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General Manager - Real Estate

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-4931

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are seeking an experienced Real Estate Head with UAE market experience, to oversee a large portfolio and fine tune the Investment strategy whilst overseeing the operations of the ongoing portfolio, specifically - leasing, property management and facilities management teams.

Client Details

Our client is a real estate developer seeking a General Manager to oversee the current portfolio and define the future property investment strategy.


* Develop, communicate and ensure compliance of operations within the business unit to the overall company's vision
* Develop and oversee leasing strategy for the current portfolio including business development where required
* Develop and implement Facilities management strategy for property portfolio
* Further develop and fine tune development strategy to ongoing portfolio and identify new potential projects
* Full P&L responsibility including planning and budgeting for ongoing portfolio, reporting into Board and Senior Management
* Full oversight and understanding of local marketing and property trends
* Increase management effectiveness through training, leading and recruiting as and when required for existing teams

Job Offer

* Competitive salary and medical insurance


* Bachelors/Honors degree in relevant field (civil engineering degree preferred)
* MBA (preferred)
* UAE Market experience
* 15 years overall experience , 5 years managerial experience (w.P&L)
* Strong strategic asset management leasing, property management and facilities background
* Experience managing a similar size and asset category portfolio
* Strong attention to detail
* Presentable, well-mannered and culturally fitted
* Demonstrated loyalty throughout work history
* Arabic speaker (preferred)

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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