Business Development Manager MENA

Job Summary 

We’re looking for a Business Development Manager to drive business growth across the UAE. They will be responsible for developing a network of contacts to attract new clients and maintaining excellent working relationships with current clients. The job holder will also oversee relevant internal functions such as marketing, curriculum development, clinical operations, and product/simulation divisions to align with corporate strategy; researching new market opportunities is a critical element of the role, along with managing growth projects. In addition, the Business Development Manager will be expected to work collaboratively with other procurement, finance, and project managers to ensure each project is completed to client satisfaction to secure recurrent business. 

Essential Job Functions

The job holder will undertake some (but not limited to) the following responsibilities:

  • Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs 
  • Develop and deliver a growth strategy focused both on financial performance and customer satisfaction 
  • Prospect and engage new clients to generate business 
  • Engage existing clients to explore new business opportunities 
  • Engage with the operational team to ensure successful delivery of business proposals, operationally and strategically 
  • Scope training and/or consulting needs and develop proposals that address client requirements 
  • Effectively present programs to external audiences using a variety of channels
  • Develop new ways of attracting clients and partners
  • Maintain strong relationships with senior alumni of prior programs
  • Work effectively with the key client sectors, including vocational education, EMS and the defence community
  • Work closely with senior colleagues, including the Learning Manager, Clinical Operations Manager, and project leads to enhance the participant experience
  • Develop and maintain sector knowledge and expertise
  • Build internal connections within product and simulation functions for cross-functional growth
  • Contribute to the strategic development of Safeguard Medical

Qualification Criteria

  • Initiative and good decision-making skills
  • Project management skills 
  • Strong organisational skills 
  • Strategic and analytical thinking skills 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to build a rapport and understand a customer’s needs
  • Awareness of the medical industry is desirable
  • Computer literate with experience in Microsoft Office applications 

If you meet the criteria above and are interested in joining our team, please submit a current CV and cover letter to

We look forward to hearing from you!