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First Resort Global Recruitment

First Resort Global Recruitment
Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia






USD 120000$


+ NEW VACANCY + MARKETING DIRECTOR Leading Pharmaceutical Company In Riyadh OPEN TO ALL NATIONALITIES Our client is a leading Saudi Joint-Stock company focusing on Pharmaceutical and Medical Appliances across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. They produce and market medicines, medical supplies and appliances to Saudi and globally. The company has a very strong reputation with plans to sustain its growth through 2011 and expand. We are looking for an experienced Marketing Director to be based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. OVERVIEW OF ROLE: To ensure that the marketing strategy drives the Company in achieving its strategic goals through the deployment of above and below the line marketing activity to boost sales. Ensuring that the marketing budget is strategically deployed to ensure cost effective advertising, promotions and events to boost sales in line with the business plan. Reporting to: VP Sales & Marketing This position will have final authority over creative decisions Managing: 5 staff directly & 25 indirectly Externally marketing & ad agencies Marketing Budget: Around 40 million SAR/ $4 million USD KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: • In consultation with the VP Sales and Marketing, write the Marketing strategy for all products (existing and proposed) each year using the Corporate plan as a guide • By working closely with the Sales Directors (KSA and International) ensure that marketing strategy is adopted all over the Company’s markets, detailed into clear programs and tactics to support the achievement of annual sales targets by product and overall growth • Manage the Marketing function on a day to day basis to ensure the achievement of objectives through the deployment of appropriate resources and materials • Continually seeks out innovative ways to improve the Company’s position in the market and sales growth • Works closely with Sales and Business Development teams on the development of current and new markets through the introduction of new products or line extensions and deployment of appropriate marketing activities to promote Sales • Provide artistic and creative direction to the Marketing function • Ensure profit target are achieved through proper management of resources and programs for all Marketing related activities • Prepare the company annual forecast for all products, for all sectors and all markets • Manages the Marketing budget of around 40 SAR million • Management of 5 staff directly and 25 staff indirectly • Final authority over creative decisions ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS • Graduate in Pharmacy with degree or experience in Marketing or Business discipline • At least 2 years experience managing a Marketing department in a Pharmaceutical, Medical Supplies or FMCG Company • Experience of managing people, budgets and resources – at least 15 direct/ indirect reports • Experience of managing a Marketing budget of over 20million SAR/ $5million USD • Experience of managing agency relationships • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral, written, presentation, negotiation, assertiveness) • Open to all nationalities • Applicants currently living in Saudi Arabia very welcome to apply BENEFITS • The below is a guide only and will depend on the experience levels of the candidate • Up to SAR 25,000 per month/ $80k USD per annum base salary • In addition an excellent benefits package • Total package up to $120k USD per annum (approximate) FIRST RESORT GLOBAL RECRUITMENT Leaders in Executive Level Recruitment Worldwide

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