Assistant Sales Manager
General Information
 Assistant Sales Manager (African markets) needed for a leading multinational company in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Job Requirements:

  • Masters/Bachelor Degree in Business, Sales or similar
  • 4+ years’ of experience in B2C sales
  • Native Arabic speaker, with good command of English and French
  • Experience in the African markets is a MUST
  • Experience in the GCC market is a plus
  • Experience in developing and maintaining relationships with distributors in the African markets
  • Experience in conducting training and preparing presentations
  • Excellent in technical communication
  • Confident, aggressive, communicative and open mind
  • Thorough & up to date knowledge of the African markets
  • Ability to travel frequently to African countries
  • Good communication skills (both written and oral)

Job Description:

  • Identify and work closely with the distributor / local customers to establish a relationship that will generate consistent revenue opportunities
  • Frequent visit to local customers together with distributors’ staff for business development through presentation, demonstration, and negotiation
  • Gather market information together with the staff of the distributor on market demand/product evaluation/competitors activity/sales channel to find business opportunity and take immediate action
  • Effective and prompt communication on daily activity report/monthly review meeting for evaluation of sales & marketing activity and forecast plan
  • Being the mediator or the bridge between distributors for all the company’s business activities
  • Achieve the assigned budget in terms of growth and profitability
  • Monitor each customer’s sales progress, inventory, purchase, etc…
  • Establish and maintain a consistent level of communication with new and existing customers
  • Devise strategies to increase the profitability of products.
  • Prepare and maintain information for the review of business performance and also the forecasting of future sales business and planned activities
  • Monitor distributor’s PSI (Purchase, Sales & Inventory) of each product category, and work together to provide a recommendation to the client on how to improve the sell-out
  • Provide other sales support such as product training, etc…
  • Coordinate with the service / technical team to ensure customer satisfaction and after-sales-service
  • Ensure products are shipped out from factories and arrive on time at the delivery point
  • Work together with the Marketing/Advertising agency to strengthen and increase the brand’s image/visibility by placing merchandisers/promoters, running ad campaigns, promotions, etc…
  • Analyze the market trend, competitors’ strength, our client’s strength and weakness, the potentiality of market. Based on this, prepare and execute the most effective and efficient business plan
Company: Expertise Recruitment
Job Type: Sales
Location Hazmiyeh
Date Posted: Apr 30, 2019
Salary: Unspecified
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