Friday, 16 May 2014

Sr. Business Development Manager Job Vacancy at Abu Dhabi Ports Company

Job Title    Sr. Business Development Manager
Job Location:    Abu Dhabi   
Unit:        Industrial Zones
Employer:    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC)

Job Overview
The Senior Manager, Business Development & Marketing, is responsible to develop and implement the business development plan as well as the strategic marketing and promotion plan and for the KPIZ. Key responsibilities include:
·        Contribution to KIZ strategy setting
·        Overseeing all business development activities (lead generation, account management, concluding lease agreements, etc.)
·        Overseeing all marketing activities (Branding, promotion, advertising, direct marketing etc.)

Business Development Tasks:
·        Develop and implement the KIZ business development plan
·        Develop new business relationships, generate and negotiate new business opportunities.
·        Oversee the successful management of the entire sales process: lead generation; credentials pitch; evaluation; account management, follow up, solution pitch; develop proposals, negotiation; close TRA and Musataha Agreement; handover to the customer service management team.
·        Effectively interact with other departments and stakeholders including Urban Planning, Projects, Finance, Customer Service and Public Affairs
·        Market research / business intelligence activities
·        Ensuring ADPC remains proactive and responsive to prospective clients
·        Manage the process to review and assess Expressions of Interest
·        Negotiate & Conclude TRA & Musataha Agreements
·        Sales forecast and revenue projections.
·        Identify customer requirements and communicate to the concerned stakeholders
·        Draft project proposals that have unique, innovative, and executable solutions to customers’ needs
·        Aid the client in dealing with governmental authorities and Service Providers, internal and external.
·        Mitigate and troubleshoot situations that have potential impact on customer relationships and business generation.
·        Become the single point of contact with the customer.

Marketing & Promotion Tasks:
·        Formulate KIZ value proposition for various target segments
·        Develop and Implement an Integrated Marketing Communication and Investment Promotion Plan.
·        Oversee production of collaterals and promotional materials
·        Brand Management
·        Public Relations Campaigns
·        Launch programs that will enhance awareness and interest of domestic and international investors in KPIZ
·        Competitive analysis and benchmarking
·        Cluster Specific Marketing launch programs
·        Identify, organize and participation in promotional activities such as exhibitions, conferences and seminars for the stimulation of investments.

General Tasks:
·        Participate in the development of the KIZ strategic business plan
·        Effectively report the progress to management and key stakeholders.
·        Successfully manage the department and its staff
·        Develop the department’s budget
·        Provide feedback on and ensure the efficient use of the Sales and CRM ERP System
·        Other activities as instructed by the Division’s VP.

Key Performance Indicators
·        Revenues generated
·        Increase in investor awareness
·        Number of relevant leads generated / received
·        Number of deals in the pipeline
·        Number of agreements concluded
·        Marketing budget ratio (marketing investment / total revenue)
·        Timely & accurate reporting
·        Lead Generation per AED spent
·        Leads Generated per Exhibition
·        Press and Media Coverage
·        Publications

Job Requirements:
  • Masters degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or Management with a minimum of 10 years experience in a senior marketing and sales position in a related industry.
  • A degree in Engineering is an advantage. Alternatively, an equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge and skills with a minimum 15 years experience.
·        Extensive marketing and investment promotion experience (branding, advertising, public relations, direct marketing, trade shows & exhibitions, etc.)
·        Strong background and experience in sales and business development (lead generation, account management, negotiation, closing deals, etc.)
·        Experience in managing teams of professional staff from diverse backgrounds
·        Intimate knowledge of key industry drivers to translate these into value propositions for KPIZ
·        Exceptional English and Arabic communications skills
·        Strong business acumen and strategic planning
·        Excellent IT skills
·        Quantitative problem solver: able to measure performance indicators and make decisions based on hard, quantitative data
·        A deal closer with effective negotiation skills
·        Someone that can spot opportunities immediately and act on them
·        An effective multi-tasker who gets things done and is willing to work the hours needed to do so
·        A self-starter who has strong initiative and drive
·        A seasoned and highly organized leader
·        Very detail-oriented, able to lead by example, both a doer and a thinker
·        Able to deal with all types of stakeholders, from Engineering and operation Staff to Sr. Level executives
·        Excellent Presentation Skills
·        Ability to articulate and develop account specific value propositions
·        Leadership skills, commitment, teamwork, integrity and communicative skills
·        Ability to develop and manage budgets
·        Ability to judge advertising and media firm proposals and monitor and inspect work performance to ensure quality delivery of services
·        Ability to supervise employees, provide leadership, motivation, constructive performance reviews, coaching and training, and ability to plan and organize the work of others, delegate tasks; and manage activities within deadlines
·        Excellent communication skill: ability to write and deliver presentations speeches, correspondence and reports.
·        Strong analytical skills: ability to analyze diverse sets of information and data

Good computer skills:
Ability to complete work using MS Office, PowerPoint, Internet, Email, and lead tracking programs

Deadline Date: 31/05/2014

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