Client Development Manager - Dubai

04 September 2019



Location: Dubai UAE

Salary: On offer is an attractive base salary Commission scheme

Petroplan Middle East has a great opportunity for a Client Development Manager with 3 years' experience within Oil & Gas external recruitment (agency). You will be based in our Dubai office, although it is anticipated that there will be travel throughout UAE/Kurdistan.

The Client Development Manager will be primarily responsible for specific UAE/Kurdistan business development and account management. Our clients include NOCs, IOCs and smaller, independent and international organisations.

Please be aware that for the position of Client Development Manager - Dubai:

  • Sponsorship of UAE visa will be available to the successful applicant.

Job Description:

  • Input into the annual UAE/Kurdistani Business Plan, focusing on how Petroplan's client base located in UAE/Kurdistan will be grown and developed to maximise opportunities
  • Development of a clear and replicable process for new business development across UAE/Kurdistan, working to a BD plan prepared by you and agreed by the Account Manager/Regional Manager and the CEO/Executive Team;
  • Overall responsibility for developing the specific clients and sectors outlined in the BD plan, working closely with the Account Manager for UAE/Kurdistan and the London-based recruitment team to ensure commercial, scalable and coordinated business development takes place across the region, focusing on obtaining perm, contract and nominated roles;
  • Ongoing networking and profile-building amongst clients, candidates and colleagues.
  • Account management for target clients with a focus on deepening the relationships with the clients, measured by the volume and quality of vacancies secured and additional qualitative and quantitative targets;
  • Management of commercial negotiations with prospects and clients, including agreement of commercial terms and negotiation of fees, mark-up, etc.

Job Requirements:


  • 3 years' experience with an Oil & Gas external recruitment (agency)
  • Be passionate and knowledgeable about the oil, gas and energy industry;
  • Have experience of technical recruitment (perm and contract), business development, and sales delivery within the Middle Eastern oil, gas and energy sector with a proven track record in billing;
  • Be resilient, determined, proactive and keen to challenge

Benefits for the Client Development Manager - Dubai role

  • International opportunity with business travel
  • Investment in you and your career
  • Working from home opportunities
  • Access to senior management, your suggestions will be considered

If this sounds of interest, we would love to hear from you. Please send your resume to Leontine Fabri at [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Petroplan Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.