Job summary

Career Level:
Executive / Director
Job type:
Full time
£140,000 per year package, plus Bonus and Benefits and Relocation Assistance

Luxury Retail Director – Middle East

About this job

A large high end, internationally renowned Department Store is currently seeking to appoint a Store Director to develop and manage its business plans and objectives. Working within the luxury retail market, and reporting into the President you will be responsible for strategically aligning the business in achieving its short, medium and long term tactical plans, associated budgets and sales strategies, and ensuring growth targets are achieved.


Main responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing all business functions including Marketing, Finance, Buying, Operations.
  • Achievement of financial budgets / targets / plans (store turnover, business growth, revenue and costs within budget).
  • Effective sales strategies (development & implementation).
  • Procedural compliance (development, implementation & adherence).
  • Service and store standards.
  • Customer satisfaction.
  • Traffic to sales closing ratio & improved sell through.



  • Experienced in luxury retail at a senior level, preferably with a Department Store background typically gained over a period of 20 years+.
  • A proven track record in the field of Retailing, strategic management, excellent people management, communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent English skills both written and verbal. Keen to travel & develop network of professional & business relationships.

Job keywords/tags:  Luxury , Fashion , Retail , Director , Head of Retail , Country Manager

About Us

Edge Resourcing was established in the United Arab Emirates in 2008. We have taken care in our growth and have kept our corporate values throughout. Edge Resourcing is led by a specialist team of Recruitment Consultants, each of whom have experience of working in and a sound knowledge of the local market place.

We have gradually expanded our horizons and now offer professional and tailored contingency and retained search services in the following specialist market sectors; Retail (Sales & Operations), Retail (Head Office), Education and Accountancy & Finance

Contact Information

Dubai, Head Office
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Dubai, UAE

London, International Sourcing Office
St. John's Street
London, United Kingdom