The Trimble’s Emerging Markets and Funded Projects division represents a number of business areas, from a number of sectors. The firm is looking to recruit, in the Middle East and North Africa region, an experienced Institutional Business Development Manager to focus on Multilateral Development Bank (MDB) Funded Projects and Consultants working within these projects that may involve products from the complete Trimble portfolio. This position will provide specific sales and management focus on activities connected with data gathering, tender preparation, tender execution, and relationship development with related consultants and agencies personnel, within the business development, Emerging Markets and Funded Projects team. This individual will have direct sales responsibility in all of Middle East and North Africa region for his/her nominated Projects.
Familiar with the engineering and construction industry, technology aware/skilled; Business experience; demonstrate competence in relational sales; international exposure; responsible and accountable positions held within the last two years; culturally aware; able to travel internationally (60%+). Desired familiarity with MDBs and other regional active funding organizations.

He/she will report to the Vice President & Executive Director – Emerging Markets and Funded Projects.

Major Responsibilities

Lead account and project development opportunities generated through the funding agencies. These include, but are not limited to corporate partners and customers, distribution partners, multilateral agencies, US and foreign government entities for the Geospatial, Agriculture, Water, Land Administration, Fleet Management, Construction, and Utilities businesses.
Build relationships with Bilateral/Multilateral Development Organizations such as the World Bank, United Nations, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and Islamic Development Bank.
Fluent in written and oral English, Arabic, and one other regional language, common to Trimble’s business is preferred.
Public speaking experience, strong presentation skills
Education requirements:

(MS/MBA) Graduate Degree in international business, international relations, foreign service or technical area required
Experience requirements (years):

Five years of international experience in business development in fast pace, multicultural environments
Two years + sales/business development or account management or project management experience
Two years + experience in one or more of the following industries: government public policy, multilateral development banks, development consulting, surveying, mapping, engineering, construction, mining, agriculture.
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