Head of Retail

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-5390

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As Head of Retail, you will be responsible for developing and managing all retail strategies and operations across stores based in the UAE and KSA. You will be responsible or managing the business from 1 store to 50 by the end of 2022.

Client Details

My client is a start up business with fast growth plans after raising significant investment. They distribute luxury eye-wear and already have a strong trackrecord online. Now, after several rounds of funding they plan to aggressively grow their retail footprint across Dubai, Abu Dhabi and KSA.


- Manage retail operations across all stores
- Drive sales and revenue targets
- Locate the right store locations for new stores
- Ensure new stores become operational and profitable
- Recruit the right staff for each store and location
- Set and manage KPIS for each of the Store Managers to implement
- Work closely with the owners to ensure the retail growth plans are on track

Job Offer

Competitive salary + Equity options


- Proven track record of growing a retail business
- MUST have experience opening new stores within the region
- Experience at General Manager / Retail director level
- Luxury sector preferred
- Dynamic, commercial mindset

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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