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Business Development Manager

Quest Search & Selection

Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP340-1663

Job description / Role

Quest Search and Selection is in partnership with a thriving agency in Dubai searching for a Business Development Manager to help them further drive their business growth. We are ideally looking for someone with good market knowledge of the Gulf Region and India.

As a Business Development Manager, you will:

- Develop existing and pursue new business opportunities for the company
- Be the face of the company in all stages of client interaction (e.g. proposals, negotiations, handling client queries / needs / concerns, etc.)
- Keep abreast with latest marketing trends through networking, attending events/ conferences / functions
- Use key insights to recommend selling propositions and identify opportunities for campaigns and services
- Be up-to-date on the competitive landscape
- Generate relevant reports for team members


- Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, or similar field
- At least 5 years’ proven experience in Business Development or similar role in the Luxury industry
- Should have a substantial client network in the GCC
- Can thrive in a results-driven, fast-paced environment
- Excellent customer service, presentation, and negotiation skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Fluent in Arabic (required)

About the Company

Quest Search & Selection is a specialist recruitment consultancy with over 20 years' experience in sourcing the world's best candidates for the global Retail, FMCG and Hospitality sectors.

With offices in the UK & Dubai, we have an international presence and a global reach. Our recruiters place candidates locally and internationally for a wide variety of roles focusing on the following areas:

Retail Buying & Merchandising, E-commerce & Digital, Food & Beverage, Hotels, Hospitality & Operations, Retail Stores & Operations, HR & Recruitment, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics, Sales & Marketing, Technical and New Product Development.

We work in partnership with our clients who range from famous international brands within the Retail, Restaurant, Hotel and Consumer products space. Our reputation is built on our in-depth understanding of the industry and our consultants' skill, knowledge and passion for their sectors.

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