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Job Title Sales Director
Location Jeddah
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Our client: This is a highly influential role within a leading name in the FMCG industry

Your Role: Our client needs a dynamic professional who carries over 15+ years of experience in sales, business development, distribution management and CRM. You would come from a strong direct distribution model, should have led a substantial team, should have the proven ability to manage operations and formulate the glide path for the business for the future. It is critical to have substantial length and breadth of experience in wholesale and retail to drive a business which is rapidly on the upward. Other than the functional competencies you would acquire in your stints as a Modern Trade / traditional trade expert, trade marketing expert, category management and sales capability ...you need to be a Strategic thinker who has a drive for results, Above average in understanding P&L proficiency, cash flow, balance sheet and very strong influencing skills which will be put to the test in markets where there is inertia. In a nutshell you would be responsible for sales strategy design and drive the implementation including RTM model, Trade term & condition, customer network building etc.

Must Haves: MBA preferably with 15+ years of holistic and qualitative sales experience in any industry supporting direct sales & distribution. Astute professional who carries not only operational excellence but the ability to put strategy plans together as well. Excellent communicator who can not only influence but can present to a Board as well. Fluency in English and Arabic is desirable but not a must have. Saudi experience is mandatory.

Managing Expectations: At Mindfield we are driven by mutually agreed KPIs and service levels. Exceptional results can only be delivered when we understand both our key stakeholders clients and candidates. Keeping this in mind we would request that when applying for a role do take cognizance of the “must haves” to avoid disappointment. Sometimes positions take time to close and there could be delay in us responding to you but as a thumb rule if you do not hear from us in 7-8 working days post applying for the role then the resume has not been shortlisted and would be kept on the database for other roles.

Look forward to a long term relationship…Mindfield…making a difference

Country Saudi Arabia