CEO / General Manager

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6518

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

CEO/GM - One of the largest F&B groups in the Middle East.

An opportunity to join one of the largest Food and Beverage groups at the forefront of innovation in the Middle East. This role is ideally for someone at a leadership level looking to create an impact and drive changes at a forward thinking local giant looking to continue it's innovation in the Food and Beverage sector.

Client Details

One of the largest conglomerates in the Middle East with a rich history in Food and Beverage. With over 70 outlets in Kuwait alone, this business is innovative in their approach to F&B and has a successful track record in the region.


Reporting the the Board, this person will be responsible for;

* Managing all activities for the business in Kuwait and other markets
* Planning and directing multiple functions including the commercial, marketing, technical, operations, sales etc. through a team of leaders directly and indirectly to the entire organisation
* Building the real estate and expansion strategy for the brands
* Enhancing customer experience strategy for the brands and identify new strategies to enhance services
* Delivering key financial targets (Sales, Gross Margin, Overheads, Profitability, ROI, working capital and so on) versus budget
* Adoption of new and innovative strategies aligning with the global shifts in F&B strategies with the adoption of cloud kitchens etc
* Building a shared sense of purpose among all employees in the Country and within the matrix.

Job Offer

Open to discussion, competitive tax free package.


To apply for the role, it is necessary to have the following experience;

* The ideal candidate is currently, or has been a General Manager or a senior executive of a business unit within a sizeable international or local Retail or F&B Industry. If not, the candidate has a similar level of experience coming from an F&B tech organisation willing to divert their experience on the F&B side
* Successful general management experience with direct responsibility for a senior management team, and a demonstrated track record of delivering top line growth and bottom line performance
* As the role is based in Kuwait, the candidate must be willing to relocate

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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General Manager salaries in Kuwait

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KWD 3,700

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