Business Development Manager

Posted 8 months ago by mselect
Location Erbil Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas

MSELECT is hiring a Business Development Manager for an international oil and gas services client in Erbil. Candidates must have a minimum 10 years of technical experience in a services company in the Oil and Gas industry and must have Drilling background. Fluency in English, Arabic and Kurdish is a must.

Carry out the business development and lead generation activity in the designate region/ Geo market to ensure conversion of leads and targets clients into long term customers for the organization 



  • Provide inputs for business development strategy design and the target setting for the designate market (service/ country/ geo market)
  • Carry out market intelligence activities across the designate region, by gathering information relevant to the business
  • To build the client target list and identify new sectors/ potential organizations to harness as potential business partners in the future
  • Manage the marketing and product development teams to implement business development initiatives
  • Meet the business targets by delivering the strategy plan, as per the identified opportunities in the growth areas
  • Build relationships and networks, in the identified markets to build and establish brand credibility and organizational visibility
  • Actively and successfully manage the sales process: lead generation, credentials pitch, negotiation, close, handover to the account management team
  • Act as point person for strategic alliances with technology partners
  • Organize events/ road shows/ conferences etc. in the region to boost the visibility and image of the organization



  • Clients/ Customers
  • Director - Business Development and Marketing
  • Geo Market Heads/ General Managers


Key Indicators  

  • Operational Efficiency
  • Communication Skills
  • Team Work
  • Customer Centricity
  • Problem Solving
  • Negotiating Skills
  • Resourcefulness
  • Networking Skills


Key Process Involved In                

  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Working knowledge of other languages (French/ Arabic/German)
  • Technical Know-how related to the services offered in the market, tendering and contracts
  • Presentation and public speaking skills


Previous experience required  

  • 10 to 12 years of technical experience in a services company in the Oil and Gas industry. Must have Drilling background


Reports to          

  • Director– Business Development and Marketing


*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.                  

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