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Country Manager

Quest Search & Selection

Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP340-1864

Job description / Role

Quest is working with an established retailer in the Middle East, looking for a Country Manager to lead their team in Saudi Arabia. You will be a crucial part of the company’s success as you lead their business expansion and in setting up their operations in the country.

As a Country Manager, you will:
- Manage every aspect of expanding operations in Saudi Arabia
- Initiate and lead the development of business center operations; including e-commerce, warehousing, stock, fleet, and delivery, among others
- Develop brand strategies to promote company products and services
- Lead buying and commercial side of the business
- Recruit staff and build employee structure
- Generate monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on progress and development

Requirements

- Master’s degree, MBA or other relevant field
- At least 8-10 years’ experience as a Country Manager, Operations Manager, Regional Manager, or similar, within the Retail sector
- Preferably with management experience in an international setting
- Deep understanding of the Saudi market, and should have an extensive network/connections in the country
- Excellent people management, organizational, and negotiation skills
- Arabic speaker (required)

If you think you have the qualifications for this exciting new opportunity, apply with your updated CV today and be part of this highly successful company.

About the Company

Quest Search & Selection is a specialist recruitment consultancy with over 20 years' experience in sourcing the world's best candidates for the global Retail, FMCG and Hospitality sectors.

With offices in the UK & Dubai, we have an international presence and a global reach. Our recruiters place candidates locally and internationally for a wide variety of roles focusing on the following areas:

Retail Buying & Merchandising, E-commerce & Digital, Food & Beverage, Hotels, Hospitality & Operations, Retail Stores & Operations, HR & Recruitment, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics, Sales & Marketing, Technical and New Product Development.

We work in partnership with our clients who range from famous international brands within the Retail, Restaurant, Hotel and Consumer products space. Our reputation is built on our in-depth understanding of the industry and our consultants' skill, knowledge and passion for their sectors.

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