Customer Service Assistant I Al Futtaim Malls
Established 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 Arab 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’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.
By 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
Overview of the role:
The overall purpose of this role is the efficiently manage the customer service desk and handle customer issues, queries, problems, in a professional and courteous manner so as to achieve service standards and enhance visitor experience to the mall.
What you will do:
Responsible for providing high standards of customer service to visitors bearing in mind cultural sensitivities and varying levels of expectations.
Responsible for developing an in depth understanding of the retail centre to assist to any customer queries.
Responsible for maintaining adequate stock of mall collaterals.
Resolution of Problem:
Responsible for proactively resolving customer complaints/ issues within the delegated level of authority.
Coordinate with other departments within the mall, with respect to any issues relevant to these areas.
Perform sales daily for gift vouchers/gift card, business services and other tie in services as well as to proactively seek to increase profit to the business.
Provide support to the inter-departments at Festival Centre so as to provide management front line data to understand public opinion, gauge visitor experience or make business and marketing decisions
Provide basic level first aid services and emergency assistance to the customer
The role is required to provide high level of customer service experience services in a professional and efficient manner which will reflect the company’s reputation in the shopping centre industry. Serve as a point of contact for the Mall and for responding and assisting all customer queries in a friendly and efficient manner. Abide by the customer service guidelines as well as all AFGRE HR policies.
Required skills to be successful:
- Customers relations support
- Accept to work on weekends, official holidays and outside the official working hours
- Basic sales and accounting
- Friendly, approachable, honest and trustworthy
- Be flexible and efficient
- Proactive, punctual and reliable.
- Positive, cheerful mentality and open to work attitud
What equips you for the role:
Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:
- Graduation in any degree
- Fluent in English, Arabic preferred
- 3-5 years’ relevant customer service experience in a shopping centre or hospitality background preference for front-desk.
About Al-Futtaim Malls
Al-Futtaim Malls provides development and asset management expertise, specializing in building retail-led super regional malls in prime locations across MENA and beyond. With a proven track record of creating both sustainable revenue growth and value enhancement for tenants, Al-Futtaim Malls delivers exceptional experiences and exciting shopping environments for customers.
Part of the Al-Futtaim Group, Al-Futtaim Malls leadership team brings more than 30 years of experience and a deep understanding and knowledge of the retail sector, both from a shopper’s point of view but as curators of space or landlords to other brands. The company has a directly managed portfolio including over 9 million sqft of retail space across four malls in the MENA region and two under development. Malls under the Al-Futtaim Malls portfolio include Dubai Festival City Mall and Festival Plaza in the UAE, Cairo Festival City Mall in Egypt, Doha Festival City in Qatar and Zenata Mall, Morocco.
Leveraging on the expertise of its parent company, Al-Futtaim Malls established PLEX Management Services offering a full array of services including asset management and development, leasing, and brand experience expertise to shopping mall landlords and retail organizations globally. Implementing global best practice and deploying Al-Futtaim Mall’s deep understanding of mall management and retail dynamics, PLEX promises to deliver continuous growth and long-term value for its partners.
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