Business Development Manager - Dubaï

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About

Kpler is an intelligence company providing transparency solutions in energy markets. We develop proprietary technologies that systematically aggregate data from hundreds of sources, ranging from logistics and commercial, to governmental and shipping databases. By connecting the dots across fragmented information landscapes, we deliver a unique real-time market coverage.
We rely on intelligent people to build intelligent software. Our team is composed of individuals of various backgrounds, with diversified skill sets and international experiences. Our clients are active across the energy markets spectrum, with offices in all regions of the world.

Job Description

In this role, you will join the Business Development team, responsible for building partnerships to support our products and identifying new development opportunities within and outside of our ecosystem.

Focused on the Middle East and Africa and based out of our Dubai office, your responsibilities will include:

• Developing and maintaining a network of connections within the ecosystem, especially within the shipping industry (dry bulk & tankers)
• Building partnerships within the industry to help enriching our data
• Identifying and opening new business opportunities to support the company’s growth
• Gathering and analysing information about products, providers, and any aspect of the environment needed to support strategic decision making

This is a hands-on role as the first representative of the Business Development team based in the Middle East and your role might evolve over time to adjust to the requirements of our rapidly growing company.

Preferred Experience

You would be a good fit if:

  • you have 3 to 5 years of experience in the shipping/maritime/commodities industry and a very good knowledge and understanding about these markets
  • you are a self-starter who can initiate ideas and create his own opportunities
  • you enjoy interacting with people and building lasting relationships. You have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • you are comfortable working with Excel or other types of structured data - you are willing to frequently travel in the Middle East, as well as occasionally to other regions
  • above all, you have a deep interest in shipping/commodities and are excited by the opportunity to join a fast-growing company

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates ()
  • Experience: > 3 years