Job Specification

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Industry: FMCG

Job Summary

  • Functional Area: Marketing
  • Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Job Role: Director of Marketing
  • Reporting line: CEO
  • Number of direct reports: 5
  • Preferred nationality: KSA nationals only
  • Experience: 8-10 years

Our client is a well established poultry wholesaler based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, that offers a wide range of poultry products to a variety of distribution channels.  Through growth, a fantastic opportunity has developed for a Director of Marketing to join their senior management team.  This role would be ideal for candidates with aspirations to move into a more senior managerial role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead strategy, tactics and brand teams. This includes the external strategy and commercial interaction with key customer groups to deliver positive outcomes.
  • Gathering and understanding Consumer and Channel/Customer insights through research. Use data gathered through research/analysis to develop category 4Ps strategy for Customer implementation
  • Analyse business trends and clearly understand competitors’ 4Ps strategy
  • Direct accountability for managing the nominated strategic brand
  • Responsibility for the sales and profitability as well as resource allocation within the division.
  • Accountability for all marketing deliverables, as well as management and development of marketing team members.
  • Contribution towards the delivery of the annual P&L, Contribution and Sales targets
  • Work with cross functional teams to lead the omnichannel and digital vision and strategy for the brand, leveraging innovation to ensure the optimal customer experience
  • Responsible for embedding the implementation of omni-channel marketing tactics into the brand planning process


The successful candidate will have the following experience/attributes:

  • Significant FMCG exposure with a strong performance track record in building brands in large multinationals or other large local FMCG companies
  • Strong marketing leadership with a successful track record of growing market share as well as preparing for and successfully launching new products and brands
  • Creative marketing capabilities together with rigorous commercial business sense
  • Track record of managing and developing individuals and teams
  • 8-10 years of experience ideally within FMCG

Interested candidates please send your CV and contact details to referencing ‘Marketing Director’ in the subject line.