Business Development Manager

Logistics Executive
Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP327-1049
Logistics Executive

The Role


The Role


Manufacturer of Industrial and Automated Storage Solutions
Based in Dubai, UAE
USD 98,000 tax-free + performance bonus, medical & tickets

Our client is massively expanding its presence in the Middle East and Africa. They are now seeking for a Regional Business Development Manager to focus on GCC States (excluding UAE and KSA), Levant & Pakistan.

• Reporting to General Manager MEA and being part of the Middle East Africa management team, the Manager will service the company’s distributor network in the GCC States (excluding UAE and KSA), the Levant and Pakistan.
• Working with an existing group of distributors the BDM will be required to make regular country visits to lead and assist in the promotion of the company’s products. The manager will agree annual targets, marketing activities, undertake training of the distributor’s staff, make field visits, and maintain contacts with key corporate accounts, with the objective of achieving agreed budgets within the profitability guidelines as set by the General Manager.
• The BDM is responsible for an annual budget of AED 20m, which also includes indent orders from Africa.
• The BDM will service leads and enquiries from West and Central Africa received on a demand basis, these enquiries normally originate from Key Accounts with operations in Africa.

Requirements


Requirements


• The proposed BDM should be aged between 30-40, possess an ability to communicate at all levels, a self starter, who can work with the minimum of supervision, and be capable of motivating distributors sales teams.
• Knowledge of the Middle East and its culture is essential, knowledge of the Storage and Materials Handling Industry would be a distinct advantage.
• Must be a native English speaker

About the Company


About the Company


Logistics Executive has been established for more than 10 years and delivers professional Executive Search & Recruitment services to the global Logistics and Supply Chain market.

Our service covers the full spectrum of senior roles within the Logistics & Supply Chain vertical and includes support functions such as Finance & HR. We are also able to provide Interim Managers and Supply Chain Consultants on short or limited term contracts.

Our knowledge and reach in the Logistics & Supply Chain sector usually means that we can provide better candidates than the ‘generalist’ search firms.

We provide a suite of HR & Talent Management consultancy services to the industry including Outplacement, Executive Coaching, Psychometric testing, Assessment, Performance Reviews and Leadership Development programmes.

The Dubai Regional Office covers Africa, Middle East, Central Asia / CIS, South Asia and the surrounding regions - however we source candidates globally through our international network.

Our other international offices cover Europe, S.E. Asia and Asia Pacific.
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