Assistant Vice President – Business Marketing

JOB SUMMARY:

Lead the development and implementation of an annual Business Marketing Strategy, to support the delivery of Strategic Plan and Objectives.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Strategy:

The Business Marketing Strategy should be updated at all times to clearly include:
  • Business Marketing brand, Awareness, and lead generation campaigns plan.
  • International business events plan, clearly segregating events that are owned vs events where the organization will participate/sponsor (a detailed evaluation and reasoning for each event is required)
  • Stakeholder Maps with details of key stakeholders.
  • Key messaging for all stakeholders (developed by the content team)
  • Stakeholder engagement plans
  • Budgets.
  • Work closely with all other sections of Marketing and Corporate Communications to make sure BM designs, campaigns, social media, and Events are on brand and messaging.
  • Create a global events database each year, to use as a base for operations strategy.
  • Support the Business development and strategy team on marketing activities in line with the annual plan.
  • Extend support to Academy, legal, and Hawkamah (where relevant available and aligned to prioritization with BD and Strategy and subject to resource and deliverables for their marketing requirements
Operations:
  • Own and oversee the execution of the Business Marketing strategy – this should be part of the yearly operational plan.
  • Responsible for all Business campaigns, Events, Activations, and Programs in Dubai and internationally.
  • Develop a “Briefing System” and process, to be used by businesses.
  • Marketing team and the rest of the departments, for efficiency.
  • Ensure the organization has visibility from a branding and content standpoint within relevant global, regional, and local markets. It is especially important to demonstrate the leadership position of the organization.
  • Work with media agencies and publishers regionally/ globally to reach the right audiences with content /  right messages.
  • Monitor competitor Events and business campaigns within the industry regionally (namely Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, and Riyadh) and recommend tactics to keep the Brand in the clear lead at all times.
  • Update tracker providing updates to stakeholders on deliverables agreed.

Oversee Analytics & Reporting:

  • Produce understandable and actionable post-marketing evaluation reports gleaned from analytics data, to continue developing Events to perform better.
  • Find trends within data and reports, to help guide strategic decisions. Keep up on industry trends and advise senior management when changes need to be made to the Business Marketing strategy and/or strategic direction.
  • Specifically, establish KPIs and monitor statistics to increase the strength and performance of campaigns.
  • Prepare Competitor Benchmark reports for related businesses in the industry.

Learning & Development:

  • Provide insight/training to the team for a better understanding of how it integrates with the rest of the sections within the department.
  • Develop direct reports within the function.
  • Create a Learning and Development plan for yourself, to be shared with the Line Manager, Department Head, and HR.

Manage Agencies & Stakeholders:

  • Manage stakeholders internally and own the relationships externally (3rd party agencies).
  • Consistently evaluate 3rd party agencies under contract, to make sure they are achieving deliverables.
  • Develop relationships with international and regional partners.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Organizational Alignment
  • Strategic Understanding
  • Leadership
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Passion for Excellence and Delivery
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Customer Championship

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, or related discipline

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • A minimum of 10 years of similar Events and Partnership experience is required (with a minimum of 2 years in a leadership position, managing people).
  • 2 years of progressive leadership responsibility in an organization of similar scope and size.
  • Proven track record in similar Marketing and Communications functions. Digital experience preferred.
Financial Analyst

Job Summary:

Financial Analyst that will analyze everyday financial activities and subsequently provide advice and guidance to upper management on future financial plans. The goal is to enable the company’s leaders to make sound business decisions and meet the company’s objectives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide financial reports and interpret financial information to managerial staff while recommending further courses of action.
  • Advice on investment activities and provide strategies that the company should take.
  • Maintain the financial health of the organization.
  • Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results, and the company’s actual performance compared to the business plans.
  • Support special initiatives (Shared Services, ERP implementation, etc.)
  • Develop trends and projections for the firm’s finances.
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met.
  • Manage the preparation of the company’s budget.
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of company finances is maintained.
  • Correspond with various other departments, discussing company plans and agreeing on future paths to be taken.

Education:

  • BS/MA degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics
  • Professional qualifications such as CFA/CPA or similar will be considered a plus

Relevant Experience:

  • Proven experience as a Financial Manager / Financial Analyst in the financial sector.
  • 10-15 Years of Experience.

Requirements and Skills:

  • Extensive understanding of financial trends both within the company and general market patterns
  • Proficient user of finance software
  • Support special initiatives (SSC, ERP implementation & optimization, etc.)
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Able to manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used
  • A solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principles
  • Working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations

 

Investment Analyst
  1. Monitor and assess economic and market trends
  2. Assist in sourcing and identifying investment opportunities based on the portfolio fit
  3. Perform analysis and due diligence on ideas/products/asset managers
  4. Liaise with counterparties (banks/brokers/advisors/asset managers) and other market participants on trade ideas and executions
  5. Maintain appropriate accounting (and order booking) for all transactions
  6. Prepare and present investment reports
  7. Administrative work (Documentation, KYC, etc.) related to the investment portfolio
  8. Assist in M & A transactions

Financial analysis on operating business units.

Business Bay, Dubai, UAE

Al Olaya Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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