Top 10 Jobs on August 2010

The latest Middle East vacancies in logistics, aviation and shipping.
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Following a period of market turbulence, recruitment levels are back on the rise in the Middle East logistics and aviation industries. Keeping track of the market's latest vacancies has never been more important, so takes a look at ten of the latest jobs being advertised in the Middle East. 

1. Business Development - Freight Forwarding (Dubai)
Reporting to the Sales Manager – Freight Forwarding you are principally responsible for major activities in the Business Development cycle. The suitable candidate will possess 3–4 years of applicable business development / sales experience providing solutions in Freight Forwarding and Cross Trade, the ability to understand clients' Freight Forwarding challenges and structure effective solutions, and the ability to prepare management reports in connection with preparation of pre-qualifications and contracts. University degree or vocational education is desired.

2. General Manager (Abu Dhabi)
Our client, a leading local Travel & Tourism company, is searching for General Manager to lead their Operations and grow their Sales in Abu Dhabi. The main responsibilities for this role include the ability to maximise sales and ensure the appropriate marketing of the company and to set realistic revenue targets for the different levels of activity. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 7 years experience in the Tourism & Travel industry in Abu Dhabi in a Management or Assitant Management position.

3. Financial Controller - Shipping Services Company (Dubai)
Our client, a leading shipping services company, is currently seeking for a Financial Controller. You will be responsible for effective financial control of the company which involves overall planning, organizing, directing and measuring the finance resources so as to ensure the smooth functioning of the business and at the same time manage 8 direct reportees.

4. Fuels Operator (Iraq)
Our client, one of the leaders in Aviation and Logistics Services, is urgently seeking a Fuels Operator to be based in Iraq. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintenance on all petroleum equipments in the bulk Fuel Farm , setting up Bulk Fuel Storage (tanks, pumps, filters, separators and hose lines), and issuing and receiving fuel at Bulk fuel point. Knowledge of fuel storage and dispensing system is essential.

5. Support & Development Executive (Dubai)
Our client, a global Express & Logistics solutions provider, well-known for providing fast & reliable delivery to countries & territories worldwide, is currently seeking a Support & Development Executive (Sales & Marketing) to be based in Dubai, UAE. Main purpose of the role is to develop, design and oversee implementation of strategic expansion plans and programmes to introduce new products or system changes ensuring standards of service measurement and maximising financial gain to the company.

6. Deputy Operations Director (Saudi Arabia)
This client is a reputed agent of the global player in Express Delivery - this is an excellent opportunity to drive a dynamic business with huge growth potential. Primary purpose of the role is to provide overall leadership and direction to the Operations team and ensure a premium service quality is delivered at all locations at all times.

7. Sales Professionals - Express Freight Solutions (Dubai)
Our client is one of the world's leading providers of express and time sensitive freight solutions. They provide a unique combination of on-demand, time-sensitive, door-to-door services within the GCC, the UAE and around the world. They are in immediate need of Sales Professionals for various key locations in the Middle East. They are looking for dynamic, energetic and enthusiastic individuals who have a desire to succeed in sales and business development within this sector. An ability to perform consistently and at a high level is essential if you are to earn the significant bonus incentives on offer.

8. Business Development Executive - Contract Logistics (Dubai)
Reporting to the Business Development Manager – Contract Logistics you are principally responsible for major activities in the Business Development cycle. The suitable candidate will possess 5 – 7 years of applicable business development / sales experience providing solutions in 3PL / Contract Logistics / Warehousing, plus the ability to understand clients’ 3PL / Warehousing challenges and structure effective solutions.

9. Project Manager - Container Depot (Dubai)
We are looking for a project manager that can create and execute project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements, identify resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities, and manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope. Candidates must have fluent English language skills and a Bachelor's degree in an engineering field.

10. General Manager - Freight Forwarding (Dubai)
Our Client’s expertise and concentration since the early days has been with Land Transportation. They have developed over the years in moving cargoes throughout the Gulf and Middle East. It is based on their knowledge of the terrain and cross-border customs clearance and formalities which gives them an edge in providing its customers a one-stop solution for all their transportation requirements. This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly expanding division of one of the leading freight forwarding business in UAE.

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