Group Business Development Director – Michael Page International (UAE) Limited – Saudi Arabia
Group Business Development Director is required to establish and lead the Group Sales function for a large business. Install personnel, processes, systems and best practise to underpin future sales and business growth as they look to expand the business.
Large established market leading family owned group in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia who are in a strong position to grow in the current market. Involved in managing high volume labour workforce across industrial operations/contract nationally.
The key responsibilities of this role include:
Set up and establish group sales function within the business using best practise and process
Set up CRM, business development and sales organisation across the group
Define and execute the sales strategy for the group and develop the commercial organisation structure
Recruit, retain and develop the sales team personnel to create a quality, robust and successful group.
Drive performance of the sales team
Help to introduce the business to new clients, accounts and companies and take the lead in account management and development
As a key member of the senior leadership tam, add input to other areas such as operations to ensure continued growth and customer satisfaction
The successful candidate for this role should have the following skills and experience:
A proven commercial leader with strong background in establishing and setting up sales functions across a business
Strong Leadership, man management and strategic skills are essential
Background in established business with commercial and BD best practise systems and processes and able to bring that and put in place
Senior professional with commercial background but greater understanding of wider business functions
Experience of operating in GCC and dealing with government and private sector clients
Strong track record of growth, preferably with Saudi Arabian experience
Experience of transformation and turnaround
Competitive executive package including flights, medical, bonus