Job summary

Career Level:
Management (6+ years of experience)
Bachelor's Degree
Job type:
Full time

Business Development Manager – Dubai, UAE

About this job

A challenging opportunity has recently opened for an experienced Business Development Manager to join a large and established retail business based in Dubai. The role requires someone with an excellent experience in growing business preferably within the Retail industry across the region.


The successful candidate will:

  • Prospect potential brands within the fashion and F&B division based on a comprehensive set of criteria.
  • Identify business opportunities and select effective approaches to build business with target brands.
  • Coordinate with franchising departments within the target brands in order to develop business and close deals.
  • Maintain extensive knowledge of current market condition.
  • Develop a roll-out plan to introduce brand to the market.
  • Understand feasibility studies with support from Brand Managers and Finance Department to assess attractiveness of opportunities.
  • Direct negotiations for all commercial terms with brand in line with the business’s targets in order to achieve best interest for company, as well as optimal returns.
  • Present final business plan presentation for brand acquisition to the Business Head for approval and sign-off of agreement.



  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience within the retail industry across GCC.
  • Proven track record in delivering effective business development strategies.
  • Managed international brands within a franchise.
  • Must demonstrate strong commercial and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in English is a must.

Job keywords/tags:  Business Development Manager , Fashion , Food & Beverage , F&B , Retail

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