Head of Business Development

Posted 23 January 2023
Salary 45-55k AED p/m & benefits
Job type Permanent
DisciplineClient Services & Sales
Contact NameNathan Edwards

Job description

​Our client, a rapidly expanding company focused on utilizing data analytics to drive advertising and growth for clients, is seeking a high-level executive to spearhead business development in Dubai.

The company’s goal is to assist clients in increasing revenue and maximizing ROI through data-driven advertising strategies.

As the Head of Business Development, you will be tasked with localizing and leading the growth of the company’s operations in Dubai. Utilizing your extensive knowledge of the local business environment and practices, your strong business acumen, and your expertise in digital marketing, you will identify potential clients, craft custom approaches, and schedule meetings to showcase the company’s services. You will also work closely with clients to understand their needs and develop tailored solutions.


  • Identifying and cultivating relationships with key clients

  • Collaborating in the creation of customized offers and solutions

  • Representing the company at industry events and webinars

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with clients to ensure satisfaction

  • Keeping abreast of e-commerce trends in Dubai to inform the company’s strategy

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • In-depth knowledge of the Dubai business environment and practices from prior experience in the region

  • Exceptional business acumen

  • A proven track record of successful business development, ideally in a consulting or digital industry setting

  • A demonstrated ability to identify opportunities and initiate contact to build a pipeline of potential clients

  • Strong relationship-building and networking skills

  • A comprehensive understanding of digital marketing and its application in e-commerce

  • Fluency in English and Arabic

  • Unwavering work ethic

Prior experience in a client-facing role within a consulting firm in Dubai would be a significant asset. As the Head of Business Development, you will have the opportunity to join a dynamic team of 30+ professionals at the forefront of growth marketing.

The role offers the chance to be part of a rapidly expanding company shaping the regional digital landscape, and an array of benefits including wellness programs, flexible work arrangements, comprehensive health insurance, annual home-country travel, 25 vacation days per year, team-building activities, and special discounts with clients.