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VP/Director Commercial – Catering and Facilities Services

Big Fish Recruitment

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Ref: RP281-438

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is an established KSA based Catering and Facilities Management company who deliver services throughout the Kingdom, through a large blue collar work force. They are seeking a VP/Commercial Director to join their KSA based team.

The VP Commercial Director is responsible for structuring Organic Growth and managing non-conventional growth.

Organic Growth:
• He/She is tasked with structuring the divisions Bids, RFQ, Proposals and for building our commercial mechanisms. A key success factor for the role is analyzing successes and failures in existing contracts to build efficient mechanisms and contractual arrangements

Non-conventional Growth:
• He/She is the direct business owner for, all sub divisions of the company including the the IFM operational infrastructure and commercial tools to establish the company as a top tier IFM player in the KSA market.

Key deliverables:
• Review and support technical and financial evaluation of the business opportunities with Sales and Operation.
• Establish Contract Performance KPIs and SOPs.
• Own bids and structured sales efforts.
• Leverage existing business lines and infrastructure.
• Bring operational excellence in the development of the service solution for existing and new clients.
• Extensive understanding of business growth models and the ability to foresee commercial opportunities.
• Assesses risks and makes recommendations based on a thorough analysis of all factors involved in a business situation.
• Working knowledge of how to conduct market research and analysis including the creation of detailed business plans.
• Ability to develop and implement commercial strategies, meeting company goals and objectives.
• Analysis’s sales and other reports that give insight into how a company can make adjustments to improve performance.
• Resolves issues with contracts and commercial operations.
• Communicates with parties in a contract so that all understand the terms, particularly a contract's financial aspects.


• Degree in Finance or Business Administration – ESSENTIAL
• Experience in business development and/or commercial management in the B2B industry – Operational experience or Facility management experience is a plus
• Excellent organizational and leadership skills
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent project management skills
• Great multi-tasking abilities and attention to detail
• Exposure and conceptual understanding of contract law and pricing
• Solid knowledge of performance reporting and financial/budgeting processes.

This is an excellent opportunity to take a leading role, within a company that has aspirations of becoming one of the leading companies in the Region. In return our client will pay a competitive base salary and family benefits package including education allowances.

About the Company


Our aim is to provide our clients and candidates with a consistent, quality service that goes beyond the norm, giving them peace of mind and complete trust in our ability to meet their needs.


Big Fish consultants specialise in their fields and have extensive experience in the region and beyond. We take pride in our knowledge and network and believe that our relationships are built on trust and integrity and are made for the long term.


At Big Fish, as well as caring for the people we work with, we also care about the world and environment we live in, that's why Big Fish support initiatives that promote human welfare, environmental protection and sustainability.

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