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General Manager – Entertainment & Leisure


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4566

Job description / Role

Charterhouse is working with an entertainment and leisure experience company who is looking to hire a General Manager to oversee their team and work closely with the Operations Manager, the General Manager will report directly to the Managing Partner.

Your main responsibilities will be provide leadership and manage the team across the business. You will develop, review and update the business strategies, overseeing all business development, marketing and sales activities. You will analyse financial reports, developing action plans to both grow revenue and control expenses. As the General Manager you will administer the budget as well as conduct ongoing competitor analysis.


The successful candidate should hold a bachelor’s Degree or higher, with experience in entertainment or leisure, an outstanding communicator with 8 years’ experience as a leader and at least 4 year as a General Manager or equivalent. This role requires a very results driven leader who excels at coaching, mentoring and developing his team.

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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General Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 33,500

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