To: Lina's & Dina's – Nutrition Consultants
Attention: General Manager
Cc. Recruitment Manager
Subject: Applying to Marketing Manager Position
I believe that my qualifications, experience and the professional training programs which I have attended match the requirements of the post advertised.
I am holding a bachelor degree in business administration emphasized in marketing management, and taken an active part during Seminars and professional training courses organizes by local and international company officials.
I have been born in Kuwait and experienced all kind of market segments (horeca, cooperative societies, hypermarkets, wholesale market, groceries, corporate, beauty salons, fitness clubs, spa, pharmacies, schools, cleaning companies, corporate, medical centers, governmental bodies…….etc. this provided me with detailed knowledge about the local market as well as a strong PR connection.
As you can see from my enclosed resume that I have sold, managed and promoted to all kinds of market segments varieties of branded products such as Haribo candies, Maoam assorted chewy candies, Lay's PepsiCo., Red Bull, Hagen Dazz ice cream, Igloo ice cream, London Dairy ice cream, Drostti chocolate, Tiffany confectioneries, Haribo candies, Maoam assorted chewy Candy Hayat culinary, Indomie noodles, Delmonte, Canderel dietary, Noor sunflower oil, Noor Culinary, Luna canned food, Rahma olive oil, Hayat frozen processed meats, Wella hair care products. Nivea skin care products, Koleston hair color, Pampers, Pert Plus, Head & Shoulders, Tide, Areal, Cussons Imperial leather, Moony baby diapers, Lu Lu detergents, Bareeq detergents,, SANYO consumer electronics & home appliances …… etc.
I trust that my marketing & sales work experience further to my strong analytical and commercial skills in addition to the strong knowledge of retail/wholesale business processes beside of my perfect analytical business thought processes and problem solving skills with close attention to detail as well as my deep work experience in A&P campaigns, managing retail indoor/outdoor sales promotional activities, managing exhibitions, marketing events as well as my work experience with media agencies will be the strongest tools in developing the business and maximizing sales volume & value on term of P & L
My oral and written communication skills further to my negotiation skills with customers in addition to the extensive field visits to the clients should proved valuable in enhancing sales volumes and improving market shares.
I am seeking now a challenging opportunity within progressive organization looking where my experiences and capabilities could be utilized in order to improve the productivity with satisfying results.
I will be able to elaborate more during an interview .I look forward to meeting you and I can be reached at Cell #66373823
Thanks & Best Regards
Khaled D. Khabbass
Khaled D. Khabbass (CV2 pages)
Address: State of Kuwait, Salmiya Area # 12 Al Ghafari Street, Building # 46 Apt.
*Sales & marketing *Business development *Account management *Brand Management *General management.
Area of expertise:
* Business development * Sales and marketing * Strategic planning *Maximizing sales & profits Customer service * Direct cash sales operation & home delivery *Team leadership *Negotiating *P&L responsibility *Budgeting *Reducing costs * Innovative marketing solutions * Customer care *Experience of handling Key accounts Stock control.
* Ability to work in a multi-cultural team.* Perfect command of computer Microsoft Office* Excellent communication skills Arabic & English - both written and spoken * Excellent analytical skills* Ability to schedule tasks * Anticipate problem areas *Working under pressures *Ability to work independently * Leadership skills *Team player *Decision making *Relationship building skills *Develops innovative solutions in a fast changing environment * Training skills.
Bachelors Degree in business administration emphasized in marketing management -Kuwait University (from: 1982 to: 1986)
Professional training programs& management courses:
Completion of the managerial training program which was held in State of Kuwait by Cussons England
*A certificate for successfully completing Wella professional products which has held in State of Kuwait by Wella Intl.
*A certificate for successfully completing market penetration training course which has held in SAS hotel Training Courses from new Horizon and Al Athari institutes - Microsoft Windows
*Training Courses by Nivea AG. in trouble shooting & decision making skills
*Training courses by IFFCO in marketing management tactics
*Training courses by PepsiCo – Gulf in policies of distribution
Working Experience: From most recent to oldest
Senior Sales & Marketing Manager (FMCG – Nonfood) Since 2017
Employer: Arab Cleaning Co. – State of Kuwait - Company website: www.arabcleaning.com
Reporting to General Manager
Private Business – (FMCG – Oriental Food) from 2014 to 2016
Employer: Self Employed – Montreal – Quebec - Canada
Sales Manager – (FMCG – Food - Lay's PepsiCo) from 2012 to 2013
Employer: Al Bustan Al Wataniya– State of Kuwait -company website: bustanwataniya.com
Reporting to GCC Regional Sales Director
Sales Manager: (FMCG - Food) from 2008 to 2011
Employer: IFFCO Kuwait – State of Kuwait - company website: www.iffco.com
Reporting to General Manager
Sales & Marketing Manager – (Sanyo – Retail & Wholesale – Consumer Electronics & Home Appliances) from 2002 to 2007
Employer: Abdullah Omar Al Yagout Est. – State of Kuwait –www.yagoutgroup.com
Reporting to CEO
Sales Manager – (FMCG – Food & Nonfood) from 1991 to 2001
Employer: Mohammad Nasser Al Hajery & Sons Ltd. –Kuwait –website www.hajery.com
Reporting to General Manager
Sales Supervisor – (FMCG – P&G) from 1987 to 1990 – State of Kuwait
Employer: Ali Abdull Wahab Al Motawa Trading Co. – company website: www.aaw.com
Reporting to Sales Manager
Date of birth: 04/04/1963 *Place of birth: State of Kuwait * Nationality: Palestinian
*Interests & Hobbies: Reading, sport, play music, social volunteer& travelling
References: Available upon request.