Regional Director Commercial Strategy & Business Consulting Jobs in Dubai – UAE at MSD

Title: Regional Director Commercial Strategy & Business Consulting

Company: MSD

Location: Dubai – UAE

Type: Contract

Category: Management

Job Description

A crucial role combining strategical, tactical and managerial responsibilities in order to drive our commercial success and profitability. You bring strong leadership capabilities with strong business and financial acumen, strong stakeholder management and collaboration skills and the ability to work transparently and with a sense of urgency across various countries, cultures and functions.

We have an exciting new job opportunity in our EURAM organization and are looking to hire a

Regional Director Commercial Strategy & Business Consulting

Purpose of the role

Under the direction of the Executive Director Regional Operations, you are responsible for defining and leading the deployment of our regional strategic approach based on market and businesses intelligence and leveraging in a comprehensive digital transformation, as well as on a strong innovative culture. You lead our way in the future and ensure we anticipate and exceed our End-2-End customer expectations.

Welcome in our team

Our Regional Commercial Operations team (17 employees) offers strategic and tactical support to our commercial country clusters in the EURAM region. The team covers all essential expertise with focus on Commercial Strategy, Marketing, Communications, Supply Chain and Regulatory Affairs. The Commercial Strategy & Business Consulting team (7 employees) is responsible for developing and deploying strategic and tactical support within Digital Transformation, Innovation, Pricing management and Value-Added business insights.

Main tasks include, but are not limited to

Leading, managing and developing the Commercial Strategy & Business Consulting team (3 direct reports, 3 indirect reports);

Leading the overall innovation, value added services, market intelligence research, pricing strategies and regional strategy;

Aligning local needs with the overall global strategy, creating new strategies for sustainable long-term growth including identifying and deploying initiatives supported from a regional point of view;

Coordinating strategic and business support for EURAM markets piloting scalable projects in close collaboration with global, regional and local functions allowing our organization to become a true client-oriented partner;

Installing and developing a dedicated pricing function in EURAM driving price optimization and implement new pricing strategies and concepts;

Evaluating partnership opportunities, competitors and acquisition targets;

Acting as the ambassador of the team into the Regional Leadership Team and translating business opportunities into solutions;

Developing and maintaining good relationships with leaders of our organization, gaining their confidence and working effectively in our complex international matrix environment.

Your profile

University degree in a relevant field (Veterinary medicine, Life Sciences, Business Administration);

At least 10 years of relevant experience in more than one functional area (Commercial, Marketing, Finance) across various countries and cultures;

Demonstrated experience managing direct and indirect reports; 

Excellent command of the English language, verbal and written;

Willingness to travel up to 50% of your time;

Currently living in the EURAM region in one of the countries where our animal health organization has Commercial Operations office presence.

What we offer

We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic and challenging environment with great opportunities …


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