Job Requisition ID: 152470\nEstablished in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United A\u0094rab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group\u0092s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.\n\nBy upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day.\nOverview of the role\nThe Assistant Manager will be supporting the Head of Strategic Partnerships on a day-to-day basis and responsible for capturing and tracking the minutes of meetings and maintaining different Technology tracks with partners for Enterprise IT. Within this role, the individual will have the opportunity to support vendor partnerships and track the executive level initiatives on a bi-weekly basis. A professional with good experience in MS Office, the individual will work with vendors of all sizes and must have the communication skills to represent AFG at all levels of the organization.\n\nPrimary responsibilities include supporting Head of Strategic Partnerships by tracking high level initiatives with the Partner account team, monitoring vendors to ensure compliance with company policies and commitments, and reporting regular updates on the strategic relationships and Executive governance meetings.\nWhat you will do\nStrategic Vendor Relationship\nWorking closely with strategic vendors on a regular basis\nSupporting Head of Strategic Partnerships in streamlining and enhancing the relationship with all strategic partners\nVendor Onboarding\nWorking closely with EIT vendor operations team to manage day to day tasks related to strategic vendor onboarding as per the strategy defined by Head of Strategic Partnerships. Effective communication, while facilitating vendor selection is the key.\nVendor Governance and Reporting\nFacilitate the governance meetings and reporting of our Strategic Vendors, including the Quarterly Executive Connect meetings.\nMonitor delivery reliability, quality and accuracy of estimates and invoices, and generate reports\nVendor Communications\n\nTo setup the communication between Digital EIT suppliers and AFG.\nKeep vendors informed on developments in the organization or changes in market conditions that might affect demand for products or services.\nRequired skills to be successful\nGood knowledge of how software usage supports business functions and processes.\nAwareness and understanding of relevant industry trends and issues, as well as vendor organizations and business practices within the field of software license management and compliance.\nFundamental knowledge of inventory management processes and techniques.\nProficient with the MS Office Suite of tools, especially PowerPoint, Word and Excel.\nExperience working with key departments (CPD, Operations, Finance).\nFOR UAE National ONLY\nAbout the team\nThe role will report to the Head of Strategic Partnerships and to be successful on this role, you should be detail-oriented and should be able to multitask effectively.\nWhat equips you for the role\nBachelor's degree from a reputed institute\n2-3 years\u0092 experience in a medium to large organization\nStrong communication skills demonstrating Relationship building\nStrong presentation skills\nDemonstrable ability to work under pressure and determine priorities to meet deadlines\n\nWe\u0092re here to provide excellent service but a little help from you can ensure a five-star candidate experience from start to finish.\n\nBefore you click \u0093apply\u0094: Please read the job description carefully to ensure you can confidently demonstrate why this opportunity is right for you and take the time to put together a well-crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility. Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities. We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence.\n\nAs part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process. We make every effort to review and respond to every application.