The Emirates Group is a highly profitable business with annual revenue of approximately US$ 15.6 billion and over 50,000 employees. The Group comprises of dnata, the fourth largest combined air services provider in the world and Emirates, the Group's rapidly expanding and award winning international airline. Emirates global network now sees it flying to over 121 destinations across 6 continents, operating a modern fleet of over 170 wide-bodied aircraft. Today the airline has orders worth over US$ 84 billion for 233 more of the latest aircraft, with plans to operate to many more destinations in the months and years ahead. Essential to our continued business success as we expand will be the on-going employment of high quality people to join our multi-cultural team of over 167 nationalities.
Dubai, a tourism centre and modern cosmopolitan city with high standards of healthcare, education and leisure pursuits for residents offers those we hire one of the most desirable lifestyle locations in the world. In addition to lifestyle and tax free salary benefits, the Emirates Group also offers professional development opportunities to help employees develop new skills and grow their careers successfully. Discover your future!
To plan, direct and manage all aspects of Arabian Adventures' (AA's) day-to-day operations in the UAE, ensuring the highest levels of service delivery and safety for all in-resort clients, in order to maintain and enhance the company's image and reputation as the leading DMC in the Gulf region. This particular role will focus on managing the Transport and Safaris unit. This includes overseeing AA's entire fleet of vehicles, including coaches, buses, private cars and 4WDs; all safari operations (itineraries, camps, food & beverage, etc.). In addition to this managing all related staff perfomance and development. Futhermore building and maintining excellent rapport with suppliers, in order to facilitate contracting negotiations.
Salary & Benefits:
We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams, the local currency of the UAE. Besides generous travel benefits normally associated with an airline, this managerial role also has excellent leave and health care packages, accommodation, power and water paid for, along with transport benefits, life insurance and other employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers. By viewing the 'Dubai Lifestyle' section in the careers website you can also consider the many benefits of Dubai as a location to live and work in
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- Degree with honours
- 8 Years + experience in hospitality, with at least a minimum of 3 years of experience of managing a large operational team within a multinational/multicultural environment.
- Indepth working knowledge of the functions of a DMC's operations unit.
- Logical and systematic problem solving and decision making skills.
- Proven negotiation skills.
- Excellent organisational skills.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
- Knowledge of tours and safari's market in the UAE would be an advantage.
- Well presented.
- 24/7 availability (except during annual leave).
- Networking requirements include entertaining Government departments, suppliers and/or clients.
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- Dubai, UAE
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About This Company
Tomorrow you could be living in dynamic Dubai and earning a tax-free salary with global benefits. Starting with two aircraft and a handful of enthusiastic people, we have grown at a phenomenal rate. We are now one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, flying to over 125 destinations across 6 continents.
We are looking for people to join our global family of over 54,000 people from 160 nationalities across a diverse range of disciplines. If you are a high performer, seeking unparalleled career opportunities, join the Emirates team and help us create the future of travel.