Wanted: “hands-on” General Manager


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Wanted: A progressive-thinking, “hands-on” General Manager to help guide us through a period of tremendous growth and opportunity.


Be responsible for the day-to-day management and successful performance of The Flying Elephant Group, and oversee the collective performance and overall coordination of the various operational divisions.

Review staffing requirements, personnel policies, provide training for professional development of the workforce.

Review operational efficiencies, and assist with the development and implementation of effective customer service programs in every functional area/department, to include communication directly with primary customers

Research, review, recommend and direct implementation of contractual and vendor services for the facility. Analyze opportunities for improved efficiencies through outsourcing, consolidation or other operational techniques.

Review, inspect and observe all areas of facility operation for compliance with applicable labour and government policies, laws, codes, and regulations.

Long-term strategic planning for the company, execution of business strategy, building and growing the business and revenue to meet partners expectations.


Professionally qualified with experience in similar field in the region, you will be able to demonstrate considerable success at creating and managing a proactive sales and operations team, whilst delivering against key business objectives.

College degree with emphasis on business management, administration and operations. Fluency in English, Arabic or Hindi a definite advantage.

Minimum of 8-10 years in a managerial or operational capacity, ideally with a major events or multi-purpose facility.

Prior business development experience in the ME region, with proven track record of new revenue creation.

Ability to demonstrate thorough knowledge of management techniques and technical expertise in the areas of event planning and operations.

Must have solid experience in motivating, inspiring, collaborating, and challenging team members to timely deliver expectations and achieve goals.

A strong character, sense of humour, and a great eye for detail are also necessary for success in this role.

This is a challenging, high profile role, offering tremendous career prospects and a very competitive salary.

Please email resume with covering letter to [email protected]

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May 1, 2007 10:49 am