Trade Compliance Coordinator

at Majid Al Futtaim Group
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted May 4, 2021
Category Other
Job Type Full-time


Trade Compliance Coordinator


Location: Dubai, AE


Company: Majid Al Futtaim


Majid Al Futtaim invites you to join us in our quest to create great moments for everyone, everyday! We are the leading shopping mall, residential communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, serving over 560 million visitors a year. For the past two decades, we have shaped the consumer landscape across the region, transforming the way people shop, live and play, while maintaining a strong sustainability track record and the largest mall in the world to attain LEED Gold EBOM Certification. We have over 40,000 team members in 15 international markets representing over 100 nationalities – all keeping the customer at the heart of everything we do. If you enjoy being BOLD, PASSIONATE and TOGETHER, then Majid Al Futtaim is the destination for you.




Role Purpose:


To assist the company into all registrations required by UAE authorities, and secure shipments release as per agree lead time.


Role Details – Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:




Operational Responsibilities


Responsible for the registration of all imported products whether with Dubai Municipality, Emirates Authority for Standardization and metrology, FTA or ministries.

To manage, control and follow up on all necessary documents, artworks or physical products needed from suppliers, for products registration.

Direct work and communication with merchandising team (Receiving registration inquiries for new selections, and reporting regularly the registration status for items under registration).

To be involved directly with Dubai municipality team (Solving blocking points , and treating  FIRS with challenges)

To coordinate, between Dubai municipality inspectors, warehouse team and stores, to schedule inspection, and manage sampling.

To build a personal relation with Dubai authorities, thru regular visits to governmental offices such as Ministry of environment & water (Organic products), Veterinary department (PET FOOD), Dubai Municipality (Food), ESMA (DPH and non-food) etc…, which is required to be always updated and aware about the changes and updates related to import regulations.

Support the supply chain manager with local border agencies including national customs authorities, ministries, ESMA and Dubai Municipality, chamber of commerce for all import/exports activities.

To update the Product Management Tool on daily basis.



Human Capital Responsibilities


  • Be a role model and ensure the application of Majid Al Futtaim Retail corporate policies and guarantee the implementation of all laws, regulations and cultural practices of the operating countries are followed and respected


  • Practices the company values and guarantees the same is respected and followed by the department team members


  • Promotes and practice communication and participatory management within the team;




Finance Responsibilities


  • Respect the procedures in accordance with the DOA;


  • Responsible to be within the budget and to take the required measures in case of significant gaps.


  • Ensure for in/out items, the stock is removed from DC before the end of promotion






Disclaimer: This role description reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal responsibilities of the role identified and shall not be construed as an exhaustive description of all the work requirements inherent to success in the role.


Functional/Technical Competencies




Attention to details

Understanding of Statistics

Solid communication, customer service, and problem-solving skills

Microsoft Office word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook.

Strong communication skills.

Organized and ability to work under pressure and limited deadlines.




Personal Characteristics and Required Background:


Minimum Qualifications/education




Minimum experience




Preferred Languages


French (Full professional proficiency - Preferred)

Arabic (Full professional proficiency - Preferred)

English (Full professional proficiency - Required) Country Language where applicable



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