Skyler Hospitality hiring General Manager at Dubai, United Arab Emirates

General Manager

Skyler HR - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Posted 2 weeks ago - 39 members applied

Number of Vacancies
Job Type
Full Time
General Manager
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary ($)
Salary Period
Contract Period
2 Years
Vaccination Status
Not Required

Candidate Preference

5+ years
Languages Spoken
Living in
United Arab Emirates
Commercial Awareness
Communication Skills
Computing Skills
Decision Making
Interpersonal Skills
IT Skills
Language Skills
Leadership Skills
Management Skills
Marketing Skills
Negotiation Skills
Numeracy Skills
Organisation Skills
Problem Solving
Self Motivated
Team Work Skills
Technical Skills
Time Management
Work Under Pressure
Written Communication
Job Description

Skyler HR, a leader in hospitality recruitment, is seeking an exceptional General Manager for one of our esteemed clients. This role is for a family-oriented, licensed restaurant in Dubai, currently in its pre-opening stages. The ideal candidate will bring a mix of innovative leadership and strong financial acumen to drive the restaurant's success in this dynamic market.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial Leadership: Demonstrate expertise in financial management, including interpreting Profit and Loss (PnL) statements, budgeting, and cost control. Make data-driven decisions to optimize revenue and profitability.
  • Effective Communication: Utilize clear, concise communication skills to articulate strategies and concepts effectively. Respond to queries promptly, ensuring clarity and precision in all interactions.
  • Strategic Planning: Engage in strategic thinking and decision-making, focusing on the restaurant's financial planning and management. Assess and integrate various business elements to enhance overall financial health.
  • Operational Excellence: Oversee all aspects of restaurant operations, ensuring efficient management of revenue streams and costs. Share proven strategies from past experiences in similar roles.
  • Problem-Solving: Exhibit strong problem-solving skills, particularly in financial management, to sustain restaurant profitability.
  • Market Acumen: Possess in-depth knowledge of the hospitality industry, especially in Dubai, understanding local market trends, customer preferences, and competitive landscape.
  • Leadership and Team Management: Lead and inspire a diverse team, setting and achieving financial and operational goals. Demonstrate a track record of effective team management.
  • Adaptability: Show flexibility in adapting to the fast-paced nature of the restaurant industry, readily adjusting strategies as required.
  • Attention to Detail: Maintain meticulous attention to detail, particularly in financial matters and communications.
  • Cultural Sensitivity: Embrace the diverse cultural environment of Dubai, working effectively in a multicultural setting.


  • Proven experience as a General Manager in the hospitality industry, preferably in high-end, family-oriented restaurants.
  • Strong financial and business acumen, with a track record of successful financial management.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and team management skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Hospitality Management, or related field preferred.
  • Fluency in English; additional language skills relevant to Dubai’s multicultural environment are a plus.
  • 5 years previous experience in same or similar roles within the region 

What Is Offer:

  • A competitive salary package (30,000 to 36,000aed depending on a candidate) 
  • Bonusses on achieved KPI's
  • The opportunity to be a part of a groundbreaking project in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.
  • A dynamic, supportive, and innovative work environment.

Application Process:

If you meet the above criteria and are ready to lead a premier dining establishment in Dubai.

Apply only if you are confident that you, as an individual, have the knowledge and the experience to lead a multi-million dirhams business, become a success in the this filed.