Brand Manager - Sports | Dubai

Royal Sporting House



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Royal Sporting House

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

Role Purpose

The goal of the role is to increase sales and profitability of business to drive sustainable growth. The owner of the role manages a group or category of products for our company. He/she will be the one responsible for the pricing and overall promotion of a product category to maximize consumer appeal. He/she contributes to the development of his/her brand in terms of promo on, event planning, business analysis and new product development for the brand’s established stores.


Define product ranges for the category(s) within set budgets. Responsible for range planning and assortment plans for the category(s).

Select collection products in accordance with market trends and analyze the market segment at which the store product is aimed, along with prices and competition to provide brand related reports and data as requested.

Responsible for negotiating pricing with vendors and ensure delivery arrangements with Suppliers/Vendors within the budget. Negotiating prices in line with desired level of margins. Responsible to work within pre-determined structured ranges of sales plans.

Must operate within set financial budgets for sales margins, stocks and open to buy plan.

Ensure that stocks are as per the stores requirements to ensure fewer markdowns. Responsible for the category(s) performances in terms of sales targets, gross profit targets and stock turn targets, for the category(s).

Visit and inspect stores in order to ensure proper functioning of the operation and the correct pricing and display of the merchandise; coordinate with Window Dressers their schedules and work plans.

Develop ranges to fulfil agreed company and promotional guidelines and ensure operational and marketing departments understand what is required.

Coordinate activities of merchandising departments to obtain optimum efficiency of operations with minimum cost in order to maximize profits.

Ensure the terms, conditions and rules of the franchise and lease agreements are duly implemented and respected.

Plan and organize events, prepare promotions, sales and special collection for the brand in coordination with the Marketing department and the suppliers in order to maximize sales of the brand.

Coordinate with Category Manager and Head of Retail to set the budget of the season, and verify that standards for sales, rotation and loss are established.

Pro-actively put in place action plans when targets are not reached, and take full ownership and accountability over the shops P&L account.

We’re here to provide excellent service but a little help from you can ensure a five-star candidate experience from start to finish.

Additional Information
Location Dubai Job Type Full-time
Career Level Relevant Work Experience

Contact Information
Company Name Royal Sporting House Telephone No Not Provided
Contact Name Employer Site Link Not Provided


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