores in 15 countries across the region. Carrefour is dedicated to rewarding its loyal customers and offering access to a unique shopping experience through special offers and promotions throughout the year. We are a family of more than 30,000 employees from more than 75 nationalities and we are committed to Create Great Moments for everyone, every day. Sounds appealing? Come join us and have the opportunity to challenge yourself in a unique work experience.