Group Business Development Manager

Azadea Group
Beirut, Lebanon

Ref: KP561-332
Azadea Group

The Role


The Role


The Group Business Development Manager is responsible for acquiring new brands and conducting market studies on potential new markets.

Identifies potential brands, initiates and establishes contact with targeted companies.
Conducts and coordinates financial, commercial, operational and legal activities.
Validates brands and business models with Head of Departments and business units.
Negotiates commercial terms and works closely with legal counsel on franchise agreements.
Assesses opportunities of new venture and develops business plans. Conducts market studies and gathers intelligence on the macro environment of a potential new country, retail sector, consumer profile and competitive landscape.
Plans, directs, manages activities of assigned personnel, delegates assignments and provides guidance to help subordinates enhance work performance.

Requirements


Requirements


Bachelors degree in Business Administration.
MBA is a plus.
Minimum 7-8 years of experience in a related field.
Fluent in English.
Proficient in MS Office.

Competencies:
Strategic thinking
Developing and motivating others
Driving and achieving results
Initiative
Communication
Commercial understanding
Customer focus

About the Company


About the Company


Azadea Group is one of the world's fastest growing retail groups. We carry a strong franchise portfolio of over 50 diverse brands that features some of the industry's most identifiable names, including Zara, Mango, Virgin Megastore and Sunglass Hut, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Pinkie, Pull &Bear, Oviesse, Oysho, Stradivarius, Salsa Jeans, Columbus Café, Butcher Shop & Grill, Paul.

Azadea Group headquarters are located in Beirut, Lebanon. A comprehensive network of local offices supports our operations in the Middle East and Europe. Currently, we operate over 250 strategically located stores across the Middle East and plan over 500 additional shops' opening through the 3 coming years.
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