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Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

locationUnited Arab Emirates
PublishedPublished: Published 1 month ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in 3 days
Airport, Operations, Management
Permanent

Zenon are proud to have been engaged to find an exceptional Chief Executive Officer for a leading premier travel agency based in the Middle-East.

About Us:

Our client stands as a premier travel agency in the Middle East, renowned for curating unparalleled travel experiences tailored to royalty, high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs), VIPs, and esteemed corporations worldwide. With a legacy spanning nearly two decades, our client's unwavering commitment revolves around delivering excellence, innovation, and utmost client satisfaction.  Our client specializes in luxury concierge services, elevating travel experiences to extraordinary heights. Whether orchestrating first-class vacations or facilitating seamless business trips, their global reach and meticulous attention to detail redefine premium luxury travel.

Job Description:

As the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), you will be responsible for providing visionary leadership, strategic direction, and operational oversight to drive the success and growth of the company. Expanding their client base outside of the Middle East and by building companies brand worldwide. You will build and lead a talented team of professionals and work collaboratively with stakeholders to achieve business objectives and maintain the agency's position as a leader in the travel industry.

Responsibilities

  • Strategic Planning: Develop and implement comprehensive and detailed business plans to grow the business significantly and achieve the company goals.
  • Leadership and Team Management: A strong leader who Inspires, motivates, and mentors a high-performing team to foster a culture of excellence, innovation, and collaboration.
  • Financial Management: Oversee financial performance, budgeting, forecasting, and resource allocation to ensure the agency operates efficiently and meets financial targets.
  • Customer Experience: Champion a customer-centric approach to service delivery and client satisfaction.
  • Partnership Development: Cultivate and nurture strategic partnerships with airlines, corporate Jet companies, other travel suppliers, vendors, industry associations, and other stakeholders to expand service offerings, negotiate favourable terms, and enhance the agency's value proposition.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure compliance with industry regulations, licensing requirements, safety standards, and best practices to uphold the agency's reputation for integrity, professionalism, and ethical conduct.
  • Innovation and Technology: Embrace innovation, technology, and digital transformation to streamline operations, enhance service delivery, and stay competitive in a rapidly evolving market.

Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in either Business Administration, Hospitality Management, or related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Proven experience (10+ years) in executive leadership roles within the travel agency industry, with a track record of driving business growth and profitability.
  • Strong strategic planning and analytical skills, with the ability to develop and execute effective business strategies.
  • Extensive international experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in financial management, budgeting, and forecasting, with a focus on maximizing ROI and financial performance.

Benefits:

  • Excellent Tax Free Salary and Performance Bonus
  • Medical insurance 
  • Pension 

To apply for this position please send a copy of your CV in the strictest confidence to our Managing Director Andrew Middleton at andrew.middleton@zenon.aero

Or alternatively for a confidential call to discuss this role in more detail please contact Andrew on +44 1483 332000

Why Choose Zenon Aviation?

In the ever changing and dynamic marketplace, Zenon Aviation knows that the support and care we provide to our executive candidates is vital in assisting you in achieving your career aspirations.

Our team of dedicated consultants will deal with your application efficiently and more importantly confidentially, providing a professional and reliable service.

If the above opportunity is of interest to you, please forward your CV

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence and unless you hear from us within 5 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Zenon Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.