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General Manager / Head of Sales

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-5637

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

An exciting, ethical business leading on sustainable food and looking to expand within the UAE. A GM / Head of Sales will be recruited in this ever expanding team. Bulk rice experience is a must.

Client Details

Leading, sustainable food company, with a highly ethical dynamic corporate culture.


Key responsibilities will include but not limited to:

* Drive revenues and margins
* Drive operational efficiencies across the entire value chain (paddy procurement, rice milling, logistics and distribution)
* Develop multi-channel distribution strategies
* Determine pricing and lead negotiations with buyers
* Collect market information and derive conclusions on product portfolio and sales strategies
* Define product portfolio (Basmati and non Basmati varieties)
* Procure paddy and contribute to 3rd party financing
* Define and adhere to Quality Control Processes
* Manage market, operational and financial risks
* Contribute to the branding strategy of the Company

Job Offer

There is a competitive package on offer and the unrivalled opportunity to make an impact in a highly autonomous, company based on meritocracy.


Key candidate requirements include:

* Senior business leader in Rice or related businesses / Bulk rice experience and network in UAE is crucial
* Experience in sales
* People leader and team builder
* Entrepreneurial mindset
* Excellent communication and negotiation skills, excellent English language skills
* Post graduate, preferably w an Agricultural or Science degree

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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Head Of Sales salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 32,500

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