Bridgestone Middle East and Africa


Current Opportunities

At Bridgestone, we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. We invest in our people and support them with their development and growth within the business. We’re an organization committed to the BOSS (consumer) and to providing opportunity for our employees. We are a global community of people driven to be the leaders in our industry.


A career at Bridgestone opens countless opportunities for employees to enhance their skills, push limits and unleash their potential. We are interested in receiving CVs and will review against our current and future vacancies. Please see below a list of our current vacancies


If you are interested please email us a copy of your CV to our inbox career@bridgestone.ae

Vacancies

Bridgestone is a multi-national organization, investing in our people to provide opportunities for growth and development. Our values (of Involvement, Commitment, Ownership and Teamwork) are at the heart of what we do, and our behaviours remain key to our success. We are looking for an active and motivated individual to join our team.

 

  • Training & Development Executive

    Reporting to: Senior Manager, Training & Development
    Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Role overview

    Job Description

    Work with Senior Training and Development Manager to support the training needs of internal staff, channel partners, and distributors. This will include:


    1. Supporting to develop capability / effectiveness of Bridgestone staff throughout MEA by preparation of content and facilitation.

    2. Working with Retail Division to help channel partners improve frontline effectiveness, this will include sales capability and customer centricity throughout MEA

    3. In co-operation with Bridgestone MEA Branch managers help to develop capability of distributors throughout MEA – this will include training needs analysis (where applicable) preparation of content and facilitation

    The position will require the jobholder to excellent facilitation skills in English and Arabic and help demonstrate a positive professional view of Bridgestone


    This role will also be responsible for overseeing accurate translation of training materials into Arabic


    Job Requirement

    University degree


    3 years experience in developing and delivery of training programmes


    Facilitator experience


    Fluent in English and Arabic. Fluency in French will be an advantage


    Training and Assessment qualification is preferable


    Key Behaviours and Skills

    Proactive mindset


    Relationship builder


    Good interpersonal Skills


    Effective time management



    If you have the required experience, share our values and are interested in the role, please send your resume to Trainer@bridgestone.ae

    Closing date for applications: 30/06/17
  • Retail Development Manager 

    Reporting to: Head of Retail
    Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Role overview

    Job Description

    This is a senior key role, where you will be responsible to


    1. Leading the retail go to market strategy development by deployment of Retail Go to Market Blue Print for the markets in MEA region

    2. Retail chain and organizations performance evaluation, advisory and ensuring compliance with the regional and local strategies and standards

    3. Being operationally responsible for Bridgestone First Stop Equities

    4. Developing and implementing Digitalization strategies and Roadmap of Consumer Retail business.

    5. Own Fist Stop digital assets and point of sales Software.


    Job Requirement

    Has knowhow in traditional or digital Retail Management, preferably in Automotive and/or automotive aftermarket sector


    Has solid experience in sales, marketing, or finance. Experience in B2B Customers Management

    Has managed across countries and cultures, preferably in the MEA region

    Digital Assets management experience, and experience in E-Retail. Experience in both managerial and operational side of the business

    Digital Assets management experience, and experience in E-Retail. Experience in both managerial and operational side of the business

    Willing to travel frequently to priority markets

     No territorial restrictions to travel


    Key Behaviours and Skills

    The right candidate should:


    1. Is used to influencing without authority

    2. Thrives on creating, driving and implementing something new

    3. Has a can do attitude

    4. Is a very strong communicator

    5. Is comfortable working in an environment where you need to set the stage yourself



    If you have the required experience, share our values and are interested in the role, please send your resume If you want to be part of the Bridgestone team, developing retail further, please send your resume to devt.mgr@bridgestone.ae
  • Retail Brand & Concept Development Specialist

    Reporting to: Head of Retail
    Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Role overview

    Job Description

    This role will govern the retail concepts and brands. Contributing to company’s deliverables by developing retail brands, communication strategies, and related guide lines that serves best to business partner's and end user's expectations. The holder of this position will be responsible for the following:


    1. Development of healthy concepts for Bridgestone Middle East & Africa (BSMEA) and its distributors

    2. Create an awareness and acceptance of the FirstStop brand to engage business partners and potential investors

    3. Developing the FirstStop Consumer Journey

    4. Development and Implementation of processes among retails shops for Retail Price Maintenance (RPM).

    5. Analyzing market and competitor activities.

    6. Identify consumer expectations and build a strategy related to local necessities.

    7. Set KPI’s and implement activities to achieve them.

    8. Development of FirstStop store standards and follow regional implementation.

    9. Leading the Architectural Solution providers.

    10. Plan FirstStop and Distributor marketing activities to increase in store retail effectiveness and store revenues..

    11. Prepare in store sales talk materials and merchandising visuals to support store sales team to increase revenue and profit.

    Job Requirement

    University degree


    5 years’ experience in brand communication or trade marketing. With experience in:


    1. Retail store operations (preferred) <

    2. 2 years of traditional or digital Retail experience

    3. 3 years of experience in relationships management with business partners

    Fluent in English


    Willing to travel frequently to priority markets


    No territorial restrictions to travel


    Key Behaviours and Skills

    The right candidate should:


    1. Have budget and expense management experience

    2. Be agile and have the ability to adapt quickly to changes

    3. Be proactive

    4. Be a problem solver

    5. Be a relationship builder

    6. Have good interpersonal skills


    If you have the required experience, share our values and are interested in the role, please send your resume to retail.brand@bridgestone.ae
  • Senior Manager Commercial Segment – NAA Branch

    Reporting to: Branch Manager, NAA Branch
    Location: Cairo, Egypt

    Role overview

    Job Description

    This is a senior key role, where you will be responsible to


    1. Manage all the commercial (Truck, Bus) business in the Branch

    2. Develop the relations and the business with our partners in the Branch

    3. Proactively drive the business, by ensuring market insights and by supporting our partners in how they exceed the business targets

    4. Work in close cooperation with stakeholders in Middle East and Africa HQ in Dubai

    5. Develop and manage the sales team in the Branch

    6. Support Distributors with Technical, product advices, trainings to implement fleet approach, data collection and analysis and propose best solutions.

    7. Planning sales promotions & brand awareness

    8. Handling of technical claims & acquire support from technical centers

    9. Lead Technical testing of new commercial products

    10. Conduct Scrap & Count survey

    We are looking for someone who:


    1. Has extensive experience in the tyre industry

    2. Successfully builds solid relationships with mutual benefit, who understands distributor business model

    3. Is a strong sales driver with a can do attitude

    4. Is comfortable working in an environment where you need to set the stage yourself


    If you want to be part of the Bridgestone team, developing the business further, please send your resume to comm.mgr.egypt@bridgestone.ae.