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Head of Retail Opportunity - #1 Brand in DUBAI

Cape Town, DUBAI
Turas Group Global Recruiting is an executive search firm based in the U.S. with offices in Dubai and the U.K. We are conducting a search for a humble and high-caliber Head of Retail for a prestigious multinational client based in Dubai. Our client is an innovative legacy company ranked the #1 Beverage distributor in the UAE.

The Head of Retail role is an opportunity for customer-centric leader who can provide both strategic vision and drive successful operations performance across the country. Our client works with the best brands in their industry, and has a larger selection of brands than any others distributor in the region. The previous Head of Retail was recently promoted and has left a great team and growth opportunity for his successor.

DRIVE GROWTH: Increase Market share in UAE
Establish further retail sites by analyzing demographics and consumer data to strengthen overall business performance. Undertake commercial analysis and project management to open new stores

TRAINING: Lead, Motivate, Develop Team Members Across Brand
Take an already good team of 35 team members (70 indirect reports) and make them great. Motivate a high quality team by developing and implementing performance objectives and mentor staff 
OPERATIONS: Strengthen Overall Store Performance
Achieve and maximize budgeted sales by improving standards in shop layout, merchandising, promotion effectiveness and customer service standards thereby delivering higher numbers of customer visits and increased

CUSTOMER SERVICE: Satisfy Needs of Suppliers and Customers
Keep Customer Satisfaction scores high, grow customer loyalty and reputation 

  • Confident communicator - comfortable interacting with people at multiple levels within the organization and external authorities / customers
  • People Manager - experience working with people from various backgrounds, cultures and socio/economic levels
  • Retail experience - at least 5 years managing a large multi-national team, preferably in Beverage Retail, Grocery or FMGC
  • Multi-site retail experience
  • Management Experience  - ability to independently lead a sizeable portion of business generating 30M USD in annual revenue.
  • Excellent English language skills (speaking, reading and writing)

Why Dubai?
The role is based in the rapidly developing global city of Dubai. A recent report carried out by the World Economic Forum revealed that the UAE is the third safest place in the world: read more here. With great education, healthcare, and shopping many western families have grown to love this city they now call home. Our team has lived and worked in Dubai and has firsthand knowledge on what it takes to relocate and thrive within this truly unique city. 

How Can Turas Group Serve You?
Recruiting humble and high-caliber leaders to use their talents to serve others has been in our DNA for years. We began in 2010 and now have made thousands of placements globally at a variety of companies from innovative start ups and to billion dollar multinational companies!  We would be honored to do the same for you!

Interested candidates please apply, and or contact a Turas Group recruiter, someone is available to talk now! 
Email us today (click here) to talk about this position and others we have open across the Middle East and the USA. 
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