Business Development - Riyadh

AED55000 - AED65000 per month
15 Sep 2020
13 Oct 2020
Zahra Clark
Job Title
Project Manager
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Development Manager / Business Manager 

Our client, based in Riyadh is looking for a dynamic Business Development Manager who has an entrepreneurial mindset to join a bright young team and help grow their portfolio of businesses. 

Business Development Manager Responsibilities:
  • Contacting potential clients to establish rapport and arrange meetings.
  • Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives.
  • Researching organizations and individuals to find new opportunities.
  • Increasing the value of current customers while attracting new ones.
  • Finding and developing new markets and improving sales.
  • Attending conferences, meetings, and industry events.
  • Developing quotes and proposals for clients.
  • Developing goals for the development team and business growth and ensuring they are met.
  • Training personnel and helping team members develop their skills.
  • Business Development Manager Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or related field.
  • Experience in sales, marketing or related field.
  • Strong communication skills and IT fluency.
  • Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Comfortable using a computer for various tasks.
Business Manager key responsibilities:
  • Acting as the first point of contact and RHP to the director
  • Acting on behalf of and representing the director as required, including the management of calls, enquiries and requests, expense authorisation and sign off on business-related decisions
  • Reporting back to the director with detailed and accurate notes following any absence
  • Assisting with budget management
  • Undertaking projects on a regular basis, including event planning
  • Personal assistant tasks for the director, including, but not limited to, diary management, extensive email correspondence and organising both internal and external meetings
  • Attending meetings and producing follow-up notes
  • Organising complex travel itineraries and travelling with director
  • Providing line management and support to administration and operations teams, including task delegation, training new employees, undertaking appraisals and handling poor performance issues
  • Working closely with the administration and operations managers to ensure the smooth running of the business, including the maintenance of office stock and supplies and regular database updates
Essential requirements:
  • Educated to a degree level
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a similar position
  • Previous team management experience
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Competent with Microsoft Office packages, particularly Word and Outlook
  • Fluent in Arabic 
  • Must have an Entrepreneur mindset 
  • Personality profile:
  • Confident working alongside board-level executives and partners
  • Uses initiative with minimal supervision
  • Dedicated to the quality and accuracy of projects from inception to completion
  • Can manage a heavy workload with strict deadlines
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Flexible and willing to take on ad-hoc tasks
  • Comfortable working independently and as part of a team 
Salary AED 65,000

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