Mohammed Muttalib Sheik

Account Manager

  • Bachelor

Technical skills

account management client service digital communication marketing
project management

Areas of interest

Communications Advertising Marketing Brand Digital Marketing
Traditional Marketing


How he behaves
What he wants to do
What he is capable of doing


Personal pitch

Hi I am Mohammed Sheik based in Johannesburg, South Africa with a completed degree in Bcom Marketing Management at Mancosa Management College of Southern Africa. I have worked as an Account Manager in both traditional and digital advertising at Ogilvy SA for the past three years on numerous brands such as Anglo American, KFC, Investec, Masana BP, Milo, Ricoffy, SANEF, Omnia Fertiliser, Huggies, MTV & MTV Base and more recently Ford SA at Net#Work BBDO. Being a determined and focused individual, I am driven to obtain the best possible result out of any given situation for my client, brand, and/or organisation. I am a fast learner that is always willing to further my knowledge in the professional environment and as an individual. I work well under pressure and pride myself on the result that I produce. It is also my belief that I can adapt to any aspects of life and work well in a team. Due to the variety of working experience, I have also developed exceptional leadership qualities, a flair for varying business conditions, I believe I meet or surpass the minimum requirements for the post and that you will see me as a viable candidate for your organisation. I look forward to a positive response from you and your team. Regards, Mohammed Sheik


Behavioural style

Highly motivating aspect that will make him feel fulfilled.


Build relationships / Take the lead / Unite and mobilise

Behaviours in the "influence" category are linked with providing direction. They include developing a professional network, managing teams, making decisions and being motivated to get ideas across. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to mobilise others and the way they establish relationships.

Build relationships
Take the lead
Unite and mobilise


Communicate with diplomacy / Provide support / Work collaboratively

Behaviours in the "Cooperate" category are linked to facilitating collective work. They include mediating interactions between people, solving conflict, making use of the team's resources, and providing support for others. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to evolve within a group.

Communicate with diplomacy
Provide support
Work collaboratively


Anticipate challenges / Develop a vision / Innovate

Behaviours in the "think" category are linked to conceiving projects. They include designing strategies, identifying project risks, evaluating tasks and activities, and contributing new ideas. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to process abstract rather than practical concepts.

Anticipate challenges
Develop a vision


Take initiative / Plan and organise / Inspect and Improve

Behaviours in the "act" category are linked to obtaining results. They include launching projects, implementing action plans, monitoring outcomes, or controlling production quality. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to understand practical rather than abstract concepts.

Take initiative
Plan and organise
Inspect and Improve


Spread enthusiasm / React swiftly / Handle stress

Behaviours in the "feel" category are linked to controlling one's emotions. They include managing stress, investing one's energy, and radiating a positive vibe. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to express and channel their emotions in different contexts.

Spread enthusiasm
React swiftly
Handle stress
Development potential
Highly developed:
Higher than 80% of people
Well developed:
Higher than 60% of people
Moderately developed:
Higher than 40% of people
Slightly developed:
Lower than 60% of people
Lower than 80% of people

Personal style: Promoter

Mohammed Muttalib Sheik comes across as someone determined and strong-minded. He is proactive and always on the lookout for suggestions and initiatives to take his work forward. He has a flexible approach to his job and can easily handle change and unexpected events. The engaging way in which he presents his ideas leaves those he talks to in little doubt - you want to follow his lead. His leadership and passion for continual progress make him an extraordinary driving force in a team.

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • He finds it easy to be assertive in his relationships, and sets the agenda.
  • He entertains few relationships and holds back.
  • He tries to get his ideas across and inspires team spirit.
Work management
    He has a practical approach, geared towards action.
    He handles unexpected events with ease and is able to improvise.
    He is very proactive and finds it easy to come up with new ideas.
Emotional management
    He expresses his feelings and finds it easy to communicate with others.
    He ensures his decisions are reliable by assessing the outcomes.
    He is responsive, very energetic and has a sense of urgency.


#lead #conviction #observant #tolerant #takes part #practical #creative #improvises #initiative #expressive #reassuring

Areas of improvement

    He could leave more room for others, avoid intervening in every decision.
    He would benefit from being more proactive in his relationships, initiating conversations with those around him.
    He would benefit from taking a broader view of things and conducting more thorough analysis before taking action.


What motivates him the most...

Focusing on aesthetics
Having an attractive salary
Seeking competition

What motivates him the least...

Having a positive impact on the world
Focusing on quality
Working in a disciplined environment

How he manages his energy

Mohammed Muttalib Sheik divides his energy equally between dynamism and stability. Some of his main drivers push him towards taking action and seeking stimulation. However, he also needs a certain stability and sound bearings in order to feel comfortable in a professional environment. It is important that he finds this balance in order to fully invest himself in his role.

The activities he prefers


Mohammed Muttalib Sheik is interested in activities that require his creativity. This is particularly true when it comes to planning and organising his work. He values having the possibility to think and act as he likes.


Evaluating is an activity that highly suits Mohammed Muttalib Sheik. He particularly likes to be a point of reference when evaluating a subject. He likes providing his critical view and his opinions, and comparing them to others'. Evaluating is, therefore, a key source of motivation for him.


Mohammed Muttalib Sheik draws a lot of energy from his involvement in activities where he has to move plans into action. He has a marked sense of success that pushes him to instil a dynamic approach to work. He particularly enjoys being one of the driving forces in a project.

The work environment he prefers

#relaxed #flexibility #friendly #agility #welcoming #adaptability #proximity #freedom #hospitable

His management style

Try this
Come with me

What this means

Mohammed Muttalib Sheik is an inspiring manager who tries to help his employees develop individually. He creates an action plan for each of them and positions himself as a mentor. He's a manager who pulls everyone towards a common goal but who can also take into account individuality.

The management style he seeks

Watch and do as I do
Do what I tell you

His ideal manager

Mohammed Muttalib Sheik expects a manager to challenge him while providing clear directives. He is driven by results and high standards. He needs a manager who focuses on results above all else, even if the path to achieving them is difficult and demanding. He thrives on challenges and is motivated by assertive leaders.

The culture in which he blossoms

Flexibility Control Relationships Results Collaboration Innovation Organisation Competition
Best fit
Good fit

The ideal culture for him

Mohammed Muttalib Sheik is best suited to cultures that prioritise personal results and accomplishments. He prefers environments that are flexible enough to adapt to change and foster innovation, without letting that flexibility hinder the attainment of objectives. He readily welcomes stricter rules if they facilitate coordination and contribute to achieving business goals. However, he will find routines and highly stable workplaces hard to bear. To maintain a high level of engagement, he needs stimulation from his environment, and a constant sense of improvement and progress at work.


His way of thinking

Preferred tasks Intermediate

Capacity to work autonomously.

Decision-making Quick

Tendency to move quickly from one task to the next, without lingering on obstacles.

Learning style Implement

Ability to build on other people's knowledge.

How he learns new skills and concepts

When it comes to learning new skills, Mohammed Muttalib Sheik will progress faster through a practical approach. He finds it hard to assimilate information without seeing it applied practically first. He will do best if he is taught how to do something new or complex before he tackles it by himself.

Before incorporating new information, Mohammed Muttalib Sheik tries to validate its quality. He prefers to rely on subject-matter experts, or well-proven strategies. In general, he avoids taking solo initiatives or trying out new methods without guarantee of their suitability.