Head of Property Sales - dubizzle

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate Head of Property Sales - dubizzle who wants to make a difference.

Dubai, UAE

Sales

Online since May 15, 2017

We are looking for a Head of Property Sales here in our great office in Dubai, UAE

Your opportunity...

We are looking for an experienced sales management professional to manage dubizzle’s high performing Property Sales team. You will need to be able to move fast and think strategically at all times, whilst leading a high performing and stable team. dubizzle moves forward as one team and you need to be able to resonate and engage cross functional stakeholders, whilst driving the sales agenda with understanding. 

...at OLX

At OLX Group we have a clear ambition – to empower millions of people across the globe by helping them connect and share their goods and services. This inspiring purpose has helped us build one of the world’s leading Internet companies. This combination of business and purpose attracts a certain type of person. If you’ve got an entrepreneurial drive and think you can use that drive to contribute to our purpose, then we’d love to empower you to be successful. Want to know more? 

Why OLX Group?

The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 45 markets, including brands like OLX, Avito, letgo, dubizzle, among others.

The OLX Group connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.9 billion monthly visits, 37 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.

Our 3000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe. 

 

What responsibilities will you get when working with us?

  • Develop and successfully execute a comprehensive sales plan to meet or exceed growth and revenue goals.
  • Lead a successful, established Sales and Sales Support team. Lead the current agenda whilst evaluating where there is a need to strategically develop and where to hone for functional excellence. Demonstrate situational leadership ability.
  • Perform budget oversight and accurate forecasting. Report sales forecasts and pipeline relative to plan on a monthly basis.
  • Develop and successfully implement short, medium, and long-term strategic plans to protect current revenue streams, and create new revenue opportunities.
  • Work closely with the Product Managers and Director of Technology to understand the meaning of Product requirements, and work cooperatively together whilst driving the sales agenda.
  • Work with Finance and BI to structure product pricing and commission structures.
  • Cultivate, foster, and maintain strong relationships with key clients.
  • Analyze data trends and client performance, develop strategic business plans and lead preparation and delivery of strategic business presentations.
  • Partner with key stakeholders of other cross-functional departments to deliver insights, ideas and customer service that equip the sales team and drives business growth to our clients and for dubizzle.
  • Develop, attract and retain the very best talent in all roles across the team.
  • Provide mentorship, guidance and career development to members of your team.

Relationships and roles:

  • Set a strong example by working effectively with leaders across the departments
  • Ability to relate to all levels of seniority with humility
  • Build an exceptionally driven sales team by identifying and retaining elite sales talent and potential candidates for hire
  • Exhibits integrity through fair and ethical behavior toward others and a demonstrated sense of corporate responsibility and commitment

Practical / Technical knowledge:

  • Deep knowledge and experience of the B2B subscription industry and market trends.

Planning, organizing and integrating (managerial) knowledge:

  • Change management experience is preferable.
  • Experience working in a matrix environment with interdependent accountabilities

Communicating and influencing skills:

  • Seek out new possibilities and get others excited about them
  • Understand, appreciate, and promote our company culture
  • Maintain a positive, proactive, and solutions-oriented attitude and disseminate these qualities throughout the company
  • Problem Solving through Facilitation and Influencing skills

What will you need to be successful in this role?

 

  • 3 years of managing sales teams of 10+. Stable corporate professional Sales experience.
  • Experience developing and implementing training programs for sales teams
  • Experience in the classifieds business and or Property sector is a plus.
  • Local market experience is preferred but not essential
  • Embrace personal accountability and independent problem solving skills

 

Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!
Are you ready to live your dream and apply for this role? It only takes a few minutes to apply using our simple application template. Once you’ve it out submit it online and our talent scouts promise to give it serious consideration. We will try to get back to you within the next two weeks but we have to admit, sometimes it takes a bit longer than that. If it does please don’t worry we will respond to your application no matter what.

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