- Date: 18-Aug-2020
- Location: Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE
- Company: Al Abbas Interior Environment LLC
Identify opportunities to widen the market share of Al Abbas Interior Environment in the Interior Fit-out, Office Furniture & Flooring Solutions Industry in the Dubai & Northern Emirates by finding potential opportunities from new & existing clientele, provide them with superior solutions and gain Hospitality, Education & Healthcare segments.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
- Identify potential new opportunities from target customers in the Commercial fit-out industry.
- Do market study and focus the marketing activities as per the demand of the market across various industry segments.
- Understand the competition and propose products and services in order to win over the competition by gaining the Customer’s confidence.
- Plan daily sales call in order to include 4-5 cold calls and 3-4 follow up calls on a daily basis.
- Prepare well in advance before any planned meeting and make presentations/demonstrations in a convincing manner and order.
- Work closely with the Branch Manager in order to make effective sales presentations with potential customers.
- Co-ordinate with design, estimation, and project teams in various stages of a business generation & make sure the proposals are being made as per customer’s requirement.
- Identify the shortfalls in target achievement on monthly basis and take appropriate corrective steps to mitigate the shortfall.
- Understand competitor’s movements in the market well in advance and inform the sales team to take appropriate counter sales plans jointly.
- Adhere to the company’s business plan & contribute to the successful achievement of the same.
- Attend weekly sales meetings and come up with constructive suggestions to improve business.
- Make sure the billings are done as per project progress/agreed on payment terms and ensure the payments are collected within a stipulated time frame.
- Meet Interior Design firms and promote our office furniture & flooring brands in their upcoming projects by specifying the products from our range.
- Generate product inquiries from major Consultants and Main Contractors for their ongoing and upcoming projects.
- Follow up on new/upcoming tender opportunities, prepare technical and commercial offers with appropriate presentations and required documents.
- Participate in techno-commercial negotiations in a view to obtain the client’s order.
- Make a well-established network of potential lead providers like real estate companies, building management, facility management companies, consultants, and architects.
- Register our company with esteemed client groups as their regular vendor for supplying branded furniture, carpets, and other interior fit-out needs.
- Prepare and submit daily sales reports (DSR) in the stipulated format with appropriate details & business cards.
- Coordinate and submit closeout documents and obtain completion certificate on time.
- Make sure the project is completely billed and payments & bank guarantees are collected within 15days of project completion.
- Handle customer queries/complaints and make sure the customer is happy with our services and quality of execution.
Personal Characteristic and Required Background
Sales and Marketing
- Thorough knowledge about the products, specification, pricing of the entire products within our portfolio knowledge about the competitive products, specification & pricing strategies.
- Deep knowledge & contacts with potential customers across various segments – MNCs, Major Business Groups, Government & Semi-Government entities, oil field companies, free zone entities, banks and financial institutions, Retail operators, F&B companies, healthcare, and educational institutions.
- Well established network of potential lead providers – real estate companies, building management, facility management companies, mall management, retail operators, project management companies, consultants, and architects.
- Regular updating of knowledge within the fit-out industry – trends, new products/materials, applicable laws, changes in policy guidelines, authority regulations, etc.
- Use social media marketing, telemarketing, email marketing, etc prudently to create awareness among customers and design community related to the new product offerings, market trends, and to update the project portfolio at regular intervals.
- Get updated with the latest market trends and prices.
- Understanding of competitors marketing strategies & provide valuable inputs for fine-tuning our marketing strategy.
- Analyze changing business environments and challenges faced in the market with a view to take corrective measures on a need basis.
Customer and Personal Service
- Identify, understand, and evaluate customer needs and requirements, select product offerings as per the requirements and specification keeping the design intent and customer’s budget in mind.
- Always provide the right products and solutions of good quality on time in order to satisfy and retain the customer.
- Consistently improve on interpersonal skills and update with relevant information about the interior fit-out market.
- Job Location: Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE