Job Description

The client is a local conglomerate based in the UAE. The role involves overseeing the smooth, efficient running of the business. Develop and enhance existing / new clients across the travel and tourism channels, enhance efficiency, drive sales importantly improve the revenue & profits across the region. Manage the P&L and demonstrate commercial traits to push the business forward and identify new business.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Enhance the relationship with the Global Service Agents.
  • Setting objectives for the business 
  • Identify business opportunities, and monitoring financial activities.
  • Maintain, supervise the financial records and provide sales reports to Deputy Chairman.
  • Develop and implement the sales and marketing plan.
  • Develop and implement effective business strategies, programs, improving service, ensure sustainability and meeting business objectives.
  • Motivate, manage and train key team members to achieve the job targets / objectives.
  • Actively involved in strategic alliances by building and maintaining excellent relationships with key clientele.
  • Research and identify growth opportunities.
  • Other common roles and duties for such a position in a relevant field.
  • Comply with all the Company’s Policies, Manuals and Procedures.

Skills Required

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as General Manager for Travel & Tours in UAE or a similar field
  • Master’s degree in Business Management is essential.
  • Ability to maintain good contacts in many places in order to get to know the latest developments in the travel and tourism industry.
  • Ability to keep up to date with the developments of new tourist and travel locations.
  • Excellent analytical, researching anddecision making skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to take good decisions based on judgment are absolutely essential. 
  • Good management and coordination skills. 
  • Ability to work under pressure, plan personal workload effectively.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Travel & Tourism from an accredited college or university or any other relevant field.