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Chief Operating Officer (Restaurant Company) – Middle East

Middle East

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Renard Hospitality Search Consultants
Middle East
Job Type
Hotel Management, CEO, Operations Director
Job Level

This is an excellent COO opportunity for an entrepreneurial executive to join a leading Restaurant Hospitality Group in the Middle East.  They are a highly respected restaurant Hospitality Group, considered one of the Middle East’s most  professionally managed companies. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a group with diverse holdings in restaurants, hotels, construction newspapers etc.

The COO will be directly responsible for directing and supervising division managers and overseeing individual business units. Substantial hospitality industry experience and a broad knowledge of the Middle East market is absolutely essential.

The ideal candidate must be a hands on Executive who has held a COO, Managing Director, Regional Role or other Senior Management title , supervising multiple General Managers, Directors or Division Managers reporting to them.

You must take full accountability for the profitability, operations, standards and further improve the service for which the Company is already well known. Able to work with the Board / CEO to formulate strategy, annual business plans, budgets, policies and procedures to support organizational business strategy.

Important requirements:

  • You must have extensive senior restaurant management experience in the GCC and other parts of the Middle East.
  • Strong financial and business development capabilities.
  • Highly service oriented in multi-cultural environments.
  • First-class people management skills across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Maturity of approach in dealing with owners and principals.
  • Education and experience commensurate with this senior role.
  • Extensive network among hospitality executives in the Middle East.
  • Knowledge of multi-brand restaurant concepts.
  • Arabic language a plus but not mandatory

Salary: Approximately $190,000 USD NET / year based upon experience, plus all the expatriate benefits of a senior level appointment.


Renard International would like to thank all candidates for their interest, but regret that only those qualified, will be contacted for further discussions in regards to the above urgent search.  We encourage you to please make contact with your consultant/ representative in our firm.

Please send your full resume details to: brian@renardInternational.com in MS Word format as an attachment. We will then respond to you with further information on the above assignment if your skills match our client’s requirements.

*** Please see the Renard International website for Exciting New Career Opportunities in 2015 ***

To learn more about our latest outstanding worldwide hospitality management opportunities, please kindly visit our website at: www.renardinternational.com and click on "New Career Opportunities".

Our Company has been totally dedicated in assisting hospitality professionals like yourself in identifying outstanding career opportunities. We look forward to assisting you with your quest for growth oriented and challenging positions.

Please note: All submitted applications are kept in the strictest of confidence and your confidential information will not be presented to any client without your explicit approval.


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