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    **Executive Assistant Manager-Leading Hospitality Company-TAX FREE Saudi Arabia**

    First Resort Global Recruitment

    Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

    Ref. JB2031867

    Job Description

    Leading 5* Hotel Resort
    Saudi Arabia

    Our client is a leading luxury 5* hotel resort based in Saudi Arabia. The resort consists of villas, beach, spa and pools as well as amazing facilities for high class VIP guests.

    We are looking for an experienced Executive Assistant Manager to join their team in Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.

    Reporting to: General Manager


    Provides functional assistance and direction to the Rooms Division, Food and Beverage operation, Leisure and Recreation Department and Marina and interacts with resort members and individuals outside the Resort including, but not limited to suppliers, government officials, competitors and other members of the local community. Co-ordinates functions and activities with the department heads as appropriate.
    • Role is second in charge behind GM and career progress is to the GM level
    • EAM will be responsible for the Operations of F&B and Leisure & Recreation departments, as well as the Rooms and VIP facilities behind the scenes management


    Planning and Organizing:
    To plan all operational procedures, to plan and organize all recruitment, grow revenue of the Rooms Department, F&B Department and Leisure & Recreation Department and to improve service and quality.

    Ensure all staff is aware of the goals and objectives of the L&R, Rooms, F&B Departments. To achieve and maintain good relationship amongst the Resort personnel.

    • To operate an efficient and accurate administration process in order to meet statutory, legal and internal requirements
    • To conduct daily briefings to ensure that all departments receive updated information
    • To conduct weekly briefings to improve all aspects of the resort
    • To attend all other meetings as required by the administration team
    • To ensure and maintain good relations with members and suppliers

    Budgeting & Costing:
    To ensure that adequate funds are available for smooth operations and also to ensure adequate amount of resources

    • To delegate and control the departmental expense budget throughout the year
    • Control Payroll and Business Expenses of the Rooms, L&R, F&B Departments
    • To prepare and derive the required operational cost for the Rooms, L&R, F&B Departments for the year
    • To oversee budget preparation for the year
    • To ensure the preparation of management team duties and rotas
    • To implement methods to control wastage and over production

    Personnel & Development:
    Ensure all requirements of staff are met & updated

    • To liaise with the General Manager & Human Resources Director in matters relating to recruitment and disciplinary procedure
    • To help the Human Resources select the right candidates from the market, by processing job applications
    • To select the right candidates from the market, by processing job applications
    • To ensure regular progress update & reviews are conducted for all managers & staff

    • To carry out the duty managers shift in order to meet management requirements
    • Manage the functioning of all employees, facilities, sales and costs, to ensure maximum departmental profit is achieved
    • Ensure regular upgrades of the resources of the Rooms, F&B and L&R departments
    • To oversee the preparation, presentation and service of food products to ensure the highest quality at all times
    • To oversee the that all guest rooms, public & back of the house areas including kitchen areas are well maintained and cleaned



    • Open to all nationalities
    • Bachelor Degree of hospitability services, or in business administration, from a highly reputed university
    • Post graduate studies in similar subjects are highly recommended
    • 15+ years of experience in the hospitality sector
    • At least 5 years of experience in a management role, preferably within a well-reputed 5* exclusive resort/ luxury country-club
    • Experience in KSA is a plus
    • Candidate must be fully committed to living in the Eastern Province of KSA
    • Strong command of the operations of restaurants and accommodations facilities
    • Good understanding of procurement functions, pricing strategies as well as sales & marketing methods
    • Must have experience managing more than just F&B such as rooms and leisure also


    • Strong leadership and people management skills
    • Dynamic personality and creative mindset
    • Full proficiency in English - Arabic is a plus


    • Salary level to be used as a guide only and will depend on experience levels and interview performance
    • As a guideline between 25-35k SAR per month / $80-111k USD per annum base salary + Benefits
    • Plus Accommodation allowance (off resort) plus Transport allowance
    • Total package around 33 – 45k SAR per month

    To apply in confidence please email your CV to in English

    Leaders in Executive Level Recruitment in the Middle East

    Job Details

    Job Location:
    Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
    Company Industry:
    Hospitality/Tourism/Travel; Catering/Food Services/Restaurants
    Company Type:
    Recruitment Agency
    Job Role:
    Employment Type:
    Full Time Employee
    Monthly Salary Range:
    Number of Vacancies:
    Job Ref.:

    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level:
    Years of Experience:
    Min: 10
    Residence Location:
    Algeria; Bahrain; Comoros; Djibouti; Egypt; Iraq; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Libya; Mauritania; Morocco; Oman; Palestine; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Somalia; Sudan; Syria; Tunisia; United Arab Emirates; Yemen
    Bachelor's degree / higher diploma

    This job is posted in the following Specialties:

    Food & Beverage Hospitality Hospitality Management Hotel Management Hotels