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General Manager - Digital Solutions

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-4349

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Reporting to the CEO, you will be tasked with establishing a new business vertical which will see the organisation recognised as a major player in digital marketing solutions for a significant enterprise level audience in the UAE, before establishing material growth across MENA by 2022.

Client Details

One of the GCC's leading digital businesses and a key regional success story, operating in an industry that is paramount to the everyday life of Dubai and Middle East residents. With one of the strongest digital, technical and commercial teams in the region, they're looking to build on consistent growth and take the business to new levels.


* Originate complex strategy and business solutions to unlock a massive market opportunity
* Develop and own trusted strategic relationships to firmly establish the business as a key partner of choice for digital marketing subscription solutions and services.
* Build and maintain relationships which run deeply from the most senior levels throughout client groups and maximise our engagement with them
* Own the creation and implementation of the commercial strategy
* Own the product suite and set the direction for its development
* Lead the design and launch of innovative, market-leading digital marketing solutions to establish a pipeline of stable, recurring revenue
* Build a team to deliver the proposition and lead from the front
* Create an annual budget to deliver business plans covering all aspects of the division
* Provide relevant regular reports to the Executive Board to track performance against business plans

Job Offer

An exceptional opportunity to drive the long term growth of an already established digital business, this role will pay an attractive salary and offer occasional regional travel.


You will currently be working in a business providing digital solutions to corporations in the capacity of Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Sales Director, Chief Operating Officer etc.

* Enterprise customer relationship building and sales skills
* Commercial acumen and analytical skills
* Digital Marketing savvy
* Product management
* Proven track record in senior Commercial leadership positions
* Strong experience of enterprise level digital marketing solutions
* Proven track record of delivering material digital revenue growth
* Excellent influencing and relationship building skills
* Strong digital marketing experience for a company in a digitally advanced B2B environment
* First class people management skills
* A very solid understanding of budgeting and business planning is essential
* Strong written and spoken English

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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General Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 34,500

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