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The Client is a leading Digital Performance Agency, part of a global network that has been driving media best practices across the MENA region.  

The Role

The General Manager  will be responsible for developing the business vision and strategy.  Leading a team of 15+ digital programmatic, performance and data specialists across MENA, the GM will devise and implement the overall approach to new business, strategic client management, while simultaneously upgrading the product offering.


Responsibilities

  •  Setting the business vision and lead the operation to position it as a digital first agency within the MENA market

  • Formulate a realistic business plan and regularly review and re-evaluate agency’s performance against agreed goals and objective

  • Develop and execute a client lead growth strategy across MENA using in-depth knowledge of e-commerce and performance

  • Take ownership of and run the P&L with full accountability in bottom and top line results and reporting

  • Drive the commercial strategy and pricing across all digital disciplines and ensure competitor pricing versus industry players

  • Identify emerging industry and product trends early on and transform them into winning products

  • Manage relationships with technology vendors such as Oracle, Google, Salesforce and others.

Profile

  • 12 years plus in digital with a minimum of 3 years in a Leadership role

  • Experience managing a Global Agency P&L

  • Bachelors degree or above

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • A proven leader and talent developer