SSA are working with a multinational, commercial furniture manufacturer based in Dubai who are seeking a Business Development Manager to join their team. Our client is experiencing a period of growth and are now expanding their team across the MENA region.
You will be responsible for the continued growth within the commercial sector, you will grow and maintain a network with the regional A&D community (Interior Designers, Architects, Contractors etc) in order to be abreast with the current market and upcoming projects regionally. You will plan and forecast pipeline projects and work to and exceed sales targets. You will be responsible for supporting dealers in your assigned regions to encourage growth as well as upskilling and training them.
You will not initially have any direct reports but there is the opportunity to grow within the team into a more strategic, managerial position.
To be considered for this role, you will have at least 3 years UAE experience in a sales role within the Architecture & Design industry, ideally a manufacturer and have a wide network regionally with the A&D community. You will have an outgoing, mature and likeable personality with the ability to network, establish and grow relationships as well as constantly overcome objections by thinking outside the box. You will excellent commercial acumen and understand your competitors and their products and features.
My client is seeking an ambitious candidate who is seeking a long term career with a market leader. You will be required to travel across the MEA region regularly as well as Europe.
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