Business Development Manager (French Speaking )


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4792

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a globally renowned professional services organisation, who is looking to appoint a French speaking Business Development Manager. The purpose of this role will be to help build key strategic partnerships with corporate clients across the region including SMEs, government authorities and blue chip organisations.

This newly created role is a result of continuous business growth and is the perfect opportunity for a commercially minded individual who thrives in a client facing consultative sales environment. This role will be responsible for generating new business opportunities to expand the organisations existing portfolio of clients across the UAE. The successful individual should be willing to fully immerse themselves in the professional services industry, through a range of activities including; attending relevant networking events outside of usual business hours, conducting market research and staying up to date with the latest trends. The successful candidate should have a proven track record in business development and commercial planning, with an entrepreneurial flair. Candidates from a professional services background in either financial services or insurance are highly preferred.


To be considered for this role you must hold a bachelor’s Degree in business management or a relevant field, preference will be given to candidates who hold an MBA. Due to the scope of this role fluent French speakers will be considered. All candidates must have their own car and UAE driver’s licence.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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