Minimum 10 years overall experience in a multinational environment in leading Automotive brands.
The candidate should have experience leading teams, both through direct line management and in a matrix set up.
Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Planning and execution.
Self-starter with the ability to take ideas from creation to delivery through a complex organisation.
Strong influencing, negotiation and stakeholder management skills.
Excellent commercial acumen and awareness; including automotive market trends, wiser PESTLE factors and emerging consumer trends.
Provide regular economic / market intelligence and insight to the Auto Exec Board and all business units in the UAE and overseas to drive sales strategy (short and long term).
Lead the Automotive Division’s monthly sales, production and stock planning to look for opportunities to improve sales and mix: optimising revenue opportunities and mitigating any risks.
Determines the framework for the Automotive Division’s short and medium term volume planning using industry best practice.
Provide business units with regular market intelligence/insight on price positioning and competitiveness (visual, spec adjusted and transactional pricing) through a standardised process and methodology.
Utilise market, segment and pricing insights to identify product & pricing revenue opportunities / risks and work with the key business unit stakeholders to develop and execute required action plans to address them.
Influence business units’ pricing and product life cycle management to achieve optimal price positioning and efficient deployment of variable marketing expense.