Ref: GP340-2571

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is a diverse business in multiple sectors, both in Dubai, the UAE and internationally. They are seeking to recruit an ambitious and passionate individual as Entrepreneur in Residence. As an EIR, you'll play a pivotal role in developing early-stage start-up businesses. Would with a dynamic team you will guide colleagues and partners through challenges, and help them get established and achieve growth.

You are likely to have had experience as an entrepreneur or founder, or have come from a management consultancy background and worked with multiple company clients.


• Mentor early-stage startup founders
• Assist in evaluating investment opportunities
• Develop business models and strategies
• Facilitate connections with industry experts and investors
• Conduct market research


• Competitive salary and incentives
• Flexible work environment
• Access to industry leaders
• Professional development opportunities

If this new position sounds interesting please send your resume and join Quest’s client in their journey of innovation and new businesses



• Proven successes as an entrepreneur or management consultant
• Strong strategic thinking skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Deep understanding of startups
• Ability to mentor and motivate
• Collaborative mindset
• Mix of home and office work – some international travel

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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