Business Development Manager - PPD Channel - Beauty & Haircare

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6347

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Distributor management role for one of the leading and largest players in the beauty and haircare industry selling into the professional channels. Commercial management of distributors and key accounts.

Client Details

Leading player in the beauty and haircare industry exponentially increasing their presence in the Middle East.


Reporting to the Managing Director, this person will be responsible for;

* Managing the distributors across the region and appointing new distributors as the business expands its reach
* Managing the relationships with key accounts and brands
* Expanding the current portfolio of brands by launching either new brands/categories in the region or winning distribution for existing brands in the region
* Developing, agreeing and implementing the annual business plan along with the Managing Director and key external stakeholders
* Train and develop distributor's team to quickly catch up and target market share across the region

Job Offer

AED 23,000 - AED 27,000 + Benefits


It is a must for the candidates to have the following experience

* Minimum 5 years working experience in distributor sales and management - ideally within FMCG, Beauty, Healthcare or relative industries
* Must have a passion for beauty, haircare and cosmetic brands
* Successful experience in developing business in new regions
* Track record of delivery of sales targets and performance
* Experience/track record/confidence representing the company externally and dealing professionally with distributors
* Experience of managing negotiations at senior level
* Team management experience will be a plus.

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.

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