Job description / Role
Our client, a global manufacturer of zero leakage metal seated ball valve solutions for severe service applications in the power industry requires a Regional Sales Manager will be based in/around Jeddah on a permanent residential basis.
The main responsibility is to lead sales growth for engineered valve solutions in western Saudi Arabia, key account and opportunity development. Positioning the Company as a market leading niche supplier of unique valve solutions and differentiating it from competitors; Focusing sales activities on end users and through specification and recommendations generated by engineering companies; developing strong channel partners that can help extend market reach and capabilities; Working collaboratively with our global and regional sales teams to meet customer needs and accelerate sales growth.
Suitable candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an engineering discipline with a minimum of 15 years’ experience in selling engineered valves or related products through distribution, directly and through engineering companies; Deep knowledge of Power valve applications; Knowledge of industry standards and specifications as they apply to Company products.; Proven distribution and project sales track record within the assigned region, selling into engineered applications; Experience with the sale of relevant valve types ball (metal seated), plug, gate, check, choke highly preferred; Experience working closely with Engineering companies and OEM’s; Experience in negotiating strategic alliances, major contracts and purchasing agreements with end users would be an advantage. You must be able to speak Arabic.
The type of valves assigned include severe service quarter turn valves including, ball valves - metal seated or soft seated, trunnion, seat supported or floating ball, butterfly, plug and choke valve designs. Linear isolation parallel, wedge and knife gate valves, globe, check and control valves.
About the Company
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Our Middle East office was founded in December 2005, headquartered in Dubai UAE. We deal with clients in the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other key areas in the region. Our consultants sector-specific knowledge and unique understanding of the local market allows us to offer an exceptional level of service across all divisions.
We currently recruit for roles in the following sectors: Accounting & Finance, Architecture, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Logistics, Legal, Office Support, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Supply Chain & Procurement, and Sales & Marketing.
As part of our continuing expansion, we have opened a dedicated Abu Dhabi desk to further assist with our client needs across the region.