Role details

General Manager - Global Sports Brand

Dubai   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Strong knowledge of and work experience in the Middle East market
  • Highly sales-driven candidate with a strong sales track record

About Our Client

Multinational Sports brand with an excellent reputation worldwide

Job Description

Reporting to the EMEA Director, the General Manager will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Holding P&L accountability for business across the Middle East and emerging markets
  • Leading all business functions such as sales, distribution, retail, marketing, purchasing and stock control in line with the requirements of the market and the global organisation strategy.
  • Developing the retail, wholesale and franchise strategy for the Middle East region and emerging markets
  • Working closely with the franchise partners , distributors and key accounts in the region to effectively implement the brand's operating strategies and programs in the region.
  • Driving the cost control agenda to ensure the operation cost to sales are within the defined budgeted parameters and improved through productivity initiatives.
  • Acquire , build, engage and retain a high performance team that is a match with the company's culture and values

The Successful Applicant

In order to be considered for the position, candidates must meet the following requirements

  • Current or previous working experience in the Middle East
  • Strong sales background across retail and wholesale in the sporting goods industry ; candidates with experience in fashion lifestyle brands will be considered
  • Evidence of achieving results with limited resources
  • Must possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit with a results-driven attitude
  • Proven track record of profitability and growing a business
  • Experience of successfully managing a team
  • Bachelor Degree educated
  • Must possess outstanding leadership skills , be a strong team player and role model the brand's cultural values

What's on Offer

Competitive package including bonus, medical and annual tickets

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