Commercial Manager - MENA

Kpler is hiring!


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 are able to deliver our clients with 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 players across the energy market spectrum, with offices from Houston to Singapore.

What you will do

What is the job ?

After establishing our presence in London, Houston, Paris, Singapore and New York we are looking for a dynamic and entrepreneurial Commercial Manager to develop sales in Dubai and reinforce Kpler’s presence in the Middle-East.

Along with the Head of Sales in London, you will take the ownership of every stage of the sales: prospecting, arranging meetings, presenting our products, negotiating and closing deals.

This role entails organizing frequent business trips to meet prospects, attend conferences and establish relationships in the industry. The ideal candidate will also have a deep knowledge of the Oil & gas industry and strong analytical skills. We are looking for someone who likes to take on new challenges and deliver results in a timely manner. You will report to the Head of Sales in the region based in Dubai.
This is a hands-on opportunity to contribute to the future of the new Dubai office as well as to the growth of the company.

What we are looking for

You would be the perfect fit if...

… you recently graduated from a Bachelor’s degree, an advanced technical degree or a MBA

... you have experience living or working in Middle-East (especially the UAE)

… you have 2 to 7 years of working experience, ideally in business development or client-facing roles, preferably in energy or global commodities markets.

… you are a self-starter with ability to multi-task and manage time effectively under tight deadlines

… you can demonstrate a great understanding of client needs, with a commercial drive to conclude new deals

… you are familiar with energy markets and the trading environment

… you are keen to learn and achieve

Additional Information

  • Contract type: Full-Time
  • Start date: 19 June 2018
  • Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates ()
  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience Level: > 4 years