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Group Commercial Manager

Quest Search & Selection

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP340-1676

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Quest Search and Selection is working with a successful aviation services firm in the Middle East looking for an experienced Group Commercial Manager to join their team in Abu Dhabi and help them further expand their business in the subcontinent and African region.

As Group Commercial Manager, you will:

- Build, lead, and manage the Commercial Managers in assigned areas
- Identify opportunities and expand the business
- Build and foster partnerships, mergers and new markets
- Oversee contract negotiations, daily operations, and achieving maximum margins
- Identify improvements to commercial procedures and manage regular audit process
- Keep abreast with latest industry trends and best practices


- Bachelor’s degree or MBA, with at least 9 years of relevant experience
- Must have extensive working experience with Airlines / Aviation industry
- Relevant experience in the duty-free/retail sector
- Strong commercial awareness, strong client liaison skills, project management and team leadership.
- Senior-level verbal and written communication skills
- Proficient in French or Arabic
- Willing to travel extensively

If you think you have what it takes to be part of this exciting opportunity, then apply with your updated CV today.

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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