Business Strategy Manager


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP186-6062

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a leading event management organisation which has experienced rapid growth over the past few years. Due to this, our client is now looking to appoint a Business Strategy Manager. This role will be based in their Abu Dhabi office and will be responsible for all operational planning and development of business activities which drive sustainable long-term growth for the business.

This role will report to the Managing Director and work closely alongside them to determine the long-term business model. There will be the opportunity to take full ownership to implement strategies to ensure productivity while also developing operational strategies, innovation and plans for growth.

This is the perfect role for someone who has experience in business processes, strategy development, digital transformation and change management. A major focus will be to identify ways of penetrating new markets and building new business lines which support the long-term business strategy and optimise revenue streams. Our client will be looking for experience of working in a successful events or exhibitions organisation, with the ability to make critical business decisions in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

Past experience of successfully developing new business verticals and leading strategic growth projects is a key requirement for our client. There will be a lot of collaboration with the entire team to provide strategic insights and clear road maps to achieve business objectives.


Our client is looking to hire an individual who has excellent communication skills and has the ability to analyse data and build relationships with a wide range of colleagues across different departments.

To be considered for this role, the candidate should possess a Bachelors in a relevant field alongside a minimum of 10 years’ working experience as a Business Manager in the events industry. Candidates must have excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal.

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 Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.

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