• Business Development Manager

    at Port de Djibouti SA

    January 2015 - at Present

    Djibouti Region

     In charge of the Business Development & the Strategic Marketing Plan of new port project such as the Doraleh Multipurpose Port DMP or the Damerjog Livestock Port in partnership with China Merchant Holding International (CMHI)  Prospecting and targeting potential investors and shipping lines to set up their logistic and redistribution platform in the coming multipurpose port.  Forecasting & Budgeting port traffic and business revenues & helping clients on port‘s operations.  In charge of the sales & marketing missions locally and abroad (Asia China, Europe Turkey, Middle East Dubai, East Africa Ethiopia Kenya etc) to secure business deals and participation to international events & conferences on the sector  In charge of the strategic communication on the coming port projects (newsletter, website etc)

  • Customer Relation & Marketing Manager

    at Port de Djibouti SA

    June 2012 - December 2014

    Djibouti Region

     In charge of the Clients Relations & Complaints Management  Set up of port operations chart flow & Customer Counseling  Follow up of port’s traffic evolution, container terminal and general cargo activities  Assist port operators shipping lines, freight forwarders, stevedores on port operations

  • Port Representative and Diplomat Counselor

    at Port of Djibouti /Djibouti Embassy

    May 2009 - May 2012

    Ādīs Ābeba Āstedader

     In charge of the Djibouti Ports Representation Office in Addis Ababa Ethiopia (Communication, Administration, Finance, Human Resources etc)  Providing regular support and aftercare assistance to the Ethiopian clients and operators  Gathering and forwarding to the head offices strategic and economic information on the Ethiopian economy to enable Djibouti ports a better planning  In charge of the communication of the Djibouti Ports on all the improvements made and to better educate the Ethiopian clients and operators  Representing the Djibouti Ports during all events in Ethiopia and the region (business conference, trade fair etc)  Diplomat and Commercial Counsellor - Advising the investors at the Djibouti Embassy concerning the business opportunities and incentives available in Djibouti.  Strengthening business ties between Djibouti, Ethiopia and South Sudan (use of the Djibouti Logistics platform, oil pipeline project, telecommunication interconnection etc.).

  • Business Manager

    at Maritime Asset & Security Training MAST

    February 2009 - April 2009

    Djibouti Region

     In Charge of the Operations  Follow up & Update of ships schedule and liaise with Security Consultants/Boat Pilot/Djibouti Navy.  Ensure regular fuel supply and customs exemption process.  Liaise with the immigration and assistance with the entry/exit visas process  In Charge of the Administration & Finance  Responsible of all administration matters and day to day issues  Daily communication link with MAST UK  Develop and maintain accounting records for all expenditures and liaise with Finance Director of MAST UK  In Charge of the Business Development & the Promotion of MAST Security Services with the Djibouti based shipping lines.

  • Business Executive

    at Djibouti Free Zone

    August 2004 - January 2009

    Djibouti Region

     In Charges of the Sales & Marketing  Counselling & advice of investors concerning free zone incentives and opportunities.  In Charge of the marketing missions and activities both abroad (Ethiopia, Kenya, Dubai…) and locally.  Preparation of the Sales and Marketing Reports.  Management of promotional and marketing tools (Web site, Investor Guide, Adverts, Press Articles etc).  Also taking care of the Operations during the leaves of the Operations Manager:  Liaising with Customs Dept for establishment of customs procedures for Free Zone and ease of operations.  Liaising with Port, Shipping Lines and Freight Forwarding companies to facilitate movement of Free Zone goods in and out of Port.  Previously in charge of the Revenues & Finance  Invoicing and Management of the procurement.  Reporting Income statement, Cash Flow Forecasts, Revenue & Expenditures Forecasts and Reconciliation Bank Statements  Day to day Administration Issues


  • Master Strategic Management (Bac+5)

    at Ecole Superieure de managementM

    2001 - 2002 (1 year) Centre

  • Maitrise Economie d'Entreprise (Bac+4)

    at Université de Lille 1

    1999 - 2001 (2 years) Nord-Pas-de-Calais

  • DEUG Economie & Gestion (Bac+2)

    at Universite de Lille 1

    1996 - 1999 (3 years) Nord-Pas-de-Calais

  • Baccalauréat Economie & Sociale

    at Lycée d'Etat de Djibouti

    1995 - 1996 (1 year) Djibouti Region


  • Arabic Negotiation

  • French Native

  • English Negotiation