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Managing Director (m/f) for a Startup in Dubai

Sales/Business Development
Posted On
3rd Jan 2019
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Job Description
Job description

Your duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Overall managerial responsibility for theDubaientity and its employees (HR, Admin, Finance, Operations, Business Development)
  • Closely collaborate with business owners and team members in executing initiatives and projects to achieve strategic business goals
  • Maintain P&L responsibilities including financial planning, forecasting andbudgeting
  • Plan and direct sales and marketingforce activities to maximize potential sales volume and profit
  • Develop a suitable strategy for further market extension throughoutthe Middle East
  • Ongoing improvement of internal processes with the target of enhanced efficiency
  • Develop and assist with new product launching campaigns
  • Ability to represent the business at a high standard professionally and to reflect the companys values and culture at all levels of business and the community
  • Regular reporting to the CEO/Owner
Candidate profile

To be successful in this role you should have the following skills and experiences:
  • University degree in Business Management or technical degree
  • Minimum ten years of management experience in an international company, Middle East experience is mandatory
  • Excellent commercial understanding, experience with P&L analysis is a must
  • Technical understanding required
  • Experience in business planning and strategies as well as market and competitor analysis
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships
  • Decision maker, with a hands-on attitude and high intercultural sensitivity
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written), German language skills would be advantageous
  • Long-term commitment

If you are looking for a challenging position in a successful company, we look forward to receiving your application in English. Your application will be treated with discretion and will remain confidential. To create your cost-free virtual portfolio application, click on the link <<>> at the bottom left of this job offer.

About Company

Our client is a young, dynamic and rapidly expanding startup in the Middle East. After successfullyentering the market, our client is now seeking to employ a Managing Director to lead its current workforce of 60 employees.The company offers its employees a dynamic working atmosphere, short and direct lines of communication as well asa multicultural working environment. The company is rapidly growing and expanding to other GCC markets and is looking for a dynamic entrepreneur with leadership experience in the UAE and willingness to work on a lower salary with equity basis.Our client is looking for a hands-on achiever who wants to set his/her footprint into a new business model for the UAE. Enthusiasm, eagerness to achieve and willingness to quickly move forward should be your motivators.About Departer The German Headhunter:As an internationally oriented German HR consultancy for the recruitment of multinational professionals, Departer possesses a long-standing expertise in the core markets Germany, Middle East and Australia. Through ourregionally established offices in Dubai, Sydney and Hamburg, we are valued as a reliable recruitment partner by numerous companies.

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