We are looking for a Head of Deals & Events to lead deal and event programs across MENA (AE, KSA, EG). This role owns the annual event commercial strategy and targets in alignment with the business and marketing goals.
She / he creates and delivers the specific and strategic commercial goals for each event, planning of the customer proposition and works with deal managers and category teams across the 3 countries, owns P&L and margin targets, and balances the multiple inputs and implications of pricing and category mix to deliver against the set targets.
This role includes a high degree of complexity, financial risk and responsibility. The role will work across many different teams (retail, marketplace, product, finance, marketing, operations) in driving large-scale, high risk projects during peak events (e.
g. Prime Day). The role is responsible for bringing innovation, planning, operational excellence and growth to our largest shopping days and across the multiple initiatives across the year.
This role requires a strong analytical understanding, the capability of diving deep into data, and the ability to deliver cohesive commercial propositions across multiple events within the year.
This role is highly visible and requires a high degree of influence. You will prepare and contribute to working backwards documents, present to senior leadership team, and work with global teams.
The successful candidate will be a self-starter comfortable with ambiguity, strong attention to detail, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
This role requires an individual with strong leadership and people management capabilities, strong commercial and financial acumen and expertise in building and managing financial worksheets.
You must be comfortable working both at the strategic level and diving deep into implementation as needed (managing initiatives, writing business requirements and analyzing data).
This role is based in Dubai, UAE.