Job description / Role
Reporting directly to the CEO, you will be tasked to help further grow the business with specific focus on the North African Market. You are expected to work independently at the beginning to drive further sales by building relationship and network with both well-established and up-and-coming Distributor with the objective to build brand awareness.
Our client is a well-established distributor of various Industrial products. As a subsidiary of a renowned Multinational, they have positioned themselves to further invest and expand into the North African market by recruiting preferably a strong sales candidate to help expand the company.
Based in Casablanca, you are expected to travel frequently to both North Africa and French Speaking Africa to act as an effective bridge to ensure smooth communication among clients and company headquarters, and eventually build the sales team across various regions.
This is a rare opportunity that offers high degree of autonomy to the right candidate. You will be able to travel extensively to Africa with potential to further build the team from scratch. The role is based in Morocco with competitive packages and substantial resources/support available.
To qualify, you should have at least 15 years solid sales experience in either importer or Sales in Industrial industry, with an established network with end-buyers. Solid understanding about Industrial development in the region is required. Fluency in French, English and ideally Arabic is required. Great cultural sensitivity is critical and you should be an individual comfortable working individually in an autonomous environment with flexibility on traveling on a need basis.
About the Company
Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.
The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:
Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal
The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.