Charterhouse is working with an international health insurance company based in Dubai who is looking to hire a Head of Business Development to expand the business and drive sales.
About the role
You will manage, motivate and inspire your team as well as set targets for sales while working with internal stakeholders to manage the activities of others responsible for developing business for the company. This role involves planning persuasive approaches and pitches to convince potential clients to place new business. You will set targets for sales and use your in-depth knowledge of the insurance market, competitors, and the products and services that our client provides to conduct strategic planning to develop the pipeline of incoming new business. The role will require you to plan and evaluate department activities that are contributing to business development and identify opportunities for campaigns, services and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales. The successful candidate will attend events and seminars to keep updated on trends in the market, build on your network by meeting potential clients and conducting engaging presentations, as well as connect with brokers and maintain these relationships.
The successful candidate should have at least 5 years’ UAE experience in a sales position ideally within insurance. You should already have a strong network of clients and contacts within the industry so you can hit the ground running. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, strong team management experience and an entrepreneurial spirit to allow you to identify innovative ways to help grow the business. This is a fantastic opportunity for a target-driven Sales Manager to join a stable and growing company.