International Consultant UAE

GL Education are looking for an International Consultant to join our team, working from the UAE. The International Consultant will be accountable for the development and delivery of strategic business growth across their territory. They will develop quarterly plans to support continued growth and increase the market share of international schools, as well as working with existing customers to increase their use of the GL portfolio.

The role will involve direct sales activities, analysis of market data to support business development activities, extensive customer interactions to include the full customer life cycle, close collaboration with colleagues from other departments as well as accurate reporting and forecasting of sales activities. The successful candidate should be culturally aware and confident to present to a variety of audiences, as well as have strong solution selling skills across a diverse market.

The role will be based in the UAE, however there will be regular international travel to visit schools in target areas and to attend conferences.

The Role:

The role:

  • Identify new opportunities for growing international business development
  • Consultative solution selling and closing deals with new and existing customers
  • Actively engage with customers to sell products and services through a variety of channels 
  • Maintain product and market knowledge to enable successful business development activities
  • Evaluate market data and trends, insight of international school profiles to develop regional strategies to support business growth
  • Account management, with a focus on Premium, Groups and Key Accounts
  • Onboarding for assessment trials and further training support
  • Manage coordination activity for international conferences and be the “face” of GL at International Events
  • Events Management: arrange and run international seminars which will involve presenting to current and prospective customers and venue arrangements
  • Create business case for travel internationally, to include risk analysis and be responsible for travel, transport and accommodation bookings
  • Accurately maintain records, customer details and sales activities through internal CRM and processes
  • Relationship management and exceptional service delivery both internally and externally
  • Achievement of agreed sales targets and Key Performance Indicators
  • Support schools with analysing their assessment data at onboarding and post-sale stage and provide advice for best practice and analysis
  • Build key advocates (guest speakers at conferences, case studies etc.)

Location: UAE (Home and Field Based)

Hours: Full time (TERM TIME ONLY)- 1 Year fixed Term Contract

Salary: £32,000- £35,000 per annum (GBP)

What we are looking for:

  • Excellent communication, team working and organisational skills
  • Resilience and the ability to work independently
  • Adaptive and able to problem solve
  • Networking and Presentation skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Ability to travel throughout the GCC region without restriction
  • High level customer service experience with the ability to match products to customer needs
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills
  • Experience of solution selling in an international market
  • Teaching background/ knowledge of working in schools
  • Arabic as an Additional language

If you are interested, please click apply here or if you would like to know more please email [email protected].