JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE
Job Title: General Manager - Lifestyle (KSA)
We are seeking a highly experienced and motivated General Manager to oversee our niche and luxury perfume operations within the lifestyle industry. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of strategic plans to drive business growth, profitability, and market share while ensuring the highest level of customer service is maintained. As the General Manager, you will be responsible for the overall success of our business, including managing all aspects of operations, sales, marketing, and customer service.
• Develop and implement a strategic business plan to achieve company goals and objectives.
• Oversee all aspects of the business operations, including production, sales, marketing, and customer service.
• Manage and lead a team of professionals, providing guidance and support to ensure optimal performance and productivity.
• Monitor and analyze market trends and consumer behavior to develop and adjust products and services to meet changing customer needs.
• Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including suppliers, distributors, and other industry partners.
• Ensure compliance with all relevant laws and regulations, including safety, health, and environmental standards.
• Develop and maintain budgets, financial forecasts, and reports to support business decision-making.
• Ensure that all employees adhere to company policies, procedures, and ethical standards.
• Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction by ensuring that all products and services meet or exceed customer expectations.
Reporting to: CEO - Lifestyle
Subordinates: Sales Team
Number required: 1
Duration: 1 year contract renewable
Gross monthly base salary: TBD
• Bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing, or related field.
• A minimum of 10 years of experience in the lifestyle industry, with a focus on niche and luxury perfumes.
• Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and lead a team effectively.
• Excellent analytical, strategic, and problem-solving skills.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders.
• Experience in budgeting, financial analysis, and reporting.
• Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations, including safety, health, and environmental standards.
• A passion for niche and luxury perfumes and a deep understanding of consumer behavior and market trends.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
OBS Group is a family-owned business that nurtures and develops uniquely high-quality and contemporary brands through selected distribution channels. We are committed to creating sustainable value for our shareholders while prioritizing corporate responsibility and environmental protection. OBS Group believes in creating innovative and forward-thinking ideas with a long-term perspective, building a business for future generations, and creating downstream opportunities in our markets.
Under the OBS Group umbrella, OBS Automotive is a leading distributor of mainstream automotive aftermarket products across the Middle East, Africa, and South-Asia. With over two decades of experience, we have established ourselves as leaders in the industry by collaborating with partners who share our vision of value-creation without compromising on the customer experience. Our business partners include the region's leading petroleum retailers, automobile dealer-brands, independent and large multi-bay lube, specialty shops, and tire centers.
OBS Lifestyle is a boutique-style company that takes a personalized approach to the way we operate and the relationships we develop with the luxury brands we partner with. Our business focuses on Food and Beverages, Fashion and Accessories, and our Beauty division, which specializes in niche and luxury perfumes. We take pride in our strong commercial relationships with the very best local and international retailers, including Harvey Nichols, Bloomingdales, Galleries Lafayette, Paris Gallery, Atelier, and House Of Fraser. Our operations span across the MENA region, as well as in the UK.
At OBS Group, we take pride in delivering exceptional customer experiences by providing high-quality products and services that exceed expectations. We are committed to building long-term partnerships with our clients and suppliers based on mutual trust, respect, and integrity. Our team of professionals is dedicated to providing innovative and reliable solutions that meet the evolving needs of our customers, earning us a reputation for excellence throughout the industry.