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Wine Category Manager Opportunity in DUBAI

Johannesburg, Johannesburg

Turas Group Global Recruiting ( is an executive search firm based in the U.S. with offices in Dubai and the U.K. We are conducting a search for a humble and high-caliber Wine Category Manager for a prestigious multinational client based in Dubai. Our client represents 30 of the "World’s 50 Most Admired Wine Brands" and is the #1 distributor in the country, with emphasis on high quality retail outlets that focus on customer-service and brand quality.



The Wine Category Manager role is an opportunity to become a senior person in an exciting global wine company in one of the most exciting domestic markets in the world, with a growing footprint in multiple countries. We are looking for a customer-centric leader who can provide both strategic vision and drive successful Marketing Sales performance. 


PRINCIPAL RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT: able to forecast and communicate confidently and consultatively with principals
- Produce and implement marketing plans for wine principals to ensure the brand and volume objectives are achieved
- Develop and maintain the wine portfolio through sourcing, negotiation, and purchasing
- Senior enough to influence other regions purchasers

ENTHUSIASM FOR SELLING: Increase Market share in UAE
- Enlarge leadership as #1 UAE Beverage distributor
- Putting together Incentive programs to motivate KAM's and shops to sell a full spectrum of wines

- Market and Promote contracted wine agencies across sales channels
- Possibly produce/edit a quarterly consumer facing wine magazine

Wine Enthusiast -  WSET Level 3, or DIploma
OnTrade / Retail Experience -  able to interact with customers often
Confident Communicator - comfortable interacting with people at multiple levels within the organization and external clients
Excellent English language skills (speaking, reading and writing)

- Competitive Tax-Free Compensation
- Annual flights home
- Generous annual Leave

The role is based in the rapidly developing global city of Dubai. A recent report carried out by the World Economic Forum revealed that the UAE is the third safest place in the world: read more here. With great education, healthcare, and shopping many western families have grown to love this city they now call home. Our team has lived and worked in Dubai and has firsthand knowledge on what it takes to relocate and thrive within this truly unique city. 

How Can Turas Group Serve You?
Recruiting humble and high-caliber leaders to use their talents to serve others has been in our DNA for years. We began in 2010 and now have made thousands of placements globally at a variety of companies from innovative start ups to billion dollar multinational companies!  We would be honored to do the same for you!

Interested candidates please apply, and or contact a Turas Group recruiter, someone is available to talk now! 
Email us today (click here) to talk about this position and others we have open across the Middle East and the USA. 
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