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Director of Operations


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4022

Job description / Role

Charterhouse is working with a parent company that is developing a boutique lifestyle project in Dubai. Out client is looking to hire a Director of Operations to oversee different branches within the company, such as a residential community, lifestyle club and hospitality ventures.

As Director of Operations, you will work directly for the CEO overseeing the entire business. You will be responsible for the HR, marketing, IT, sales, facilities and full food and beverage teams across the company’s 4 businesses. You will manage an overall team of 80, with 6 heads reporting directly to you.


The successful candidate should be a flexible and dynamic, young hotelier with a focus on providing a seamless experience whilst detail focused to run the full operations behind the scenes. You should be a Director of Operations, EAM or Hotel Manager, someone with full operational responsibility. Experience in facilities management or boutique properties would be an advantage but not essential. Any operational hotel background or similar will be considered however operations must be the focus.

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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Operations Director salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 40,500

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