Charterhouse is working in partnership with a multinational manufacturer of consumer goods who are looking to hire a Country Manager, due to the expansion of their operations in Saudi Arabia.
About the Role
This role will be responsible for establishing a market entry strategy and business development opportunities within Saudi Arabia, and reports directly in to the CEO. This is an exciting and challenging role which requires an individual who possesses excellent commercial acumen, leadership experience and successful track record of devising business development strategies. This role will oversee a small team and indirectly manage external partners, in addition to building strong client relationships to secure new business. This role is responsible for managing the P&L, delivering company training and forecasting sales performance in line with company objectives.
To be considered for this role you must hold an MBA or minimum of a bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field. Prior experience of at least 6 years working in the Middle East, ideally within Saudi Arabia is essential. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to influence decision makers at all levels in order to win new business and build strong client relationships with key partners. A high level of autonomy and decision making is required for this role therefore the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit, self-drive and excellent organisational skills. Previous leadership experience is required, ideally within FMCG, Consumer goods or a start-up environment. Due to the nature of the role preference will be given to Arabic speakers.