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Country Manager

Candidate Recruitment

Dubai, UAE

Ref: RP056-92

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are currently working with one of the leading communication platform providers across the MEA region. Due to their recent success they are expanding their team in the UAE and looking for a Country Manager to manage the entire operations.

• Manage every aspect of our newly expanding operation in-country
• Train & Recruit the very best talent in this new market
• Collaborate with local businesses to acquire all necessary resources and services
• Conduct extensive research regarding the market
• Collaborate with leadership to strategize how best to roll out the product line
• Synthesize monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on progress and development
• Network effectively with local clients and develop strong professional relationships
• Work to ensure deadlines are met and budgets are maintained
• Mentor direct reports, set KPI’s
• Contribute to the overall global success of our company


• 10+ years of experience with at least 5 years at managerial level
• Previous experience managing P&L and legal aspects of a company
• Must have managed and built a team
• Extensive experience in business development and ability to drive a company forward
• Must have experience working for a communications platform
• Bachelor’s degree

About the Company

At Candidate we pride ourselves in not only being a team of recruiters but possessing extensive industry experience across our key verticals, which allows us to search and select the right calibre of resource for our clients. With our offices in the UK and Dubai, UAE we have the exposure to the right network which helps us focus on building a portfolio of clients and candidates across our key sectors:

Financial Services FinTech Legal Cyber Healthcare Digital

We like to see ourselves as more than a typical recruitment consultancy. For instance we offer the core services of placing the right candidate for our clients and retained recruitment, in addition to consultancy to advise and build out a client’s needs. Supplying contract resource is an area we are building out to provide further options to our client base. Lastly training is a key focus, as a result of our partnership with Forte Markets we have access to a depth of content and expertise, across our key verticals, rarely seen with a recruiter.

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Country Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 35,500

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