Job summary

Career Level:
Management (6+ years of experience)
Job type:
Full time
AED 75,000 plus Bonus and Benefits

General Manager (Department Store) – Dubai, UAE

About this job

A highly strategic, innovative and forward-thinking GM is required to project manage and open a luxury Concept Children’s focused Department Store, based in Dubai. Responsible for the Planning and Management of the operation, you will be responsible for opening a ‘one of a kind’ Department Store focused on childrenswear, toys, interactive play centre and restaurant.


The successful candidate will:

  • Provide leadership and vision to the project. Set up and manage the opening, design, build, recruitment, buying and marketing of the Department Store.

  • Design and develop the strategic short, mid and long term business plan.

  • Ensure long term financial viability of the Department Store. Set goals for each division and ensure successful completion.

  • Establish operational rules and regulations.

  • Identify and action new business opportunities.

  • Develop and implement HR policies and procedures.

  • Manage company resources in line with budget guidelines.

  • Oversee content, production and distribution of all marketing materials.

  • Set the standard for company culture and ensure the coaching and development of your work force.

  • Ensure the continued growth, development and successful achievement of the Department Store.



  • Proven Senior Leadership experience within a Department Store environment.
  • Experience in being part of retail opening team.
  • Experience in setting budgets, strategic direction and managing the P&L.
  • Inspirational leader.

Job keywords/tags:  Strategy , Leadership , Department Store , Childrenswear , Design , Open

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