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May 01, 2016

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Pete Maxton

Villa Number **a, Way Number ****, Bousher, Muscat, Oman

Phone: – +968-********. Email –

Nationality – British. D.O.B - 23.09.1989


Exceptional business acumen & commercial awareness

Pragmatic & success driven approach to Business Development

Proven track record of contract negotiation

Personable & approachable to clients at Executive level

Experience gained working in Europe & Middle East


Absolute Group, Oman

Business Development Manager July 2013 – Current

Absolute Group comprises 3 companies; Aquatecture for the design & engineering of swimming pools & water features, Absolute Pools for the manufacture, supply & installation of luxury swimming pools & Absolute Spa, for the build & installation of hydro-thermal wet areas.

Responsible for Business Development for all 3 areas within the group throughout Oman, Qatar & Sweden, working alongside internationally recognized Developers, Consultants & Architects

Managed & developed 3.8M OMR (6.8M GBP) between 2013 & 2015 in sales pipeline with a range of clients throughout the Gulf & Europe, increasing the overall company turnover 15% year on year

Increased personal sales revenue 27% from 2014 to 2015, with an increased 2016 target of 34%

Opened up a new market in Qatar during 2015, by winning a 710K OMR (1.3M GPB) contract with the Hilton Salwa Beach Resort, the largest development of its kind in the Middle East, and developing a strong relationship with Belhasa Group, the largest pool contracting company in the Gulf

Manage & successfully grew the largest account within the company, extending our contract by 1.1m OMR (1.8M GBP) in 2015

Organize and present at biannual networking events designed to educate existing & potential clients on new areas of business

Abraj International LLC, Oman

Business Development Manager January 2012 – June 2013

Abraj International LLC is an Omani based Oil & Gas company specializing in the supply of drilling tools and inspection services within the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council)

Responsible for business development within Oman, through researching the Oil & Gas market to target new areas of business

Generated business by presenting new products & service areas to Oil & Gas companies throughout Oman, including PDO, Occidental, BP & PTTEP, successfully signing two major contracts within my first 3 months of employment, with a combined total of 220k OMR (400k GBP)

Managed PTTEP, a Thai based drilling company & the largest account within the business, increasing tool supply in 2012 to 520K OMR (945K GBP) per annum, increasing annual turnover 14%

Oversaw Operations within the company, ensuring schedule of works ran efficiently and within budget

Employed, trained & developed 2 Sales Executives

Conducted monthly sales meetings & presented quarterly reports to Directors

Built a strong professional network within Oman, in a broad range of industries

Royal Bank of Scotland

Banking Officer September 2008 – March 2009

Dealt with VIP clients with professionalism and integrity

Solved a wide range of problems under pressure, with an excellent level of customer service

Engaged with worldwide banks on a daily basis, enhancing my level of communication skills


Nottingham Trent University, BA (Hons) Business Management & Marketing

2008 - 2011

Harrogate Grammar School, 3 A Levels, 12 GCSE’s (4A*)

2001 - 2008


NSPF certified pool & spa operator. Certification received January 2016

Attended & presented company at Oil & Gas West Asia (OGWA). April 2012

Attended & completed two workshops run by Petroleum Development

Oman (P.D.O). Directional Drilling & Well Hook Up Kits. February 2012

6 month Internship with Insanity Talent Management in London, working alongside the Commercial Director assisting with Sports & Music clients. My focus was to create strategies to target new clients and to find & negotiate new sponsorship for existing clients. June 2011 – December 2011

Volunteer Teacher & Rugby coach, Fiji. Coaching Rugby Union & teaching English in various schools throughout Lautoka, to children aged between 11-18. March 2009 – May 2009. Followed by 5 months travelling Australasia & South East Asia.

Represented County & Scottish Exiles in Rugby Union. 2004- 2008

Full & clean UK driving license (can be used in the GCC)


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