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Regional Business Development Manager – MEA


Location: Dubai
Date Posted: September 14th 2021

The Company

I am working with one of the world's leading system suppliers of carton packaging and filling machines for beverages and food, who are looking for a Regional Business Development Manager to join their team, to cover the Middle East and Africa Region.

The Role

Experience / Mindset

  • Founders’ mindset, confident and a hands-on caliber that is a business hunter
  • Job requires 70% travel within MEA region
  • Develops the business development strategy for MEA
  • May build on in some country’s others are white space
  • Needs to collaborate a lot internally to understand Brand and Operating models in each market
  • Needs to be comfortable exploring opportunities and countries, Knows the region
  • Must have a friendly passport - Needs to get a lot of visit visa’s (Dual holders is ok)
  • English language – Needs to be sharp both written and verbal, Arabic - Fluent desired, French / Portuguese desired
  • Needs to be smart ad top notch with regards to building and articulating business proposals.
  • Visited a lot to show breadth - Eg: W and E Africa markets!
  • Could need to build businesses in countries - Adding legal entities
  • Networking at high levels to get indirect influencing capability
  • Required Experience: 5+ years in Commercial / 3 years in similar level - Mid to late 30’s - Progressive experience
  • Candidate industry to consider – from the B2B industries such as food industries, FMCG, Packaging industries.
  • Required Educational backgroundbachelor’s degree in a relevant field. We also desire MBA holders.

The Person

The right candidate must have previous experience in Business Development within the beverages and food or packaging industry.


Offering a competitive package and the opportunity to work with a well-established global organisation.



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