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Operations Director

NTS Group

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP829-187

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

NTS Group are currently working with a Multi National Hospitality company, who are urgently seeking an Operations Director, to be based in Dubai. Reporting straight into the COO, you will manage the senior management team and provide guidance and leadership to the entire operations team to ensure optimal performance.

The role will be heavily involved in financial and general management and you will play a key part in overseeing the financial management of the company’s portfolio in the region, including development of the financial and budget policies & procedures as well as advising the management team on methods to drive profitability and change.

You will prepare operational and risk reports for management analysis and play a pivotel part in the identification of new sites and growth opportunities. You will scan the environment to identify emerging trends, as well as understand the current and future climates of the company and industry to formulate strategies that respond to the client.

You will be responsible for growing sales, generating year on year growth and work with the HR department in regards to dealing with employee relations and management. Furthermore, your role will involve actively participating in facilitating team effectiveness, managing diverse individuals to maximise performance and set clear, challenging goals for all areas under your direct control. You will work very closely with the COO to provide input to goal setting for the rest of the business and play a key part in setting the strategy.


To be successful, you will be degree educated and hold a certificate or diploma in Business/Operations/Food & Beverage with a minimum of 5 years’ experience at a senior operational management level, within a food related or retail environment. Experience of working in the UAE is essential as is exposure of managing large teams in a highly collaborative way.

You will have a solid track record of being commercially sound and always over exceeding on set targets. You will also have pre-opening experience and a sound understanding of the UAE F&B /hospitality market.

The salary for this role is AED 40,000, plus benefits.

About the Company

NTS Group is a leading specialist recruitment firm and experts at recruiting skilled, qualified and professional people in the Middle East.

Our promise is simple. To provide our clients and candidates an expert, professional and bespoke service whilst maintaining the highest levels of integrity and honesty.

NTS Group specialise within contingency, retained and search based recruitment campaigns across the following sectors;

Finance & Accountancy Professional Office Support Sales & Marketing Operations

To our clients, we understand people are your biggest asset and the future of your business. This is why we focus on understanding not only your technical requirements, but your culture, values and vision in order to find the right people for your business first time.

To our candidates, we believe in honesty, integrity and supporting you throughout the entire process. We listen to what you want and proactively go to market to assist you in finding your dream job.

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Operations Director salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 36,000

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