Job title: Strategic Partnerships Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Education and Training
Functional Expertise: Marketing & Comms Sales
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Riyadh, KSA
Job published: 09/02/2024
Job ID: 38239
Contact name: Elaine Hardman

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced corporate Partnerships Manager/Business Developer who is an Arabic speaker located in Saudi Arabia. The role will be working for a highly ranked executive education institution.




  • Develop and execute effective sales strategies to bring in new clients
  • Work with the with the Dean, Faculty, and other staff as relevant throughout the client lifecycle
  • Manage existing client portfolio and identify potential growth opportunities
  • Attend program launches, closing ceremonies, company events, networking etc
  • Ensure offer right pricing and cost/profit models to ensure appropriate profit margins;
  • Work with Faculty to design programs/concepts that respond to clients needs


Minimum Requirements


  • Master’s degree in Business or related field
  • Solid work experience, preferably in business development, sales, marketing, or consulting in a service industry
  • Knowledge and experience in Executive Education, Talent Management, L&D, and/or Leadership Development
  • Experience in the conception and design of corporate learning programs
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Experience in writing, presenting and defending proposals
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver on deadlines
  • Arabic native, GCC network a plus
  • Willingness to travel and work non-traditional hours (evenings, weekends)


Thank you for your application.  Only suitable candidates will be contacted. Please note that by applying to this role, your profile will be searchable in our database.  Our Recruiters will contact you should another suitable role become available.