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The Corporate sector hold a number of opportunities for Pearson in Middle East, especially with the recent focus on employability and the launch of Pearson Professional.
Past years have been an encouraging start in exploring the corporate sector with English, vocational, and short courses.
Business Development to enable direct Sales of Pearson Products/Services and Solutions to the corporate sector as well as developing relationship with agencies and industry bodies that might influences our sales into the corporate market in Middle East.
The Business Development Manager identifies, develops and manages client relationships in selected markets within Middle East with the purpose of achieving financial targets and developing, maintaining and expanding relationships with strategic customers.
The Business Development Manager represents Pearson’s range of corporate products and services while ensuring assigned customers’ needs and expectations are met.
Own the ME target for the Corporate sector sales achieving target with the support of product experts (Short courses, Assessment, English, etc..)
Gain high level understanding of Governments priorities and initiatives for employability in the Middle East and the impact on corporates
Assess the corporate sector needs in term of English and training
Support the solution team in building the Corporate holistic solution by sharing market insights
Support the Head of Corporate in Building and maintaining a 1 and 3 years strategic and operational plan for corporates in Middle East covering performance objectives, milestones, market, competition, segments, products and go to market
Coordinates the involvement of company personnel, including support, service, and management resources, in order to meet account performance objectives and customers’ expectations
Establishes productive, professional relationships with key personnel in assigned customer accounts and proactively assesses, clarifies, and validates customer needs on an ongoing basis
Report and track Corporate sales by account and by product
Ensure full usage of CRM tool, data coverage and mapping of key contacts, companies and products for all accounts