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Logistics Operations Director (Retail )


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP186-5356

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse are undertaking a search for one of the region’s leading family groups, whom possess an extensive portfolio of Retail outlets, Brands and Consumables, and B2C/B2B services, within fundamental sectors such as Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Real Estate, Sports and Fitness, and Technology. Operating throughout the GCC region, this well respected group has significantly contributed to the region’s growth and are looking to hire an experienced, technically minded Logistics Director into their in-house Supply Chain & Logistics business, which oversees the entire operation of the group.

This role will be responsible for developing and growing the in-house logistics business, ensuring high levels of customer service standards at all times, whilst managing the budget and full operation across the Retail portfolio. You will be responsible for creating a performance driven environment, achieving business goals and objectives, by enhancing its existing systems, processes and productivity to ensure continuous execution of operations across all departments, including supply chain, freight, customs clearance, warehousing and distributions, last mile and back-store management.

In conjunction, this senior position will establish best practice logistics and cross functional solutions for the company’s supply chain and associated operations, maintaining a clear line of communication with shareholders and owners.


The client will look to recruit an experienced Logistics Operations Director, whom is able to demonstrate a sustained track record (12 years min) within a GCC Family Group or 3PL which specialises in the Retail, Grocery and Pharmaceutical sectors.

The successful candidate will be a Senior Supply Chain professional who is process oriented, analytical and can effectively solve problems. The Logistics Director will have excellent B2C and B2B experience and hold a Master’s Degree in a relative field from an internationally recognised University.

Candidates holding Professional Memberships will also be considered as a priority.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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