Regional Director – Beverage – Middle East – Michael Page International (UAE) Limited
The Regional Director will be responsible for managing the commercial growth of the brand across the middle east region. The role, which will lead a team of 4, will involve devising, implementing and managng a robust sales strategy with a focus on bottom line perfocmance balanced with maintaining the wider brand presence.
Michael Page are currently working on a retained assignment with Voss Water of Norway. The company was created by two boyhood friends from Norway who had the vision to create a new premium offering within the water/beverage category.
Voss is now enjoyed in 50 markets around the world for every occasion. They are two core offerings; one being still and the other being sparkling.
Voss has instilled three core values they live by which has contributed to their success:-
– Purity- Distinction- Responsibilty
As the Regional Director your responsibilities involve but are not limited to:-
– The development of strategic partnerships in the region with key customers and key distributors- Evolving RTM channels focusing on the development of retail within the Middle East, also ensuring a strong presence On-Premise- Lead and manage the team within the GCC, ensure they are meeting/ exceeding key targets within the budget- Manage all budgets including the P&L- Track manage and educate the distributors within the region- Utilise data (Epos, GFK, Nielsen & Consumer Insights) to help develop strategic plans and actions- Review customer performance with the team
To apply for the role you will need to have the following Experience:-
– 10 – 12 years of experience within FMCG from a MNC- Ideally have exposure to the beverage industry or a premium product offering within FMCG- Must have awareness of brand positioning to- You will have been managing the region (GCC)- Experience managing a team directly (More than 1 direct report)- Have experience of managing distributors- Have worked with multiple channels (TT, MT & On Premise) is advantageous- Ideally be Arabic Speaking
You will also need to demonstrate the following skills:-
– Have an entrepreneurial approach- Be a leader but also be able to work collaborative in a team- Strong analytically skills- Planned and organised- Strong Communication skills- Strategic Thinker
Package will be discussed with suitable candidates.
|Job Location:||United Arab Emirates|