Job description / Role
NTS Group are working with a leading Multi National Client who are seeking a Head of Marketing, in this newly created position. The role will be responsible for initiating and leading the overall Marketing strategy development and execution through marketing communication and activation exercises, defining and supervising achievement of business objectives (in UAE and Oman), centrally coordinating a seamless demonstration of customer centric project deliverables on intended market share figures with relevant pricing strategy and be in charge of circulating general knowledge and best practices across the organization on market, customers, products and solutions and their use in the construction industry.
Furthermore, you will be responsible of developing the marketing & innovation capabilities (within UAE and Oman), in cooperation with HR: skills & competencies (assessment and evaluation criteria, learning & development), talent pipeline, succession planning, career development, IDPs, anticipation of new needed skills and competencies for the country and setting up, following up and controlling the yearly objectives of UAE and Oman marketing & innovation teams. You will also challenge the commercial objectives and action plans for all products and strive for strong customer engagement and loyalty schemes and objectives.
To be successful, you will have a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Business or Marketing/MBA with at least 10 years of related experience within sales & marketing including the Ability to manage broadly the 4Ps: Product – Promotion – Place – Price and proven implementer or project management experience. You will have good knowledge of principles of Marketing that can be translated into relevant industry practices with focus on different market channels (retail, Residential/ICI building, infrastructure, etc) and a good understanding of the construction industry. You will be a strategic thinker, with strong leadership skills to be able to deliver change, positive minded and have the ability to influence stakeholders. This role will be based in Dubai with some travel to Oman when needed occasionally. Candidates from either the construction, Oil & Gas, Building Materials, Infrastructure or chemicals industries are strongly preferred, as is an Arabic speaker (however not essential).
About the Company
NTS Group is a leading specialist recruitment firm and experts at recruiting skilled, qualified and professional people in the Middle East.
Our promise is simple. To provide our clients and candidates an expert, professional and bespoke service whilst maintaining the highest levels of integrity and honesty.
NTS Group specialise within contingency, retained and search based recruitment campaigns across the following sectors;
Finance & Accountancy Professional Office Support Sales & Marketing Operations
To our clients, we understand people are your biggest asset and the future of your business. This is why we focus on understanding not only your technical requirements, but your culture, values and vision in order to find the right people for your business first time.
To our candidates, we believe in honesty, integrity and supporting you throughout the entire process. We listen to what you want and proactively go to market to assist you in finding your dream job.