Country Manager

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6824

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The purpose of this role is to drive sustained revenue growth and profitability from a portfolio of products by entering into and managing long-term partnerships with local companies.

Client Details

The client is a supplier of high-quality pharmaceutical, neutraceutical and natural products.


1. Strategic Plan: Conceptualise, design, and develop a blueprint for launching/expanding the company's business footprint in the local market based on current and evolving market conditions and opportunities. Keeping updating the plan as needed from time to time.
2. Execution Calendar: Translate the strategy so defined into a detailed execution program which needs to be socialised with the internal stakeholders and get buy-in from the local partner.
3. Operations Management: Manage the execution program and ensure delivery of set business goals in terms of product supply deliveries, revenue growth, profitability, market share, customer engagement and acquisition targets.
4. Business Development: Continuously identify the new partners and new product opportunities (existing in the company's portfolio or ones that require development)
5. Customer Engagement: Identify and engage with local partners, as appropriate to local business norms, on day-to-day business management activities like marketing/promotion, sales campaigns, tenders, supply chain and performance management etc.
6. Reporting: Monthly business update and report.

Job Offer

Join a global and reputable company.

Have the opportunity to set up a new business in a vast region.


1. Should have about 5-10 years of Sales/Business Development Experience in the local market. A network of relationships with key decision-makers within local companies is a key requirement.
2. Should have had specialized training like an MBA or a Masters's Program or equivalent degree.
3. Individuals with pharmaceutical backgrounds and/or pharmacy education would be an added advantage.
4. Must be fluent in English and local languages

Personal Traits

1. Strong Sales Management experience.
2. Strong people management skills
3. Strong bias for action/execution.
4. Attention to detail.

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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