Ghassan Aboud Group
Ghassan Aboud Group (GAG) is an international conglomerate engaged in several key business sectors including Automotive, Logistics, Media, Hospitality, Real Estate, Retail, and Catering. Headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, GAG business operations are complemented by offices in Australia, Belgium, China, Jordan and Turkey.
Established in 1994 by Ghassan Aboud, a successful entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist, the group has evolved from its initial beginnings in car re-export to become one of the most trusted business partners for vehicle manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers worldwide. Today, Ghassan Aboud Cars and Spare Parts is an international automotive supply-chain solutions provider serving over 100 countries.
In 2008, the group’s media business was established with the incorporation of Live Point, a TV production company and Orient News, a satellite channel. The companies provide creative solutions across all audiovisual production needs in the Middle East, digital and broadcast news and varied programming, as well as news agency training services.
GAG’s single-source provider of construction, development and real-estate services, Elements Properties, is committed to developing high-quality lifestyle offerings and self-sustaining communities within the UAE. GAG’s real-estate projects offer better living targeting those who appreciate design and premium finishes.
As a major investment initiative, GAG is developing a substantial portfolio of luxury hotels, lifestyle destinations and unique experiences in Australia. Towards this end GAG’s investments commitments are being deployed in acquisition, development and management of prime hospitality, tourism and related assets through Crystalbrook Collection.
2016 witnessed the launch of Grandiose, the group’s retail and catering business, aimed at delivering high-quality yet affordable retail freshness. With a diverse product range, the Grandiose Stores supermarket chain is set to become Dubai and Abu Dhabi’s neighborhood one-stop-shop. As for the Catering arm, it offers an eclectic range of nutritious and delicious mealtime solutions for retail, corporate and private catering needs.
Ghassan Aboud Group believes that productivity, innovation and transformation requires community engagement and ensures that its exclusive portfolio operates in a corporate conscious and responsible manner. GAG’s sincere commitment to social responsibility is an integral part of any environment it operates in and is the motivation behind the Group’s motto: “Building a better future … together”.
Sales Consultant - Air Exports
Middle East • Posted 1 month ago
Maintains an active customer profile database to ensure all relevant details are up to date when required for analysis or campaigns
• Conducts regular customer/field visits to assess business requirements and maintain healthy relationships to ensure top customer satisfaction levels.
• Achieve/Exceed monthly/annual sales target while maximizing the profitability of the vertical by focusing on both the net sales and gross margin earnings. This includes utilizing discounts as a tool to close deals.
• Ensure that the customer’s expectations always meet or exceed the set standards.
• Awareness on competitor activities/their products and discuss the data with the Business Development Manager to facilitate the necessary strategic planning by the management.
• Document and maintain all records in the deal file as per the SOP
• To ensure that Monthly over dues are not more than agreed target
Desired Candidate Description
English (Spoken & Written Fluently), Other Languages are an advantage
7+ Years of relevant experience in a similar role/capacity within a reputable freight & logistics organization.
Candidate should posses excellent overall market knowledge
Customers & their volumes basis trade lanes
Candidate should have experience in dealing with customers at all levels (Direct Shipper, Freight Forwarders etc)
Candidates should possess excellent knowledge on widely used shipping lines from UAE, their services & pricing structures
Proven track record with in the Sea Export Market is a must
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