Our Client is looking for a dynamic and experienced business leader (General Manager) to head up its Travel Business in Kuwait
Our Client is one of the oldest, most diversified and dynamic Conglomerates in Kuwait. They operate 17 lines of businesses across Kuwait, UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Egypt and Iraq.
They have Kuwait’s first IATA registered Travel Company which is being reenergised into a rapid growth trajectory. Dynamic new software is being developed and rolled out which would enable customer experience at a level not experienced before in Kuwait.
Both Kuwaitis and Expatriates travel substantially throughout the year, for travelling back to their families, leisure and business, and therefore, there is substantial scope for expansion, not just in airline ticketing but in providing an integrated travel solution to their customers.
The plan is to open a whole lot of Branches in Retail areas in Kuwait, as also offer a cutting-edge service to Corporates. A state of the art on line system and App are also being rolled out.
The Person Spec
We are looking for someone with specific experience in selling to Retail and Corporate customers only
The Incumbent reports to the Managing Director. The key role of the General Manager would be to provide strategic direction and leadership to the Managers under them, to grow each segment of the business.
They need a Leader who makes things happen and believes in team work to do so. The candidate must be strategic, and process driven rather than Transactional, but must ensure that the business continues to report aggressive growth even in difficult circumstances, by identifying new areas, solutions and products, and working with the teams to motivate their growth.
They would prefer a dynamic someone with local knowledge, with Engineering & Management qualifications with a deep understanding of the Kuwait travel market and having years of experience in a similar role.
The position is in top Management cadre, with commensurate compensation and
KD 1500 basic Salary per month
KD 550 for rent per month
(Charles Francis Cooper are acting as an employment agency)