Technical Sales Manager - Adsorbents Division
Job description / Role
Charterhouse is working with a multinational manufacturer of chemicals and materials. Our client is looking to hire a Technical Sales Manager to join their team in Dubai. This role will promote and develop sales strategies across the Middle East and Africa markets with a specific focus on developing business within the Oil and Gas sector.
As the Technical Sales Manager, you will be responsible for delivering the annual sales target across the assigned markets in the MENA and will proactively develop strategies which deliver increased market share and new business. The role will handle different applications and will mainly target clients dealing with petrochemicals, industrial gas and natural gas.
A strong technical knowledge and understanding of adsorbent materials is required in order to provide technical support which includes creating designs and providing operational guidance. There will be regular travel involved across the region to visit new and existing clients/suppliers in order to build and maintain strong business relationships to deliver on company objectives.
To be considered for this role, the candidate will have a strong technical background and Bachelors/MS in Chemical Engineering or similar with at least 4 years’ experience in a sales or technical support role providing services to the Oil and Gas sector. A background in handling similar products with a regional coverage is highly preferred and candidates must be willing to travel as required by the business, potentially up to 40% of the time during peak periods.
Due to the market coverage, our client has a strong preference for a fully bilingual English/Arabic speaker, however this is not a mandatory requirement and can be overlooked subject to having strong industry relevant experience.
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 Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.
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